Job Opportunities

The Jewish Home’s over 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 average length of tenure, which is close to 8.5 years of service.

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.

Senior Development Officer (full-time)

Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the chief advancement officer, the senior development officer is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Jewish Home’s fundraising program; overseeing the administration and implementation of the Home’s fundraising programs and campaigns; communicating with current and prospective donors; and managing a staff of Advancement professionals.

Recruiting and Onboarding Specialist (full-time)

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full-cycle recruitment of top talent from employee referrals, job postings, networking and direct sourcing, screening, interviewing through offer acceptance and onboarding
  • Coordinate the recruitment efforts for exempt and nonexempt personnel (excluding managerial levels and above)
    • Post positions as directed internally, on company websites, and on Internet job boards
    • For contractual positions, ensure the job bidding process is followed
    • Source, screen, interview, and refer qualified candidates to the hiring managers; participate in group interviews and guide the manager through the interview process
  • Schedule and interview job applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education or job skills; seek the best qualified candidate for open positions or future positions; make hiring recommendations when appropriate
  • Develop and sustain metrics and reports for the talent acquisition process
  • Implement new policies and procedures pertaining to the recruitment of top talent and branding of the organization
  • Maintain job postings on the company website and on external sites
  • Build a collaborative relationship with internal departments to understand personnel needs
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to ensure postings and applicant flow are current and to source passive candidates
  • Compile reports from the ATS database
  • Proactively contact candidates to keep them engaged, informed, and organized
  • Coordinate background checks and pre-employment testing for prospective employees
  • Contact job applicants for job offers and act as a liaison between the candidate and management team during the job offer process
  • Schedule and conduct bi-weekly new hire orientation
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Maintain personnel files and update the organizational chart as needed
  • Maintain professional relationships with city colleges and staffing agencies. Coordinate and participate in job fairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field, or equivalent experience, required
  • Experience with full-cycle recruitment in a healthcare setting, preferred
  • Two-plus years’ experience as a professional recruiter
  • Excellent sales and business acumen
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to applicants and employees
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and deliver results while working in a fast-paced, change-driven environment
  • Strong dedication to providing a high level of customer service
  • Strong interpersonal effectiveness in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills to identify the appropriate resolution for routine and non-routine issues
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Strong technology skills with a willingness to conquer new systems and software
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

Environmental Services Steward (on-call)

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

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 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 lift and carry up to 30 pounds independently
  • 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 and patients
  • Ability to read, write, follow simple instructions, and work in close quarters with others
  • Ability to be flexible and perform any duty that falls in the area of environmental services

Discharge Planner (on-call)

The discharge planner provides psychosocial support to residents and their families, facilitates discharges, meets documentation requirements, and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the interdisciplinary team and other departments in the provision of social work and discharge services
  • Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessment of residents
  • Coordinate discharge planning, working as a liaison between the residents, their family, other departments, and community referrals
  • Assist residents and families with concrete services
  • Respond to crisis situations as presented by residents, families, and staff
  • Provide and facilitate individual counseling to residents and families as needed
  • Participate in the formulation of resident care plans and develop goals and treatments for social work service
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation that complies with federal/state regulations and Jewish Home policy, including but not limited to: Initial Assessments, MDS/RAPS, Psychosocial/Mental Status Assessments, Weekly IDT Medicare Forms, Care Plan, Social Service Progress Notes, and Discharge Planning
  • Maintain the confidentiality of necessary information
  • Act as a resident advocate and ensure residents are informed of their rights and responsibilities and insurance benefits, as well as changes that may affect their rights and responsibilities or insurance benefits
  • Work collaboratively with the admissions coordinator to perform room checks post discharges and prior to new admissions
  • Facilitate the transition of long-term care residents to other units as requested by residents and/or their families. Coordinate with the unit’s social worker to ensure an easy adjustment to another unit; participate in the transfer team meeting with IDT members
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field
  • MFT or MSW required or at least one year’s experience in a geriatric setting, preferred
  • Two years of experience in healthcare and/or senior community
  • Two years of experience with case management and discharge planning
  • Understanding of Medicare/Medi-Cal guidelines
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel; proficiency with data entry, and use of electronic health records software
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Ability to be accurate, concise, detail oriented, and make independent decisions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families, and at all levels of the organization
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Effective time management skills to organize and prioritize the workload

Admissions Assistant (full-time)

The admissions assistant is responsible for supporting the admissions process for both short-term and rehabilitation services (STARS) patients and long-term care residents. The admissions assistant work very closely with the admissions manager and the admissions team, comprised of the director of admissions & marketing, the clinical liaison, admissions coordinator, and concierge.

