Employment Opportunities

Looking to join a great team?

Our employees are considered to be among our most valuable resources. We regard our employees as some of our most treasured friends and partners in our mission to offer God’s hospitality to the world and serve the poor, always going, “one pace beyond.” We hope that you will consider joining the Sisters of the Presentation as you explore your next adventure.

We have more than 60 staff members serving in various capacities including nursing, housekeeping, maintenance, food service, administration and much more.


  • Competitive wages
  • Paid meal periods and breaks
  • FT/PT positions offer paid holidays and vacation time; health, dental, and vision insurances; Simple IRA with employer match; and voluntary benefits

We offer full-time and part-time positions throughout the year and are currently welcoming applicants for the following positions:

Director of Nursing

Position(s) Available: Full-Time 

The director of nursing provides leadership for the effective and efficient management of health care services for the Sisters of the Presentation. The position has full responsibility for the organization, development and administration of quality health care services, policies and procedures, predominantly in Nagle Center (assisted and skilled care) and Modified Independent Living. The director of nursing requires excellent interpersonal skills and ability to be relational.

  • Current RN state license required; BSN preferred, associate’s degree or diploma required.
  • Five to seven years of experience as a registered nurse, preferably in long-term care.
  • Three to five year’s supervisory/management experience required.
  • Computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledgeable with staff scheduling, staff recruitment and retention, and supply management.
  • Must be able to work irregular hours, including occasional nights and weekends.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Position(s) Available: Full-Time and Part-Time 2nd Shift (2-10pm)

The CNA must have a valid CNA certification with some long-term care experience. High school diploma or GED required. Must be active on the Iowa CNA registry (or willing to register).

Part-time position is 16 hours per pay period; every other weekend, every other holiday. Full-time position is 72 hours per pay period, every other weekend, every other holiday.


Position(s) Available: PRN (all shifts)

As a Nurse, you will provide clinical and/or leadership skills in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care delivered to each sister. Supervise 1-3 CNA’s. Current State of Iowa nursing license or be willing to obtain licensure, and be in good standing.

*Due to COVID-19, there are daily temp checks, masks and other PPE (personal protective equipment) protocols in place for the protection of the sisters.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to complete the on-line application or fill-in the PRINTABLE APPLICATION FORM and mail it to:

Human Resources Office
Sisters of the Presentation
2360 Carter Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

The Sisters of the Presentation is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Application Form

To apply, please fill out the following application form.
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  • (Note: No applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense. The date of the offense, the nature of the offense, including any significant details that affect the description of the event, and the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for may, however, be considered.)
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  • A resume may be attached/uploaded as part of the application process.
  • Applicant’s Certification and Agreement

    • I certify that the information set forth in the above employment application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and authorize Sisters of the Presentation to verify the accuracy and to obtain reference information on my work experience/performance.
    • I release all previous employers, schools, and credit reporting agencies, etc. from any liability in supplying information to the Sisters of the Presentation to investigate any or all statements made on this application and any pertinent related information.
    • I hereby release Sisters of the Presentation from any/all liability of whatever kind and nature which, at any time, could result from obtaining and having an employment decision based on such information.
    • I understand that, if employed, falsified statements of any kind or omissions of facts requested on this application shall be considered sufficient basis for my employment to be terminated.
    • I understand that should an employment offer be extended to me and accepted, that I will fully adhere to the policies, rules and regulations of employment of the Sisters of the Presentation.
    • I further understand that neither the policies, rules, regulations of employment or anything said during the interview process shall be deemed to constitute the terms of an implied employment contract.
    • I understand that if selected for employment, I will be required to submit to a background check (except minors).
    • I understand that any employment offered is for an indefinite duration and at-will and that either I or the employer may terminate my employment at any time with or without notice or cause.
    • If hired, prior to my first day of work, I will be required to verify that I am legally eligible for employment in the United States.

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