Job Opportunities

The Jewish Home’s more than 650 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.

Receptionist (Part-time)

Position overview

The receptionist is responsible for greeting and directing individuals entering the Jewish Home, as well as answering phone calls and screening visitors.

Essential Functions

  • Answer all outside and in-house phone calls and connect to the appropriate staff member
  • Assist residents and visitors
  • Monitor in-coming and out-going traffic using security monitors, and screen visitors entering the Home
  • Act as the liaison for parking attendants, staff, visitors, and plant operations
  • Act as the liaison for the S.F. Fire Department and Police Department, the Home’s security department and plant operations
  • Act as the liaison for the Jewish Home drivers with respect to all outside resident appointments
  • Coordinate staff and security responses to the WanderGuard alarm system
  • Maintain logs for toll and long-distance out-going calls, and calls made by residents
  • Maintain the switchboard/front desk filing system
  • Coordinate the delivery of flowers and packages
  • Assist with sorting resident mail and the processing of out-going registered and certified mail
  • Maintain a calendar for boardrooms and the allocation of parking spaces for meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of college level general business courses; associate degree in business preferred
  • Two years of administrative assistant experience
  • One year’s experience using multiline phone systems and hand-held radios
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel
  • 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
  • Able to sit for long periods of time
  • Flexible schedule required

Security Guard

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

Qualifications

  • 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

Maintenance Worker

Position overview

The maintenance worker is responsible for repairs, modifications, and preventive maintenance tasks on building and facility equipment, fixtures, and systems.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three years of maintenance experience, preferably in a hospital or commercial building setting
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the proper and safe use of hand/power tools used in repairs and light construction
  • Valid class “C” driver’s license
  • Willingness to continually learn about new equipment and to keep up with technology

Registered Nurse (On-call)

Position overview

The on-call registered nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive, individualized resident care.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current California licensure as a registered nurse
  • Current CPR certification
  • BS degree preferred

Environmental Services Steward (On-call)

Position overview

The steward is responsible for a wide variety of cleaning and household tasks to ensure cleanliness for Jewish Home residents.

Qualifications

  • Some knowledge of the materials, equipment, and methods commonly used in 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
  • Must be able to stand and walk long distances for up to 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to stoop and work from a kneeling position; perform repetitive bending, reaching, and stretching for 60 percent of the work day
  • Must be able to independently lift and carry up to 30 pounds
  • Must be able to independently push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds over tiled and carpeted surfaces over long distances
  • Must be 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 area of environmental services

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

Requirements

  • 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

Cook (On-call)

Position overview

The cook performs routine preparation and cooking tasks in the kitchen to ensure a high quality of efficiency and profitable food service.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepare all soups, stocks, sauces; boil, braise, and roast items as per standardized recipes
  • Prepare and serve all sautéed, fried, grilled, steamed ,and baked items as per standardized recipes
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of all food served, following standard recipes and special diet orders
  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal-serving hours, so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved
  • Determine the amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and see that supplies are obtained from storage areas in adequate time for meal production
  • Maintain assigned work station in a safe and sanitary condition
  • Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene and comply with department dress code
  • Attend in-service training and education sessions as assigned
  • Perform specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two years of related food production (hospital, college, etc.), or an associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college in culinary-related study
  • Possess current serve-safe certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in English (both verbal and written) with clients/customers and staff
  • Ability to understand and perform simple arithmetic (including fractions, percentage, etc.).
  • Ability to understand measurements and conversions for recipe and menu creation
  • Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications, and standards
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Some knowledge of nutrition and diet

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Able to stand or walk for up to 8 hours per day
  • Able to bend, stoop, and stretch frequently throughout the day
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort needed infrequently
  • Manual dexterity for preparing food
  • Ability to use standard industrial kitchen appliances
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds independently
  • May be exposed to extreme temperatures (freezers and stoves-range burners) for short periods of time
  • May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals
  • Must be able to see, hear, and communicate with others
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