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Masonicare Overview

Wallingford, CT
1001 to 5000 employees
1889
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Masonicare of Connecticut is the state's leading provider of healthcare and retirement living communities for seniors. We are not-for-profit and have more than 100 years of experience behind us. We're recognized for the quality, compassionate ... Read more

Mission: The mission of Masonicare is to enhance quality of life through an exceptional continuum of person-centered care.

As we enter our second century of providing person-centered care, Masonicare will remain committed to innovative, values-based delivery of a ... Read more

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Masonicare – Why Work For Us?


undefinedMasonicare of Wallingford, Connecticut, is the state’s leading provider of healthcare and retirement living communities for seniors. We are not-for-profit and have more than 100 years of experience behind us. We’re recognized for the quality, compassionate care and steadfast support we provide to our residents and patients.

Our Roots

Masonicare’s roots date back to 1750, when Connecticut’s first Masonic Lodge was chartered. Nearly 150 years later, in 1889, Connecticut Masons began a charitable fund that became The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, and in 1895, dedicated an 88-acre homestead in Wallingford as The Masonic Home.

Now Open to All

At its inception, The Home’s mission was to care for the elderly and orphans with Masonic connections. During the ensuing years, Masonicare grew exponentially and greatly expanded its healthcare services and retirement living options. The organization, which is now open to all – not just Masons – employs more than 2,500 people throughout the state.

Today, Masonicare encompasses a broad range of healthcare and senior living options:

  • Skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities – Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford andMasonicare at Newtown.
  • Independent living options – A continuing care retirement community, Masonicare at Ashlar Village, and the A. Norman Johnson Apartments, Kenneth B. Hawkins Apartments and Wells Apartments for individuals 55 and over, all located in Wallingford
  • Assisted living communities – Pond Ridge in Wallingford and Lockwood Lodge in Newtown
  • A residential care home – the Leslie G. Wright Residence in Wallingford
  • Masonicare Home Health & Hospice, a statewide home healthcare and hospice provider that touches 3,000 patients each month through its 11 offices.

Accredited for Excellence

Masonicare’s affiliates are accredited and approved for excellence by their respective accrediting bodies, including the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC), as well as being Medicare certified and licensed by the State of Connecticut.

Accreditation assures a high standard of care and best practices for governance and financial management.

Our “Ageless Commitment to Caring”

At Masonicare, we believe in caring for the whole person – mind, body and spirit. We’re dedicated to continuing the “ageless commitment to caring” that has been the cornerstone of our organization for more than 100 years.

undefinedOur Mission

In furtherance of our traditional Masonic values, the mission of Masonicare is to enhance the quality of life by providing health, social and spiritual care throughout an individual’s lifetime with emphasis on the needs of older persons.

Our Vision

Masonicare is recognized as an organization committed to establishing healthcare centers for excellence in all of its affiliates through the development of an integrated, person-centered healthcare system. Dedicated to our values and in partnership with our communities, we are committed to meeting the total needs of those we serve…mind, body, and spirit.

Our Values

Integrity / Trust – The foundation by which we operate on a daily basis emphasizing the consideration of others, honesty in evaluation, and commitment to an ethical standard.

Spiritual – Our commitment to foster an environment that nurtures one’s spiritual dimension so that inner peace is realized and life’s fullest potential is achieved each day.

Respect – Our commitment to treat all people well and to promote self respect and trust for residents, employees, volunteers, and others, and the belief that each person deserves equal respect. This commitment includes respect for the individual patient’s / resident’s autonomy in decision making regarding all aspects of his or her care.

Compassion – Our ability to empathize with another’s life situation, both by being with, and doing for that person.

Commitment – Our responsibility to carry out Masonicare’s mission and to serve the values of the organization.

Stewardship – Our recognition and prudent use of one’s time, talent and treasure.

Competence – Our proficiency in required knowledge, judgment and skills, and the commitment to a standard of excellence.

Innovation – Our process of creating or managing new ideas, methods, and technology to enhance existing services and to develop new ones. Innovation is stimulated by a strong awareness of the needs of those we serve, and thrives in this organization to promote new approaches to healthcare delivery.

Quality – The measure of excellence that we strive to achieve in all that we are and wish to become. We will use measurable outcomes to validate our customer’s satisfaction and our performance. We design and/or modify the way we work so that we continuously improve.

