Moving During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The pandemic has reshaped how we think about nearly every facet of life. But it has also taught us that where there’s a will, there’s a way. It may be different, but it can still be good. Moving is no exception. We have heard from many older adults that they are waiting to move. For some, that decision is right

Meet Donna!

Donna was born on February 9th, 1937 in Northeast Minneapolis. She lived with her mom, brother, and extended family while growing up. Her mom worked as a full-time janitor cleaning passenger trains at night, so she did not get to see her very much. Having to help around the house at a young age taught her to contribute and the

Grief Awareness

Grief seems an odd thing to “commemorate” with a special day, but in truth, it’s really not a bad idea. Many people think there are rules, or ways they are supposed to grieve the loss of a loved one, or something they love.  But there really are no rules—except for one.  While you grieve, you will move through stages.  Sadness.

Meet Debbie!

Debbie is living her dream life!  One year ago, she moved to the Shepherd of Grace community in Becker. She was drawn here by the culture, sense of stability and opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others in a clean, beautiful and safe living environment where she’s surrounded by wonderful residents. Debbie says living here feels like

Long-Term Care Housekeeping and Why it’s an Important Job

In any long-term-care facility, there are a lot of employees that directly impact the well-being of the residents. Nurses and aides maintain the residents’ literal health, food service keeps everyone fed, and administration makes sure those jobs are done for the well-being of all residents. But the unsung heroes of the residents’ health are actually the housekeeping workers. Societally, we

RN – Memory Cottage

RN Job Summary: The RN is responsible for client admissions, schedules, and supervision of  Aides.  Also, responsible to provide skilled nursing services and administer medications according to the plan of care.  All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established practices of Good Shepherd Assisted Living and other comprehensive licensure regulations.  The RN is qualified by education, training, experience, and

Medical Records Secretary

Medical Records Secretary Job Summary: The Medical Records Secretary is responsible for reviewing medial records for completeness and computerizations of medical records and reports. Keeps current medical records thinned according to procedure.  Responds to the inquiries of family residents, visitors and following procedure at nurses’ stations.  Arranges for transportation, families, or volunteers as needed for resident appointments.  Answers or responds to

Employment Recruiter

Employment Recruiter Job Summary: The Employment Recruiter is responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the Good Shepherd Community. This will be achieved through the recruiting and sourcing plans and the continued process of developing new, creative recruiting ideas. The Employment Recruiter will play a critical role in ensuring we are hiring and retaining the best possible talent throughout

Laundry Aide / Housekeeper Nursing Home

Laundry Aide / Housekeeper Job Summary: This is two jobs that have combined to make one full-time position, with Laundry Aide being the primary responsibility.  The Laundry Aide is responsible to maintain a clean and odor free atmosphere at Good Shepherd in all public areas and resident accommodations. The housekeeper is responsible to maintain a clean, odor free, and safe environment for Good

LPN Nursing Home

LPN Job Summary: This position is a fantastic opportunity for confident and enthusiastic LPN’s who enjoy some direct client engagement, as well as communicating with an array of health care professionals in a nursing home environment. It is a special blend of hands-on care, teamwork, medication ordering and processing and daily discussions about improving Person Centered Care options with RN’s, and