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Join Our Team

Thurston Woods Village offers a different working environment than you'll find in other senior living organizations. As a faith-based not-for-profit,  our top priority is our residents. Our mission to serve them is at the center of everything we do. We have a well-earned reputation for excellence thanks to our unrivaled team and our passion for working with older adults. If you have top-notch skills and a desire to serve, we'd love to welcome you to our extraordinary team!  


  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Extra Pay for Weekend/Consecutive Weekend

  • Insurances (Medical, Dental, Vision, etc.) Single Employee Dental/Vision – Employer paid

  • Health Club Memberships (discounted membership fees)

  • Retirement – Employer Match Program

  • Longevity bonus/incentives

  • Employee Focus Group and Teamwork Atmosphere

Thurston Woods Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Opportunities

We are seeking a dedicated Activities Director to join our team and enhance the quality of life for our Assisted Living residents through engaging and stimulating activities. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with seniors and creating meaningful experiences.

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct activity programs for assisted living.

  • Evaluate each resident’s preferences and social ability.

  • Review and evaluate each assisted living resident annually and update their service plan related to activity involvement.

  • Interview each resident/family as necessary to obtain information concerning the resident's background to better provide activities to meet their needs.

  • Review department policies at least annually.

  • Assure compliance with the department budget.

  • Order equipment and supplies for the department as needed.

  • Arrange for groups to come into the facility for special entertainment

  • Arrange off campus outings for residents.

  • Serve on various committees within the facility as may be appointed by the Administrator.

  • Keep families and the public informed of activities to promote good public relations, including social media posts.

  • Recruit, orient, and assure that volunteer services are use appropriately and efficiently, scheduled, supervised and volunteer hours recorded.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

Assisted Living Activities Director


  • Assistant new hires through appropriate orientation, evaluation, assignment, and delegation of duties.

  • Assure staff, resident, and visitor compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Ensure residents, visitors, and staff have a safe, clean, and comfortable environment.

  • Know the emergency preparedness plan and be able to react and give instructions as indicated.

  • Attend in-service programs and staff meetings.

  • Personally responsible for shift coverage when unable to cover any other way.

  • Conduct tours positively and professionally.

  • Assist with move-ins, transfers, and move-outs.

  • Use good judgment in notification when there is a change in the resident’s physical or mental condition.

  • Participate in resident care, assisting with wandering, confusion, and dementia behaviors such as aggression and anger.

  • Properly assist residents with medication.

  • Perform and supervise treatments.

  • Assure medication availability.

  • Promptly and accurately transcribe physician orders.

  • Schedule needed tests, medical appointments, baths, laundry, etc.

  • Timely and accurate documentation of the MAR, shift notes, resident files, incident reports, monthly vital signs, and other.

  • Assist in special activities and/or functions of the facility.

  • Identify special problems and respond appropriately.

  • Orient new residents and family members as necessary.

  • Maintain a working relationship/rapport within the facility and with other medical professionals and organizations.

  • Assure that necessary equipment and supplies are available.

  • Any assignments or tasks necessary and beneficial to the health and welfare of the residents and essential to the operation and function of the department and facility.

  • It is part of my job duties to ensure resident safety.

Assisted Living Caregiver


  • Follow established performance standards and implement facility policies and procedures on the unit assigned.

  • Interpret existing policies and procedures to CNAs, residents, families and physicians.

  • Assume responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations within the unit on the assigned shift of duty.

  • Instruct CNAs in proper, preventive measures and use of adaptive equipment to meet the needs of each resident.

  • Provide job performance counsel and mentoring to supervised CNAs – recommending, when necessary and appropriate, disciplinary action to  D.O.N.

  • Provide clinical supervision and daily instruction to CNAs regarding care relating to ADLs.

  • Supervise and evaluate all direct resident care provided and initiate corrective action as necessary.

  • Obtain report from nurse being relieved and record sufficient information to implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary in relation to the resident’s treatment needs.

  • Conduct resident rounds.

