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Universal Worker

Company information:

Our mission is to provide accessible, trusted and compassionate care that enhances quality of life for aging adults. Our Vision is to be the region’s trusted partner and recognized leader for successful aging services. We have been a pillar in the community since 1959 and continue to be one of the largest publicly owned Communities of our kind in the state. Are you looking for a rewarding position where you will make a positive impact on the lives of others?  Join a career that loves you back!

Job Information:

• Grand Traverse Pavilions is seeking a motivated, full time (AM, PM, or MN shift) Universal Worker to join our team.

• The starting wage for this position is $18.90/hour.

• $2.00/hour for working afternoon and midnight shifts.

• $1.00/hour for working Saturday and Sunday shifts.

• Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.

• All employees must demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


• Assist residents with personal care including grooming/hygiene, dressing/undressing, shower, bathing/whirlpools, toileting and incontinence management. 

• Distribute medications and provide treatments to residents as indicated in plan of care. 

• Provide stand-by assist for resident transfers (on/off toilet, in/out bed, in/out chair, etc.) 

• Communicate residents’ needs and health status to Supervisor verbally and in writing. 

• Assist residents with transport to and from meals, bathroom, activities, and appointments. 

• Assist with all aspects of meal service including taking food orders, delivery of food, and providing hands-on management/encouragement of nutritional intake. 

• Provide rapid response to residents’ emergency calls and assist with emergency evacuation of residents on all floors. 

• Provide daily housekeeping of resident and common areas including dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and changing bed linens. 

• Launder, fold, and deliver personal clothing to resident apartments. 

• Assist with meal service and clean up.

Reasons to work for us:

• Health Insurance

• Dental Insurance

• Vision Insurance

• Health Savings Plan

• Paid Time Off

• Retirement Plan with 5% employer contribution

• Referral Program

• Longevity Bonus

• On-site Employee only Child Care

• On-site Gym Access

• Covered Parking

• Employee Assistance Program


Grand Traverse Pavilions

1000 Pavilions Circle
Traverse City, MI   49684

Phone: (231) 932-3000