Featured Employee

Christina Tuohey
Director, Development

Christina brings over 10 years of fundraising and volunteer management experience to her role at JGS Lifecare. She has a Master’s in nonprofit management and philanthropy from Bay Path University, and lives in Longmeadow with her husband Sean and their three children. In her free time, she enjoys photography, jogging and learning to cook new types of food.


Karen Petruccelli, RN
Vice President of Quality Improvement

After joining the leadership team at JGS Lifecare in February, Karen has turned her laser focus on quality improvement for all of JGS Lifecare including the resident/patient experience, risk management, and regulatory affairs. Karen brings more than 20 years of post-acute nursing experience to her role at JGS Lifecare. Previously, she served as director of clinical services for Athena Healthcare Systems where she was responsible for the nursing clinical management of multiple nursing and rehabilitation centers in several states. Prior to that, she served as a nursing consultant for various skilled nursing facilities.

“Karen clearly brings to JGS Lifecare a wealth of administrative experience in clinical sub-acute settings,” said Martin W. Baicker, president and CEO. “Her skills and expertise are critical assets as we undertake the challenge to elevate our standard of care, and not only maintain but continually improve the skilled nursing care we provide in our nursing home, rehab center, assisted living residence, adult day health care program, and our home health and hospice care agency. Under her leadership, we are making great strides in the creation of a culture of excellence.”


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Rabbi Devorah Jacobson
Director of Spiritual Life

JGS Lifecare

Named to the Jewish Daily Forward’s 2016 list of America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis, Rabbi Jacobson has led JGS Lifecare’s spiritual services for 15 years. She is trained as a multi-faith chaplain, certified by the National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC), which requires that the individual demonstrate outstanding abilities in the area of multi-faith pastoral care and meet the standards of professional competence as established by the NAJC. This is the highest professional standard given in the chaplaincy field, providing specialized training in the area of healthcare chaplaincy. “Rabbi Jacobson commits herself fully to everyone her life touches, whether in times of joy or difficulty. Her capacity for empathy, along with her wise counsel, set an example of exemplary care and helps fulfill our overall mission to provide both physical and spiritual care at JGS Lifecare,” said Martin Baicker, president and CEO. In addition to her many roles at JGS Lifecare, Rabbi Jacobson is also part of the faculty for the Florence Melton School in both Springfield and Northampton programs.


 

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Nursing Unit Manager


Sosin Center for Rehabilitation (Full Time)

Job Description

  • Manages 24 bed sub-acute unit with high volume admissions and discharges
  • First-line management position involved with the leadership and management of nursing personnel on a designated unit.
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the administrative and clinical aspects of resident care.
  • Responsible for making certain that nursing standards are met and quality resident care is rendered in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern a long term care facility.
  • Manages environment to maintain resident safety and supervises the resident care activity performed by nursing assistants and helpers.
  • Acts as nursing supervisor in the supervisor’s absence or as required.
  • Understanding of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance, Risk Management and Patient Safety.
  • Performs all job requirements in a manner that exemplifies the Mission Statement of JGS Lifecare.
  • Adheres to Nurse Practice Act.
  • Other projects as identified and assigned by administration.

Requirements

  • Familiarity and compliance with Nurse Practice Act.
  • Graduate of a NLN approved school for professional nursing. RN or LPN. RN preferred.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Nurse in Massachusetts.
  • CPR certified.
  • Three to five years nursing experience, including at least 6 months administrative responsibility and 2 years of experience as a supervisor in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility.
  • Demonstrated skill in physical assessment.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to post-acute care.
  • IV therapy skills desirable.
  • Ability to function well in emergencies.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include a medical and physical examination.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the Nursing Department and that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.

Wellness Coordinator, Memory Impairment Unit


Ruth’s House Assisted Living Facility (Full Time)

Job Description

  • Responsible for the overall management and successful daily operation of the Garden Level Neighborhood, a separate, secure neighborhood, specifically designed and staffed to meet the needs of residents with early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease and related memory impairments.
  • Ensures excellence in resident care and programming.
  • Provides outreach and support to families.
  • Hires and retains dedicated care managers.
  • Facilitates ongoing training and educational opportunities for staff and families.
  • Constantly learning about the most current information on Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
  • Compliance with the annual in-service training requirements as outlined in the Assisted Living Regulations from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA).
  • Understanding of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance, Risk Management and Patient Safety.
  • Performs all job requirements in a manner that exemplifies the Mission Statement of JGS Lifecare.
  • Adheres to Nurse Practice Act.
  • Other special projects as identified and assigned by executive director.

