Careers

Working at Chesterbrook Residences

Our mission; to provide caring and quality housing and specialized services for older adults at all levels of senior care, with a commitment to the continuing comfort, dignity, and peace of mind for all residents. If your goal is to work in an inspiring, team-oriented environment committed to enriching the lives of our residents at Chesterbrook, then this is the place for you.

Diversity is a key component to our success, and we take pride in having a diverse group of employees. Take a look at our job opportunities that are offered at Chesterbrook. Please email us your resume and complete an Online Employment Application today!

Employee Benefits

We believe in the value that our employees provide to our residents and our community, and we try our best to enhance their quality of life by providing them a supportive environment, and benefits to optimize their work/life balance. Employee benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Tuition assistance for eligible staff
  • Generous Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee appreciation programs, picnics, parties, and special events
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted meals
  • Our employees have access to a lounge equipped with televisions, computer stations, and microwaves
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Assistance Program

For more information call us at 703-664-1101.

We accept applications only for the positions listed below.

  • Administration DepartmentReceptionist

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      Please submit resume and Complete application forms

      Supervision and Direction

      The Receptionist receives general supervision and control from the Assistant Administrator. In the absence of the Assistant Administrator, the Receptionist will accept advice and instruction from the Administrator. The Receptionist will comply with established policies and operational procedures.

      Job Duties & Requirements

      The Receptionist is responsible for screening the traffic coming into the building during assigned hours in accordance with established policies and operational procedures.

      Specifically, the Receptionist:

      • Admits visitors and/or guests into the Facility as outlined in
        established policies and operational procedures.
      • Answers telephone and processes telephone calls properly.
      • Cleans and organizes the work areas.
      • Files work orders as instructed.
      • Maintains effective resident relations, while acting as a liaison
        between the Administrative Staff and the resident population.
      • Handles work orders, resident complaint forms and resident forms
        and submits these to the appropriate Administrative Staff member.
      • Performs light cleaning of office area.
      • Observes and protects residents’ rights including rights to
        confidentiality, privacy and dignity.
      • Practices safety procedures and complies with established
        reporting of accidents and injuries.
      • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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  • Activities Department Activities Assistant

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      Please submit resume and Complete application forms

      Supervision and Direction:

      The Activities Assistant/Aide is responsible for assisting the Activities Director in developing and implementing the activity program. The Activities Assistant/Aide will receive general supervision and direction from the Activities Director and will comply with established policies and operational procedures. In the absence of the Activities Director, the Activities Assistant/Aide will accept advice and instruction from the Assistant Administrator or Administrator.

      Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Implement the activity programs in a manner which encourages resident participation, including verbally reminding residents of upcoming programs and assisting with transporting residents to/from activities. All activities should:
            a. Be set up and ready to begin prior to arrival of participants. Includes furniture arrangement, props, music, etc.
            b. Begin and end on time and with appropriate greetings.
            c. Be presented as inviting, interesting and enjoyable.
            d. Be broken down into simple, achievable steps that are clearly understood by participants.
            e. Be easily adapted to meet individual needs and ability levels.
            f. Foster appropriate levels of social interaction.
            g. Promote self-esteem and self-worth.
      • Maintain attendance records including the degree of participation of each resident and refusals. Assist with any other documentation required by regulatory agencies and the facility.
      • Meet regularly with the Activities Director to assess the effectiveness of the activity program.
      • Under the direction of the Activities Director, purchase equipment and supplies.
      • Must possess basic skills in music and arts and crafts to assist Activities Director with job related projects (i.e. bulletin boards, newsletters, sing-a-longs, etc.)
      • Must possess commercial driver’s license and safely operate the facility vehicle according to company, state and local requirements.
      • Escort residents on activity outings with full responsibility for resident safety.
      • Provide one-to-one activities with room-bound residents.
      • Survey residents’ interests and solicit resident input in development of activity programs to best meet residents’ needs and expectations.
      • Maintain cleanliness and order in the office, activity and craft areas. Ensure the use of appropriate sanitary procedures for daily care of equipment. Ensures equipment is in good working order. Clean up after an activity – replacing furniture, putting props away, etc.
      • Observes and protects residents’ rights including rights to confidentiality, privacy and dignity.
      • Attend all required meetings, inservices, etc. as dictated by the job.
      • Practice safety procedures and comply with established reporting of accidents and injuries.
      • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned.

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  • Nursing DepartmentCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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      Please submit resume and Complete application forms

      Supervision and Direction:

      The Certified Nursing Assistant receives ge neral supervision and direction from the Assisted Living Charge Nurse/Unit Coordi nator. The Certified Nursing Assistant will comply with established policies and operat ional procedures. In the absence of the Assisted Living Charge Nurse/Unit Coordi nator, the Certified Nursing Assistant will accept advice and instruction from the Director of Nursing or his/her designee.

