Pelican Valley Senior Living
211 E. Mill Ave.
Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
(218) 863-2991


Pelican Valley Senior Living is a great place to live and it’s a great place to work! We offer:

  • competitive wages
  • flexible scheduling
  • generous paid time off (up to 15 paid days off your first year!)
  • double time pay for holidays worked
  • paid holidays off for qualified full time employees
  • Retirement plans with 100% employer match up to 4%
  • health insurance
  • shift differentials
  • tuition reimbursement and scholarships available
  • a fun work environment

Ask us how we can pay for 100% of your college tuition and cost of books! If you’re a nurse, ask us about our student loan repayment program.

Come be part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of our residents every single day. Join our caring campus and see what makes us a great place to live and a great place to work. See why our average employee has been with us for almost eight years!

We have been a part of the Pelican Rapids community for more than 50 years. Our facility prides itself in being small enough to care but large enough to serve. Our three buildings on our campus make up a complete continuum of care from our assisted living Riverfront Manor, to our enhanced 24 hour assisted living Riverfront on Main and our skilled nursing facility, Pelican Valley Care Center. We are locally owned and have been operated by the Pelican Valley Hospital District Board of Directors since 1977. We have been proudly managed by Ecumen since 1997. Founded more than 150 years ago, Ecumen is one of the nation’s top 20 largest non-profit providers of senior housing and services.

If you’re interested in becoming a caregiver or want to explore a new career, give us a call!

Our most current job posting can be found here


We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Pelican Valley Care Center:

Part Time PM Shift Dietary Aide: Starting wage $10.75/hour. This position assists with food preparation, serving and clean up. No experience necessary.

Part Time Cook:  We are looking for a part time cook to join our dietary team. This position will prepare, cook and serve meals to residents, families, guests and employees.  Must be able to properly operate and maintain all equipment in the food preparation area. Maintain clean and safe, and efficiently organized work area. Accurately follow directions and convert recipes for various size groups.  Follow through on best product usage, portion control, use of leftovers and follow production guides. No experience necessary, we will train!

Full Time/Part Time Night Shift (RN or LPN) and Full Time PM Shift Nurse (RN or LPN): RN starting wage after differential is $26.50 on PMs, $27.00 nights, LPN is $21.50 on PMs, $22 on nights. The part time position works 2:00-10:30pm, the full time position works 10pm to 6:30am. If you  have student loans, we will pay them for you if you work at Pelican Valley!

The RN/LPN is responsible for assessing and coordinating care needed for residents of an assigned station, nursing staff, and overall operation of their assigned station to ensure quality care.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for making doctor appointments as needed, prepare charts prior to the visits, have current information regarding resident condition, and accompany physician on rounds to provide updates.
  • Responsible for new admissions and hospital returns, ensuring care plans are updated, implemented, and maintained.
  • Monitors weight loss and nutrition of residents and report those nutritionally at risk to Dietary and follow through with recommendations.
  • Responsible for the orientation and work assignment of nursing personnel in their unit in order to ensure the nursing needs of their station.
  • Observes resident, records significant conditions, vital signs and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of any change in resident’s condition, and updates charts to reflect this.
  • Initiates a resident education plan according to the individualized needs of the resident, as prescribed by the physician, including family instruction.
  • Supervises and assists with resident’s activities of daily living.
  • Assists in coordinating the activities of nursing service with those of other departments.

This position requires a person who has graduated from an accredited school of nursing as well as having obtained RN/LPN licensure.

Part Time PM Shift and On Call CNAs: Starting wage $16.50/hour This position requires a person who is at least 16 years of age and has the ability to attend nursing assistant course and successfully complete test to become a Nursing Assistant/Registered within the state of working if not previously obtained.  This position also requires the employee to maintain Minnesota registration as a Nursing Assistant/Registered.  All employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.


Apply for any of these jobs here.


Assisted Living:

On Call Resident Assistant:  No CNA required! We have part time openings on our day and pm shifts. This position is responsible for providing personal care and designated health-related services designed to maintain the resident’s physical and emotional well-being.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assist with treatments and activities of daily living as delegated by the Clinical Director per individualized care plan.
  • Documents and reports changes in physical and emotional condition.
  • Completes scheduled cleaning tasks.
  • Lead and assist resident activities as assigned.
  • Promotes independence with residents, offering choices and fostering self-help skills.


No experience necessary, we will train.


Apply for any of the jobs listed above here.