At Ohio Living, 84 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 1737 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.30. It was published on Jun 13, 2018. 1261 Visitors

What Employees Say

I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People celebrate special events around here.

What They Do

We asked Ohio Living to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Ohio Living is a not-for-profit expert in life plan communities, home health and hospice and is one of the country’s largest organizations of its kind. Serving over 73,000 people annually with 3,100 vibrant employees with a passion to serve.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Aging Services
US Headquarters: Columbus, Ohio, 43229 US Sites: 20
Major Locations: Willoughby, Ohio; Wilmington, Ohio; Sidney, Ohio; Cortland, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; Monroe, Ohio; Youngstown, Ohio; Akron, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Toledo, Ohio US Employees: 3,072
US Revenues: $227.0 million Worldwide Revenues: $227.0 million
Corporate Structure: Non-Profit Founded: 1922

RN Skills Development Fair

Perks and Programs

We asked Ohio Living to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Recognition Culture: We have a deeply embedded recognition philosophy, which is nationally acclaimed, reinforcing our six core values of Care, Customer Service, Integrity, Innovation, Financial Stewardship, and Leadership. Employee behavior is reinforced through our online program with thank you notes and awards now topping over 4,000 individualized recognition moments per month.
  • Lead Ohio Living: Any new employee managing others or having managerial scope of responsibility in the organization attends a two-day training session that teaches our history, mission, and philosophy and additionally teaches skill building to poise our leaders for success.
  • Skills Development Training Fairs: Annual opportunity for clinicians to practice and refine their nursing skills on life-like mannequins.
  • Caring Fund: The Caring Fund offers emergency financial assistance to Ohio Living employees experiencing catastrophic events through no fault of their own. Employees may apply for assistance of up to $5,000 to help with an emergency need.
  • Leadership Excellence Development - Coaching Role of Managers: The coaching role of managers is a six month course for supervisors who wish to embark on a personalized development journey that includes communication skill development, emotional intelligence, and the development of a special project that will enhance services at their location.
  • Clear Philosophy Education: This program is taught system-wide, at all levels of the organization, and includes concepts of clear expectations, empowerment, accountability, and recognition.
  • Elder Care Certification: This course invites forward facing team members the chance to better understand elders, aging and our business at large. This additional coursework once completed affords an increase in pay.
  • Leadership Forum Investment: Leaders system-wide come together two time a year and we share information about growth strategies in addition to topics that build their personal and professional growth. Recent topics have included inclusion and emotional intelligence.
  • Helping Hands Fund: The Helping Hands fund offers financial assistance to Ohio Living employees experiencing day-to-day life situations such as utility bills, car repairs/gas, and groceries. Employees may apply for assistance of up to $500 to help with a need.
  • Free Employee Meals: Our community employees receive a warm meal of their choosing each day they work. Some employees state this is the most nutritious meal they enjoy all day.


$63,683 Average salary and additional cash compensation for RN Case Manager Home Health 80% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 5% of salary
72% Company-paid health coverage for employees 72% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
$12,000 Average Tuition Reimbursement
Ohio Living Cape May staff showing their team spirit


21 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 21 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
6 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 6 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment
19 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment 19 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule
  • Telecommute option
  • Compressed work weeks
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness
  • Onsite Amenities (Not all of these are available at each location: Free employee meal, massages, professional development, yoga class, personal trainer, wellness center, funded uniforms, discounted, daycare, car services/detailing, and dry cleaning.)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 90 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
90 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)14 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)10 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

$16,000,000 Philanthropic donations in last year Yes Locally-sourced food program


  • Chief Human Resources & Ethics Officer oversees diversity and inclusion practices
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Corporate Human Resources volunteers at LifeTown Columbus


Residents and staff enjoying shuffleboard

How to Get Hired

We asked Ohio Living for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Perspective employees should be passionate about their work, compassionate and caring of others, driven, honest, ethical, creative, service-oriented, efficient, focused, supportive of our six core values (Care, Customer Service, Inetegrity, Innovation, Financial Stewardship, and Leadership) and with a desire to make a difference no matter their role in the organization.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Love people and have fun.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

As people age and health conditions worsen, our clinical teammates will be in greater demand in the years to come.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Please visit us at:! 

hiring Outlook

2,400 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 7 Average applicants per opening
16,746 Total job applicants 11% New hires by employee referrals
20% Openings filled by current employees 19% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
51% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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