Hillcrest to create 100 new jobs in Lincoln

A market leader in Omaha will soon be bringing its innovative services to Lincoln. Hillcrest Health Services is opening Hillcrest Firethorn, a post-acute rehabilitation center, later this year. And with the creation of a new senior care community comes 100 career opportunities for individuals looking to enhance the lives of aging adults.

In addition, Hillcrest Home Care will expand its agency with a Lincoln branch scheduled to open in October. Hillcrest Home Care provides skilled medical home health services.

Hiring is underway with the leadership team currently being assembled. Many more positions will be posted over the next several months.

“Hillcrest has a unique culture focused on great customer service and a passion for enhancing the lives of aging adults,” said Jim Janicki, Vice President of Marketing and Communications. “We’re looking for fun and compassionate people to join our team and quickly establish Hillcrest as the provider of choice for rehabilitation services in Lincoln.”

Potential candidates can get in at the ground level with Hillcrest’s post-acute rehab center by attending the Hillcrest Firethorn Career Fair on June 6 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. The Career Fair will be held at First Evangelical Free Church, located at 3280 South 84th Street in Lincoln. Interviews are guaranteed for those interested in open positions.

“This will be a huge opportunity for people to learn more about the Hillcrest organization and start a career with us,” said Joe Alfaro, Recruiter. “Hillcrest is a very desirable place to work, offering affordable health insurance as low as $10.33 per month, a student loan repayment program and up to four weeks of PTO in the first year.”

Hillcrest rebrands private duty services as Hillcrest Caring Companions

Hillcrest Health Services is now offering its in-home personal care services, commonly referred to as private duty services, through Hillcrest Caring Companions.

“Under Hillcrest Home Care, we have been offering in-home personal care services in the Omaha area for more than a decade,” said Reggie Ripple, Vice President of Home & Community Services. “We feel the time has come to rename this specific type of care to more accurately describe the services offered and help clear up confusion among the public who is caring for aging loved ones.”

Over the years, Hillcrest’s private duty services have helped more than 1,000 aging adults remain safe at home. Through Hillcrest Caring Companions, Hillcrest will continue to assist seniors in the same way.

Hillcrest Caring Companions will provide companion services, such as socialization/friendship or grocery shopping, personal care services, such as bathing/ grooming or walking assistance, and specialized services, such as dementia care or overnight care.

Skilled home health, palliative care and telehealth will still be provided through Hillcrest Home Care.

Hillcrest to support Parkinson’s Nebraska with Pancakes for Parkinson’s

Get ready to catch a flying pancake! Hillcrest Health Services is hosting a pancake
benefit for Parkinson’s Nebraska at Hillcrest Country Estates Grand Lodge on Saturday, March 18. From 8 to 11 a.m., The Pancake Man will be entertaining guests and serving up cakes of buttery goodness for a freewill donation.

All proceeds from the benefit will go to Parkinson’s Nebraska, a 501(c)3 charitable organization committed to helping those in Nebraska and surrounding areas who are affected by Parkinson’s disease. Donations to the organization are used to educate communities and caregivers through access to resources and information.

Hillcrest Country Estates Grand Lodge is located at 6021 Grand Lodge Ave in Papillion.

“We’re looking forward to participating with Parkinson’s Nebraska, a great organization that shares our mission of enhancing lives,” said Jim Janicki, Vice President of Marketing and Communications. “I always enjoy eating for a good cause.”