Job Opportunities

Our close to 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 average length of tenure, which is 10 years of service.

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.

Business Systems Analyst (full-time)

Reporting to the chief information officer, the business systems analyst will aid in addressing opportunities and business challenges by reviewing, analyzing, and documenting business requirements to design and/or recommend technology and business process improvements and solutions. This is a highly visible role that will blend strong analytical skills with project management know-how, and collaborate with the business units and IT systems engineering teams to help develop solutions with impact.

The business systems analyst will document business requirements, define scope and objectives, and create product, process and system specifications that drive timely development and implementation. This key role functions as a liaison between IT and business departments, and must have excellent listening and communications skills, as well as a relentless focus on not just the “what” and “how” of the process being documented, but why the process has impact.

Essential Functions

  • Function as a user advocate and empathize with both stakeholders and end-users of different departments while working towards solutions that have meaningful impact
  • Gather user feedback and design methods to improve the overall user experience, and use that feedback to manage projects and advance product implementation activities with internal stakeholders and IT vendors
  • Work collaboratively with department heads and end-users to determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Design new IT solutions by analyzing requirements, constructing business process workflow charts and diagrams, studying system capabilities, and writing specifications
  • Work with IT vendors to source software and/or hardware solutions based on business requirements gathered, and ensure proposed solutions meet the needs of the business community
  • Leverage project management skills to plan and coordinate all activities and track budget for assigned projects
  • Improve systems and processes by studying current practices, and design modifications and recommendations for improvements
  • Recommend controls by identifying problems; collaborate with business users to develop better processes/procedures
  • Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, and recommending actions
  • Understand the value of data and proactively identify opportunities to maximize its value
  • Provide references for users by writing and maintaining user documentation; train end-users as part of analysis to observe behavior and identify usability issues
  • Maintain user confidence and protect operations by maintaining proper information confidentiality
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional societies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, business, communications related field; or four to six years of related work experience in lieu of a degree
  • Three years of relevant business process analysis experience, ideally in a healthcare setting
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to communicate articulately and succinctly with technical and non-technical staff
  • Have a keen interest in working directly with older people and on technology initiatives that will improve the well-being of older people
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (e.g., being resourceful)
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated capacity for project management, including project cost budgeting and tracking
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changes quickly
  • Computer hardware and software skills, including PCs, 3rd party applications software and network file transfer software. Advanced technical and/or product development skills desirable

Social Worker, Acute Geriatric Psychiatry Hospital (Per Diem)

Reporting to the acute geriatric psychiatry hospital’s director of Social Services, the discharge planner provides psychosocial and discharge planning support to patients and their families, facilitates discharges, meets documentation requirements and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. This position also facilitates 1-2 discharge planning groups per week, and provides support to the director of Social Services.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate with 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 and 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 the organization’s 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
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field
  • MFT or MSW required, or at least one year’s experience in a geriatric setting preferred
  • Two years of experience in health care and/or senior community
  • Two years of experience with case management and discharge planning
  • Understanding of Medicare/Medi-Cal guidelines
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel; proficiency with data entry and the use of electronic health records software
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal 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
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families and at all levels of the organization
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Effective time management skills to organize and prioritize the workload

Cook (Per Diem)

Reporting to the director of Food and Nutritional Services, the cook is responsible for the preparation of all food items as per standardized recipes.

Essential Functions

  • 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 the 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 the department’s dress code
  • Attend in-service training and education sessions as assigned
  • Perform specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to understand measurements and conversions
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a cook in a hotel, restaurant, club or similar institution
  • 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

  • Must be able to stand or walk for up to 8 hours per day
  • Must be 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 required
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds independently
  • May be exposed to extreme temperatures (freezers and stoves-range burners) for short periods
  • May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals
  • Must be able to see, hear, and communicate with others

Maintenance Worker (Per Diem)

Reporting the director of Plant Operations, under general supervision the maintenance worker will be responsible for repairs, modifications, and preventive maintenance tasks on building and facility equipment, fixtures, and systems.

