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Learn Why Working in a Rural Healthcare Facility Offers a Great Work/Life Balance

For those who choose a healthcare career path, they understand the passion, and dedication it takes to everyday to serve their patients. Healthcare professionals can sometimes have hectic schedules but for those who made the choice to enhance their healthcare careers with Freeman Regional Health Services (FRHS) say their work/life balance is close to perfect.  Dr. Elizabeth Waltner a Physical Therapist, worked for a larger healthcare setting before starting her career with FRHS in 2020. “I know working at a large healthcare setting I was told they needed me and we would battle for time off between 17 other employees. Coming into a smaller setting like Freeman Regional, there is so much flexibility and opportunity to make things work between me and my patients and co-workers. You do not get that type of flexibility in larger healthcare settings.” Dr. Elizabeth Waltner, Physical Therapist, Freeman Regional Health Services.  

Professional growth and development is very important to the FRHS leadership. Employees are encouraged to visit with leadership about educational needs and suggestions. “It’s nice we can have good working relationships with our administration. We can ask them if we can take continuing education courses and share with them the benefits and what we can offer back to the community. Our leadership are always thinking outside of the financial benefits but also what unique services we can bring back to our smaller community so people don’t have to travel to get those services, they can get them right here.” Dr. Elizabeth Waltner, Physical Therapist, Freeman Regional Health Services

Freeman Regional Health Services Offers:

  • Hospital: 25-bed critical access hospital, acute care / outpatient services
  • Clinics: 4-locations, Freeman, Bridgewater, Marion, Menno, Community Health
  • Nursing Home: 45-bed Medicare skilled nursing home
  • Memory Unites: Two, 10-bed memory care neighborhoods
  • Independent Living: Two, 10-unit congregate living independent apartments
  • Assisted Living: 35 assisted living bed.

Career Opportunities include:

  • RNs
  • LPNs
  • CNAs
  • Radiology Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Human Resources Dept.
  • Activities Assistant

Employees receive competitive benefits including PTO, health insurance, a flexible spending account, vision insurance, dental insurance, life Insurance plans, retirement plan and an employee referral program.

Are you ready to become part of the Freeman Community and grow your healthcare career with Freeman Regional Health Services? Visit them today freemanregional.com/employment

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