Job Opportunities

The Jewish Home’s almost 700 talented, dedicated employees are the most important element in achieving and maintaining our excellent standards as a premier healthcare facility.

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We provide an enjoyable and satisfying work environment, as evinced by the significant number of persons with 20 or more years of employment at the Home.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in every way. Our multicultural, multiethnic, and multidenominational staff reflects the cultural richness of the Bay Area.

We support our employees by offering a competitive benefits package that addresses a varied range of employee health and wellness needs.

Universal Environmental Services Worker

Position overview

The Universal Environmental Services worker is responsible for a wide variety of cleaning and household tasks to ensure cleanliness throughout the facility.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sweep and mop residents’ rooms, halls, stairways, elevators, and other areas as assigned
  • Clean and scour toilets, tubs, and showers in tub rooms and all public toilets, supplying with paper and hand soap as necessary
  • Polish fixtures, empty trash, keep equipment and utility rooms clean and in good repair
  • Clean assigned bedroom areas and adjoining bathrooms
  • Clean lighting fixtures, air vents, and tops of windows, doorframes, and other high areas
  • Floor care, including shampooing carpeted areas, and waxing
  • Clean toilet bowls, sinks, toiletry shelves, and bathroom floors
  • Mop floors, wet and dry dust, clean and polish furniture, windowsills, and all hard surfaces
  • Clean lounge furniture, nursing stations, medicine and treatment rooms, tub and shower rooms
  • Clean clinic area, other ancillary and activity areas, as assigned
  • Maintain the facility in a sanitary and infection-free condition through the cleaning of equipment and furnishings
  • Clean up human waste and other body fluids, as required
  • Dispose of trash and waste, and other disposable materials
  • Participate in the linen-exchange system, delivering clean and soiled linen to designated areas
  • Help process residents’ laundry and/or linen
  • Help sort soiled linens and fold clean linens, as needed
  • Clear hallways of debris to maintain means of egress
  • Perform any other janitorial-related work as assigned during an eight-hour shift
  • Use safety precautions at all times
  • Perform all other related duties, as assigned


  • Some knowledge of the materials, equipment, and methods commonly used in the cleaning, disinfecting, and linen/laundry processing
  • Ability to follow simple oral and written directions
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor
  • Some experience in the performance of custodial work
  • Able to stand and walk long distances up to eight hours per day
  • Able to stoop and work from a kneeling position; perform repetitive bending, reaching and stretching for 60 percent of the work day
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds independently
  • Ability to independently push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds over tiled and carpeted surfaces over long distances
  • Able to operate a vacuum, work in confined spaces around furniture and breakable objects, and have constant contact with residents
  • Ability to read, write, follow simple instructions, and work in close quarters with others
  • Ability to be flexible and perform any duty that is expected in the realm of environmental services
  • Ability to multitask in a changing environment

Universal Food & Nutrition Services Worker

Position overview

The universal food & nutrition services worker performs routine general service tasks in the kitchen to assemble prepared meals for tray-line, and performs routine tasks in the dish room and in residents’ areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a friendly and efficient attitude toward residents and patients, co-workers and clients
  • Set up the assigned station in the work area
  • Prepare portions, assemble and label food items, and work on the tray-line
  • Work in the dish room, scraping trays, loading and unloading the dish machine, and sorting silverware, if required
  • Clean tables, counters and various types of kitchen equipment, and sweep and mop the floors
  • Assist with catered events, as required
  • Adhere to all sanitation procedures. Remove trash from departments and transport to the disposal area
  • Adhere to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe environment. Comply with all OSHA regulations and other local, state, and federal regulations
  • Recognize and adopt activities appropriate to the specific needs of the resident and patient population, and demonstrate knowledge of specific issues directly related to the age of this population
  • Maintain compliance with standards of operation. Maintain all records and reports necessary to comply with government and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes
  • Maintain compliance with all requirements of federal, state and local regulations and guidelines, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 1 year’s experience in room service, kitchen preparation, and/or as a server
  • Experience in food service is a plus
  • Experience working in the healthcare environment preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Basic math calculation skills
  • Ability to work well under time constraints

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Position overview

The licensed vocational nurse provides efficient, safe care to all residents on the assigned unit through the utilization of the nursing process.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for giving and directing comprehensive nursing care, including the administration of medication and treatments, and the assessments of residents’ condition
  • Assume the role of charge nurse as needed
  • Supervise the activities of nursing assistants and participate in the provision of resident care as the need arises
  • Utilize available resources in providing resident care
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment are available on the unit
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Respond appropriately to residents and facility emergencies
  • Document resident care needs in the medical record and resident care plan
  • Assist with the orientation of new personnel
  • Provide input for the evaluation of nursing assistants
  • Attend in-service programs to further professional growth
  • Be conversant and compliant with state and federal regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Graduate of an accredited licensed nursing program
  • Current California LVN license
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Two years of acute care or long-term care nursing experience preferred

Security Guard (On-call)

Position overview

The security guard is responsible for greeting and directing individuals entering the Jewish Home, as well as answering phone calls and screening visitors. This position is also responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all residents, visitors, staff and the facility against fire, theft, vandalism, trespassing or other potential safety concerns.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor and authorize the entrance of employees, visitors, and other persons to maintain the premise’s security
  • Patrol the Jewish Home grounds, watching for unusual activity or safety hazards. Ensure the security of doors and windows
  • Control motor traffic on the grounds
  • Monitor the staff parking lots to ensure compliance with the Jewish Home’s parking policy
  • Respond to door, WanderGuard, and fire alarms, and investigate the cause
  • Respond and assist in emergency situations. Call the police or fire departments as appropriate
  • Receive courier and stock deliveries
  • Control access to the Jewish Home grounds and facility after visiting hours
  • Complete report documentation of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or other unusual incidences
  • Answer the main line’s phone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information as necessary, or when the switchboard is closed
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year’s experience working as a security guard, preferred
  • Current and valid California guard card, required
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport quickly with peers and customers
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Knowledge of MS Office (specifically Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Physical ability to continually patrol grounds
  • Flexible schedule, required
  • Capable of working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

Garden Café Assistant Manager (On-call)

Position overview

The garden café assistant manager assists the manager of the café with all aspects of manager’s responsibilities pertaining to the café’s program, Monday through Friday, and on-call on Sundays.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepare weekly, bi-weekly and monthly orders with vendors
  • Prepare daily requisition forms and pick up supplies from the kitchen
  • Prepare daily food items and specialty food items for the day
  • Update the Specials board daily
  • Take orders at the counter; process cash sales, residents’ charges, and volunteers’ meals
  • Assemble food orders and prepare espresso drinks
  • Wash, dry, and put away dishes
  • Maintain a clean work station and café seating area
  • Restock items as needed
  • Receive vendor orders, inventory, and stock orders
  • New recipe development to incorporate into the menu
  • Close out cash drawer and prepare the deposit at the end of the day
  • Month-end closing
  • Turn off equipment and lock all doors in the café


  • Ability and desire to work as a cooperative team member with a wide variety of personalities
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • Punctual and good time management skills
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Relevant food handling experience
  • Awareness of food safety and sanitary conditions
  • Dependable and self-motivated
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
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