Tremaine Shuler is a shining example of how personally and professionally enriching it is to work in the long term care profession. Her career began as a Certified Nursing Assistant, where she first discovered her love for connecting with people from all walks of life—a unique opportunity that long term care now provides. Tremaine currently serves as an administrator at Brooks University Crossing, and she still treasures the connections she has made with her residents throughout her career. Being a small part of their stories is something she holds close to her heart to this day.
With plenty of opportunities for advancement, like hands-on job training and panel assessments, Tremaine realized how her skills and passion could apply to the long term care profession. Tremaine, who naturally leads by example, moved to an administrative role. Using her own experience, she ensures that the same level of care and compassion she showed her residents during her time as a CNA is the standard for every resident at University Crossing. The resources made available to her encouraged her to succeed in ways she never thought possible. Now, she’s using her passion and expertise to help hundreds of long term care residents.
Tremaine has a genuine passion for serving others. Her ability to connect with all her residents individually underlines her “People First” approach—never forgetting to view people as people, and not just patients. Tremaine is proud of University Crossing’s rehabilitative services and activities department, which ensures that residents are able to remain actively engaged with their community with trips and events.
For Tremaine, this job not only allows her to connect with people with many different experiences, but the nature of long term care also creates a family atmosphere. Every member of the team can truly appreciate, and ensure, the success of the residents they serve. Every day, each person who works at University Crossing harnesses their unique skillset to work together to achieve that mission of exceptional care and compassion.
“The feeling that I receive from caring for people from different backgrounds, and learning from them, it sparked something in me,” Tremaine noted when asked her favorite part of working in long term care. Having worked at each level of the profession, she truly understands how special the work is, and she has a desire for rehabilitation that she will never lose. Tremaine encourages other healthcare heroes looking for a fulfilling career to explore long term care.