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Masonicare and its 2,700 employees serve residents throughout the state of Connecticut.   

High-Quality, patient centered care is the philosophy that unites and motivates us each day. Our workforce is diverse and inclusive, reflecting the many patients and residents we serve. Masonicare is HOME to so many people who utilize our care continuum.  Let it be HOME to you as an employee too.

When you join the Masonicare team, you’re part of a stable and growing organization that values your expertise, talents and contribution, and understands the importance of worklife balance. You will feel the difference in our not-for-profit approach to everything we do.  You’ll experience a deeper sense of professional growth and personal fulfillment, while contributing greatly to the patient experience.

There is a reason Masonicare is the leader in senior focused healthcare and residential living options in CT. It's our workforce.  It's YOU!  

Masonicare has been committed to the people of Connecticut for over 100 years. Our dedication to quality patient care has always guided our decision making, and it always will. The sky is the limit for this organization, and the possibilities for you as an employee are endless.

Come home to Masonicare.

undefinedCareer Paths At Masonicare

Lots of paths. All leading to a rewarding work experience.

See What A Career With Us Could Mean To You!!

For more than a century, Masonicare’s mission has been to provide quality healthcare to older adults. We don’t just treat disease; we care for the whole person – mind, body and spirit. Masonicare’s employees are one of our most important assets. We offer highly competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, ongoing training and career advancement programs. Masonicare can give you the career you’ve always wanted – in an organization you’ll be proud to join.

As a respected statewide healthcare system primarily caring for seniors, we require the services of healthcare professionals of all disciplines and specialties as well as managers, professionals, administrators and service staff. It’s an environment where you’re challenged, and can grow and excel. What path interests you?

Facility-based careers offer a vast range of opportunities in such areas as acute hospital care, sub-acute rehabilitation, long term care, acute geriatric psychiatric care, and dementia care. Masonicare’s facilities are located in Wallingford and Newtown.

Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford. We have a variety of settings – our expanded short-term rehabilitation units, state-of-the-art acute care telemetry unit, specialized geriatric medical/psychiatric hospital unit and our long-term skilled nursing or dementia units.

Masonicare at Newtown. Provides outstanding care to residents and patients in our comprehensive, short-term rehabilitation unit and our long-term skilled nursing facility.

Home care careers are available through Masonicare Home Health & Hospice (statewide). Providing care to individuals in their own homes may be just what you’re looking for. Home Health Care employees have their own laptop computer to document patient care, giving you more time to spend with your patients. Also, our hospice nurses offer comfort and care to clients in the home, hospital or other settings. With eight offices statewide, you can find a location that’s convenient for you. The statewide branches include: Brookfield, Danielson, East Lyme, New Haven, Norwalk, and Wallingford. Masonicare Partners Home Health and Hospice has branches located in East Hartfordand Suffield.

A comprehensive benefits package.

Masonicare knows that attractive benefits are a big part of your employment decision. That’s why we’ve assembled a comprehensive package of the employee benefits you need to take good care of yourself and your family. Full-time and Part-time benefit eligible employees of Masonicare have access to:

  • Medical – a variety of plans offering excellent coverage for you and your family
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Generous 401(k) Retirement Savings plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Medical Reimbursement and Dependent Care
  • Basic and Supplemental Life insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability plans
  • Universal Life insurance
  • Cancer Indemnity plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Daycare center (located on Masonicare’s Wallingford campus)
  • Mileage reimbursement, if applicable
  • Weekly Payroll

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    Pros

    Great company to work for! Masonicare treats their employees equally and with respect. Great teamwork and flexibility. Would definitely recommend the facility to others.

    Cons

    As any company, there could be improvement to benefit the company. This includes solving simple mistakes that have happened in the past.

    Advice to Management

    Staffing does a good job with coverage; however, sometimes floating to different floors is needed when staff is down. Therefore, work can become complicated when the staff is unfamiliar with the patients and residents. Teamwork comes handy during times like these.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Masonicare (Wallingford, CT).

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    Called in to interview a few days after i applied. Jillian is awesome! she is so helpful ad asked me some really great questions. Next i met with a nurse manager for anothe rintevriew and then was hired a few days later. its a very quick process.

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Masonicare Awards & Accolades

  • Healthy Workplace Award - Gold, The Business Council of Fairfield County, 2015

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