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Q: What positions does Lifetime Care typically recruit for?
A: We are usually recruiting for:
• RNs
• Home Health Aides
• LPNs
• Medical Social Workers
• Physical Therapists
• Occupational Therapists
• Speech Therapists
• Clinical Nurse Specialists
• Clerical Staff
• Administrative Assistants

Q: What is Lifetime Care’s service area?
A: We serve Monroe, Wayne, Seneca, Ontario and Livingston Counties.

Q: What nursing opportunities are usually available at Lifetime Care?
A: We are always looking for quality nurses with experience in pediatrics, infusion, cardiac care, new mother/baby care and general post-acute care.

Q: Does Lifetime Care offer opportunities for advancement?
A: Yes, we offer career advancement opportunities. We also post advancement opportunities internally before notifying the community when we have an opening.

Q: What types of careers does Lifetime Care offer in hospice nursing?
A: Lifetime Care is the leading provider of Hospice Care and adult and pediatric palliative care in our community. We work in the range of venues listed below. All areas need compassionate, skilled Registered Nurses and Home Health Aides.
• Our 11-bed Hospice Care Center offers inpatient hospice and hospice residence care, along with respite care
• Our hospice team provides hospice services to residents at more than 25 Skilled Nursing Facilities
• Lifetime Care’s Enriched Care and Community Hospice Teams serve terminally ill patients in their homes.

Q: I am a Physical Therapist aspiring to break in to community health. I have a friend who is on Occupational Therapist looking to do the same. What do you look for in Rehabilitative team candidates?
A: To be considered for a Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist opportunity in home care, you must be a graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy and possess one-to-three years of post-graduate experience.

Q: Does Lifetime Care offer training to become a Home Health Aide?
A: Yes and best of all, it's free! We offer convenient two-and-a-half-week sessions all year long in both Rochester and Newark, NY. We consistently offer daytime sessions, and several times a year, the Rochester office also offers combined evening/weekend sessions. Eligible candidates must complete an employment application, and pass the interview process, drug test and pre-employment physical.

Q: What if I am a second semester nursing student, Certified Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide already? Do I have to go through the training program?
A: If you are a nursing student and have completed the course "Fundamentals of Nursing," or are a Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide with current experience (within a year), you may take our written challenge exam and skills assessment. Depending on your results, you may be working in a much shorter period of time.

For more information about working for Lifetime Care, please call (800) 724-1410 and ask for Human Resources.

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