Application For Employment

Mertens House is an equal opportunity employer.

Mertens House is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, HIV positive blood test results, sexual orientation, gender identity, health coverage status, age or any other legally protected status, nor does it discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.

Employees are eligible for health, dental, vacation and sick time by working 24 Hrs per week or more. Mertens House has 14 residents so our staff is able to spend quality time with our residents providing care with the dignity and respect they deserve.  Our Long Term Care private pay Nursing Home is located in the heart of Woodstock, VT only 20 minutes from White River Junction.

All applicants must work well with the elderly and be true team players. Rate of pay dependent on experience.

Mertens House – “Where small is beautiful and care is special”.

Employment Opportunities:

Nursing Employment

Per Diem applications being accepted for all positions and all shifts.

  • RN/LPN:  PT days, every other weekend and one weekday (32 hours per pay period).
    • FT overnights, 32 hours per week (64 hours per pay period).
  • LNA:  FT and PT evenings, every other weekend
    •   PT evenings and overnights

Apply online at or call our Director of Nursing, Heather Singelais at 802-457-4411.

Staff Employment

  • Housekeeping:  FT days, every other weekend.

Apply online at or call our Executive Director, Heather Presch at 802-457-4411.








    (List most recent employment first)


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    Have you ever:

    (i) Been found guilty of abusing, neglecting, exploiting or mistreating a nursing home resident by a court of law; or

    (ii) Had a finding entered into the Vermont State Nurse Assistants Registry or the Vermont Adult Abuse Registry concerning abuse, neglect, exploitation or mistreatment of residents or misappropriation of their property?

    (iii) Been convicted of a crime?


    Please read thoughtfully and carefully.

    I certify that all facts I have stated in this Employment Application are true and complete and I acknowledge that Mertens House is relying on the accuracy of the information provided in making a hiring determination. I authorize Mertens House to verify the accuracy of the information provided herein, and I authorize former employers, educational institutions and credit agencies to release information concerning me to Mertens House. I also authorize Mertens House to give references and provide information about me in response to inquiries subsequent to my employment if I am hired. I understand that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of requested facts may result in denial of employment or, if I am employed by Mertens House, may result in immediate dismissal. I understand and agree that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period and may, regardless of the date of payment of wages, be terminated at any time without notice and with or without reason, by me or by Mertens House. I also understand and agree that no one has authority to promise me job security or continued employment except the Administrator at Mertens House in a formal written agreement signed by both of us.