Job Opportunities

The Jewish Home’s almost 700 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.

Diet Technician, Registered

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.


  • 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 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 continuing professional education period
  • Two years of experience in long-term care or acute care
  • 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 clients
  • 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

Registered Nurse (On-call)

Position overview

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


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

Certified Nursing Assistant (On-call)

Position overview

The certified nursing assistant (CNA) is responsible for providing care necessary to residents to ensure that their cleanliness, grooming, nourishment, rest, activity, and elimination are in a manner conducive to the their comfort and safety. The CNA also performs selected nursing procedures, as assigned and instructed by the head nurse or charge nurse, that do not require professional evaluation.


  • Graduate of a certified nursing assistant program
  • Current and active certified nursing assistant certificate, required
  • Ability to speak and read Russian fluently, required
  • Ability to speak English clearly and write legibly
  • Ability to understand and carry out directions or instructions, both written and verbal

Acute Psychiatric Charge Nurse (On-Call)

Position overview

The on-call acute psychiatric charge nurse provides an atmosphere conducive to the development of good working relationships with all members of the healthcare team. In the absence of the unit manager, the charge nurse delegates responsibilities for the day-to-day management and supervision of the unit.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS degree, preferred
  • Current and valid California licensure as a registered nurse
  • Current and valid CPR certification
  • Two years of acute or long-term care nursing experience, preferred

Special Events Planner (Part-time)

Organizational Advancement Department


The Jewish Home of San Francisco seeks an energetic and detail-oriented event planner to contract with the Jewish Home for 15 to 25 hours per week as needed, and to work in close conjunction with the Home’s fundraising team. The special events planner is an adjunct to the fundraising team, reporting to the senior development & gifts planning officer. Working closely with the entire Advancement team, the special events planner is responsible for coordinating and managing special cultivation and fundraising events that effectively and efficiently raise money, and that enhance relationships with donors.


  • Act as lead planner and implementer for cultivation and appreciation events in collaboration with development team and key staff of the Home
  • Work with lay leaders and event producers on key fundraising events, such as the annual spring golf tournament and targeted events related to the Jewish Home’s Live. Grow. Flourish. comprehensive campaign
  • Manage relationships with volunteers assisting with or working at these events
  • Coordinate the Jewish Home’s participation in events in the community as appropriate
  • Follow up on meetings, solicitations and gifts in a prompt, professional manner
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of donor and sponsor contacts on a real-time basis to ensure accuracy and completeness of information; actively utilize the Raiser’s Edge software tracking system and Excel spreadsheets to monitor relationship development with prospects and with established donors
  • Prepare timely notes and action steps in the Home's Raiser's Edge database
  • Manage and prepare regular revenue and expense updates for special events
  • Assist other officers and attend all events where the presence of Advancement officers is a part of the event strategy
  • Prepare weekly and monthly summary reports of activities and outcomes
  • Attend evening and weekend events, as required; minimal travel
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the senior development & gifts planning officer


  • Experience and demonstrated track record in coordinating special fundraising events
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work independently with attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively, strategically, creatively and with good humor in a highly adaptive, confidential setting
  • Experience coordinating effective and efficient working relationships with boards, volunteers, and senior staff
  • Sensitivity to Jewish traditions and philanthropy; success in working with Bay Area Jewish philanthropic leadership a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact in a persuasive and professional manner with a wide variety of people
  • Significant level of computer proficiency, including MS Office and relational databases; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license and access to a car; willingness to drive personal vehicle as necessary. (Compensation for business mileage to be reimbursed at standard IRS rates.)


  • Ability to evaluate and prioritize strategic approaches to meet critical fundraising goals
  • A compelling communicator with highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing, warm, and enthusiastic style
  • Accustomed to taking the initiative and working independently, combined with the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Well-organized in work style and process, with ability to multitask and prioritize competing deliverables or objectives
  • Technology/computer skills to adeptly navigate and manage donor database systems
  • Passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others; operational experience working with older adults a plus
  • Patient, persistent, with a track record of personal integrity and accountability, honesty, sound judgment, diplomacy and tact, commitment to teamwork and quality, and a strong work ethic
  • Sense of humor and perspective

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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


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

Licensed Vocational Nurse

Position overview

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

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for giving and directing comprehensive nursing care, including the administration of medication and treatments, and the assessments of residents’ condition
  • Assume the role of charge nurse as needed
  • Supervise the activities of nursing assistants and participate in the provision of resident care as the need arises
  • Utilize available resources in providing resident care
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment are available on the unit
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Respond appropriately to residents and facility emergencies
  • Document resident care needs in the medical record and resident care plan
  • Assist with the orientation of new personnel
  • Provide input for the evaluation of nursing assistants
  • Attend in-service programs to further professional growth
  • Be conversant and compliant with state and federal regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 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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