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Employee Testimonials

Watch our staff testimonial videos to learn why our staff love working at On With Life!


"On With Life is a top workplace and is what it is because of the people that fill it. From the nursing staff to dietary to maintenance to therapy. The amount of love and support that transcends all departments throughout the building really is overwhelming. It makes me proud every day to have such wonderful co-workers. And most of all because of the Persons Served that fill it. They are what drives us to be better, to think harder, to never give up and encourages us to push the limits to do all that we can for THEM. They are our motivators and being a part of all of their journeys is a daily blessing and honor." - Jess Blough, COTA, Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation program

"OWL is collaborative in the true sense of the word. As an organization OWL continually strives to improve and better serve brain injury survivors and their families."  - Lindsay Vaux, Clinical Counselor, Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation program

"I have found that OWL works with you to meet your needs in life, not just have bodies here to do the work. I love it here. Being here and watching the incredible, unbelievable changes I see with the persons served each weekend is almost like therapy for my soul." - Roberta Cruz, Environmental Services Tech, Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation program

"This place rocks! I've been here 10 years and more years to go! The people I work with are truly the best. But I can say watching how the persons served get stronger and better every day is what puts goose pimples on my arms! They work so hard day in and day out. The therapists are so special, professional and passionate!" - Terri Ellison, Laundry Tech, Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation program

"On With Life is a top workplace because they offer opportunities for us to continue our education and provide us with resources on becoming more knowledgeable about brain injuries." - Johanna Stephens, CNA, Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation program

"We all come together as a family to support others." - Shelly Doubleday, Nursing Admin Assistant, Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation program

"I love working for On With Life because it is a place where we have the fundamental values of transparency, trust, and communication. We are allowed to think outside of the box for creative solutions. If we fail we are not punished but encouraged to try, try, and try again until we get it right. We have to figure out solutions to improve the quality of life for 

individuals with brain injury and On With Life continues to challenge us to do so!" - Jill Halverson, Director of Nursing, Long-Term Skilled Care for Youth and Younger Adults program

"I have never worked in a more supportive and family-like environment, and I love it." - Megan Elsbecker, Accounting Coordinator, Corporate

Employee Recognition

Since opening in 1991, On With Life has aimed to become nothing short of an exceptional employer. Focusing on an intersection of personal and professional growth, a family-like culture and team accomplishment, our goal is to grow the next generation of workers by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated excellence and commit themselves to living out our mission of, "joining hands, hearts and minds to help persons living with brain injury get On With Life."

Some of the ways we recognize employees include:

  • Employee of the Year

  • OWL Achievement Award

  • Employee Recognition Lunch/Anniversary Awards


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