  • Report resident health care changes to DON- ADON-MDS (as appropriate), including development of pressure sores, and take follow up action.

  • Obtain physicians’ orders and any revisions for all treatments needed.

  • Start IVs and draw blood when necessary, if RN, and appropriate related functions, if LPN.

  • Document resident care provided and resident’s response, or lack of response, to treatment provided.

  • Assess resident needs and participate in development and maintenance of individualized resident care plans in compliance with care plans.

  • Participate in resident care conferences as requested.

  • Provide direct resident care.

  • Provide concise, accurate report to staff nurse coming on duty and take follow up action as necessary.

  • Supervise and evaluate the implementation of “Residents’ Bill of Rights”.

  • Identify safety hazards and initiate corrective action.

  • Identify special nursing problems and emergency situations quickly and initiate immediate “life saving” measures in the absence of a physician, unless Advance Directives indicate otherwise.

  • Responsible for the safety of residents under his/her supervision.

  • Observe and assure infection control procedures.

  • Listen to resident, family, or physician complaints and, as appropriate, initiate corrective action and/or report special problems to the DON-ADON.

  • Control supplies and equipment.

  • Compile information for facility committees as instructed.

  • Assist in/complete the admission, transfer and discharge of residents as necessary/assigned with appropriate documentation.

  • Attend and participate in continuing educational/inservice/professional staff programs as required.

  • It is part of my job duties to ensure resident safety.



  • To survey laundry situation and start where previous shift left off.

  • Collect all barrels /replacing them with empty ones one station at a time.

  • Sort and weigh items before placing them in washers “using station number system to follow through from sorting to drying. 

  • Lifting to 50 pounds to weigh soiled laundry. 

  • Filling washers to their load capacity/ without overloading.

  • Unloading (pulling) linens out of commercial size washers. 

  • Washing personal resident clothing as advised in small washers.

  • Drying all items according to the fabric to keep from over drying (wrinkling)

  • Fold and hang all clothing/terries according to need placing them in their designated areas as marked.

  • Keeping supervisor notified when you are experiencing concerns, or low on chemical.

  • Immediately writing a work order if /when repair is needed for a washer or dryer. 

  • Emptying lint traps as designated and signs off on the sheet.

  • Clean washers daily as needed /Sweep, mop, dust all areas as needed pre safety requirements.

  • It is part of my job duties to ensure resident safety.

Laundry Assistant


  1. Supervises the Rehab Aide, students, and volunteers as assigned.

  2. Provides therapeutic interventions in accordance to the treatment plan, assists to return to as high of a functional level of activity as possible, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.

  3. Documents daily clinical interventions and occurrences which includes skilled observations, objective base lining weekly, and response to treatment.

  4. Maintains appropriate resident schedule to assure compliance with treatment plan and PPS guidelines.

  5. Records daily billing documentation.

  6. Adheres to the American Occupational Therapy Association Standards of Practice.

  7. Participates in care conferences and required in-services as indicated.

  8. Participates in the departments QI as assigned.

  9. Participate in activities to assure and facilitate effective department operations.

  10. It is part of my job duties to ensure resident safety.



  1. Evaluate the patient’s functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self–care ability, work capacity, etc.) and participate in the development of the individualized plan of care.

  2. Develop a treatment program and establish goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other organization professionals. Also necessary is to develop a program for caregivers' energy conservation.

  3. May teach new skills or retrain patients in using various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.

  4. May fabricate splints and instruct patient in familiar daily activities lost due to illness or injury.

  5. May train patient and family/caregiver in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.

  6. Maintains appropriate clinical records, progress notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient's condition.

  7. Maintains contact/communication with team members in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care.

  8. Attends and contributes to in-services, interdisciplinary case conferences, and other meetings as required by organization policy to comprehensive assessments for the patients or the organizations.

  9. Instructs and educates patient’s/family/caregiver and other team members in patient’s treatment regime.

  10. Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

  11. Participates in discharge planning for patients.

Occupational Therapist

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