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We Love Team Dobie! Dedicated to Improving Lives!

Why Join Team Dobie?

We’re glad you’re here! By choosing to apply at Dobie, you’re choosing to work at Mid Michigan’s premier provider of choice for memory care, long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, and wellness. Dobie has been a part of the Okemos community for 175 years, and we take pride in our reputation as the area’s leading team for delivering quality care and service to our greatest generations.

Perks of joining Team Dobie:

  • Top wages in the area
  • 12 hour shifts (differential pay for midnight shift)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Defined contribution retirement through the Municipal Employees Retirement System (MERS) with 3 year vesting
  • Optional 401K retirement and 457 deferred compensation plans through Nationwide
  • Voluntary benefit options including long term disability, short term disability, etc.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • On the CATA bus line
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Quarterly bonus opportunities for perfect attendance
  • Longevity recognition bonuses
  • Work/Life balance weekend only schedule options
  • On-site 24 hour fitness center – $10/month for staff members and family
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Set Schedules
  • On-site bistro café
  • State of the art private room/bath short term rehabilitation center
  • 3/4 mile paved wellness trail
  • Employee discount program through HPS
  • Sparrow & McLaren Greater Lansing Preferred Provider
  • Dobie is a not-for-profit community, meaning our focus stays on our patients and residents and NOT the bottom line

At Dobie, we value our heroes and the work they do.  We aim to attract and retain the best talent available.

With us, you can build a career in a friendly environment that fully embraces its mission, vision, and values.  If you are someone who is dedicated to improving lives, we’re ready to welcome you aboard our team! See below for reasons our staff say they love working here!

Current Openings On Our Team

Door Screeners (Temporary Part-Time)

Pay: $10.00 – $12.00 per hour

  • Educates those desiring to enter facilities on the practices and protocols for entry
  • Enforce face covering protocol
  • Enforce social distancing guidelines
  • Screening Employees and visitors for COVID related symptoms, by asking CDC questions
  • Provides superior customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to portray a warm, friendly, and inviting personality when interacting with others.
  • Able to practice conflict management

Ready to make a difference through hospitality and service?

Afternoon Unit Manager, RN (2:00 - 10:30 PM)

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing , assists in the Nursing Department program planning, goal setting and policy formulation. Directs the operation of the Nursing Units and disciplines, evaluates and supervises nursing personnel.

  • Current license in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Two years long term care experience.
  • Two years supervisory experience.
  • Ability to:
    • lift up to 50 pounds
    • transfer residents weighing up to 300 pounds
    • push/pull wheeled carts and chairs weighing up to 300 pounds
    • discern subtle changes in resident condition
    • communicate effectively with residents, employees, families and physicians

Ready to make a difference through hospitality and service?

Director of Nursing - Long Term Care

Under the direction of the Administrator is responsible for planning and directing nursing services. Responsible for establishing and monitoring the standards of quality of care, developing and implementing nursing policies and procedures, evaluating changes or additions in nursing services, managing the resident nursing care data base and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations related to nursing care.

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in long term care management.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Knowledge of computers and software.

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Temporary Clinical Dietician

Under the general direction of the Director of Dining Services, assesses resident nutritional needs, develops and updates nutritional care plans for each resident and completes necessary records in the resident chart.

  • Upon admission of a resident assesses individual nutritional needs using in part the Minimum Data Set care elements and guidelines as specified by HCFA, assesses food preference and develops nutritional care plan.

  • Conducts periodic reassessment of residents as required by Public Health Regulation.

  • Attends interdisciplinary care planning conference on admission of a resident.

  • Documents in the resident chart notations on resident interactions, food preferences and assessments.

  • Responsible for approving cycle of menus which provides nutritious and appetizing meals.

  • Participates in Facility committee and multi-disciplinary meetings as required by State regulations.

  • Recommends and conducts in-service training on dietetic topics for staff when needed.

  • Recommends assistive devices to enable residents to feed themselves when appropriate.

  • Develops, reviews and implements nutritional care policies and procedure as needed.

  • Works with third party Company to qualify Medicare Part B residents for reimbursement of tube feeding formula. 

The primary purpose of the job description is to aid in establishing a pay grade for this job classification.  Only those duties and responsibilities necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included.  This list is not all inclusive of the total scope of the job duties to be performed.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in dietetics or nutrition.
  • Current registration as a Dietitian by the American Dietetics Association.
  • Experience in therapeutic diets, nutritional assessments and resident counseling preferably in a long-term care setting.

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Maintenance Technician

Job Type: Full-time

Team Dobie is looking to hire a Maintenance Technician, to assist with performing ongoing facility maintenance and completing repairs on equipment. Duties include fixing machinery, plumbing, heating and wiring, inspecting buildings to confirm safety standards and scheduling major repairs.

