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If you have a deep desire to serve others, there are many career opportunities available to you in community care.


Certified Nursing Assistants

Certified Nursing Assistants are a vital part of senior living communities. CNAs fulfill the most hands-on role in the resident care process.

Interested in a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant?

Certified Nursing Aide

The main role of a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) is to provide basic care to residents and assist them in daily activities that include bathing, dressing, feeding and taking vital signs.

Qualified Medication Aide

A qualified medication aide (QMA) is a certified nurse aide who has completed additional training and demonstrated competency while dispensing medications and applying or administering treatments under nurse supervision.


Nurses provide professional medical care to residents. Their focus is on the resident’s physical health.

Interested in a career in nursing?

Licensed Practical Nurse

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) coordinates and performs nursing activities in an assigned unit during a designated shift.

Registered Nurse

A Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care, administers prescribed medications and treatments and maintains residents’ medical records.

Unit Manager

A Unit Manager supervises nursing staff on an assigned unit to ensure continuity and quality of resident care.

Assistant Director of Nursing

An Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible for supervising clinical staff and reports directly to the Director of Nursing.

Director of Nursing

A Director of Nursing oversees all nursing staff and development and implementation of nursing policy and procedure.

Quality Assurance Nurse

A Quality Assurance (QA) Nurse looks for ways to improve procedures within a skilled nursing or assisted living community, with the goal of improving resident care.


The administrator role in a skilled nursing or assisted living community is multi-faceted one. It is the administrator’s job to manage finances, human relations, clinical operations and resident satisfaction within the center to ensure its overall success.

Interested in a career in administration?


An administrator oversees daily operations and management of the entire senior living community to ensure it is in compliance with all state and federal surveys requirements.

Social Services

While the clinical staff in a senior living community focus on the physical and mental well being of residents, it is the role of the social services professional to enable each resident to function at the highest possible level of social and emotional wellness.

Interested in a career in social services?

Social Services Designee

Social service designees are entry-level social work assistants who work in senior living communities.

Social Worker

Social workers who are employed in geriatric care communities perform a number of functions, including helping new residents adjust to life in their new environment.

Social Services Director

The Social Services Director (SSD) is responsible for ensuring that the social, psychological and physical needs of all residents in the senior living community are being met.


The growing demand for short-term rehabilitation services in senior living communities is creating more job opportunities for therapy professionals in this setting.

Interested in a therapy-related career?

Restorative Aide

A restorative aide is a certified nursing assistant who has additional, specialized training in restorative nursing care.

Rehabilitation Therapist

A rehabilitation therapist is a health and wellness specialist trained to assist, diagnose and treat individuals with mobility problems caused by injury, illness or accidents.

Director of Rehabilitation

A Director of Rehabilitation Services directs the programs and staff of the rehabilitation services department for the senior living community.

Care Coordination

The admission or move-in process can be a confusing and sometimes scary one for residents and their families. Care coordination professionals in skilled nursing and assisted living communities help to answer questions, ease anxieties and make the transition as smooth as possible for all involved.

Interested in a career in customer care?

Customer Care Coordinator

The Customer Care Coordinator oversees the welcoming of new resident admissions, helps residents to acclimate to their new surroundings, and serves as a point of contact for residents’ families.

Business Office Manager

A Business Office Manager is responsible for all financial transactions and reconciliations as well as business office record keeping within the facility.

Admissions Director

The Admissions Director conducts facility tours and oversees the resident referral and admissions process.


Activities professionals have a fun job, but it is also an important one. It is their responsibility to plan and implement programs and events in the senior living community that meet the various physical, social and spiritual needs and preferences of all of the residents.

Interested in a career in activities?

Activities Assistant

An Activity Assistant coordinates activities to meet the needs, interests, and capabilities of the residents.

Activities Director

An Activity Director is responsible for directing the development, implementation, supervision and ongoing evaluation of the activities program.

Support Services

While not directly involved in resident care, support services staff are essential to the overall resident experience. Housekeeping, laundry, maintenance and dietary staff help to create a warm, homelike environment in which residents live and receive temporary or long term care.

Interested in a career in support services?


The Housekeeping staff provides a clean, appealing, safe, and sanitary environment for residents, visitors, and other staff members.


The Laundry staff keeps facility linens clean and meets residents’ daily laundry needs.


The Maintenance staff ensures the comfort and safety of the residents, visitors, and staff through proper repair, maintenance, and custodial services of the facility, building and grounds.


The Dietary staff is responsible for the preparation and service of all meals and snacks, ensuring residents receive nutritious and appetizing food.

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