Career Opportunities

Social Service Director, Spectrum Adult Day Health Program, Beverly, MA

Employment: Full time. 40 hours per week. No nights, no weekends, no major holidays.

Position Summary: Responsible for the provision of social services for Spectrum clients and their families/care givers. Acts as a liaison between Spectrum and other community agencies for client care.

Education/Experience:
• Master of Social Work
• Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in a community health care setting,
• Geriatric experience preferred
• Valid Professional License (LCSW or LICSW) required
About Spectrum Adult Day Health Program:

Spectrum Adult Day Heath Program, a program of Lahey Health Continuing Care, provides a specialized and supportive environment for people with Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. The only program in the region recognized by the Alzheimer's Association for it's commitment to staff training and support. Our multidisciplinary team of professionals is sensitive, caring, and specially trained to care for individuals with cognitive impairments.

For more information please go to: http://spectrumdayprogram.org/services/

We offer a collaborative, forward thinking work environment, opportunity for professional development and career growth and an attractive compensation & benefits package

How to apply:
Please apply directly online at http://www.laheyhealth.org/engage-with-us/careers. Use the Job ID number 137037 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. For further information please call Janice at 978-712-1241.

Nurse Manager, Spectrum Adult Day Health Program, Beverly, MA

Employment: Full time, No nights, no weekend, no major holidays
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.
About Spectrum Adult Day Health Program:
Spectrum Adult Day Health Program, a program of Lahey Health Continuing Care, provides a specialized and supportive environment for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders. The only program in the region recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for its commitment to staff training and support. Our multidisciplinary team of professionals is sensitive, caring, and specially trained to care for individuals with cognitive impairments.

For more information please go to: http://spectrumdayprogram.org/services/

We offer a collaborative, forward thinking work environment, opportunity for professional development and career growth and an attractive compensation & benefits package.

How to Apply:
Please apply directly online at http://www.laheyhealth.org/engage-with-us/careers. Use the Job ID 137124 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.

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