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Employment Opportunity at Marian Manor

In a Nursing Home every department is important. Our employees are an integral part of the Home, and the quality of patient care depends in large measure on them. It is a kind, gentle, patient, cooperative and friendly attitude in being with and working with our residents that is the spirit of Marian Manor.

If you would like to become a part of the Marian Manor family and share in the work of the Carmelite Sisters who devote their lives to the care of the Aged, the Sick and the Infirm, then please inquire below.

General Information

Marian Manor is one of the largest employers in the South Boston community. Our basic philosophy is to enable each resident to function at the maximum of his or her capacity and to enjoy to the fullest the long life with which God has blessed him or her. To accomplish and maintain this goal, we must all work together. We offer a wide variety of employment opportunities such as:

  • SOCIAL WORKER/DISCHARGE PLANNER

     

    Position Summary:

    • Develop initial plan of care with input from various disciplines, resident and family. The plan includes identification of problems/needs of the resident, indicates the care to be given, goals to be accomplished and which professional service is responsible for each element of care as may be necessary. This will be identified during the initial services planning meeting, to be completed within 72 hours of admission when possible.
    • Initiate plan for discharge upon admission and throughout stay in coordination with care team. Includes leading initial services plan with unit manager, resident and rehab manager in which needs are identified and plan for discharge is initially outlined.
    • Interact with physicians, NPs, nursing facilities and ALF’s, home care agencies, insurance companies and medical supply companies to plan and coordinate care of patients in all phases of the healthcare continuum to assure safe and efficient transitions.
    • Communicate regularly with family members/responsible parties to update them on resident’s progress, answer questions and deal with complaints. Facilitate their communication with nurse practitioners and physicians as necessary. Review goals with resident and family member/responsible party if they are unable to attend care conferences. Document all communication in medical record. Complete appropriate section of MDS 3.0 as it pertains to the discharge planning process.
    • Attend weekly Meeting to plan, coordinate and project continued stay requirements, resident goals and discharge plan. Present pertinent discharge information regarding any short-term residents throughout the facility. Communicate with care team ongoing plans for discharge. Assure that proper discharge orders are obtained and discharge documentation completed. Coordinate services and medical supplies for discharge.

    Qualification - Must be a licensed Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts.
    - Experience in a Long Term Post-Acute Care Setting preferred
    - Excellent Communication Skills and team player
    - Two years of social work experience working directly with geriatric clients in a health care setting, desirable.
    - Computer literacy required. Experience Word, Outlook and Excel.

    Reference Words: LICSW, LCSW , MSW, Discharge Planning, SNF, MDS 3.0, PASSAR, Short-term care, Long-term care, Nursing Home, Care plan process, Care Area Trigger, CAAs, ARD, OMRA, OBRA, Medicare A, RUGs IV, RAI, Private Insurance

     

  • STAFF DEVELOPMENT/INFECTION CONTROL COORDINATOR

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF MAIN FUNCTION:
    The Staff Development/Infection control Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating an all-inclusive program for the training and continuing education of all staff members, as well as directing the infection control program in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist in developing and maintaining standards of nursing practice in the facility.
    • Plan, implement, direct and evaluate the education program in the facility based on identified resident needs, staff needs, federal, state and local regulations.
    • In conjunction with Associate Instructor, coordinate an effective general orientation program for new staff and plan other programs as needed.
    • Plan and publish a monthly in-service calendar for all mandatory in-services staff trainings.
    • Arrange opportunities for meaningful education programs and staff trainings during the year
    • In conjunction with develop, implement and evaluate a nursing assistant orientation program for new hires; process applications for State testing of uncertified nursing assistants; participate in the nursing assistants evaluation process annually; provide re-education to nursing assistants as necessary
    • Conduct a comprehensive orientation program for newly hired nurses.
    • Oversee preceptors of new nurses.
    • Provide regular continuing education programs for nurses.
    • Conduct a yearly competency skills evaluation of nurses in preparation for their performance evaluation.
    • Act as a liaison with Nursing instructors and students affiliating at the facility.
    • Maintain a resource center with current geriatric literature, videos and DVD’s.
    • Assure that all documentation of attendance at in-service programs is maintained and submitted to Human Resources.
    • Compile necessary reports for DPH and other regulatory agencies as required.
    • Assume responsibility for quality assurance reports.
    • Assist with survey preparation activities.
    • Attend facility meetings as requested.
    • Consistently operate the education department program within budget guidelines.

