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.

Discharge Planner – Social Services

Position overview

As a member of the STARS (short-term and rehabilitation services) unit team at the Jewish Home, the discharge planner provides psychosocial support to patients and their families, facilitates discharges, meets documentation requirements, and functions as member of the interdisciplinary team.

Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinate with the interdisciplinary team and other departments in the provision of social and discharge services
  • Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessment of patients
  • Coordinate discharge planning, working as a liaison between the patients, their family, other departments, and community referrals
  • Assist patients and families with concrete services
  • Respond to crisis situations as presented by patients, families, and staff
  • Provide/facilitate individual counseling to patients and families as needed
  • Participate in the formulation of patient care plans and develop goals and treatments for social work service
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation which 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 confidentiality of necessary information
  • Act as a patient advocate and ensure patients 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-discharge and prior to new admissions
  • Facilitate the transition of some long-term care residents/patients to other units. Coordinate with unit social workers to ensure an easy adjustment to another unit; participate in transfer team meetings with IDT members
  • Other duties as assigned by the director of Social Services

Qualifications

  • Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families, and at all levels of the organization
  • Effective time management skills to organize and prioritize workload
  • Two to four years of experience with case management and discharge planning
  • Understanding of Medicare/Medi-Cal guidelines
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Two to four years of experience in health care and/or the senior community

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 the tray-line, and performs routine tasks in the dish room and residents’ areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a friendly and efficient attitude towards customers, co-workers, and clients
  • Set up assigned station in the work area
  • Prepare portions, assemble and label food items, work on the tray-line
  • Work in dish room, scrapping trays, loading and unloading dish machine, and sorting silverware, if required
  • Clean tables, counters and various types of kitchen equipment, and sweep and mop floors
  • Assist with catered events, as required
  • Adhere to all sanitation procedures. Remove trash from the department and transport it 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/patient population and demonstrate knowledge of specific issues directly related to the age of patient/resident 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

Qualifications

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

Office & Database Manager (Full-time)

Position overview

The office & database manager reports to the senior development & gift planning officer and is a key member of the fundraising team for the Organizational Advancement department. Administrative

Responsible for providing day-to-day operation of the Organizational Advancement department.

  • Greet visitors to the department, answer department phone and direct inquiries to the proper parties
  • Overall responsibility for processing all gifts – including downloading online donations, preparing the daily gift report and coordinating the gift acknowledgement process, including all gift postings, adjustments, cards and letters, and deposit records
  • Overall responsibility for developing and monitoring all systems for filing, coding, archiving of department and donor files, with special emphasis on protecting sensitive and confidential information
  • Prepare all department correspondence on direction of individual department staff members
  • Prepare departmental time sheet accounting for payroll for approval by chief advancement officer
  • Run all new admits/discharges through Vision (HMX) and check obituaries for deceased donors/individuals within the database
  • Annually review credit card payment compliance and reporting with charitable watchdog agencies
  • Maintain the department calendar, including the coordination of meetings, mailings, staff vacations, and due dates for grant reports
  • Update departmental Policies & Procedures
  • Other duties as assigned to assist in the efficient operation of the department

Budget

Working closely with the chief advancement officer and senior development & gift planning officer, s/he is responsible for compiling the elements of the Advancement department’s budget in a format acceptable to the Finance department.

  • Process and monitor departmental expenses and revenues and prepare a monthly report reflecting goals versus actuals
  • Prepare gift detail reconciliations and revenue reports, including statement of contributions and fundraising report on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis and reconcile cash and accrual basis differences with the Finance department
  • Assist the chief advancement officer and senior development & gift planning officer with data necessary to prepare the annual department budget; enter same into the format used by the Finance department.
  • Schedule calendars and prepare the billing process of all pledges relating to capital campaigns and for other pledges paid over time
  • Schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions where appropriate
  • Keep the department’s management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports, summarizing information, and identifying trends

Database Management

Responsible for data entry, integrity, reporting, and calendaring of action and/or campaign notes.

  • Enter donor and gift data on a daily basis
  • Perform data analysis by querying database, compiling statistics, forecasting trends and strategizing
  • Set up tracking systems, creating and coordinating the production of performance management reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Direct data output by developing and coordinating the production of donor lists, direct mail lists, and mail merge
  • Interface with IT for individual workstation set-up, issues, and security

Donor Stewardship

Develop and implement an effective prospect research component to bring together relevant financial and biographical date to aid development officers and lay people in the identification and cultivation of a donor base.

  • Review, track, and coordinate the processing of all gifts
  • Review, track, and coordinate the processing of all estates and grants
  • Coordinate the preparation of special named fund accounting reports for donors
  • Review and coordinate the recording and document storage of grant history in the database and files

Research

Manage prospect research and provide data on prospective donors by interfacing with appropriate data resource services, Lexus Nexus, Blackbaud Analytics, Researcher’s Edge.

Special Events

Responsible for directing clerical support for event mailings, pre-registration and on-site registration, and the accurate reporting of event income.

  • Monitor all gift processing, tracking, and data entry for events
  • Coordinate the preparation of lists, badges, table and seating cards
  • Assist with the pre-registration and assignment of golf foursomes and the compilation of table-seating requests and assignments

Computer Proficiencies

Raiser’s Edge; Microsoft Office; business systems

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

Receptionist (part-time and 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

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
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