  • Performing routine maintenance around the building such as fixing structural damage, for example, window, door or wall repair
  • Repairing broken or leaking plumbing to avoid water damage and restore full use of water fixtures
  • Working on damaged electrical wiring when a shortage or severed wire occurs
  • Maintaining the building HVAC equipment in order to keep climate control in the facility functioning properly
  • Applying preventative measures to the building to reduce the risk of future problems, such as using a sealant on a flat roof
  • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries
  • Painting the building when old paint has become faded or chipped

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Speech-Language Pathologist

Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation and indirectly with the Outpatient Therapy and Wellness Administrator, aids in the restoration and enhancement of independent function or maximizes independence and function in those individuals whose living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury. Evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members, and documents services in the medical record.

  • Provides resident/patient treatment which meets their needs, and uses current treatment knowledge in accordance with the Facility clinical procedures.
  • Provides accurate, complete and clear documentation in accordance with the Facility’s policies and procedures, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
  • Consistently demonstrate the Facility’s interdisciplinary approach to resident/patient care.
  • Works within outpatient therapy clinic as needed.
  • Contributes to professional development of self and others.
  • Aids in building and maintaining the Facility’s reputation as a professional member of staff.
  • Demonstrates safe working practices.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology from an accredited university.
  • Two to three years’ experience in a skill nursing facility rehab environment preferred.
  • Current Speech-Language Pathology License for State of Michigan.
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) preferred.
  • ASHA Clinical Fellowship (CFY) with clinical contact prearranged.
  • Current State of Michigan driver’s license for off-site job responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of computers and software.
  • Experience with developing care plans.

Physical Therapist

Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation and indirectly with the Outpatient Therapy and Wellness Administrator, aids in the restoration and enhancement of independent function or maximizes independence and function in those individuals whose living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury. Evaluates and treats patients, communicates with families, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members, and documents services in the medical record.

  • Provides resident/patient treatment which meets their needs, and uses current treatment knowledge in accordance with the Facility clinical procedures.
  • Provides accurate, complete and clear documentation in accordance with the Facility’s policies and procedures, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
  • Consistently demonstrate the Facility’s interdisciplinary approach to resident/patient care.
  • Works within outpatient therapy clinic as needed.
  • Contributes to professional development of self and others.
  • Aids in building and maintaining the Facility’s reputation as a professional member of staff. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Demonstrates safe working practices.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
The primary purpose of the job description is to aid in establishing a pay grade for this job classification.  Only those duties and responsibilities necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included.  This list is not inclusive of the total scope of the job duties to be performed.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited university.
  • Two to three years’ experience in a skill nursing facility rehab environment preferred.
  • Current Physical Therapist License for State of Michigan.
  • Current State of Michigan driver’s license for off-site job responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of computers and software.
  • Experience with developing care plans.

Compliance Manager

  • Supports effective implementation and ongoing execution of Company policies, programs, and regulatory operating requirements
  • Serves as the point person during the survey process and maintain the survey preparedness manual
  • Develops, reviews and implements the monitoring of plans of correction and post survey preparedness
  • Supervise/oversee the Investigation Team
  • Flexibility of schedule to support the different shifts
  • Analyze unusual occurrence reports for trends and support team with risk reduction steps
  • Routine rounding with supportive team coaching and response to deficient findings
  • Supports the ongoing development and execution of Risk & Compliance initiatives
  • Assist with developing action plans with department leaders as identified through audits
  • Preparing reports to communicate risk and compliance priorities to the CEO and COO
  • Greets and communicates in a manner consistent with the Facility’s mission, values and standards of behavior; follows established policies for confidentiality.
  • Effectively communicates quality departmental and organizational information to staff.
  • Attains all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
  • Guides Departmental decisions on interventions, corrective action plans, and Performance Improvement Projects (PIP).
  • Develops and maintains a working knowledge of the practice and techniques of project management in order to manage and update program requirements.
  • Possesses the ability to analyze, review, and evaluate data; identifying appropriate guidelines to solve problems and removing barriers to their implementation. Participates with data management/analytics/reporting/trending for ongoing and evolving preferred provider reporting, payer needs, regulatory/5-Star requirements, etc…
  • Engages in continuous study of the entire professional field, including best practices, to maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Demonstrates understanding and the ability to execute quality assurance, risk management, licensing body regulations outlined by state and federal regulations
  • Performs all job duties with a friendly positive and team-oriented approach
  • Degree from an accredited college or university: RN, LPN, RD,NHA,SW
  • 2 years Long Term Care experience.
  • Must possess a comprehensive understanding and experience with the regulatory process
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above are intended to represent the minimum levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in the job description.  It is assumed the incumbent must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform all the duties and responsibilities listed in the job description. The knowledge, skills and abilities should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment standards but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection criteria.

This is an exempt position as defined by the Federal Labor Standards Act.

IT Support Specialist

Under the direction of the Information Technology Manager, provides end user support and assists with implementing the technological goals and objectives of the facility including a strong emphasis on remote device support and management.