    INFECTION CONTROL

    • Plan, develop, implement, evaluate, coordinate, and direct the infection control program to insure facility compliant with current CDC, OSHA, and local, state and federal regulations concerning infection control or standard precautions.
    • Assist all departments in identification of properly evaluation and classifying routine job-related functions involving exposure to blood/body fluids.
    • Monitor infection control practices and procedures to ensure that all personnel are implementing standard operating procedures for tasks involving exposure to blood/body fluids.
    • Make rounds on nursing units, housekeeping and laundry to review environmental sanitation procedures and supervision of isolation precautions/practices.
    • Ensure that laboratory support is available and reviewed; analyze lab reports for trends.
    • Assist in developing and implementing guidelines for the decontamination and sterilization activities.
    • Prepare monthly summaries of all resident/personnel infections.
    • Maintains daily line listing, daily logs and all associated infection control documents and tracking.
    • Participate in facility surveys made by authorized government agencies.
    • Assist discharge planner in developing and implementing discharge plans for residents on infection control precautions.
    • Assist in establishing and maintaining a comprehensive monitoring program of employee health status to include: PPD testing; Hepatitis B vaccine (maintain employee files); Flu immunization; Blood work
    • Infection reports
    • Monitor and record Pre-employment physical examination, including chest x ray or intradermal skin test for tuberculosis, periodic physical examinations at least every two years to be performed and recorded.
    • Maintain accurate records of illnesses and incidents involving personnel while on duty.
    • Assume responsibility for monitoring employees infected with a contagious disease in a communicable form that might endanger the health of patients, residents or other employees.
    • In collaboration with the risk manager, report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
    • Ensure that adequate supplies of personal protective equipment are on hand and readily available to personnel who may be exposed to blood or body fluids. Assist in developing policies and procedures to minimize spread of infections and safe disposal of needles and sharp instruments.
    • Attends QA meetings to report on Infection Control.

     

  • SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF MAIN FUNCTION:Full-time position responsible for overall knowledge of Social Service staff performance and residents’ activities. Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the social service programs of the facility including problem solving and crisis intervention.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and assisting with the overall operation of the Social Services Department for a long-term care nursing center in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and center guidelines.
    • Supervise all social service department staff.
    • Consults with residents and family members concerning personal, emotional, medical, and social needs.
    • Provides Medicare, Medicaid, and other financial assistance information to patients and family members.
    • OBRA screen referrals when needed for conversions.
    • Follow up on hospice referrals as necessary.
    • Yearly Rights letter (review 5 packets, Right to Know signs on each unit)Letters to residents’ families as needed.
    • Plan and coordinate projects.
    • Complete PASRRs for each incoming resident upon admission. Check PASRRs for quarterly state review.
    • Discharge notes – check and document final notes.
    • Document interventions on residents.
    • Participate in Discharge planning, development and implementation of social care plans and resident assessments.
    • Assist in preparing an annual operating budget for approval by Administrator.
    • Set up peer review and participate.
    • Keep resource file.
    • Member of pre-survey preparation team.
    • Attend meetings: Daily Report, Weekly Census, Quality Assurance
    • Participate in family meetings as needed.
    • Complete necessary forms, reports, etc. and submit to Administrator.
    • Perform related duties as required.

    Requirments:

    • Must be a licensed Massachusetts social worker
    • Experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a post-acute and long-term care health setting
    • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, support agencies and the general public and to be discreet regarding privileged information.

    Job Type: Full-time
    Required experience:

    • Social Worker: 3 years

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required experience:

    • Geriatric Social Work: 3 years

    Required education:

    • Master's

     

  • RECEPTIONIST

     

    PART TIME & ON-CALL

    General Statement of Main Function

    Attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. Supply information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers.

    Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

    ·        answer telephone, screen and direct calls 

    ·        take and relay messages

    ·        provide information to callers

    ·        greet persons entering organization

    ·        direct persons to correct destination

    ·        deal with queries from the public and customers

    ·        ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization

    ·        monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness

    ·        receive and sort mail and deliveries

    ·        monitor and maintain office equipment

    ·        control inventory relevant to reception area

    ·        tidy and maintain the reception area

    Education and Experience

    ·        high school diploma generally required

    ·        knowledge of customer service principles and practices

    ·        keyboard skills

    ·        ability to work a switchboard

    Key Competencies

    ·        verbal and written communication skills

    ·        professional personal presentation    

    ·        customer service orientation   

    ·        information management

    ·        attention to detail

    ·        initiative

    ·        reliability

    ·        stress tolerance 

     

  • HOUSEKEEPING PORTER

     

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF MAIN FUNCTION:

    Performs repetitive cleaning tasks to maintain an assigned area in a sanitary, orderly and attractive condition.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

     

    Proper use of assigned equipment and economical use of janitorial supplies.

