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.

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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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 (short-term and rehabilitation services)

Position Overview

The recreation coordinator for our short-term and rehabilitation services unit (STARS) is responsible for planning and conducting a meaningful program to include group, one-to-one, and self-directed activities. The recreation coordinator will work closely with nursing, dietary, rehab, volunteers, discharge planners, and case managers to provide opportunities for socializing and the establishment of relationships among residents and patients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide opportunities for socializing and the establishment of relationships among residents and patients
  • Create a positive, caring, and stimulating environment
  • Re-motivate residents/patients to become actively involved in life, through contributing toward a renewal of physical and mental abilities
  • Respond to the needs and abilities of the residents/patients, which may vary. Must be able to carry out activities with these differences in mind
  • Provide one-to-one relationship with the patients/residents who decline to participate in group activities, or who are unable to attend group activities
  • Fulfill important emotional needs of residents/patients, by providing support in times of crises and help with problems in daily living
  • Responsible for timely completion of residents’/patients’ records to include activity initial assessments, MDS information, activity care plans, progress, and other activity notes as deemed appropriate
  • Work closely with other 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 residents’/patients’ family members
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (recreational therapy, psychology, health care, geriatrics, or recreation administration), preferred
  • Two years of experience working within a geriatric group and related field
  • Familiarity with Jewish culture, customs, and traditions helpful
  • Sound group work, organizational ,and communication skills
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Creative, flexible, energetic, enthusiastic, resourceful, self-motivated, innovative thinker, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and within an interdisciplinary team work approach
  • Sensitive to varying levels of physical and emotional health
  • Ability to work with people of diverse background, culture, and religion
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