Career Opportunities

Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services - Adult Day Health Activities Director

Position Title: Adult Day Health Activities Director

Summary: In promoting the philosophy and commitment to Aging in Place and Client Centered Care, the ADH Activities Director will work as part of an integrated team in fulfilling the responsibilities, functions, and/or activities that enable us to achieve excellence in the quality of care and services provided by Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services.

Responsibilities: To provide the clients of Sanborn Day Center with Quality of Life Activities in a medically supervised, safe, homelike environment. Willing to work with the Administrative Team promoting the professional growth and development of Sanborn Place, Home Care & Day Services.

Tasks:

  • Develops and implements activity programs that meet the individual and group needs of participants
  • Supervises and directs Program Assistants in carrying out program activities 
  • Maintains accurate and current monthly notes on participant-centered activity plans
  • Plans and schedules activities and social events — includes monthly calendar, daily schedules and monthly newsletter
  • Organizes and schedules outside activities and therapies
  • Collaborates with the Social Worker and Registered Nurse in developing, implementing and reporting the plan of care for each participant
  • Evaluate program assistants, and regularly updates the social worker, ADH Director and clinical staff on personnel issues and member concerns
  • Performs marketing, networking and community outreach
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid

Reporting: Adult Day Director and Associate Director

Scheduling: Full-time Position. Regularly scheduled hours 8am-4pm, flexible as program requires

Requirements: Direct experience in activities, with Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Must have experience in working with elderly or disabled adults and a strong commitment to promoting the well-being and health of others. Candidate will be able to lead groups and individuals in a caring and enthusiastic manner. Candidate should be able to communicate effectively with others. Preferred candidate should have a minimum of two years of management experience and a minimum of two years experience working with adults in a health care setting in a professional position. A therapeutic specialist or certified activities professional preferred. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.  Meet necessary qualifications to fulfill job responsibilities and maintain on-going education and updating of skills by attending trainings, conferences and networking meetings.

Applicants may call our main office at 781-944-6262 to set up an interview.

Registered Nurse (Roxbury)

About Rogerson Communities:
With over 150 years of experience, Rogerson Communities has grown to provide a network of innovative, accessible, affordable housing and services for elders, persons with disabilities, and the working poor in the Greater Boston area. This is an opportunity to join a team that pioneered Adult Day Health programs that support elderly and low-income men and women by enhancing dignity, self-reliance and vitality. Rogerson Communities is committed to providing the people it serves the highest quality of care and is looking for individuals who share this vision.

Position Overview: A successful candidate will develop, monitor, implement and evaluate the treatment and care plans for each participant and will participate in the ongoing monitoring of each participant’s health status through direct contact with physicians, other nurses, health professionals and family members for an Adult Day Health Program.

Requirements: At least one year direct service experience with the elderly or the chronically disabled. Licensed to practice in Massachusetts. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to assist with planning and leading health-related activities. Must be sensitive to the needs of elders of all socioeconomic backgrounds and have the demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a multi-disciplinary team member. Must have ability to stand, walk, kneel, lift, carry and exhibit other mobility functions 33%–66% of the working day.

Rogerson Communities is an EOE employer.

To apply, please send resume and salary history to:

Human Resources
Rogerson Communities
One Florence Street
Roslindale, MA 02131
Or Fax: 617-469-5861
e-mail: careers [at] rogerson [dot] org

Adult Day Health Center Program RN

Responsible for providing direct nursing care and services to all program clients at our Adult Day Health Center located at 300 Branch St. Mansfield, MA. Develops and monitors nursing care plans, acts as liaison with community health providers and physicians. Responsible for supervising nursing department staff. Full time Monday-Friday with benefits. No weekends required.

