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Ann’s Choice Provides Healthcare Career Advancement Opportunities

Jill Dutton
June 28, 2023
Ann's Choice Staff

When Shannon Thomas first considered a healthcare career at Ann’s Choice, an Erickson Senior Living-managed community in Bucks County, Pa., she visited the community to determine if it was a place she wanted to work. 

“I looked at the community and saw how beautiful it is,” Shannon says. “It looked like a lovely place to work, and I knew I’d feel right at home.” Since starting as a Care Associate in 2021, Shannon has been appointed Lead Care Associate at Ann’s Choice. She is also a med-tech and is preparing to become a Practicum Observer.

Shannon has experienced first-hand the company’s determination to acknowledge and accelerate growth from within. 

Erickson Senior Living 

Since 1983, Erickson Senior Living’s network of communities has been devoted to one mission—helping people live better lives. 

The company is among the most respected names in senior living, with a growing portfolio of retirement communities across the country. We see daily how those driven to make a difference and feel passionate about what they do thrive in an Erickson Senior Living career. 

Ann’s Choice provides a full continuum of care for its residents, featuring more than 1,400 independent living residences in a variety of stylish one and two-bedroom floor plans and pricing options. In addition, the continuing care neighborhood offers assisted living, memory care, long-term nursing care, and short-term rehabilitation. 

“One of our highest priorities at Ann’s Choice is to foster a culture of personal growth and appreciation that provides our dedicated and diverse team of healthcare professionals the experience and incentives to achieve ongoing career success,” said Executive Director Chris Donati. “There is nothing more exciting than seeing team members make significant contributions and enjoy career advancements because of the opportunities they have been afforded to build their portfolio of skills.” 

Meaningful Career Opportunities 

When people join the Ann’s Choice team, they gain more than a great job in a booming industry – they gain unparalleled access to an array of rich experiences, knowledge, and opportunities that will prove invaluable to their personal and professional growth. What is also rewarding for them is that they get to impact lives for the better! “The benefits at Ann’s Choice are amazing; the opportunity to work with the community of residents and the staff alike, and the growth opportunities all come together to provide anything you might want for a career in healthcare,” Shannon says. 

Generous Employee Benefits and Rewards 

The comprehensive total rewards at Ann’s Choice go far beyond an average benefit plan. In addition to multiple healthcare plans and choices, employees can enjoy a full range of services that enable them to build their careers, have a healthy work-life balance, and plan for their future financial security. Additionally, those joining the health care team (e.g., RNs, LPNs, CNAs, CMAs) may qualify for a sign-on bonus; see each community for specific details. 

Some of the many employee benefit differentiators include tuition reimbursement, 401K, generous paid time off (including volunteer hours), Erickson Senior Living University class offerings, rapid advancement opportunities, on-site employee health and wellness centers, employee discount programs, and so much more. 

A Healthcare Employer of Choice 

Being a member of the healthcare team at Ann’s Choice provides unique opportunities for employees to gain valuable life skills and career experiences while also being encouraged toward long-term success. Supporting the ongoing education and career development of team members is one of the many reasons why Ann’s Choice is considered among the best places to work. “If someone is looking for a healthcare career, Ann’s Choice is a great option,” Shannon says. “Someone can start as a CNA, then attend nursing school while working here. They’re flexible with your schedule to accommodate schooling, plus there’s the tuition reimbursement program.” 

Anyone interested in health care or other exciting career opportunities at Ann’s Choice should browse the company’s careers website.