Requirements

  • Familiarity and compliance with Nurse Practice Act.
  • Graduate of a NLN approved school for professional nursing.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Nurse in Massachusetts.
  • CPR certified.
  • One year of experience as professional nurse within last 3 years or completion of a refresher course in past year.
  • One year of experience in long-term care, home care, or assisted living.
  • Demonstrated skill in physical assessment.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to post-acute care.
  • Ability to function well in emergencies.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which include a medical and physical examination.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the Nursing Department and that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.

Physical Therapist


Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care (Part-Time)

Job Description

The physical therapist is a responsible individual who has been trained in the treatment of disease by physical agents and methods to assist in the rehabilitation and restoration of normal bodily functions after illness and injury, including the use of massage or manipulation therapeutic exercise, hydrotherapy and various forms of energy. The physical therapist provides such services in accordance with a physician’s plan of treatment and professional standards. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Initiates an assessment of patient needs upon referral to physical therapy services.
  • Teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to patients and family members.
    • Teaches basic principles of good posture and body mechanics.
    • Carries through specific PT interventions to meet the needs of the “whole” patient and family unit.
  • Confers periodically with attending physician regarding the patient’s progress.
  • Helps the family accept responsibility for providing care.
    • Provides family with information, support, and encouragement to help motivate them in their progress.
    • Helps individuals and families accept and adjust positively to physical, mental, and social limitations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using the agency’s Problem Oriented Record (POR) to obtain the designated data base.
  • Coordinates activities with other health care team members.
    • Shares plans for care based on patient’s problem list and goals through documentation and case conferences as needed.
    • Communicates pertinent data to other health care team members.
  • Explains patient rights and agency services to patients, families, and community as appropriate.
  • Alerts office to changes in level of care and other information affecting payment of services.
  • Establishes and updates patient’s problem list. Maintains and individualizes 24-hour plan of care based upon on-going reassessment of patient needs.
  • Assesses patient in preparation for discontinuance of PT services.
  • Consults with supervisor in the planning for patient care.
  • Sets priorities and plans daily activities to achieve patient service goals.
  • Evaluates work performance and alerts supervisor of learning needs.
  • Keeps knowledge base current.
  • Documents clinical records, personnel reports, and other required reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintains and promotes a positive image of the agency.
  • Alerts management to community reactions and opinions as a home health agency in general.
  • Contributes to public awareness of home health care and agency philosophy.
  • Assists the physician in evaluating patients and establishing/updating the plan of treatment by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.
  • Plans and prepares written treatment programs based on the patient evaluation; prepares clinical notes and periodic progress reports as indicated.
  • Treats patient as ordered to relieve pain, develop or restore function and maintain maximum performance, using physical means, such as exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.
  • Evaluates the home environment and makes appropriate recommendation.
  • Arranges for provision on an outpatient basis of service listed above which cannot be given in the patient’s home.
  • Observes, records and reports to the physician the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Teaches and supervises other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides and family members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with the patient.
  • Instructs patient and family on patient’s physical therapy program and use of appropriate equipment.
  • Participates in patient’s case conferences, in-service programs and acts as a consultant to other agency personnel.
  • A positive work environment is promoted for agency staff.
  • Complies with all agency policies and practices with respect to Infection Control, U.P. Safety, Confidentiality, PT’s rights and Emergency Preparedness.
  • Performs any and all duties deemed necessary and appropriate.
  • Needs ability to move intermittently throughout the work day, inclusive of sitting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling or moving objects and patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements

  • An individual who is a graduate of a physical therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association; or
  • Is registered by the American Physical Therapy Association and is currently licensed in the state which employed.
  • Has 1 year of current PT experience.
  • CPR Certification

Occupational Therapist


Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care (Part-Time)