Qualifications:

  • Current Massachusetts RN license
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing
  • Two years experience with elderly and disabled adults strongly preferred
  • Supervisory and administrative experience
  • CPR certification and First Aid training required

Contact:
Michele Ogden, HR Assistant
10 Emory Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-222-0118 ext. 1394 or 800-220-0110
mogden [at] communityvna [dot] com
www.communityvna.com

Executive Director

Spectrum Adult Day Health Program in North Andover is seeking a full-time Executive Director to join our team. Spectrum Adult Day Health Program is dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of elders with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

The Executive Director will

  • participate in administrative planning and decision making with leadership in the development and advancement of the geriatric continuum
  • direct all administrative, human resources and operational functions of the program
  • develop, manage and maintain the financial viability of the program
  • establish and maintain quality assurance programs and set standards of care provided in the adult day health programs for the elderly
  • serve as an advocate for all services provided within the geriatric continuum
  • maintain professional licensure and membership in the Massachusetts Adult Day Services Association

We offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, 403(b), paid time off)

We require:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience of management experience in a health care setting
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s in Health Services, Healthcare Administration or the equivalent preferred
  • Valid professional license preferred (i.e. R.N., LSW)
  • Strong managerial, operational and leadership experience

To apply please e-mail, fax or mail your resume including salary requirement to

Lorgetta [at] nhs-healthlink [dot] org
978-739-4627 (fax)
Spectrum Adult Day Health
600 Cummings Center, Suite 176X
Beverly, MA 01915

EOE

Youth Services Counselor

The Town of Westwood is seeking a qualified Youth Services Counselor to provide professional counseling and consultative services to children, adolescents and their families, and administrative duties overseeing a variety of programs, including children’s social skills group programs as well as high school volunteer mentoring programs, in a team oriented, dynamic Youth and Family Services Department..

Duties Include but are not limited to:
Provides direct counseling services to residents; provides counseling to individuals, families, and groups for a variety of personal and interpersonal problems; provides necessary support services and acts as a liaison between clients and various agencies, institutions and providers. Maintains appropriate and confidential records in accordance with federal and state regulations, and for departmental activities, including counseling services, and community programs; orients volunteers and project staff as needed; supervises volunteers and interns as needed. Participates in the identification and development of resources that can be made available to the community for preventive efforts and makes referrals on an as-needed basis and participates in and/or facilitates presentations to youths and adults on topics that address the social, personal and emotional needs of youth and families. Responsible for the planning, management and direction of the Westwood Mentors Program; Structured Play Group Program and all other group-counseling services. Represents the department as a member of Westwood High School’s Child Study Team and Legislative Council and participates in many high school activities, maintains an office as a community liaison in the high school. Collaborates and networks with staff from area youth commissions through bi-monthly trainings, case presentations and other learning opportunities.

Qualifications and experience:
Master’s degree in social work, mental health counseling or clinical psychology, and three years responsible experience in counseling; LICSW/LMHC required. The qualified candidate will possess solid clinical skills and experience working with children and adolescents and their families. Experience facilitating social skills groups for children 6-11, parent support groups, and prior supervisory and training experience are desirable. Strong organizational and planning skills required with experience in program development and administration. Solid clinical skills, with concentration of knowledge in child and family counseling. Massachusetts Class D Driver’s License required for travel between offices.

Salary and Benefits: 40 hour per week benefits position; $53,558 – $66,887.

Apply to: http://www.townhall.westwood.ma.us/hr by August 10, 2013.

Equal Opportunity Employer

THE TOWN OF WESTWOOD ACCOMMODATES THE NEEDS OF ALL PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED OR DISABLED PEOPLE BY ALL REASONABLE MEANS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.

Executive Vice President, Wernick Adult Day Health

Exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial spirit to manage and design expanding adult day health center. Responsible for the overall management and supervision of the day-to-day clinical and administrative operations of the program through ensuring quality of program services delivered in compliance with regulatory (Federal & State) requirements.

The successful candidate for this senior management position must have a minimum of a BA degree from an accredited college in a related field. A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience in an adult day health care or long term care facility. Ability to work autonomously, and have strong interpersonal skills. MA, RN, and/or LPN licensure preferred.

Please send application/resume to:

Daniel M. Moriarty, Dir. of Human Resources
C/O Jewish Geriatric Services
770 Converse Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106
Fax: (413) 567-4425
E-mail: dmoriarty [at] jewishgeriatric [dot] org

Cooperative Elder Services: Nursing Clinical Supervisor

Cooperative Elder Services is looking for a part time Nursing Clinical Supervisor for its five Adult Day Health Centers. The position is approximately 15 hours per week. The candidate should have a BSN and several years of experience as a nurse in an Adult Day Health program

Please contact Joanna Fuller at (781) 863-1166 for more information regarding this position.