Essential Functions

  • Perform minor and major repairs of all buildings and equipment
  • Responsible for ensuring all utility services are in operation and working properly
  • Assist with the renovation/remodeling of buildings; repair plaster and drywall; paint interior/exterior of buildings; repair doors, door locks and closets; install window blinds
  • Check the oxygen levels for designated buildings and complete the loading and unloading of full and empty cylinders
  • Make scheduled rounds throughout the facility, receive and complete routine work requests
  • Maintain records of scheduled maintenance requests and complete all maintenance assignments in a safe and timely manner
  • Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required
  • Responsible for keeping the work area, equipment, and tools clean and in a safe operable condition
  • Respond to all fire alarms and assist with all phases of firefighting until S.F.F.D. arrives
  • Serve as back-up shuttle driver
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two years of maintenance experience, preferably in a hospital or commercial building setting
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the proper and safe use of hand/power tools used in repairs and light construction
  • Must be able to work weekends and available off-hours for emergency call-back
  • Ability to communicate with residents and assist them with their special requests
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Valid class C driver’s license
  • Willingness to continually learn about new equipment and to keep up with technology

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, push, pull a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry
  • Ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles over time without fatigue
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Good visual and auditory acuity

Quality and Compliance Officer (full-time)

Reporting to the president and CEO of Jewish Senior Living Group, the quality and compliance officer is responsible for the development, day-to-day management and oversight of the ethics and compliance program, and for conducting and coordinating quality and compliance reviews for the organization. The officer partners with applicable department heads in evaluating compliance, efficiency, efficacy, and consistency with industry best practice(s) with respect to policies and procedures, and organizational systems. In partnership with the administrator and director of Nursing, the officer leads, plans/organizes, implements, evaluates, and coordinates the organization’s Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program. (This encompasses Quality Improvement as well as Quality Assessment and Assurance.)

Essential Functions

General

  • Work in collaboration with the administrator and the director of Nursing to monitor, develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate all activities related to the QAPI Program
  • Identify learning needs related to the QAPI Program and regulatory requirements, and collaborate with key departamental managers for the education/training of staff
  • Consult with appropriate staff and managers regarding clinical/non-clinical and individual department concerns to ensure that issues are identified and assessed timely; that an accurate root cause analysis is complete; that appropriate action is taken; and that there is sufficient re-evaluation and monitoring to ensure continued resolution
  • Collaborate with the Education department and applicable department heads to ensure that documentation for all training is completed in accordance with state and federal requirements
  • Lead (as needed) and participate in unit-based QAPI processes, meetings, and projects
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure an integrated approach
  • Ensure the organization’s QAPI Program meets or exceeds state, federal, and accreditation requirements
  • Assist in planing, creating, organizing, leading, and/or coordinating audits and/or audit systems that identify issues/challenges related to resident/patient care, as well as evaluate resident/patient care and service delivery
  • Conduct state and federally required QAPI projects (including regulatory updates) routinely and as needed
  • Conduct an orientation program for new, re-hired, and applicable contract employees
  • Assist in the process of identifying gaps between resident/patients needs and staff abilities to meet those needs. In response to identified gaps, design or assist in designing appropriate systems programs
  • In collaboration with the Education department and applicable department heads, ensure that the organization’s educational curriculum meets or exceeds state, federal, and accreditation requirements
  • Work closely with the administrator and director of Nursing to ensure that QAPI issues are identified, actions plans are written and implemented, and issues are resolved
  • As needed and with approval, facilitate and support interdisciplinary QAPI task forces to address quality and risk management issues
  • In partnerhsip with the administrator and director of Nursing, develop and implement a comprehensive mock survey process to ensure positive outcomes
  • Report results of mock surveys and associated plan of corrections, as well as other relevant activity related to QAPI to the CEO
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Compliance and Ethics