Job Description

The occupational therapist of the agency is an individual who specializes in techniques of activity re-education, especially for those patients who are disabled or weakened. The therapist provides instruction, support and supervision in assisting the patient to safely perform activities that fit both the disabilities and interests of the patient. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Initiates an assessment of patient needs upon referral to occupational therapy services.
  • Assists the physician in evaluating the patient’s level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic procedures.
  • Develops plan of care and appropriate interventions as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Guides the patient in his/her use of therapeutic, creative and self-care activities for the purpose of improving functions.
  • Observes, records and reports to the physician, the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Instructs other health team personnel, including home health aides and family members in certain phases of occupational therapy in which they may work with the patient.
  • Provides families with information, support, and encouragement to help motivate them in their progress.
  • Helps individuals and families accept and adjust positively to physical, mental, and social limitations.
  • Demonstrates skills in assessment and problem solving.
  • Assesses patient in preparation for discontinuance of occupational therapy services.
  • Coordinates activities with other health care team members.
  • Explains patient rights and agency services to patients, families, and community as appropriate.
  • Alerts office to changes in level of care and other information affecting payment of services.
  • Establishes and updates patient’s problem list.
  • Initiates and maintains an individualized twenty-four (24) hour plan of care based upon on-going reassessment of patient’s needs.
  • Carries through specific occupational therapy interventions to meet the needs of the “whole” patient and family unit.
  • Shares plans for care based on patient’s problem list and goals through documentation, and case conferences as needed.
  • Communicates pertinent data to other health care team members.
  • Attends and participates in clinical conferences when appropriate to attend.
  • Consults with supervisor in the planning for patient care.
  • Sets priorities and plans daily activities to achieve patient service goals.
  • Organizes workload in proficient manner.
  • Arranges work schedule to accommodate care assignments.
  • Plans time and establishes priorities for assignments.
  • Assembles resource persons and materials to resolve patient care problems.
  • Evaluates work performances and alerts supervisor of learning needs.
  • Keeps knowledge base current.
  • Documents clinical records, personnel reports, and other required reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintains and promotes a positive image of the agency.
  • Alerts management to community reactions and opinions of as a home health agency in general.
  • Contributes to public awareness of home health care and agency philosophy.
  • Documents all actions taken in the Problem Oriented Record (POR) according to agency standards.
  • Participates in in-service programs, and acts as a consultant to other agency personnel.
  • A positive work environment is promoted for all agency members.
  • Complies with all agency policies and practices with respect to Infection Control, U.P. Safety, Confidentiality, PT’s rights and Emergency Preparedness.
  • Performs any and all duties deemed necessary and appropriate.
  • Needs ability to move intermittently throughout the work day, inclusive of sitting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling, or moving objects and patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements

  • An individual who is a graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association; or
  • is registered by the American Occupational Therapy Association and is currently licensed in the state which employed.
  • has 1 year of current occupational therapy experience.
  • CPR Certification

Speech Therapist


Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care (Part-Time)

Job Description

The speech pathologist of the agency is an individual who has been educated in the evaluation and treatment of speech and hearing disorders, which developed as a result of illness or injury. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists the physician in evaluation of the patient to determine the type of speech or language disorder and the appropriate corrective therapy.
  • Teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to patients and family members.
  • Develops plan of care and appropriate interventions as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Provides rehabilitative services for speech and language disorders.
  • Advises and consults with the family and other agency personnel.
  • Participates in the in-service program.
  • Observes, records and reports to the physician the patient’s reaction to therapeutic treatment, progress, and any changes in the patient’s condition periodically and as necessary.
  • Instructs patients and health team personnel, including, when appropriate, home health aides and family members in the plan of care and methods of assisting the patient to improve and correct speech disabilities.
  • Helps the family accept responsibility for providing care.
  • Provides families with information, support, and encouragement to help motivate them in their progress.
  • Helps individuals and families accept and adjust positively to physical, mental, and social limitations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using the agency’s Problem Oriented Record (POR) to obtain the designated data base.
  • Initiates an assessment of patient need upon referral to speech-language therapy services.
  • Demonstrates skills in assessment and problem solving.
  • Assesses patient in preparation for discontinuance of speech-language therapy services.
  • Coordinates activities with other health care team members.
  • Explains patient rights and agency services to patients, families, and community as appropriate.
  • Alerts office to changes in level of care and other information affecting payment of services.
  • Establishes and updates patient’s problem list.
  • Initiates and maintains an individualized twenty-four (24) hour plan of care based upon on-going reassessment of patient’s needs.
  • Carries through specific speech-language therapy interventions to meet the needs of the “whole” patient and family unit.
  • Shares plans for care based on patient’s problem list and goals through documentation, and case conferences when appropriate to attend.
  • Consults with supervisor in the planning for patient care.
  • Sets priorities and plans daily activities to achieve patient service goals.
  • Organizes workload in proficient manner.
  • Arranges work schedule to accommodate care assignments.
  • Plans times and establishes priorities for assignments.
  • Assembles resource persons and materials to resolve patient care problems.
  • Evaluates work performance and alerts supervisor of learning needs.
  • Keeps knowledge base current.
  • Documents clinical records, personnel reports, and other required reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintains and promotes a positive image of the agency.
  • Alerts management to community reactions and opinions of the agency in general.
  • Contributes to public awareness of home health care and agency philosophy.
  • Documents all actions taken in the Problem Oriented Record (POR) according to agency standards.
  • A positive work environment is promoted for all agency staff members.
  • Complies with all agency policies and practices with respect to Infection Control, U.P. Safety, Confidentiality, PT’s rights and Emergency Preparedness.
  • Performs any and all duties deemed necessary and appropriate.
  • Needs ability to move intermittently throughout the work day, inclusive of sitting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling or moving objects and patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements

  • An individual who holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in the appropriate area granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; or
  • Currently licensed in the state employed for Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology.
  • Has one 1 year of current speech-language therapy experience
  • CPR Certification

Director, Patient Services


Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care (Full Time)

Job Description

The director of patient services is a nursing professional whose primary functions are to plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate care delivered by the home health agency. He/she ensures the quality of clinical services and maintains the supervision and clinical direction of patient care services by the professional staff. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Implement policies and procedures adopted by the agency in compliance with federal, state and local laws.
  • Participates and assists in development of agency objectives, standards of care, policies and procedures affecting clinical services.
  • Remains available at all times during the operating hours and assumes administrative on call when designated.
  • Ensures availability of 24 hour nursing service and homemaker-home health aide services, as well as therapy services.
  • Coordinates, manages and participates in all activities relevant to the professional services provided and is available for consultation to all staff.
  • Participates in program planning and budgeting related to agency services.
  • Maintains liaison with other community agencies to provide for continuity of care.
  • Participates in marketing/public relation responsibilities as needed.
  • Assures that agency sustains compliance with contractual agreements or other working agreements with other agencies.
  • Develops working relationships with key contacts in health care institutions/community, as well as new reimbursement sources.
  • Conducts public speaking engagements as needed to inform community of services as well as to identify potential areas of service.
  • Implements and controls approved budgets.
  • Recommends specific program changes for all aspects of agency.
  • A positive work environment is promoted for all home health care staff members.
  • Performs any and all duties deemed necessary and appropriate.

SUPERVISION OF EMPLOYEES

  • Supervises the agency’s home health services and professional personnel.
  • Reviews and confers with the executive director regarding the qualifications of agency personnel and participates in personnel hiring and orientation.
  • Participates in evaluation of the clinical competence of assigned nursing personnel. Participates with appropriate supervisory staff in the evaluation of other direct service staff.
  • Recommends, implements and evaluates in-service programs.
  • Continually monitors and evaluates the quality of care given to patients admitted for services (to include on-site home, patient and employee evaluations).
  • May provide direct patient care to supplement field staff, including initial assessments, to meet patient needs.
  • Serves as clinical consultant to staff to improve their skills and/or initiate corrective action, and/or develop staff’s clinical expertise.
  • Maintains control over all medical supplies.
  • Complies with all agency policies and practices with respect to Infection Control, U.P. Safety, Confidentiality, Client’s rights and Emergency Preparedness.

CLIENT CASE MANAGEMENT

  • Plans and conducts interdisciplinary case conferences per policy.
  • Facilitates the use of community resources to bring to patients other components of care not provided by the agency.
  • Monitors staff activity and documentation regarding patient’s rights and compliance with such.
  • Meets with staff on regular basis to review client case loads.
  • Make recommendations to staff regarding care planning, visit utilization and outcomes.
  • Monitors productivity standards for all team members.
  • Sets priorities for delivery of services to assure cost and time effective utilization of personnel.
  • Maintains adequate level of care through utilization of appropriate personnel, including clinical/clerical/field/support.
  • Assures accurate and timely data collection required for billing and payroll purposes, review sales/productivity/profitability.
  • Analyzes cumulative data reflecting services activities related to stated goals and objectives, productivity, P/L, service reports.
  • Responsible for overseeing of accurate data collection prior to transmission regarding OASIS (includes SOC, ROC, Transfer, Discharges and associated ICD-9 Coding).

