Career Opportunities

RN, Nursing Coordinator, Continuing Care, Spectrum Adult Day Health Program Monday through Friday, days

Job Description
Responsible for assessing the health needs, implementing, and evaluating appropriate care plans for Spectrum clients. Responsible for supervision and oversight of program nursing staff and program aides. Promotes quality care by supporting Program goals.

Responsibilities
-Provide supervision and oversight of all program Nurses and Program Aides.
-Coordinate the completion of, and ensuring the accuracy of, each participant’s assessment
-Coordinate the development, ongoing review, and revision of each participant’s plan of care
-Ensure that nursing notes are written at least one time per month or more often as necessary to reflect each participant’s health care status
-Respond appropriately to any acute changes in a participant’s health or functioning
-Provide appropriate health-care education for each participant and legally authorized representative
-Assist as necessary in the delivery of other services
-Ensure ongoing education, training, and professional development of all Program staff that is relevant to care of participants
-Obtain, review, and implement primary care provider orders
-Coordinate the participant’s care with the primary care provider and, if applicable, community service providers
-Supervise medication management service
-Develop medication policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements
-Order medical supplies as needed.

Qualifications

1. Registered Nurse.
2. Current Massachusetts license.
3. One or two years working with a geriatric population in a medical/social setting.
4. Prior experience working with individuals experiencing Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
5. Maintain personal and professional development commensurate with the scope of responsibilities.

Monday through Friday. No nights, weekends or major holidays

About Lahey Health
Lahey Health Continuing Care works passionately to address the needs of frail and chronically ill adults, as well as those recovering from illness or injury through a series of services including home health, short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, adult day health and long-term care. For more information please go to: beverlyhospital.org/senior care

How to Apply
Please apply directly online at http://www.laheyhealth.org/engage-with-us/careers. Use the Job ID number to quickly locate the appropriate job listing. Once you have located the desired job, click on the checkbox in the ‘Select’ column, and then click the ‘Apply Now’ button, located at the bottom of the screen.

Lahey Colleagues please apply directly through Colleague Connection using your Login and Password.

Adult Day Health Program Manager

Supervisor: Director of Programs
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Location: Rogerson Egleston Adult Day Health Program

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.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Program Manager assumes overall responsibility of the day program. Organizes, implements, and coordinates the daily operations of the adult day health program in accordance with participants' needs, staffing and mandatory requirements. Program Manager is responsible for supervising, evaluating and motivating all day program staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Gerontology, Sociology or related field. Program Manager must have minimum of two years experience in direct care of elderly or chronically disabled persons and two years experience in an administrative leadership role.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Sensitivity to the needs of elders and disabled populations of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Ability to work cooperatively as a multi-disciplinary team leader. Experience in geriatric settings. Ability to be flexible with work assignments. Ability to follow written and spoken English. Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Ensures smooth and safe daily operations (including weekends if applicable).
• Daily and weekly staffing scheduling.
• Develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate multi-disciplinary health care plan for each Adult Day Program Participant.
• Ensure compliance and train staff on all existing health and safety standards and regulations that apply to Adult Day Health Programs in Massachusetts, including compliance with OSHA regulations for blood borne pathogens and assisting staff to get Hepatitis B and TB testing.
• Recruit, hire, train educate, supervise and evaluate all program staff.
• Ensure Medicaid required in-service trainings are fulfilled.
• Ensure all regulated requirements are followed for client care, facility and food monitoring.
• Responsible for Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) documentation, practices and oversight
• Responsible to ensure compliance of all ADH policies and procedures.
• Assume the role of coordinator in the admissions process and in conjunction with the Social services, Nurse, and activities staffing.
• Ensure efforts are always in place to maintain optimal census.
• Assist in the coordination of transportation services.
• In conjunction with the Director, monitor budgetary spending and revenue.
• Ensure all required reporting is complete.
• Ensure outreach plan is in place.
• Agree to work as assigned. Given the nature of this work, any and all employees will sometimes be required to work outside their regularly scheduled hours/days. Advance notice is not always possible, but will be given when it is.
• Audit and monitor all client charts to ensure compliance.
• Other duties as assigned.

FUNCTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Standing: 34% to 66% of the time
Walking: 34% to 66% of the time
Balancing: 34% to 66% of the time
Stooping: 34% to 66% of the time.
Kneeling: 34% to 66% of the time.
Crouching: 34% to 66% of the time.
Reaching/working overhead: 34% to 66% of the time
Pushing: 34% to 66% of the time 10-20 pounds
Pulling: 34% to 66% of the time 10-20 pounds
Lifting/carrying: 34% to 66% of the time 10-20 pounds

TO APPLY
Interested applicants can send resume, cover letter and salary requirements by one of the following options:
E-mail: careers@rogerson.org (Please indicate job title in subject of e-mail)
Fax: 617-469-5861 c/o HR Department
Mail: HR Department- Rogerson Communities
1 Florence Street
Boston, MA 02131

Rogerson Communities provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Rogerson Communities offers a comfortable working environment along with competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off and other benefits.

Activities Director

Requisition #6030 Activities Director (Adult Day Health, Dorchester) Schedule: Monday - Friday Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement a therapeutic activity program for each participant
• Direct and supervise Activities Coordinators and program aides regarding activities program in his/her own program.
• Collaborate with participants and other staff to create activities programming, including social and cultural events.
• Research community resources for programs and outings.
• Complete Activities Assessment and Develop individual activities plans for each participant.
• Write therapeutic activity notes at least one time every 90 days or more often as necessary in each participant’s health record that documents the participant’s therapeutic activity needs, participation in, reaction to and current preference for activities. Assist in overall operation of the program and activities.
• Assist in daily assessment of health, safety, and psycho-social issues of participants.
• Participate in the development and review of each member’s care plan.
• Assist as necessary with other adult day health services.
Qualifications:
• Must be certified as a therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional by an accrediting body or a qualified occupational therapist or occupational assistant.
• Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team.
• Bi-lingual a plus.
• Driving License Required? Yes

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Licensed Social Work Supervisor Position In Multi-Site Adult Day Health Agency

Location: Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.

Job Description:

Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. (CESI) is seeking a Social Services Supervisor. This position provides management of the social services department, including clinical supervision of the service coordinators across all 5 program locations – Arlington, Burlington, Concord, Groton, and Milton. In addition, this position serves as the social worker for the Arlington program.
Qualified candidates will possess an MSW degree and LICSW licensure. Candidates eligible to become licensed by 12/31/2015 may be considered as well. Minimum 1 year supervisory experience, and knowledge of elder services preferred. Duties include, but are not limited to: management and oversight, including documentation compliance per DPH regulations, of the social services department; coordination and implementation of special projects; participation in outreach and marketing initiatives to raise awareness of Adult Day Health and CESI; process referrals and admissions, and provide ongoing service coordination for the Arlington program. Please note, this position is based in Arlington, however there will be travel between all programs and the administrative office in Lexington monthly.
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc., founded in 1979, is a private, non-profit Adult Day Health and Memory Care organization committed to providing care to low-income and at-risk adults with disabilities and elders. CESI operates five programs, which serve over 650 frail elders and their caregivers from 58 towns and cities in the greater Boston area. The comprehensive, cost-effective model of care at CESI allows consumers to maximize services under one roof, which includes daily nursing care, medication management, social service coordination, socialization with peers, therapeutic activities, and nutritious meals.

Requirements:

  • MSW, and LICSW, or eligible to be licensed by 12/31/2015
  • Minimum 1 year supervisory experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with adults with disabilities or in senior services
  • Must be flexible, team player, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced human services environment

Please respond with cover letter and resume to k.rae@elderdayservices.com.

Adult Day Health RN

Cooperative Elder Services is seeking a registered nurse for our Adult Day Health location in Milton. This is a benefitted position, three days per week, day shift.

We are looking for an experienced nurse with a background in geriatric nursing to be a part of our integrated team. This role includes but is not limited to supervision of staff, personal care, nursing assessment, development and monitoring of nursing care plans, medication management and administration, triaging of illness and compliance with regulations. Must be flexible, a team-player and able to communicate well.

Requirements:

  • Current Massachusetts license
  • 2+ years of experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons
  • Must be certified in CPR and basic first aid

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Kelli Rae RN, Clinical Director
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc.
9 Meriam Street Suite 28
Lexington, Ma 02420
Fax: 781-863-1477
Email: k.rae@elderdayservices.com