  • Work with and support multiple contracted vendors including assisting with quoting projects.
  • Provide general IT support and IT projects in coordination with various departments utilizing specific hardware/software.
  • Utilize and assist in maintaining ticketing system to track, support, and complete service requests.
  • Provide general support all IT hardware and software for facility including printers and technology based related facility applications such as phone systems, nurse call systems, website management, security systems, camera systems, audio/visual equipment, environmental control systems, and patient care devices.
  • Provide mobile device support and maintain MDM management of mobile devices and phones.
  • Assist with maintaining inventory of IT hardware and software licensing.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance of hardware and software including: audits, cleaning, labeling, replacement, and updating.
  • Deliver basic end user training on standard applications and hardware.
  • Create, review, update, and manage documentation of IT policies and procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Thorough knowledge of personal computer systems and desktop operating systems.
  • Basic knowledge of networking and server administration.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints, as well as deal appropriately with emotional customer service situations.
  • Ability to manage priorities, working both independently and within a team.
  • Candidates must have a strong customer service focus.
  • Candidates must have the temperament to work under pressure in a demanding and changing environment.
  • Two to Four-year college degree is preferred or at least 4 years of relevant IT experience.
  • Candidates should show evidence of an inclination towards continuous learning and may need to acquire further training.
  • Technical certifications are a plus, and ongoing pursuit will be encouraged.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.
  • Ability to lift and transport equipment up to 75 pounds such as computers and peripherals is required.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers is required to operate computer keyboards and to handle other computer components.
  • Flexible 40-hour workweek as needed to meet requirements of position; including off shift and/or weekends/holidays as required.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Works in patient rooms, classroom, office, and other areas throughout the facility with potential for exposure to communicable disease, falls, burns, odors, etc.
  • Frequent communication with management personnel and staff.
  • Must be able to understand and comply with HIPAA regulations and complete required annual in servicing.
  • Annual performance evaluation conducted by the Information Technology Manager.

The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above are intended to represent the minimum levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in the job description.  It is assumed the incumbent must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform all the duties and responsibilities listed in the job description. The knowledge, skills and abilities should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment standards but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection criteria.

This is an exempt position as defined by the Federal Labor Standards Act.

Nurses

Your patients & teammates are waiting for you at Dobie.  Our licensed RN’s and LPN’s improve lives with comfort, compassion, integrity, innovation, relationships and respect. As part of team Dobie, you have excellent nurse and CNA to patient ratios, 12 hours shifts, a set schedule, top pay, superb benefit packages to choose from, retirement options, an on-site fitness center, and so much more!

Dobie’s nursing department and management staff is stable and we have many staff members with significant longevity.  Our Chief Nursing Officer, who started as a CNA back in 1988, has been in her current position since 2003 and there is a nurse manager on duty for EVERY shift, EVERY day of the year. Come join us where the staff operates together as a team to care for our residents and patients; where we love to grow, teach, and promote our team from within.

Ready to make a difference and improve lives?

Certified Nurses Aide

Dobie Certified Nurse Aides enjoy excellent caregiver to resident ratios, high wages, a set schedule, superb benefit packages, retirement options, an on-site fitness center, and more!  Our nursing department and management staff is stable, including our Chief Nursing Officer, who started as a CNA here in 1988, our Director of Nursing for long-term care who also started as a CNA here in 2006, and our South Ridge neighborhood day shift nurse manager who started here as a CNA in 1998. We have a premier, comprehensive orientation and training program, a nurse manager on duty for EVERY shift, EVERY day of the year, a culture that encourages growth from within, and you will always have the supplies you need to give our residents the best care.

Come join Team Dobie where the staff operates together as a team to care for our residents and patients!

**Now offering sign-on bonuses for Certified Nursing Assistants! Hire on with us at Dobie Road and receive $1000 at 9 months of employment and another $1000 at 18 months of employment – no other requirements! Offer available for full time and .7 positions. Questions? Contact us at 517-381-6175 today!**

We look forward to meeting you!

Ready to make a difference with compassionate care?

Dining Services

At Dobie, we make each meal the best meal of the day! Here, you can use your skills in our fast-paced environment in areas that range from hospitality service positions to cook to manager.  No matter your role, you’ll help improve the lives of our residents and patients at every dining occasion.  We have a friendly, fun staff that is open to change and flexible hours to compliment a variety of school schedules along with a competitive wage structure.  Hours for the Dobie Dining team vary from 4:30am to 8pm and everything in between.

Come join us where the dining team works together to serve residents and patients, where you get discounts throughout the community just for being a team member, where you and your family can exercise in a state of the art fitness center for just $10/month and where we love to grow and promote our team from within.

Ready to make a difference through hospitality and service?

Environmental Services

Ready for a career that you can enjoy what you do and be proud of your work every day? We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to provide superior customer service with a high level of attention for detail. We offer competitive pay, great benefits and a culture where employees are truly valued! Hours for the Environmental Services team vary from 5:00am to 10:30pm and everything in between. Come join our team! We love to grow and promote from within.

Ready to make a difference through teamwork and service?