Current Opportunities

Franke Tobey Jones is more than our campus, buildings and services. It’s more than a community of senior residents. It’s also a community of team members who make every day meaningful for our residents, our team members and for ourselves. We are a unique, caring and meaningful place to work, where our jobs are so much more than ‘punching the time clock.’ Franke Tobey Jones is a place where friendships flourish, deep connections are made with our residents, and where our professional work is a caring and compassionate experience.

Our Mission is to enrich and extend the quality of life for seniors in our community. As a not-for-profit organization, we provide senior residential services, a supportive continuum of care and innovative community outreach.

If this sounds like the next step for you and/or the right place for you… check us out! 

 

Click here to apply for a position with us… posted or not. 

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All FTJ employees must be able to pass a criminal background screen and a drug/alcohol screen (including marijuana), and a functional assessment (abbreviated physical exam) is required for certain positions.

 

Life Enrichment

Wellness Instructor – Hourly, part time, 25-28 hours/week.  Typical start time 7AM, Monday-Friday, hours per day varies based on programming.

The Wellness Instructor for our organization provides a valuable service to all participants in the Wellness Program. This individual is responsible for conducting fitness classes as well as performing regular participant assessments.  Classes consist of a physical exercise portion as well as education in Wellness. The Wellness Instructor is the front line representative with the community Wellness Program. As such, this position is an integral part of the Wellness Program.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Minimum two year degree in a related field OR certification (education towards these will be considered).
    • Preferred Education:  Four year degree in related field.

Experience:

  • Minimum two years experience in the fitness field (education will be considered).
    • Preferred Experience:  One plus years’ experience in a senior wellness program for those who are 55+.

Minimum Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and basic education in exercise physiology
  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members.
  • Able to handle a variety of tasks at once with a minimum of difficulty and distraction.
  • Unyielding, unalterable belief in the Wellness lifestyle and the power of fitness.
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Dining

Dishwasher – Full Time – 7:30am to 4:00pm

Our Dishwashers have an important role in the smooth running of our food service area, contributing to a well-run kitchen. These individuals follow high standards of cleanliness and sanitation which are reflected in the meal service we and our residents enjoy every day.  

You must have:

  • A demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people
  • The ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities
  • The ability to work well as a team member
  • The ability to problem solve. 
  • A Washington State Food & Beverage Permit must be obtained prior to working.

Franke Tobey Jones offers excellent benefits.

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Cook – Full Time – 40 hours/week, mostly 10:30am – 7pm,  and some 6am – 2:30pm.

Our Cook, working directly with the Cooks, Chef Manager and Senior Director of Dining Services, has an important role in the smooth running of our food service area, contributing to a well-run kitchen. These individuals follow high standards of cleanliness and sanitation which are reflected in the meal service we and our residents enjoy every day.

The successful applicant will have:

  • The ability to read English and effectively communicate
  • High school diploma or GED preferred

Experience:

  • At least 1 year experience as cook
  • Experience in a commercial kitchen facility preferred
  • Experience in an elderly care facility a real plus!

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities
  • Ability to work well as a team member
  • Ability to problem solve

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Washington State Food Handlers certification

Must be able to pass a background pre-employment and drug test including marijuana.

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Dietary Aide/Waitstaff – Full Time, days vary/6:30am – 3:00pm

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to work as a team member
  • A current food handler’s card 
  • The ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
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Building Services

Housekeeper – full time, Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

Our Housekeepers have a vital role in the smooth running of our facility, providing the quality service for sanitary and pleasant surroundings for our residents. Our housekeepers follow and emulate the highest standards of excellence which are reflected every day in the attractive, clean and maintained rooms, common areas and offices throughout our organization. We offer a competitive wage and a great work environment as you serve our elderly residents.

If this sounds like the place for you and you can carry (for short distances) and lift 35 lbs., and speak and read English, apply here. 

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Maintenance Technician, Full time, Sunday – Thursday, 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM

  • Performs general maintenance, repair, remodeling and construction duties utilizing working knowledge of several related skill fields such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, heating and cooling, and painting.
  • Performs work in the maintenance, repair, remodeling, and alteration of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment.
  • Working with the building services team, the Maintenance Tech provides maintenance services that assure regulatory compliance and the smooth operation of building systems.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Preferred Education: Trade school or technical college graduate in related field plus additional courses in air conditioning, heaters, and boiler operation a definite plus.

Minimum Required Experience:

  • 2 years’ general maintenance and/or ”handyman” work experience.
  • Preferred Experience: Experience in building and equipment maintenance, construction or repair work with demonstrated knowledge and skill in plumbing, carpentry, electrical/mechanical systems.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to problem solve; ability to plan and direct for best use of company resources; and ability to demonstrate and teach various maintenance duties to other maintenance employees.
  • Requires effective communication skills required to communicate information verbally and in writing, understand and explain, in English.
  • MUST have a demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people; ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities; ability to work well as a team member.

 Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license.
    A functional assessment (abbreviated physical exam) is required for this position.
    Preferred Licenses/Certifications: Class IV Boiler Fireman Boiler License
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Clinical Services

Nursing Supervisor – NOC Shift – 10:00PM – 6:30AM

Hire on Bonus

  • LPN – $3,000
  • RN – $4,000

Our Nurses are vital to the smooth running of our organization and provide valuable and necessary medical assistance and care of our residents.  They possess the medical education needed to respond appropriately to the acute and long-term needs of our residents, while providing vital patient care services.

Our Night Nursing Supervisor oversees all units and staff — skilled nursing, assisted living and memory care.  RN preferred although not required.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Duties include:

  • Administer medications; makes assessment of patient needs; and makes timely recommendations
  • Administer treatment applications include, but are not limited to: taking and recording of vital signs, collecting fluid samples, dressing of wounds, etc.
  • Monitors, updates, teaches and trains Aides
  • Maintains medical records on residents

Other duties as assigned which may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interacts with family members and peers regarding resident condition
  • Responds to incoming telephone calls; faxes information as needed
  • Monitors supplies and usage with cost control in mind
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Restorative Aide – Full Time

This position is vital to the smooth running of our organization and provides valuable and necessary assistance and care to our residents.  The applicant will possess the medical training and knowledge needed to follow through with the physical therapy program, while providing vital patient care services that directly contribute to quality-of-life issues for our residents.  This position also provides service to residents that may include but are not limited to assisting with approved exercise and physical and speech therapy regimes, assists with progressive self-feeding programs, encourages participation in activities, responds to questions regarding physical and restorative therapy. Do you have a passion and experience with seniors? 

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, preferably in a long-term care facility
  • Certification in rehabilitation preferred
  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members
  • Ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities and communicate verbally with clarity
  • CPR and First Aid
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Certified Nursing Assistants, Full time, Day, NOC and Eve shifts

As an Aide with us, you’ll participate in resident care management, diet and nutrition, and documentation and record keeping using Point Click Care (FTJ provides training).

Requirements:  

  • Nursing Aide Certification, preferably with experience in a long-term care facility for the elderly
  • Active status on the Registry
  • DSHS Dementia and Mental Health certificate
  • Active First Aid and CPR
  • Demonstrated ability and skill for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members
  • The ability to effectively organize and accomplish the myriad tasks of the position
  • A Functional Assessment (mini physical exam)

Preferred:

  • Electronic medical record skill (training on Point Click Care provided)
  • A High School diploma

On call nurses and aides are eligible for applicable shift differentials as well as our ‘On Call Bonus’ (paid based on number of shifts picked-up monthly).

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, click on any “Apply OnLine” box to complete our required application.  If you have applied with us before—PLEASE RE-APPLY

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NURSES, Full time, Evening and Day shifts; OnCall, All shifts

Our Nurses are critical to the efficient operation of our organization and provide valuable and necessary medical oversight and care of our residents. They detect and respond appropriately to the acute and long-term medical needs of our residents, while providing vital patient care services. Our nurses are respected for their skills and compassion to:

  • Assess resident needs and makes recommendations based on changing needs; Interact with residents, family members, peers, physicians, pharmacists and other health care providers; Administer medications to residents per approved orders in appropriate, timely manner.
  • Administers treatment applications in appropriate, timely manner; treatments may include, but are not limited to: taking vital signs, collecting fluid samples, performing routine laboratory tests, dressing of wounds, etc.; Assemble and use such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, oxygen suppliers and feeding tubes.
  • Maintain resident records, which may include but are not limited to: problem list, Care Plan, flow sheets, log book, communication board; make notes of resident progress on medical record chart; make timely and appropriate recommendations to charge nurse and oncoming staff regarding changes in resident’s condition.

Requirements:  

  • Active nursing license, unencumbered
  • Education appropriate for licensure
  • Experience to include internships, NAC experience, specialty training, long-term care experience with the elderly
  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members
  • Ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities
  • Effective training skills
  • Electronic medical record program experience (training provided on PCC)
  • Office Suite skills
  • DSHS Dementia and Mental Health certificate
  • Active CPR

On call nurses and aides are eligible for applicable shift differentials as well as our ‘On Call Bonus’ (paid based on number of shifts picked-up monthly).

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, click on any “Apply OnLine” box to complete our required application.  If you have applied with us before—PLEASE RE-APPLY

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If you would like to apply for a job at Franke Tobey Jones, you must fill out and submit an Employment Application form. You may:

  • Complete the application right here! Click here to go to our online application. Or if you need to download the Application for Employment: Right click on the PDF link and click “Save Link As.” Choose to save the PDF to your desktop. Once downloaded, open the PDF from your desktop using Adobe Acrobat. When you’ve completed the PDF form, click the “Submit Form Now” button on the last page of the form. This will open your email program and create an email that will be sent to drhodes@franketobeyjones.com. (Having troubling opening the PDF? Be sure you have the most current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
  • Stop by our front desk to pick up an application.
  • Call us, and we will mail you an application.
  • Send us an email
  • Print the online Application for Employment and mail it to us at:
    Franke Tobey Jones
    Attn: Human Resources
    5340 N. Bristol
    Tacoma, WA 98407
  • You must be able to pass a criminal background screen as well as a drug screen. We are a drug free workplace.
  • EEOC.