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SALMON Health and Retirement Careers

If you’re looking for a career that’s transformative for you and those you serve, then you’ve come to the right place. You can develop your career and your capabilities at SALMON while you support and care for our residents and patients. Explore what’s waiting for you here.

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Your Next Career Is Waiting Here

Working at SALMON

When you work at SALMON Health and Retirement, you’re much more than a staff member—you’re a family member. We take care of our valued employees so they can care for our residents and patients. Together, we enjoy life, learning and connecting.

SALMON has provided quality care across MetroWest and Central Massachusetts for more than 70 years. What we love most about our work are the people. Everyone shows up for one reason: to support and encourage our residents, patients and communities. SALMON believes in continuous growth, professional development and investing in its family members so they can be the very best versions of themselves.

SALMON team member at a golf outing playing golf

How We Show That You Matter

Here, you can learn while you advance your career. SALMON Health and Retirement offers a generous tuition reimbursement program for nursing-related programs and other degree programs relevant to your role. Your career goals are our goals, too.

The right benefits can make your life better. We want you to feel seen, heard, valued and cared for, which is why we offer competitive wages, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment, wellness perks, generous paid holidays and paid time off, free tickets to sporting events, life insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, a 401(k) plan and more.

SALMON team members enjoying a baseball game

Mentoring Makes Work Better for Everyone

From your very first day, your mentor will be by your side to help you reach goals, solve problems, offer feedback and provide encouragement as you grow in your career.
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We’re All Family Here

We were started by a family, we’re run by that same family and we still come together as a family every day. This model only works because we have the very best people on our team.

While the work may not always be easy, everything you do is valued, appreciated and vital to caring for our residents and patients. You’ll get to work side by side with team members who are just as dedicated to showing up every day as you are.

The opinions of our staff say it all. In our most recent employee survey, we ranked 10% higher than the national average for employee satisfaction and engagement.

SALMON team members enjoy lunch in the SALMON courtyard

3 Things That Make SALMON Different

Our Staff

It takes a devoted team filled with special people to care for the people here, which is why we hire only the very best. The work you do at SALMON will truly make a difference — and you’ll get to see and hear it daily through words of thanks, cards and calls we receive from our residents, patients and their families.

Our Environment

Whether you’re caring for our residents and patients directly, helping prepare their meals or working in the office to make sure our operations run smoothly, you’re part of something bigger. The environment we create at SALMON can be felt the moment you walk through our doors.

Our Care

We support the greatest independence possible for seniors as they age. This means SALMON does everything possible to help its residents and patients live their best lives, with freedom, dignity and choice.

Employee Testimonials

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“I feel like I had joined a family-based company that really cared about people.”

Employee Testimonials

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“My time with SALMON has been nothing short of wonderful; it’s an organization that cares about their employees.”

Employee Testimonials

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“It is a real pleasure to work with so many people who actually care about what they do.”

Employee Testimonials

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“On a day-to-day basis, I feel the complete trust and support of my peers and superiors.”

Employee Testimonials

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“I am forever grateful to the SALMON leadership for being given the opportunity to grow and shine.”

Employee Spotlights

Kristin Bard has an extensive history of nursing experience that spans over 25 years. Kristin has worked as a registered nurse in the medical surgical unit with a specialty in cardiothoracic, she has served as a travel nurse and nurse educator before coming to SALMON Health and Retirement. “I would say that I am most…
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Kristin Bard, Clinical Liaison
Glen O’Donnell has been a member of the SALMON community for 10 years on three different campuses — Northbridge, Sharon, and Medway. Currently, he works as the Facilities Director at SALMON at Medway. Glen grew up in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with five brothers and was first introduced to the maintenance industry through his father who…
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Glen O'Donnell
Jonathan Terlaje found an appreciation for senior living when he was just 18 years old working as a concierge at another senior living facility. However, it was not until two years ago that he joined the industry as Sales Director at SALMON Health and Retirement. Jonathan’s mother worked as an Executive Director in senior living,…
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Jonathan Terlaje, Director of Sales

Develop your career and your capabilities

There are endless opportunities for you to use your skills at SALMON to change lives. Find out what might be waiting for you here.
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Our Vision

SALMON aims to provide the same level of care that we would want our own family members to receive. Our ability to combine innovation and compassion creates the very best experiences for our residents and patients —and you can help us make that difference.

SALMON at Medway team

The SALMON Story

We were founded in 1952 by two married nurses. Today, SALMON Health and Retirement is still family owned and managed by that same family. We are dedicated to improving the lives of our residents and patients across MetroWest and Central Massachusetts, providing a Continuum of Care that gives them everything they need under one roof.

When will you become part of the SALMON story? Our family is growing, and you may be exactly who we’re looking for.

Dan and Helen Salmon

Help our residents and patients enjoy their senior years

You’ll be the reason that our residents and patients are safe, cared for and empowered to try have fun and new things.
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