Requirements

  • A professional registered nurse who has completed a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a program approved by the National League of Nursing.
  • Current professional licensure in Massachusetts.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Needs ability to move intermittently throughout the workday, inclusive of sitting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling or moving objects and patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Has 5 years of experience as home health nurse.
  • Has 2 years management/supervisory position in community health.
  • Bachelor of Science.
  • Masters Program Degree or enrollment.
  • CPR certification.

Director, Social Services


Leavitt Family Jewish Home (Full Time)

Job Description

Plans, organizes, develops and directs the overall operation of the Social Services Department to ensure all medically-related emotional and social needs of residents are met in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations.

  • Develops preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the psychological of each resident.
  • Collaborates with appropriate community agencies – DMR, DMH, etc.
  • Determines the department’s staffing needs to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Assists in forecasting, planning and preparing department’s budget.
  • HIPAA and Corporate Compliance.
  • Other duties/projects as identified and assigned by your manager.

Requirements

  • Must possess a Master’s Degree in social work.
  • Must have, as a minimum, one year of supervised social work, and two years of experience in health care.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered LICSW in the state of Massachusetts.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
  • Must possess ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the Social Services Department.
  • Must possess problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to residents, family members, and facility staff, and the community.
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility which include a medical and physical examination.
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.

Social Worker


Leavitt Family Jewish Home (Full Time)

Job Description

  • Coordinates services for discharge planning of residents.
  • Works in collaboration with the nursing staff and ancillary services to address the psychosocial needs of each resident.
  • Coordinates admissions in conjunction with the Case Management Department.
  • Answers questions of volunteers and student interns.
  • HIPAA and Corporate Compliance.
  • Other duties/projects as identified and assigned by Director of Social Services.

Requirements

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field, from an accredited school.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered LSW license to practice in the state of Massachusetts.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of work experience in the field.
  • Must possess ability to plan, organize, develop and implement the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc. of the Social Services Department.
  • Must possess problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to residents, family members, and facility staff.
  • Must be able to function independently and as part of a team, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility which include a medical and physical examination.
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Must possess knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.

Food Services / Dietary Aide


JGS Lifecare (Full Time)

Job Description
Performs a variety of duties related to assisting in the preparation and serving of meals to residents, staff, and visitors according to the daily menu and in accordance with Orthodox Jewish Dietary Laws. Other duties as deemed necessary/appropriate and as assigned

Job Description

  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions.
  • Ability to work with public in a courteous, positive and professional manner.
  • Must meet all health requirements in accordance with laws and set forth by the policies of the facility, which include a medical and physical examination.
  • Basic knowledge of Orthodox Jewish Dietary Laws
  • Manual dexterity and motor coordination required to handle dishes and trays rapidly and efficiently and to work with various cleaning supplies.
  • Adaptability to work that involves the ability to perform short-cycle repetitive duties under specific instructions.
  • Ability to push, pull, move, or lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, end/stoop, reach above shoulder level, crouch and push/pull.
  • Ability for occasionally squat, kneel and balance.
  • May be exposed to low/high temperatures and uncomfortable odors.
  • Ability to see, hear, feel, read, write, and verbalize clearly in English.

RN & LPN


Sosin Center for Rehabilitation (Full Time; Part Time; and Per Diem Positions)

RN/LPN license, strong computer and people skills required for new Green House certified Sosin Center for Rehabilitation. The innovative Green House model of care helps people recover faster and fuller in comfortable spaces that feel more like home, cared for by a team who have a voice in the way the home is run.

We’re looking for nurses who want to offer this unique style of caring. RNs and LPNs will provide nursing care through coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care. They will also provide assistance in promoting a high quality of life for short-stay rehabilitation residents of the Sosin Center.

Full Time; Part-Time; and Per Diem positions are available, including free meals, and 120 hours of Green House Training.

  • RN Starting Salary (FT & PT): $27/hr. base Per Diem: $28
  • LPN Starting Salary (FT & PT): $24.80/hr. base Per Diem: $25

 

Shahbaz


Sosin Center for Rehabilitation (Full Time; Part Time; Per Diem Positions)

Nursing Aide certification, strong computer and people skills required for new Green House certified Sosin Center for Rehabilitation. The innovative Green House model of care helps people recover faster and fuller in comfortable spaces that feel more like home, cared for by a team who have a voice in the way the home is run.

