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.

Case Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW

The case manager is responsible for the quality of patient management and satisfaction, promoting continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integration and functions of case management, utilization review, and management and discharge planning to ensure that the patient progresses through the continuum of care and is discharged to the least restrictive environment. The case manager provides ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation, and overall evaluation of individual patient needs, and has accountability for the care, coordination, and discharge planning of all patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate the integration of case management/social services functions into the patient care, discharge, and home-planning processes with other departments, external service organizations, agencies, and healthcare facilities
  • Provide leadership, supervision, and support to nursing and care staff in the provision of clinical/care support services in a professional manner
  • Introduce self to patient and family, and explain the clinical case manager’s role and process for the patient and family to contact the clinical case manager
  • Enable those who use the services to participate in decisions about their health and support needs
  • Act as patient advocate: investigate and report adverse occurrences, and perform staff education related to resource utilization, discharge planning, and psychosocial aspects of healthcare delivery
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary patient care rounds and/or conferences to review treatment goals, optimize resource utilization, provide family education and identified post-STARS (short-term and rehabilitation services) transition needs
  • Assist the social services/discharge planner with care conferences
  • Negotiate with the service providers, payers, and members of the center’s care team to meet the resident’s care needs. (Includes labs, X-ray, pharmacy, rehab, ambulance, and equipment)
  • Investigate and address concerns identified with STARS post-discharge follow-up program
  • Oversee the completion of cert/recerts, Generic Notice of Non-coverage, Detailed Notice of Non-coverage, and Non-coverage letters for Medicare and Managed Care
  • Assist the care coordinator with MDS Assessment completion as needed
  • Lead the daily pathway meeting with the rehabilitation director to identify the most appropriate Assessment Reference Date (ARD) that captures the maximum reimbursement, and leads the weekly utilization review meeting with the director of utilization management
  • Communicate with physicians at regular intervals throughout the STARS’ patient stay and develop an effective working relationship. Assist physicians so as to maintain appropriate cost, case, and desired patient outcomes
  • Complete the expanded assessment of patients and family needs at the time of admission. Complete Discharge Disposition Assessment and Discharge Management Calendar with Discharge Planner at least weekly
  • Conduct concurrent medical records’ review using specific indicators and criteria as approved by the medical staff, CMS, and other state agencies
  • Provide education, information, and advice for people who use the services and their families in a supportive and understanding environment
  • Maintain appropriate documentation, legible records, registers and databases, and be aware of the legal implications of these documents
  • Examine and develop existing nursing practices and guidelines for practice in consultation with people using the services, management, and staff
  • Conduct reviews for the appropriate utilization of services from admission through discharge. Mobilize resources and interviews as needed to assist in achieving the desired clinical outcomes within the desired timeframe
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, RN, required
  • Valid California RN license
  • One year of nursing experience in a long-term care environment, preferred
  • Strong knowledge of RAI process, CMS, and state and federal guidelines and regulations pertinent to a skilled nursing facility
  • Able to provide direction and coordination of a multifaceted program, including problem resolution with facility
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • 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
  • Ability to be accurate, concise, detail oriented, and make independent decisions

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

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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