      Educational Requirements: CNA

      This position requires the candidate be a graduate of a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia and to have successfully passed the competency evaluation program. The candidate must be listed in good standing with the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professionals. Must possess:

      • Current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a C.N.A. in this state.
      • Current CPR certification, or acquire certification within 60 days of hire.
      Duties and Responsibilities

      The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsibl e for the implementation of health related programs, services and activities which prom ote, enhance and maintain resident health and independence. He/she is responsible for implementing health related procedures and records in conformance with the orders of the Director of Nursing Services or his/her designee, the Assisted Living Charg e Nurse/Unit Coordinator, the residents’ physicians as well as the facility’s licensing agencies.

      Specifically, the Certified Nursing Assistant:
      • Implements service plans for each reside nt consistent with his/her needs and in concert with the residents’ physician orders.
      • Reports daily to the Assisted Living Charge Nurse/Unit Coordinator on the general health and welfare of the residents and maintains the proper and appropriate records.
      • Reports to Assisted Living Charge Nu rse/Unit Coordinator residents needing assistance with various activities of da ily living, medication, transportation to meals and activities or any other need once known to them.

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  • Dining DepartmentCook

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      Please submit resume and Complete application forms

      Supervision and Direction:

      The Cook receives general supervision and direction from the Head Cook and will comply with established policies and operational procedures. In the absence of the Head Cook, the Cook will accept advice and instruction from the Certified Dietary Manager and/or the Food Service Director.

      Duties and Responsibilities:

      Specifically, the Cook:

      • Reports for work in required uniform as scheduled by Supervisor.
      • Must have a working knowledge of applicable sanitation codes and observes sanitation rules and regulations in preparation and storage of food and cleanliness of kitchen areas.
      • Is responsible for the cleanliness, organization and sanitation of the refrigerators, freezers and storerooms.
      • Assists in the supervision and guidance of dietary aides/wait staff, dishwashers and utility aides to ensure resident satisfaction and a quality dining experience for the residents. Consults with supervisor on the performance of dietary aides/wait staff, dishwashers and utility aides.
      • Prepares meals based on the day’s production order sheet in the amounts indicated. Uses standardized recipes and procedures without substitution unless authorized by supervisor.
      • Plans cooking schedules to have food ready on time but not too far in advance.
      • Must be able to safely operate kitchen utensils and equipment related to cooking and preparation.
      • Sets up food in steam tables and delivers food to dining rooms and Nursing Facility as scheduled. Checks food temperatures to ensure compliance with health department standards.
      • Reserves food for modified diets from regular preparation as necessary.
      • Serves meals efficiently and cheerfully. Greets residents and serves meals based on standardized portion sizes or required portion size for special diets as prescribed on production sheet and/or diet cards. Honors special requests of residents by offering an appropriate alternative such as canned soup, sautéed/broiled chicken breast, baked potato, eggs or leftovers. Assists with special diet selection. Freshens up line and replenishes food per house standards.
      • Assists and supervises catered and special events.
      • Collects meal tickets for all guest and employee meals.
      • Must be able to positively interact with residents, families, staff and others.
      • Provides guidance to dietary aide/wait staff to ensure resident satisfaction and a quality dining experience for the residents.
      • Ensures utility aide is performing tasks as assigned providing direction when needed. Consults with supervisor on utility aide performance.
      • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and to bend, crawl, stoop, push and lift in order to reach, and clean and deliver food as assigned.
      • Properly puts away all leftovers. Cleans pots and pans, steam table, serving utensils, steam table pans and any kitchen equipment. Cleans the dining room, serving line, dish room, and kitchen after meals as assigned. Assists with closing down of kitchen to include ensuring dining room, serving line, dish room, storage rooms, and kitchen are clean; equipment turned off; doors, refrigerators, freezers, dry storage, and exit doors are locked and trash emptied.
      • Performs cleaning tasks as assigned by Supervisor.
      • Observes and protects residents’ rights including rights to confidentiality, privacy and dignity.
      • Attends in-service programs as required.
      • Works a varied schedule to cover all shifts, including weekends and holidays as scheduled by Supervisor.
      • Practices safety procedures and complies with established reporting of accidents and injuries.
      • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned.

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  • Dining DepartmentPreperation Cook

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      Please submit resume and Complete application forms

      Supervision and Direction:

      The Preparation Cook receives general supervision and direction from the Cook and Head Cook and will comply with established policies and operational procedures. In the absence of the Cook and Head Cook, the Preparation Cook will accept advice and instruction from the Food Service Director.

