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, multi-ethnic, and multi denominational 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.

Acute Psychiatry Registered Nurse (On-Call)

Position overview

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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate a plan of care at the patient’s time of admission
  • Review and update the care plan based on ongoing assessment
  • Review the plan of care with assigned staff
  • Initiate appropriate nursing interventions, including discharge planning
  • Communicate changes in patients’ condition, status, and needs to the acute psychiatry team
  • Administer treatment and medications
  • Make rounds for the assessment of patients’ needs and supervision of care
  • Direct and supervise 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
  • Be compliant 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

Diet Technician

Position overview

In collaboration with the clinical dietitian, the diet technician functions as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide nutritional care to residents and patients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interface with residents/patients to obtain diet and nutritional information to determine nutritional risk
  • Collaborate with clinical dietitian(s) in charting monthly quarterlies according to the MDS monthly care plan calendar
  • Interview and screen new/existing residents/patient for diet history, food and meal preferences, menu satisfaction, meal acceptance, and dining-related needs
  • Maintain a friendly, efficient attitude toward residents and patients, co-workers, and clients
  • Participate in meal rounds and oversee food production and service operations as assigned
  • Perform nutritional analysis, analyze recipes/menus, and completed calorie counts as assigned
  • Collaborate and communicate with Nutritional Services staff and leadership
  • Attend care plan meetings and other related nutritional care meetings as assigned
  • Maintain and update resident care plans
  • Perform diet office clerical duties, including copying and filing
  • Assist with clinical data collections and quality improvement processes
  • Collaborate with clinical dietitian(s) with preceptor responsibilities for dietitian intern’s professional learning experience
  • Follow established guidelines and use appropriate communication procedures for any necessary intervention to ensure optimal nutritional status is achieved
  • Guide individuals and families in food selection, preparation, and menu planning based upon nutritional needs
  • Adhere to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe working environment
  • Compile with all OSHA regulations, as well as other local, state, and federal regulations
  • Recognize and adopt activities appropriate to the specific needs of the resident/patient population and demonstrate knowledge of specific issues directly related to the age of the resident/patient population
  • Meet and maintain competency standards for dietetic technician, registered and identified by peer review evaluation and competency assessment
  • Maintain compliance with standards of operation, as well as maintain all records and reports necessary to comply with government and accrediting agency standards, regulations, and codes
  • Display excellent teamwork and communication with clinical dietitian(s) to communicate completed updates in geri-menu on a daily basis
  • Carry out daily maintenance to geri-menu with the following: Admission Discharge Transfer Report (ADT), dining room grids, printing of meal tickets, updating therapeutic diet orders, and printing out snack labels
  • Continually checks Microsoft Outlook for the new diet orders and input changes into geri-menu
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited or certified dietetic technician program
  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university in food or nutrition, or an associate’s degree in dietetic technology
  • Active registered diet technician (DTR) status with credential verification
  • Active learning plan and activities log for long-term care/geriatric area with accrued 50 hours of approved continuing education for each five-year CPE period
  • Two years of long-term care or acute care experience, preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, automated diet office system and electronic medical records
  • 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
  • Excellent time management skills
  • 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 work with and maintain confidential information

Receptionist (on-call)

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 Jewish Home
  • Act as a liaison with parking attendants, staff, and visitors
  • Act as a liaison with the Fire Department, Police Department, and the Home’s security and plant operations departments
  • Act as a liaison with the Jewish Home’s drivers for all residents’ outside appointments
  • Coordinate staff and security responses to WanderGuard alarm system
  • Maintain logs for toll and long-distance outgoing calls, and calls made by residents in the infirmary
  • Maintain switchboard/front desk filing system
  • Coordinate delivery of flowers and packages to the Home
  • Assist in sorting resident mail and processing outgoing registered and certified mail
  • Maintain the 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; associates degree in business preferred
  • Two years of administrative assistant experience
  • One year 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
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Flexible schedule required

Staff Accountant

Position overview

The staff accountant maintains and enhances accounting systems and performs general ledger entries, closings, and other duties under the supervision of the controller, also taking direction from the director of financial planning & analysis. This position will work closely with the senior accountants and also act as liaison between finance and other departments.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with month-end closing; i.e., prepare monthly closing entries for cash, prepaid expenses, and other accounts
  • Assist the accounts payable manager with monthly fixed asset activity, depreciation, and disposals
  • Act as the back-up accounts payable clerk in the absence of the accounts payable manager
  • Assist the payroll supervisor with payroll processing, manual checks, and other duties. Act as the backup payroll clerk in the absence of the payroll supervisor
  • Assist the senior accountant with bank reconciliations and cash postings
  • Assist with inter-company reconciliations and billings
  • Prepare bank deposits for armored transport pickup
  • Assist with the year-end audit process
  • Act as a back-up for all other accounting functions in the absence of others in the department
  • Coordinate and assist with requests from other departments
  • Perform projects as assigned or requested

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, emphasis in accounting or finance preferred
  • Command of the Internet and most MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with ADP and Great Plains preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Communicate in a clear, friendly, professional and proactive manner
  • Ability to work under pressure while still being accurate
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-entity environment
  • Possess a “can-do” attitude and willing to accept new challenges

Security Guard

Position overview

The security guard is responsible for greeting and directing individuals entering the Jewish Home, as well as answering main line telephone calls and screening visitors. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all residents, patients, 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 security of the premises
  • Patrol the Jewish Home’s grounds, on the alert for unusual activity or safety hazards. Also ensure security of doors and windows
  • Control motor traffic on the Jewish Home’s grounds
  • Monitor the staff parking lots to ensure compliance with the Home’s parking policy
  • Respond to door, Wanderguard and fire alarms, and investigate the cause
  • Respond and assist in emergency situations. Call police or fire departments as appropriate
  • Receive courier and stock deliveries
  • Control access to the Jewish Home’s 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 main line telephone 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 public
  • 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

Recreation Coordinator – STARS

Position Overview

The recreation coordinator for the STARS program (short-term and rehabilitation services) is responsible for planning and conducting a meaningful activities program to include group, one-to-one, and self-directed activities. The recreation coordinator works closely with other departments such as nursing, dietary, rehab, volunteers, discharge planners and case managers, to provide the opportunity for socializing and encouraging relationships among patients and residents.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of patients’/residents’ records to include activity initial assessments, MDS information, activity care plans, progress, and other activity notes as deemed appropriate
  • Respond to the needs and abilities of the patients/residents by providing opportunities and resources to re-motivate them to a renewal of physical, mental and social abilities
  • Provide one-to-one relationships with the patients/residents who decline to participate in group activities, or who are unable to attend group activities
  • Work closely with other Jewish Home departments, in particular nursing, dietary, rehab, volunteers, discharge planners and case managers
  • May supervise student interns and volunteers who are involved with activities
  • Consult with the patients’/residents’ family members on matters related to activity goals, preferences, and interventions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the field (recreational therapy, psychology, health care, geriatrics, social work, or recreation administration), preferred
  • Two years of experience working within a geriatric group and related field, preferred
  • Sound group work, organizational, and communication skills
  • Proficiency with electronic medical records
  • Creative, flexible, energetic, enthusiastic, resourceful, self-motivated, innovative thinker, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively, efficiently, independently and within an interdisciplinary team work approach
  • Must be sensitive to varying levels of physical and emotional health
  • Ability to work with people of diverse background, culture, religion, etc.
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