We’re looking for CNAs who want to offer this unique style of caring. Shahbazim will provide care of the residents, and the residents’ environment, including personal care activities, cooking/meal preparation and service, laundry, and light housekeeping.

Full Time, Part-Time, and Per Diem positions are available, including free meals, and 120 hours of Green House Training.

  • Starting Salary: $15.30/hr. base (FT & PT)
  • Per Diem: $14

RN Supervisor Full Time (3-11pm & 11pm - 3am)


Leavitt Family Jewish Home

Successful candidate for this key position will have 2-3 years recent supervisory experience and knowledge of long – term care regulations. Our nursing management team is very supportive and we offer a collaborative management environment. MA RN Licensure required with experience. Please call 567-3949 ext. 2311 for a personalized tour. We would be happy to show you around!

RN & LPN (Full Time; Part Time)


Leavitt Family Jewish Home

Staff Nurse positions available for licensed nurses with excellent clinical skills and a caring heart! We offer a competitive wage and opportunities for advanced training. MA Licensure required.

Certified Nursing Assistant (Full Time, Part Time)


Leavitt Family Jewish Home

Positions available for CNA’s with excellent clinical skills and a caring heart!  Assist nursing staff with patients’ personal care, emotional support, and activities of daily living. MA Certification required.

Starting Salary: $12/hr. base

Care Manager (Full Time, Part Time)


Ruth's House Assisted Living Residence

Responsibilities include direct care and assistance with activities and dining. MA Certification required.

HHA Home Health (Full Time, Part Time)


Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care

HHA Home Health for certified, Joint Commission accredited home health agency with competitive compensation and flexible hours. MA Certification required.

Concierge (Intermittent - 12 hrs per/wk-weekends)


Ruth's House Assisted Living Residence

Flexibility to cover vacation if needed and holiday hours is required.  Experience working in a healthcare setting or with elders preferred.

Clinical Dietician (Per Diem)


Leavitt Family Jewish Home

For a 200 bed nursing home with sub-acute. Must be a Massachusetts registered licensed dietician. Knowledge of Geri-Menu with electronic medical recording familiarity a plus, as well as awareness in Orthodox Jewish Dietary Laws. Coordinates the nutritional activities within the facility in compliance with DPH regulations and in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations and in accordance with Orthodox Jewish Dietary Laws

Cook (Intermittent - 20 hours / week)


Leavitt Family Jewish Home

Flexible schedule including every other weekend.  Coordinating the overall preparation and service of meals.  Two years’ experience required.  Experience in a health care setting, and basic knowledge of Orthodox Jewish Dietary Laws preferred.

Dietary Aide/Utility Aide (Full Time & Per Diem)


Leavitt Family Jewish Home/Ruth's House Assisted Living Residence
  • Performs a variety of duties related to assisting in the preparation and serving of meals to residents, staff, and visitors according to the daily menu and in accordance with Orthodox Jewish Dietary Laws.
  • Works with residents and staff in a manner that promotes person-centered care with a commitment to customer service.
  • Assists cooks in preparing and serving meals and snacks.
  • Responsible for loading trays and food carts, cleaning kitchen and work areas, washing kitchen areas, dinning equipment and dishes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions.
  • Ability to work with public in a courteous, positive and professional manner, focuses on customer service.
  • Must meet all health requirements in accordance with laws and set forth by the policies of the facility which include a medical and physical examination.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Manual dexterity and motor coordination required to handle dishes and trays rapidly and efficiently and to work various cleaning supplies.
  • Ability to push, pull, move, or lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Frequently stands, walks, end/stoops, reach above shoulder level, crouch and push/pull; occasionally squats, kneels and balances.
  • Ability to see, hear, feel, read, write, and verbalize clearly in English.

Home Health Aides (Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem)


Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care

Primarily in the Springfield-Longmeadow area, offering flexible schedules, a competitive hourly rate, mileage and travel time reimbursement.  Home Health or Hospice experience a plus.  MA CNA Certification and/or HHA training documentation required.  Reliable vehicle required.

Please contact us if you would like more information regarding any of our programs and services, or you’d like to take a tour of our campus community.

JGS Lifecare
Guided by Jewish Values. Serving all Faiths

770 Converse Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106