      Duties and Responsibilities:

      Specifically, the Preparation Cook:

      • Reports for work in required uniform as scheduled by the Supervisor.
      • Must have a working knowledge of applicable sanitation codes and observes sanitation rules and regulations in preparation and storage of food and cleanliness of kitchen areas.
      • Is responsible for the cleanliness, organization, and sanitation of the refrigerators, freezers, and storerooms.
      • Assists in the supervision and guidance of dietary aides/wait staff, dishwashers, and utility aides to ensure resident satisfaction and a quality dining experience for the residents. Consults with supervisor on the performance of dietary aides/wait staff, dishwashers, and utility aides.
      • Assists in the preparation of meals based on the day’s production order sheet in the amounts indicated. As directed, uses standardized recipes and procedures without substitution unless authorized by the Supervisor.
      • Plans meal preparation to have food ready on time, but not too far in advance.
      • Must be able to safely operate kitchen utensils and equipment related to cooking and preparation.
      • Sets up food in steam tables and delivers food to dining room sand Nursing Facility as scheduled. Checks food temperatures to ensure compliance with health department standards.
      • Prepares food for modified diets as directed.
      • Serves meals efficiently and cheerfully. Greets residents and serves meals based on standardized portion sizes or required portion size for special diets as prescribed on production sheet and/or diet cards. Honors special requests of residents by offering an appropriate alternative such as canned soup, sautéed/broiled chicken breast, baked potato, eggs, or leftovers. Assists with special diet selection. Freshens up line and replenishes food per house standards.
      • Assists and supervises catered and special events.
      • Must be able to positively interact with residents, families, staff and others.
      • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and to bend, crawl, stoop, push and lift in order to reach and clean and deliver food as assigned.
      • Properly puts away all leftovers. Cleans pots and pans, steam table, serving utensils, steam table pans and any kitchen equipment. Cleans the serving line, dish room, and kitchen after meals as assigned. Assists with closing down of kitchen to include ensuring dining room, serving line, dish room, storage rooms, and kitchen are clean; equipment turned off; doors refrigerators, freezers, dry storage, and exit doors are locked and trash emptied.
      • Performs cleaning tasks as assigned by the Supervisor.
      • Observes and protects residents’ rights including rights to confidentiality, privacy and dignity.
      • Attends inservice programs as required.
      • Works a varied schedule to cover all shifts, including weekends and holidays as scheduled by the Supervisor.
      • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and to bend, crawl, stoop, push, and lift in order to deliver care and services as needed.
      • Practices safety procedures and complies with established reporting of accidents and injuries.
      • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned.

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  • Dining DepartmentDietary Aide

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      Please submit resume and Complete application forms

      Supervision and Direction:

      The Dietary Aide receives general supervision and direction from the Food Service Director and/or Certified Dietary Manager and will comply with established policies and operational procedures. In the absence of the Food Service Director and/or Certified Dietary Manager, the Dietary Aide will accept advice and instruction from the Cook and/or Administrator.

      Duties and Responsibilities:

      Specifically, the Dietary Aide:

      • Reports for work in required uniform and as scheduled by the Supervisor.
      • Assists with meal preparation as assigned by the Cook.
      • Prepares the dining room for the next meal ensuring the table, chairs and carpet are clean; appropriate, clean linen and silverware are on tables; china and glassware are in place; and condiments are filled as outlined by the Supervisor.
      • Waits tables, efficiently and cheerfully as assigned. Assists residents requiring assistance with carrying trays, preparing food items, and filling and refilling drinks.
      • Sets up and delivers trays for residents according to take out forms, production sheets and as directed by the Supervisor.
      • Maintains high standards of sanitation in personal hygiene, food handling, preparation and storage.
      • Must be able to positively interact with residents, guests, staff, supervisor and others.
      • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and to bend, crawl, stoop, push and lift in order to reach and clean and deliver food as assigned.
      • Must be able to operate equipment related to cleaning, including but not limited to, dishwasher, garbage disposal, vacuum cleaner, and coffee and juice equipment. Uses care in operating equipment to avoid hitting people, walls and furniture.
      • Keeps spills (liquid and/or food) cleaned as soon as practicable in accordance with cleaning instructions.
      • Cleans the dining room, serving line, dish room and kitchen after meals as assigned. Assists with closing down of kitchen to include ensuring dining room, serving line, dish room, storage rooms, and kitchen are clean; equipment turned off; doors, refrigerators, freezers, dry storage, exit doors are locked and trash emptied.
      • Attends inservice programs.
      • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and to bend, crawl, stoop, push, and lift in order to deliver care and services as needed.
      • Practices safety procedures and complies with established reporting of accidents and injuries.
      • Performs any other related duties that may be assigned.

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