  • Report to the board of trustees and to the CEO on a regular basis on the efforts to develop and implement an effective ethics and compliance program
  • Coordinate the efforts of the Compliance and Ethics Committee and the responsible departments and programs in the development, implementation, and oversight of the program and all compliance activities
  • Coordinate the efforts of management and the board to enforce, and revise as necessary, the Code of Conduct
  • Coordinate the efforts of the Compliance and Ethics Committee to develop the annual compliance plan and audit calendar
  • Develop and implement a training program that includes:
    • An agency-wide training on the Compliance and Ethics Program and the Code of Conduct
    • Incorporation of an ethics and compliance curriculum into the orientation program for all new employees
    • On-going training for employees working in high-risk positions or departments within the organization. The purpose of the training will be to build and/or maintain the skill level of these employees in their areas of responsibility
  • Engage employees in a culture of accountability and communicate to employees the importance of their reporting suspected wrongdoing to management, and to develop alternative reporting mechanisms for them to do this, including a hotline for reporting suspected misconduct confidentially or anonymously
  • Ensure that the management team, including the chief human resources officer, have:
    • Developed appropriate procedures for ensuring that the organization does not hire or continue to employ individuals who have been excluded from the federal health care programs
    • Mechanisms in place to reasonably determine that individuals who are hired or are currently working for the organization are ethical individuals who understand the commitment to “zero tolerance” of inappropriate, illegal, and unethical behavior
    • Developed and implemented appropriate disciplinary policy that it is consistently and fairly applied at all levels of the organization, for compliance related infractions, including and up to termination of employment
  • Conduct or coordinate investigations into compliance-related issues or reports to ensure that there is adequate follow-up, corrective action (including disciplinary action), and that appropriate documentation is developed and retained
  • In conjunction with the CEO and the board, consult with legal counsel to determine the appropriate response of the organization to detected violations, including the scope and protocol for investigations, documentation standards, reports, corrective action and appropriate follow-up, including voluntary paybacks or voluntary disclosures to third parties, and direct reports to the board
  • Work with management in the development and implementation of appropriate internal controls and measurements to reasonably ensure that the activities of the organization comply with the law, regulations and rules that govern the work of the organization, and that non-compliance and improper conduct can be detected
  • Develop a records management system for the compliance program that ensures that all relevant documents being maintained or developed by the office, in either paper or electronic format, are secure, accurate, complete, and evaluated on a regular basis for destruction or retention
  • Work closely with the privacy officer to ensure that all HIPAA regulations are monitored and adhered to, and provide support for remediation and education of the staff regarding privacy and confidentiality issues
  • Develop and conduct an annual review of the program to evaluate its effectiveness in promoting compliance within the organization
  • Promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the law
  • Oversee periodic compliance risk assessments to identify the highest priority risk exposures, and develop a plan for mitigating those risks
  • Define and establish the philosophy, goals, and objectives directed at achieving high quality resident care in accordance with the mission and strategic plan of the organization
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of all functional areas of the organization and use best practice guidelines to adjust priorities as needed using systematic assessment, data collection, and evaluation
  • Manage the incident reporting process and provide reports, trending analyses, and improvement planning for the organization
  • Maintain an open-door policy with both residents/patients and employees regarding complaint and issue reporting and resolution
  • Function as a resource in quality, risk management, and research-related issues demonstrating competency in judgement, related technical skills, and an appropriate knowledge base
  • Perform complex root cause analysis (RCA) investigations of all areas of risk to the organization and make recommendations to senior management, Human Resources, and the board for remediation plans

Technology Advocacy

  • Explore technology solutions that enable a higher quality of care for residents/patients, streamline internal processes in order to drive efficiency and efficacy, and leverage delivery of technology throughout the campus
  • Collaborate with, support, and represent the administrator in all technology-related projects and initiatives
  • Embrace the broader, holistic view of the enterprise technology landscape, in partnership with the IT department, when seeking solutions

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in human services, business administration, health care, or related field
  • At least five years’ experience working in a regulated environment and a minimum of two years of direct clinical experience in health care, senior services, or long-term care is preferred
  • Experience auditing organizational records and documentation is also preferred
  • Certified Healthcare Compliance Certification or equivalency is desired
  • Must have, or develop an expert knowledge of national and state laws and regulations including but not limited to:
  • False Claims Act
  • Physician Self-Referral (Stark) Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Health Insurance Portability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)
  • State regulations applicable to treatment and reimbursement under Medi-Cal and Medicare and other third party payers
  • Basic utilization review/survey procedures and techniques
  • RCFE policy and procedures
  • Skilled nursing facility policy and procedures
  • Basic principles and practices of supervision

Skills and Abilities

  • Prepare and maintain accurate records
  • Interpret rules and regulations
  • Prepare clear and concise reports using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Maintain objectivity and confidentiality
  • Gather and analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations
  • Communicate effectively, both one on one and in groups
  • Knowledge of QAPI methods, learning principles/training techniques, resident/patient safety, risk management, survey process, infection control, and employee health
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, as well as various software platforms
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport quickly with peers and customers
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations that govern skilled nursing facilities/nursing homes
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • 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
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and work on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, residents/patients, family members, and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry
  • Ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles over time without fatigue
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Good visual and auditory acuity
  • Ability to safely transport residents/patients in wheelchairs without fatigue over time

Major Gifts Officer (full-time)

The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) reports to the Senior Development Officer (SDO) and is a key member of the fundraising team. S/he will have three primary areas of responsibility: major gifts; grateful patients, residents, & family program management; and social media. The MGO will be part of an Advancement team that also includes the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), Senior Communications Officer, Web Designer, Special Events and Grants Officer, and Database and Office Manager.

