A senior health care career provides many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others. If you are considering a career in health care but are still deciding what area to specialize in, consider a job working with seniors.
At Buckner Villas, our team provides premier care to our senior residents. We strive to provide a safe, supportive environment that our residents are proud to call home—as such, taking care of those we serve starts with our team members. You can build your future on our team with a competitive total compensation package and excellent growth opportunities. Call 512.580.9882 or browse our Texas careers near you today.
Why Work in Senior Health Care?
As our population ages, there is an increasing demand for qualified individuals to begin a senior health care career. Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 14% from 2019 to 2029—much faster than the average for all occupations. 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day, continuing to drive the demand for senior healthcare jobs.
Types of Jobs in Senior Health Care
There are many different types of jobs available in senior health care. Here are just a few examples:
- Registered nurse
- Licensed practical nurse
- Physical therapist
- Occupational therapist
- Speech-language pathologist
- Medical social worker
- Hospice nurse
Each of these positions offers its own set of challenges and rewards. No matter what type of job you are looking for, there is likely a position available in senior health care that is a good fit for you.
Benefits of Working with Seniors
In addition to being part of a growing industry with many job openings, there are many other reasons why you should consider a senior health care career. One of the most rewarding aspects of working with seniors is getting to form long-term relationships with them and their families. You also have the opportunity to make a real difference in their lives by helping them stay healthy and independent. Additionally, working with seniors can provide you with a sense of satisfaction, knowing that you are helping others during a time when they need it the most. If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, consider senior health care.
Why Work with Buckner Villas?
To provide the seniors who call our community home with the comfort and support they need to thrive, we must provide our team members with the resources they need to thrive, too.
Some of the perks of working with Buckner Villas include:
- Affordable medical insurance with 100% paid wellness care, virtual doctor visits, fitness programs, and prescription copays
- Wellbeing benefits, including coaches for life, stress, weight, and tobacco use management
- Retirement savings plan with a 5% company match when you contribute 5% of your pay period earnings
- Personalized paid time off
- Employee education assistance program to help you complete your undergraduate and graduate degrees
- Employee recognition awards
Ongoing training, leadership, and career development opportunities
By joining the Buckner Villas team, you can feel confident knowing you are part of an organization that is committed to its team members as well as the seniors we serve.
Join the Buckner Villas Team Today
At Buckner Villas Retirement Community, we are always looking for qualified and compassionate individuals to join our team. We offer a variety of positions in nursing, rehabilitation therapy, social work, and more. If you are interested in joining our team or learning more about careers at Buckner Villas, please browse our open positions today or contact us by calling 512.580.9882. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about our community or careers in senior health care.