Careers & Employment Opportunities

Hello, and thank you for considering United Zion Retirement Community as a place where you can invest your skills, experience, and passion for making a difference on a daily basis. We build on our 110+ year reputation for excellent caring service and healthy team-member interaction.

We are a nonprofit, faith-based community offering a continuum of care from independent living cottages and apartments and home-based services to personal care, skilled nursing, and therapeutic rehab services. United Zion’s mission is to provide superior quality services to the aging, based on Christian principles, in a loving and caring community, encouraging independence, promoting wellness, and preserving human dignity.

United Zion is a “person-centered” community: staff know each resident, honor their story, and offer daily care that meets them where they are. We seek team members who are technically skilled and able to embody the loving and caring that’s central to our mission. We respect residents and each other as a team, working together towards common goals in order to provide the utmost care while maintaining a strong commitment to safety and quality service.

We welcome the interest of not only RNs, LPNs, and CNAs but also the full range of team member functions such as Dining Services, Environmental Services, and administration.


Current Open Positions


Personal Care Home Administrator

Personal Care Home Administrator to oversee our 29 bed home. Current LPN or RN in good standing with strong leadership skills required, experience preferred.


Business Office Manager



Social Worker

Full-time, minimum requirement is BSW, long-term care experience is preferred, to provide support for life enrichment, social services, admissions, and assessments of residents in our full spectrum of continuing care.


Executive Secretary to the CEO and Senior Leadership Team. We are considering candidates with experience in a related role, and those who possess a high degree of professionalism, communication skills, organization, customer service, logistics coordination, confidentiality, and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office.


Human Resources and Accounting Assistant

We are seeking a dynamic candidate with excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, accuracy in data entry, time management, and ability to switch between tasks quickly and keep up with regulations governing our business. This position has opportunity for advancement within the first year to a full-time Human Resources Coordinator. If you are looking to grow in an organization where love is the mission, apply today!


Activities AssistantFull Time

Creative candidates apply! We are looking to fill an Activities Assistant role to work on a one-to-one basis and/or lead group activities for residents; help residents make choices as to activities they will participate in; allow and assist the resident to be as independent as possible; help promote self-expression, self-determination and self-esteem; offer the resident a chance to be creative, make choices and learn. Work with Activity Director and activity team to plan a well-rounded activity program and implement activities.


Certified Nurse Aides

We are looking for compassionate, caring people to fill open Nurse Aide positions. We are willing to pay for training for the right candidates. $1000 sign-on bonuses for already certified individuals for evening shift positions.  If you are committed to providing superior quality service and you want to become a valued member of a great team where your work is honored as an extended family member, please apply.

Shifts in Skilled Nursing are as follows:

Days: 5:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Evenings:  1:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Nights:  9:30 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Current available CNA positions include:

Full-Time Evening shift, approximately 38.75 OR 35 hours per week. Every-other weekend and holiday required.

Pool positions available to pick up on Day, Evening, and Night shifts.


RN Team Leader

Part-Time every-other weekend (15.5 hours/week) on Night shift.

Pool, must be available to pick up on Day and Evening shift.


LPN Team Leader

Pool in Skilled Nursing


Personal Care Resident Aides

Part-Time Evenings (2:00pm-10:00pm), approx. 12 hours/week, every-other weekend and holiday required.

            Pool, availability to pick up on day and evening shifts preferred.


Dining Services Attendants – advancement opportunities abound! Be a cook, a nurse aide, a nurse, and more!

Full-time 5 days/week (approx. 37.5 hours/week), primarily 10:45am-6:45pm, must be able to work 6:30am-2:30pm occasionally. Every-other weekend and holiday required.

Full-time 4 days/week (approx. 30 hours/week), primarily 10:45am-6:45pm, must be able to work 6:30am-2:30pm occasionally. Every-other weekend and holiday required.

Part-time Days (approx. 24 hours/week). Must be available to work 6:30am-2:30pm and 10:45am-6:45pm


Housekeeping Technician Part-time/As Needed, flexibility is key, day position, could lead to full-time opportunity.


We are always seeking applications from LPNs, RNs, and C.N.A.s to fill part-time and full-time positions – please apply!


To apply for employment, please complete the on-line application below:

>On-Line Employment Application

You may also submit your resume to:

Amber Martin
Human Resources Associate
Telephone: (717) 627-8451

Team Benefits

Our benefit package includes flexible options to meet your individual and family needs including (benefits are subject to eligibility requirements, rules, and regulations as outlined in UZRC policy and Summary Plan Descriptions):

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) with separate Jury Duty and Bereavement Leaves
  • Shift Differentials (for applicable positions)
  • PTO conversion Option
  • Multiple Medical Plans to choose from, with options for Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts (H.S.A.s and F.S.A.s)
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plans
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance – Employee, Spouse, and Child
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, with company match
  • Accident/Critical Illness
  • Employee Recognition and Appreciation programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • In-Service Training
  • Vaccinations
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Vacation Bonus
  • Education Award Program (tuition assistance)
  • Discounts on identity theft protection, legal services, gym and wholesale store memberships
  • Free parking
  • Free or discounted meals

Anti-Discrimination Policy

United Zion Retirement Community (UZRC) is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. All services provided, referrals made, and employment actions are made without regard to age, sex, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap, or other characteristics, as prohibited by law. Reasonable accommodations will be made for handicapped persons to enable them to perform the duties outlined in their position description. Complaints of discrimination may be filed with the Bureau of Civil Rights Compliance Department of Public Welfare; The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; or the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services.