To be considered for this position or for additional information on the opportunity, please send resume to or contact Randall Search Associates at 415.767.3814, david@randallsearchassociates.com.

Clinical Dietitian (part-time, 32 hrs./wk.)

Reporting to the clinical nutrition manager, the clinical dietitian performs nutritional assessments and plans therapeutic diets in accordance with physician’s diagnoses and requirements of regulatory agencies.

Essential Functions

  • Consult with physician and other healthcare personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of residents and patients
  • Formulate menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of residents and patients, and integrates their menus with basic institutional menus
  • Recognize and adopt activities appropriate to the specific needs of the resident/patient population and demonstrate knowledge of specific issues directly related to their age
  • Inspect meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and for standards of palatability and appearance
  • Instruct residents/patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation
  • Engage in nutritional research and maintain registration status through the Commission of Dietetics
  • Maintain accurate records to meet regulatory agency guidelines and assist in statistical analysis of data
  • Collaborate with the registered dietetic technicians in conducting nutritional screenings and in providing nutritional care
  • Collaborate with the clinical nutrition manager with preceptor responsibilities for dietitian intern’s professional learning experience
  • Adhere to established systems and training programs to provide a safe working environment
  • Function as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to implement nutrition care plans
  • Comply with all OSHA regulations and other local, state, and federal government regulations
  • Perform all other related duties

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area related to the field, required
  • Successfully passed registered dietitian exam
  • One year of experience as a clinical dietitian, preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific issues directly related to the age of the patient and resident population
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in English (both verbal and written) with clients/customers and staff
  • Able to work with confidential employee information
  • Maintain a friendly, efficient attitude toward customers, co-workers and clients

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, push, pull a minimum of 15 pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to assist in the evacuation of residents and patients during an emergency situation
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Visual acuity

Food & Nutritional Services Worker (on-call)

Reporting to the nutritional services supervisor, the food & nutritional services worker performs routine general service tasks in the kitchen to assemble prepared meals for the tray line, and routine tasks in the dish room and in resident areas.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a friendly and efficient attitude toward residents and patients, co-workers, and clients
  • Set up assigned station in the work area
  • Prepare, portion, assemble, and label food items; work on the tray line
  • Work in the dish room, scrapping 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, if 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/client 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 report as necessary to comply with government and accrediting agency standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to communicate with residents/patient/clients and/or visitors
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Ability to apply elementary math functions

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, push, pull a minimum of 20 pounds
  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry
  • Ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles over time without fatigue
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Good visual acuity

Nurse manager (full-time) acute geriatric psychiatry hospital (APU)

The nurse manager is responsible for the daily oversight of clinical operations and the supervision of nursing staff as clinical treatment is provided to patients in the acute geriatric psychiatry hospital (APU). This involves coordinating, evaluating, and monitoring all aspects of patient care. The nurse manager ensures that each patient receives the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being, in accordance with the patient’s treatment plan. The nurse manager assists the APU’s program director with administrative duties, ensuring that the care provided is consistent with established standards and that it is provided in a safe, appropriate, and fiscally responsible manner. The nurse manager is also responsible for the management and development of staff, as well as for the planning, directing, and monitoring of operations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Direct, plan, evaluate, and supervise all patient care and initiate corrective action
  • Perform daily patient care rounds and report the status of nursing care to the interdisciplinary team and the program director
  • Assist in the implementation of continuous and comprehensive quality assurance/quality improvement program. Participate in the process, that includes
  • frequent collaboration with other departments, staff education, and a focus on departmental standards
  • Complete all patient utilization review forms and present cases to the Utilization Review Committee
  • Ensure that the APU’s operations are in compliance with TITLE 22, OBRA/CMS, and other regulatory requirements and standards
  • Direct in the development and implementation of the hospital’s goals
  • Demonstrate knowledge of applicable nationally recognized assault-prevention/de-escalation training
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends in gero-psychiatric care
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure an integrated approach
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and treatment plan conference meetings as needed
  • Supervise nursing committee meetings and participate in the implementation of committee projects and goals
  • Accept direct and continuing responsibility for the management of the psychiatry hospital on a 24-hour basis, and participate in the administration on-call rotation
  • Utilize clinical skills and cover the APU as needed with respect to staffing needs
  • Serve as a resource and professional role model
  • Evaluate staff knowledge and skill with the staff education department’s team to conduct appropriate in-service training
  • Assist the program director in preparing reports and forms, and the resolution of standards of care issues in a timely manner
  • Initiate necessary training of staff
  • Interview, hire, and counsel nursing staff
  • Conduct routine performance evaluations of staff
  • Develop/manage the staffing schedule to ensure that shifts have adequate nursing staff to meet APU/census requirements, and address variances in the nursing staffing budget
  • Participate in the orientation of new employees and the ongoing education of assigned staff
  • Promote and maintain harmonious and effective relationships and communications within the department and with other departments/disciplines
  • Collaborate with the program director and other administrative staff in strategic planning activities with the goal of ensuring ongoing effectiveness of the hospital’s clinical and administrative practices
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in psychiatric nursing or related field with experience in administration; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related field, with experience in psychiatric nursing and two years of experience in nursing administration; or
  • Four years of experience in nursing administration or supervision and with experience in psychiatric nursing
  • Licensed as a registered nurse and a graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Knowledge and experience in a psychiatric treatment milieu, strong management skills, and a knowledge of labor relations
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal/CMS guidelines and regulations
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, and work on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong commitment to gero-psychiatric care and customer service