Essential Functions

  • Scan, file and upload long-term care applications and supplemental documentation received via mail, fax, or e-mail to the internal database system
  • Respond to applications and application update requests in a timely manner
  • Create and upload/file long-term care admission and transition sign-in documents
  • Complete room checks (pre-admission/post-discharge) in long-term care units to ensure rooms are ready for new admissions/residents
  • Input incoming short-term rehab admissions and long-term care admissions into the electronic medical records system
  • Obtain, upload, and distribute medical records for new admissions
  • Provide tours of the Jewish Home to potential patients, residents, and families
  • Support the management of referrals through the multiple data management programs, including web-based modalities (Allscripts, Curaspan) and internal databases/management systems. Respond to referrals in a timely manner
  • Provide on-going phone support for the admissions department, including fielding calls from referral sources, potential patients and residents, and families. Provide clerical support as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and educational in-services as scheduled
  • Perform other duties as assigned, as they relate to the admissions & marketing department. This includes cross-training and coverage for other positions within the department

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of college level general business courses; associate’s degree preferred
  • Four years of administrative assistant experience
  • Two years’ experience in a fast-paced office environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Demonstrated patience, positive disposition and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport quickly with peers, referral sources, and patients, residents, and families
  • Extensive experience in customer service – “forward-facing” expectations, roles, and responsibilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to empathize with patients, residents and their families
  • Ability to read, write, communicate and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Ability to be accurate, concise, detail oriented, and make independent decisions

Mental Health Worker (on-call)

The mental health worker/certified nursing assistant is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the patient’s plan of care under the supervision of the charge nurse. The mental health worker/certified nursing assistant promptly reports any changes to the charge nurse and completes all documentation in a legible and accurate manner before the end of the shift.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow facility policies and procedures, and federal/state regulations
  • Participate in the facility’s performance improvement program
  • Follow oral and written instructions accurately
  • Keep the supervisor informed of work priorities and problems
  • Respond appropriately to emergency situations and disasters
  • Provide a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff
  • Ensure security of the environment to prevent exit or patient’s intent on eloping from the facility
  • Implement the facility’s procedure for elopement if any patient leaves the facility without permission
  • Follow the facility’s standards relating to customer service
  • Maintain confidentiality of patients and other work-related issues
  • Ensure that all patients are treated with respect and dignity, and that all staff are sensitive to cultural and spiritual preferences
  • Follow the facility’s rules of conduct
  • Attend in-services related to work and complete required in-service annually; attend outside classes to enhance the role and professional standards, as appropriate
  • Provide timely notification of illness / absences to the appropriate supervisor, and following departmental policy and time lines
  • Attend facility meetings as assigned
  • Follow the dress code for the work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school preferred
  • Graduation from a certified nursing assistant program required, or at least one year’s experience in an acute psychiatric hospital
  • Recent experience as a certified nursing assistant in acute psychiatric care is preferred
  • Basic life support certification
  • Management of assaultive behavior competency (CPI)
  • Ability to perform the functions of a mental health worker/certified nursing assistant, and recognize and report patient’s changes promptly to the charge nurse
  • Ability to interact effectively with patients, visitors, administration, physicians, and staff
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing mental health
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English in a clear manner
  • Desire to work with geriatric and mentally disabled persons
  • Ability to generate enthusiasm and cooperation from others
  • Ability to understand and respond appropriately to cultural diversity

Registered Nurse – Acute Geriatric Psychiatry (on-call)

The registered nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive, individualized resident care in the Jewish Home’s acute geriatric psychiatry hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate a plan of care at the time of admission
  • Review and update care plans based on ongoing assessments
  • Review the plans of care with assigned staff
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions, including discharge planning
  • Communicate changes in patients’ condition, status, and needs to the acute psych team
  • Administration of treatments and medications
  • Make rounds for the assessment of patients’ needs and supervision of care
  • Direction and supervision of the care delivered
  • Participate in staff meetings and staff development programs
  • Assume delegated responsibilities for the day-to-day management and supervision of the unit in the absence of the head nurse
  • Participate in the orientation of new employees
  • Compliance with title 22 regulations

Qualifications

  • BSN degree, preferred
  • PRO-ACT certified or related mental health crisis training
  • CPR certified
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current California licensure as a registered nurse
  • Basic life support certification
  • Two years of acute or long-term care nursing experience
  • One or more years of psychiatric care experience

MDS Coordinator (on-call)

The minimum data set (MDS) coordinator is responsible for the timely scheduling, completion, and transmission of MDS assessments.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure facility compliance with Medicare, OBRA, and Title 22 guidelines
  • Support identification of Medicare entitlement and eligibility for prospective residents
  • Perform utilization review
  • Oversee gathering of information for assessments and care plans
  • Schedule and facilitate care plan conferences
  • Participate in committees, including appropriate communication to address and resolve pertinent issues
  • Input or supervise the input of MDS assessments, transmission to the state, and obtain receipt of validation
  • Manage care planning process
  • Complete chart audits as necessary to assess documentation support for MDS assessments
  • Identify residents who are having significant change(s) in status, manage interdisciplinary process, and complete necessary assessment
  • Monitor MDS documentation and charting requirements that support services provided to meet billing requirements
  • Ensure the timely completion of all required reports and pertinent communication to appropriate staff
  • Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Jewish Home’s code of conduct, its policies and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, RN preferred
  • Valid California RN license
  • One year of nursing experience in a long-term care environment preferred
  • Strong knowledge of RAI process
  • Strong knowledge of Medicare regulations – state and federal/CMS guidelines and regulations pertinent to completing, managing, and transmitting MDS assessments
  • Able to provide direction and coordination of a multifaceted program, including problem resolution with the facility
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, work on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment, and able to be accurate and concise
  • Computer proficiency, including word processing, ability to use e-mail and Internet programs, familiar with computerized data entry

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to sit and/or work on a computer for long periods
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and family members, and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Registered Nurse (full-time and on-call availability)

Position overview

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

Requirements

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

Licensed Vocational Nurse (on-call)

Position overview

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

Qualifications

  • 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
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