    Clean assigned areas: sweep, mop and buff rooms, corridors, s tairwells, officer and utility rooms. Wash walls, windows, blinds and baseboards.

    Requisition supplies and equipment.

    Dispose of refuse.

    Keep porter’s closet in good condition.

    Assist in moving furniture.

    May be required to perform laundry tasks, collect soiled laundry and distribute clean laundry.

    Assist with freight

    Report faulty equipment or unsafe conditions.

    Perform heavy cleaning routines such as stripping floors.

    May distribute supplies.

    Perform related work as required.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

     

    Some experience preferred but not required. Training provided.

  • STAFF NURSES: EXPERIENCED RN OR LPN

     

    This position is part-time.

    Assist Unit/ Shift Supervisor in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the nursing unit activities in accordance with federal, state, and other health care agency rules and regulations. Assist Supervisors in upholding the policies of the Nursing Dept. and those of the facility.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program and licensed in the state of Massachusetts

    • Must be able to supervise ancillary staff and delegate duties to unlicensed assistive personnel that are within their capability

    • Must be able to assess changes in condition from resident’s baseline and respond to these changes appropriately.

  • CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT/CNA - ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE (22.5 HOURS OR 30 HOURS PER WEEK)

    Assist in total, safe care of residents with dignity and respect by performing duties according to Policies and Procedures, information provided in Nursing Assistant Orientation Program, verbal and written instruction by Supervisors, on-going inservices, meetings and written Care Plans. Applicants must be enthusiastic, responsible and compassionate. Candidates must also enjoy working with the elderly.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school graduate or GED preferred.
    • MA state CNA certification required
    • Must be able to speak, write, and read English.
    • One to two years of previous nursing assistant experience preferred
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Physical stating you can work w/o restrictions, dated within past 12 months
    • PPD/TB, dated within past 12 months or clear chest X-ray

    Hours Available: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shifts, Part-Time
    Our positions require working every other weekend.

    Submit your resume online to expedite your interview!

  • EXPERIENCED FOOD SERVICE WORKER, PART-TIME

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    May include all or part of the following:

    •  Follow all Policies and Procedures of the facility.
    • Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures. Work with the facility’s dietitian as necessary and implement recommended changes as required. Make only authorized substitutions.

    • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure patient rights are protected.

    • Follow established Infection Control policies and procedures.

    • Review complaints of residents and make necessary oral/written reports to the Food Service Supervisor.

    • Assure that food and supplies for the next meal are readily available.

    • Assist with inventory and storing in-coming food, supplies, etc., as necessary. Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies. Assure that necessary equipment and supplies are maintained to perform duties/services.

    • Report all hazardous conditions/equipment to the Food Service Supervisor immediately. Report all accidents/incidents to the Food Service Supervisor.

    • Assist in food preparation for special meals, for parties, etc.

    • Carry soiled utensils etc., to wash area. Return clean utensils to proper storage. Carry out garbage.

    • Set up meal trays, food carts, dining room, etc., as instructed. Distribute menus as necessary.

    • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution. Deliver food carts, trays, etc., to designated areas. Serve food in dining room as instructed.

    • Remove food trays from carts, dining rooms, coffee shop, etc., and take to dish washing area.

    • Prepare and deliver snacks, nourishments, etc.

    • Operate cash register in Side by Side Café.

    • Perform related work as required.

      QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be 16 years of age.
    • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever condition they are currently functioning

    • Experience working in the kitchen of a hospital or skilled nursing facility perferred.

    • Must practice good personal hygiene.

For further information regarding available positions contact Human Resources. To complete an application the Human Resources Department is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:30pm.

Human Resources Department
130 Dorchester Street, South Boston, MA 02127
Tel: 617-701-1429 | Fax: 617-268-4962

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Notice of Non-Discrimination

Marian Manor Nursing Home does not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sexual harassment, retaliation, genetic information, military service, age, disability, mental illness and ancestry in the practice of hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.


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