Career Opportunities

Case Manager

POSITION: Case Manager
SUPERVISOR: Program Manager
LOCATION: Roslindale, MA
FLSA STATUS: Full-time Non-Exempt

ABOUT ROGERSON COMMUNTIES:
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 Case Manager will serve as a participant advocate and assist with all admission functions. He or she is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of social service care plans for each assigned participant, coordinating services with other agencies/caregivers and continuously evaluating all service and care plans to see that needed services are received.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate services with other agencies; acts as primary case manager if necessary.
  • Provide both individual and group meetings with participants and their caregivers.
  • Participate in family meetings and case conferences.
  • Develop and update social service plans (admission and progress notes, discharge plans as required by Department of Medical Assistance.
  • Keep current knowledge of community resources and monitor care plans to see that necessary and available services are received by participants.
  • Assist in crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services from an accredited college and at least one year of related work experience. Must possess sensitivity to the needs of disabled and low-income older adults Must be able to work cooperatively as a multi-disciplinary team member.

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 [at] rogerson [dot] 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.

Adult Day Health RN

Location: Great Days for Seniors Adult Day Health Program – Roslindale
Title of Immediate Supervisor: Director of Adult Day Health Services

Hebrew Rehabilitation Center is currently seeking a self-motivated, Registered Nurse for a unique, exciting opportunity as the full-time nurse for our Great Days for Seniors Adult Day Health Program in Roslindale, serving frail seniors who live in the community. The day program’s well-integrated team provides a person-centered approach to care in a warm, friendly atmosphere. The nurse provides nursing services, oversees nursing and personal care provided by other staff, as well as helping to facilitate the recreational activities, socialization and other daily operations of the program day. All of the staff take responsibility for the well-being of the participants and the satisfaction of program participants and their families. The right candidate will demonstrate compassion, flexibility, cooperation and initiative.

Position Summary:
Utilize the nursing process to ensure quality of care for participants at HRC’s Great Days for Seniors adult day health program in Roslindale. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to maximize quality of life for participants. Supervise other health care staff in meeting the daily needs of participants.

In addition, demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and mission of the Great Days for Seniors program and recognize participants’ dignity and choice in aspects of daily life. Work with team to meet all needs of the participant by actively participating in activities, work and the social environment. Strive to make every encounter with a participant into a positive and meaningful experience, while providing safe and efficient quality of care.

II. Core Competencies:

  • Delivery of excellent nursing care to participants
  • Maintains excellent documentation and adheres to policy and procedure
  • Strong communication skills with participants, staff and families
  • Commitment to person-centered care

III. Position Responsibilities:

  • *Communicate with participants, families, coworkers and other health professionals in a manner that conveys respect, caring, and sensitivity.
  • *Assess participant to establish baseline functional status and identify changes.
  • *Provide direct care to meet the physical needs of participants including but not limited to hygiene, comfort and nutritional needs
  • Plan interventions to meet participant needs, in conjunction with the participant and his/her family, other members of the interdisciplinary team, primary physician and community agencies as needed.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by primary physician and facilitate referrals to Outpatient Rehab Services.
  • Support the psychosocial needs of participants, listen to questions, complaints, and consult with other professionals in problem solving.
  • Document assessment data, participant response to interventions, and all nursing care activities. Develop participant care plan annually with day program team. Review quarterly and modify as needed. Oversee completion of nursing documentation by activity assistants or activity coordinators.
  • Participate in and help to coordinate all daily operations of the program including: transportation between home and the program; transport to and from activity and dining areas; serving snacks; set up and clean up for snacks, meals and activities.
  • Lead or co-lead activity groups or discussions as needed.
  • Monitor supplies, equipment and the environment to promote participant and staff safety.
  • Participate in all day program team meetings, quality improvement programs, and budget process.
  • Act as primary supervisor of one or more activities assistants.
  • Delegate and supervise nursing/personal care responsibilities of activity assistants and activity coordinators.
  • In collaboration with entire GDS team, design program objectives and goals as related to all aspects of the day program
  • Provide input to program manager as needed regarding issues such as marketing, budget, policies and procedures
  • Provide oversight of the program as acting manager in the ADH Manager’s absence.
  • Participate in the education of participants, families, and unit staff.
  • Adhere to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • Utilize learning opportunities to remain current in nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate initiative, and critical thinking in problem solving.
  • Exemplify professionalism and exhibit values, which contribute to the achievement of the Mission of the Great Days for Seniors Program.
  • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned.

IV Qualifications

  • Massachusetts RN License required
  • Academic training at the Bachelor’s level in nursing preferred
  • Experience working with the elderly and/or in an adult day health setting preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Minimum of three years nursing experience required.

Please apply: www.hebrewseniorlife.org, Human Resources 617-363-8471 or call Suzie Kaytis 617-363-8515.

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

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.