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and family members, and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to be accurate, concise, and detail-oriented
  • Capable of performing essential functions of the job

Nursing Supervisor (On-call; all shifts)

Under the general direction of the director of nursing, the nursing supervisor is responsible for directing and coordinating clinical nursing activities, and the supervision of facility functions on an assigned shift in the absence of the administrator.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor nursing care standards
  • Participate as part of the nursing management team. Provide input for changes and improvements in nursing practice and policy
  • Maintain and practice effective management techniques
  • Evaluate systems by which resident/patient care is delivered on an assigned shift, and implement and/or recommend appropriate changes
  • Investigate nursing and patient-care problems as they occur and use results to improve nursing performance and patient care
  • Assume the role of the charge nurse when the unit cannot be covered
  • Act as a consultant and assist in problem-solving for other departments that are operational during the shift
  • Make administrative decisions as needed
  • Serve as the resource person and assist nursing staff on the units in identifying and solving nursing-care problems
  • Interpret and ensure compliance of legislative requirements (Title 22) for patient care
  • Identify and assist in solving problem areas between nursing personnel and other departments in the delivery of care
  • Assess the use of supplies, equipment, etc., to maintain effective cost controls
  • Maintain and follow through on special projects for the units as initiated by the head nurse/assistant nursing director
  • Respond to emergency, fire and disaster calls
  • Interpret for staff as needed and maintain the facility's and nursing policies and procedures
  • Keeps the director of nursing informed of current shift activities and developments
  • Provide continual input to the head nurse/charge nurse and assistant director of nursing regarding staff performance and problems
  • Analyze nursing needs and personnel needs on shifts, adjusting as necessary, and give input to the director of nursing
  • Know and apply contractual requirements regarding staffing and scheduling
  • Maintain and ensure effective staff utilization
  • Assist staff in developing and maintaining nursing care plans to ensure the nursing process
  • Provide spontaneous teaching for personnel in the nursing area as the occasion warrants or give necessary information of needs to staff development instructor
  • Follow through with unit orientation for all new personnel in clinical nursing areas
  • Clarify the functions and responsibilities of nursing personnel with staff as needed
  • Conduct performance reviews for nursing personnel on assigned shift, in conjunction with the charge nurse
  • Assist staff to work effectively and acquire increased nursing competence. Identify individual job-related learning needs and assist the individual in developing a plan of action to meet these needs
  • Coach, counsel and take disciplinary action as needed

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current state of California license
  • Prefer BA in nursing
  • Require three-five years recent nursing experience in a long-term care setting
  • Previous supervisory/management experience preferred
  • Certified in basic life support

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, push, pull a minimum of fifty pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents/patients during an emergency situation
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Visual acuity
  • Perform tasks listed above with or without the aid of mechanical devices

Certified Nursing Assistant (On-call)

