Different. That’s the word staff at Residences at Deer Creek use to describe working at the care facility. From level of care to the team atmosphere, Residences at Deer Creek showcases a plethora of positive traits that have led many CNAs, nurses, and more to remain with the Residences team for many years.
Loveta Lee, Director of Nursing for Residences at Deer Creek, has been with Residences for five years, arriving not long after they opened. She attributes that longevity to the warm, caring environment they emphasize. The difference for Lee is all in the care that each department expresses for residents.
“This is a beautiful environment and company to work for,” Lee explained. “I’ve been a nurse for nearly 30 years now and I have a love of caring for people. We are all here for the residents and families, that’s it. The most important thing is building a team of caring nurses and aides to care for the people.”
While Lee utilizes her experience to train the staff that work with her and reinforce the level of care they provide, nurses and CNAs alike cannot say enough positive things about Residences at Deer Creek.
Jamie Sirbas is a CNA who has been with Residences at Deer Creek since they opened over five years ago. She highlighted the differences that a positive environment makes in the team.
“It seems like we’re a family,” Sirbas said. “There’s a lot of teamwork, you can tell that it’s more of a home environment. I love it here. I’ve had other CNA jobs and Residences at Deer Creek is different, they’re very caring.”
Adding to that level of care is the focus on everyone working together to provide for the residents. From the bottom to the top, everyone at Residences at Deer Creek is respected for the role they play in the lives of residents.
“We have a team approach with nursing, CNAs, housekeeping, activities, and dietary,” Lee said. “We must be a team to care for our residents.”
Of course, valuing employees goes a long way at Residences. Sirbas highlighted the monthly employee appreciation, the food provided, and the restaurant style eatery that residents and staff can utilize.
Clearly, Residences at Deer Creek is doing something different for their employees and residents. With a caring staff, a team based environment, and plenty of excellent reasons to stay, it’s no wonder they have team members who choose to stick around! To see if they’ve got a career that fits your goals, visit: https://residencesseniorliving.com/careers-deer-creek/