Professional Development Program

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What We Are Looking For

  • Four years towards a bachelor’s degree (may be in progress).

  • Healthcare Administration or similar concentration preferred

  • Must obtain a Nursing Home Administrator’s license within twelve to sixteen months of hire


Even Better 

  • Works effectively and diplomatically with a variety of publics, including residents, Board of Directors, community groups, government agencies, etc.

  • Works independently with self-discipline as well as cooperatively as part of a team.

  • Excellent process management skills and strong attention-to-detail including the ability to coordinate multiple complex tasks simultaneously.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to use and administer specialized computer applications.



    • Will be placed in a LCS managed community upon offer

    • Ability and willingness to relocate to any of LCS managed communities after completion of program


    Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!


    Why LCS?  

    Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

    Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

    Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

    Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

    Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

    Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

    Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

    Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


    LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


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