Under the direction and supervision of the unit manager or charge nurse, the nursing assistant performs nursing care services for residents and patients.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide a suitable environment for residents by giving attention to cleanliness, ventilation, lighting, and furniture arrangements
  • Assist residents and patients to ensure that their cleanliness, grooming, nourishment, rest, activity, and elimination are in a manner conducive to the resident’s and patients comfort and safety; reports environmental deficiencies (for example, lighting or equipment problems) to the charge nurse
  • Preserve the dignity and self-respect of all residents and patients at all times
  • Fully understand all aspects of residents’/patients’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse. Responsible for promptly reporting to the charge nurse or administrative staff incidents or evidence of resident/patient abuse or violation of residents’/patients’ rights
  • Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the residents, patients, visitors, families, volunteers, peers, and supervisors
  • Practice confidentiality about the residents and patients, and nursing care activities
  • Knowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents and patients
  • Promote restorative nursing care as directed and instructed for individual residents and patients
  • Keep alert to the residents’/patients’ conditions and report changes in their conditioning, attitude, appearance, behavior, and physical ability to the unit manager or charge nurse
  • Perform selected nursing procedures which do not require professional evaluation as assigned and instructed by the unit manager or charge nurse
  • Practice conservation of equipment and supplies, keeping them clean and ready to use. Report any equipment and supply needs to the unit manager or charge nurse
  • Respond promptly to emergencies
  • Promptly answer call signals
  • Transport residents/patients to and from appointments
  • Lift, move, and transport residents and patients using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention performance of this job (mechanical lifts, shower equipment, adjustable chairs/beds, etc.)
  • Assist residents and patients in their recreational and social activities as needed
  • Assume group and dining room duties as assigned by the unit manager or charge nurse
  • Recognize and respect the individual, emotional, social, and cultural needs of residents and patients, including their religious beliefs
  • Attend orientation and in-service training programs as scheduled
  • Maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate equipment and machines used in the performance of this job (mechanical lifts, shower equipment, adjustable chairs/beds, etc.)
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and the proper disposal of soiled materials
  • Complete daily documentation on the care provided to each resident and patient concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner
  • Accept reassignment as needed to provide necessary care for all residents and patients
  • Perform other position-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Graduate from high school preferred
  • Ability to speak English clearly and write legibly
  • Ability to understand and carry out directions or instructions, both written and verbal
  • Graduate of a certified nursing assistant program
  • Current, active CNA certificate

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Moving, lifting or transferring of residents and patients may involve lifting of up to 100 pounds; all lifts and carrying greater than 50 pounds are required to be performed with a two person lift and/or mechanical lift equipment
  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry residents and patients
  • Ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles over time without fatigue
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Good visual acuity
  • Perform tasks listed above with or without the aid of mechanical devices

Environmental Services Steward (on-call)

The steward is responsible for a wide variety of cleaning and household tasks to ensure cleanliness for Jewish Home residents and patients.

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 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 lift and carry up to 30 pounds independently
  • 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 and patients
  • Ability to read, write, follow simple instructions, and work in close quarters with others
  • Ability to be flexible and perform any duty that falls in the area of environmental services

Registered Nurse (full-time and on-call availability)

Position overview

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

Requirements

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

Licensed Vocational Nurse (on-call)

Position overview

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

Qualifications

  • 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

Hebrew Home for Aged Disabled

Job Title: STARS MDS Social Worker Schedule: Full time

Department: Social Services Reports to: Director of Social Services

The STARS MDS Social Worker provides assessment services to patients, meets documentation requirements, and functions as a member of the inter-disciplinary team. The MDS Social Worker will act as a backup discharge planner for other floors on the STARS Unit when needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Complete MDS assessments in accordance with CMS guidelines
  • Coordinate discharge planning, working as a liaison between the patients, their family, other department and community referrals
  • Assist patients and families with concrete services
  • Respond to crisis situations as presented by patients, families, and staff
  • Provide referrals to individual counseling for patients as part of assessment
  • 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
  • Maintain confidentiality of necessary information
  • Create admission sign-in packets; complete admissions packets with patient or family member
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Social Work, Psychology, or related field – Master’s Degree preferred
  • Bilingual skills in Mandarin, Cantonese or Spanish preferred
  • Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record systems (HMX Vision)
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport quickly with peers and customers
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 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

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, push, pull a minimum of twenty-five (25) pounds
  • Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry
  • Ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles over time without fatigue
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, sit, and reach
  • Fine motor skills
  • Good visual and auditory acuity

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other related duties as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of this organization.

To apply: Send resumes or application to jobs@jhsf.org
Posted date: 2/8/2018 Remove date: 3/10/2018

 

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