Garvey Manor

Garvey Manor &
Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence

A Catholic Continuing Care Retirement Community

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Employment Opportunities

Join our ministry of caring.

Nurse Aide Training Program

Bring your heart, we’ll give you skills!

We are currently recruiting candidates for our Spring 2019 nurse aide training program. Classes are scheduled to begin March 14, 2019, with completion in April. Deadline to apply is January 4, 2019. Over the course of our 53 years, we have touched the lives of thousands of people – residents, families, employees.  No one has more impact on our residents and their families than our dedicated nurse aides.  If you or someone you know has a caring and compassionate heart, our nurse aide training is meant for you!  This is a ministry, not just a job, where you’ll get so much more than you give.  Visit our website,, or contact Human Resources at (814) 695-5571 for more information.

Interested candidates may apply now for a Care Helper or Dietary Aide position. These positions work well with the nurse aide training schedule for an individual who would like to work while receiving training.

LPN/RN Team Leader

Full Time 2nd Shift (2:30-10:30 pm)

Responsible to manage a unit of 18-24 residents, including supervision of the care provided to our elderly residents. Primary responsibilities include medication administration, treatments, and documentation. Must enjoy working with the elderly and be supportive of incorporating our Mission and Philosophy values into daily care and work environment.

Personal Care Attendant

PRN (Casual) All Shifts

PCAs assist our personal care residents with activities of daily living. High school diploma or equivalent required. Current CPR and First Aid certifications required. Must be able to work independently, have excellent time management skills and enjoy working with the elderly. Must be able to incorporate our Mission and Philosophy values into daily care and services. Must also complete and pass the Direct Care Staff Person Training Course and Competency Test which is free and available online at

Care Helper

PRN (Part time as needed) - 1st and 2nd shift

Care Helpers assist nursing staff with non-direct care duties such as making beds, distributing drinks and snacks to residents, assisting with feeding (after proper training), and conducting small group activities with the residents. Must enjoy working and interacting with the elderly. Must be able to incorporate our Mission and Philosophy values into daily tasks and activities.

RN Supervisor - Now offering 12 hr shifts and sign on bonus!

FT 2nd Shift - Flexible schedule considerations can be discussed upon interview

Registered Nurses work as Supervisors in the skilled nursing portion of our community. In this position, they provide skilled nursing care and assessments, supervise the care provided to the residents, consult with physicians, communicate with residents and families. The position available is for 3rd shift (11:00 pm to 7:00 am). Applications may also be accepted for part-time or PRN (casual).


  • Direct the functions of the nursing services on tour of duty in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern long-term care facilities. Ensure nursing personnel follow established policies and procedures related to resident care, medication administration and storage, control of medications and supplies.
  • Ensure that a sufficient number of nursing personnel are available to ensure quality care is maintained and routine nursing care is provided to meet the daily nursing care needs of residents. Conduct employee performance evaluations.
  • Manage work assignments as needed. Coordinate nursing services with other disciplines to ensure continuity of residents’ total regimen of care.
  • Make daily rounds of units. Visit residents requiring skilled nursing services on a daily basis to observe and evaluate physical and emotional status.
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required. Conduct and document full physical assessment.
  • Perform direct care as necessary (start IVs, obtain specimens for lab tests as ordered, take vitals, etc.).
  • Assist in monitoring seriously ill residents.
  • Complete resident and employee accident/incident reports and investigations as necessary. Provide first aid or refer for treatment as necessary.
  • Round with physicians as requested or required.
  • Receive and implement physician orders.
  • Communicate with residents, families/visitors, physician, and staff regarding resident condition.


  • Must have an active license in good standing as a Registered Nurse in Commonwealth of PA.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move a minimum of 25 pounds.
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.

Dietary Aide

Part time as needed (PRN) - 1st and 2nd shift

Responsible for food preparation, set up of dining rooms, serving meals, clearing tables after meals, washing dishes and pans, etc. Must be knowledgeable of food sanitation and safety procedures. Must be comfortable working with and interacting with elderly residents. Must be able to incorporate our Mission and Philosophy values into daily services provided to our residents.

Nurse Aide - New hourly rate for 2018! Call for more information.

PRN All Shifts
FT 2nd Shift
Call us if you need flexible scheduling considerations.

Nurse aides are responsible to assist our elderly residents with activities of daily living. Our aides typically are assigned 8-9 residents (1st and 2nd shifts) or 12 residents (3rd shift). Must have current PA certification or have completed an approved nurse aide training course and be eligible to take the certification exam. Must enjoy working with elderly residents and be able to incorporate our mission and philosophy into daily care.




"It's very hard to place a loved one in a nursing facility, but we had the utmost confidence she would be well cared for. All the staff treat the residents like they were their own family."

- David and Dawn Brubaker