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Quality Living Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, Varies


If you have been dreaming of getting paid to help others find a creative way to express themselves while you get to dive into projects that bring you and others joy, then we want to meet you!  You are made for this position if you enjoy using your hands to complete tasks, think outside-the-box, and creatively approach ways to solve problems. If you are struggling to find the right place to uncover your creative outlet, then QLI is where you should apply!

QLI is a national leader in providing a comprehensive approach to the therapeutic process of a person recovering from the effects of a spinal cord or traumatic brain injury.  We are a passionate and mission-focused team committed to delivering life-changing rehabilitation and care. It’s not about titles at QLI--we value our people, our creativity, our results, our Mission.

Role Snapshot: 

Working in any position in a healthcare setting has its challenges.  This is where the Life Path Specialist gets to shine! You will be in the unique position to bring joy and purpose to our residents with everyday activities built around what each individual wants—not just a large group of everyone being forced to attend the same event. Your day will include opportunities to help get residents ready for the day so they can full-participate in the quality of life they deserve. You will experience variety in your shifts: 

  • one day you may spend time assisting residents navigate their iPads to find new apps or games to master
  • one day might consist of helping residents read letters they have received from loved ones or help them make a one-of-a-kind birthday card to send to their nephew.
  • one day you may spend time in the sports (non-alcoholic) bar making Shirley Temples and Roy Rogers or watching the latest championship game or match on ESPN
  • one day might consist of creating adaptive ways for all to enjoy painting, knitting, stenciling, or woodworking
  • one day might consist of helping a resident complete on-line shopping or googling “games to play on a rainy day”

The joy of being at QLI will offer you experience in a healthcare setting while you branch out into relationship-building with our residents and team members. Apply now!

Is it for you?

  1. Do you thrive in an environment where you can be a contributing partner to someone’s therapy plan and help bring purpose to their day?
  2. Are you looking to begin your healthcare career or further your journey in healthcare with an organization that creates opportunities for career advancement?
  3. Do you want be on a team where supervisors throughout the organization consistently step-in to help team members?
  4. Are you looking for an orientation process that doesn’t “throw you to the wolves” and hope you survive?  

You would be a great fit if…

  1. You are driven-to-learn and desire to be supported by your team and supervisors.
  2. You enjoy tackling a problem and creating a solution.
  3. If you are a creative collaborator and find new activities to engage in
  4. If you are comfortable asking questions and want to step outside of your comfort zone to grow as a person

Education and Certifications: 

  • Must be18 years or older (required)
  • High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)
  • Must not have a felony or serious misdemeanor on your record (required)
  • Certified to work in Nebraska as a nursing assistant. We offer PAID training for the right candidate if you do not have your certification yet. (required)

Excellent Benefits and Advantages:

v One of the best health & dental insurance plans in Omaha

v HSA or FSA and dependent care

v Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay

v 401(k) with generous employer contribution

v Free on-site wellness center

v Merit-based pay

v Tuition reimbursement

v Casual dress (no scrubs or uniforms)

Website to Apply:

QLI is an EOE.  A drug screen and criminal background check are required.  Must not have any condition or limitation that could pose a direct threat to self or others unless such threat can be eliminated by a reasonable accommodation. Must be able to pass a fitness assessment designated for this job title and perform all physical activities related to the position. Regular attendance in your assigned role is an essential job function.

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providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted December 8, 2022
Date Closes January 7, 2023
Start Date January 2, 2023
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 29-1125.00 Recreational Therapists
Zipcode 68104
Name Alicia Elson
Address 6404 N. 70th Plz.
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68104
Phone 402-573-3715

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Nursing Facilities
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Time-off to Pursue Interests
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...