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Employment Opportunities

Please see below for available openings at Highland Valley Elder Services.  We offer our full-time employees:

  • • 37.5-hour Work Week
  • • Group Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • • Employer-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • • 401(k) Retirement Plan, with matching and discretionary employer contributions
  • • 13 Paid Holidays & 3 Personal Days
  • • 15 Vacation Days
  • • Professional Training Opportunities
  • • Free, Convenient Parking
  • • Voluntary Supplemental Insurances

To apply for any of these positions, please send your cover letter and resume to ctwiss@highlandvalley.org.
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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Company Background:

Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation that serves 24 communities in Hampshire and western Hampden counties. We serve older adults and their families through collaboration, education, advocacy, and a range of programs designed to support them where they live.

Nutritionist: Highland Valley Elder Services, serving elders in 24 communities, seeks a Nutritionist. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or a related field. Massachusetts Nutritionist license required; Registered Dietician preferred.

Experience in nutrition, including menus and nutrient analysis, quality control in food service operation, nutrition education, and site inspections. Experience with elders helpful.

This is a part-time nutrition position, up to 15 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Flexible schedule. $24 per hour, no benefits.

Resumes accepted until filled. Send resume and cover letter to:

Cathy Twiss, Assoc Dir of HR

Highland Valley Elder Services

320 Riverside Drive, Suite B

Florence, MA 01062

Fax: 413-584-7076

www.highlandvalley.org

AA/EOE

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $24 /hour

Controller

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for managing daily fiscal operations by enforcing established policies, procedures and internal controls. Responsibilities also include monitoring agency, service provider and vendor contracts to ensure the integrity of all fiscal functions and contractual compliance.

AUTHORITY: This position reports to and is supervised by the Chief Financial Officer. Performance will be evaluated within the first six months and at least yearly thereafter.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in accounting and 5 years of financial management and supervisory experience required. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communications skills. Knowledge of Federal and state laws and agency regulations as they relate to position. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

A. Manage Daily Fiscal Operations
1. Manages all general ledger accounts to trial balance.
2. Develops and revises procedures and internal controls as needed with CFO.
3. Oversees Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Purchasing.
4. Handles cash management under direction of the CFO. Assist CFO in preparation of cash flow projections.
5. Reviews month end postings, general journal entries and account reconciliations.
6. Assists CFO with management of agency Retirement Plan documentation and activities.
7. Assists CFO in preparation and analysis of financial statements and agency program and master budget.
8. Manages annual agency audits and supports other program audits as they relate to fiscal operations.
9. Works with agency auditors, retirement plan brokers, third-party administrator and fund manager and outside consultants for accounting software services.
10. Responsible for recruitment, orientation, training, and cross training procedures for IO/Fiscal Department staff.
11. Supervises and evaluates Staff Accountant, Payroll/Benefits Coordinator, Accounting Assistant and Program Assistant responsible for Purchasing.

B. Monitor Agency Agreements, Contracts, and MOU’s
1. Monitors agency contracts and manages contracts database. Serves as Home Care contract manager at state-wide meetings. Liaisons with ASAP peers.
2. Expands purchase of service contract system and facilitates the three-year cycle RFP process with AD of Programs & Services.
3. Represents Highland Valley at community and state levels.

C. Other
1. Supervises IO/Administration staff in the absence of Office Systems Manager.
2. Participates in training and development activities to increase knowledge/skills for continuous strong performance in this position.
3. Participates in required performance quality initiatives within program area.

D. Additional Job Requirements
1. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor to meet agency needs.
2. Environmental Conditions
a. Work is 90% indoor office work; 10% outdoor (i.e. travel to attend required meetings, presentations and trainings).
3. Physical Requirements
a. While performing duties of position, employee will be required to sit/stand for extended periods.
b. Working knowledge of computers, applicable software and databases and capacity to see computer screen and read written material.
c. Capacity to communicate verbally with staff/supervisors, consumers and community.
d. Capacity for the fine manipulation of office equipment.
e. Capacity for occasional reaching, lifting or bending.
4. Work Environment Expectations
a. Available to work a salaried position with primary hours daily M-F, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
b. Ability to drive as the position requires.

Nurse

JOB SUMMARY: Conduct clinical assessment on seniors and determine eligibility for programs. Establish and/or maintain working relationships with area home-health agencies, health care facilities and skilled nursing facilities.

AUTHORITY: Reports to the Nursing Programs Manager

REQUIREMENTS: RN, BSN or AD with a minimum of two years of experience in a community or long-term care setting.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

1. Conduct Clinical Assessments on seniors.
2. Determine Eligibility for a variety of Programs.
3. Provide ongoing education and consultation to ASAP Case Management staff and area health providers regarding clinical eligibility criteria for ASAP and MassHealth programs and services.
4. Function as liaison to administrative staff at home health agencies, area skilled nursing facilities, and Executive Office of Elder Affairs clinical staff.
5. Attend applicable staff and/or agency meetings.
6. Participate in training development activities to increase knowledge/skills for continuous strong performance in this position.
7. Participates in required quality performance initiatives within responsible program areas.
8. Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor to meet agency needs.

Additional Job Requirements
1. Environmental Conditions: Work is 75% indoor office work; 25% outdoor (i.e. travel to consumers and attend required meetings).
2. Physical Requirements
a. While performing duties of position, employee will be required to sit/stand for extended periods.
b. Working knowledge of computers applicable software and databases and capacity to see computer screen and read written material.
c. Capacity to communicate verbally with staff/supervisors, consumers and community.
d. Capacity for the fine manipulation with use of office equipment.
e. Capacity for occasional reaching, lifting or bending.
3. Work Environment Expectations
a. Available to work an hourly position Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. 37.5 hours per week. Employee or Per Diem. $25.60 per hour
b. Ability to drive own vehicle as the position requires.

Relief Cook

JOB SUMMARY: This position carries out various functions, assisting the cooks. In the absence of another cook, he or she will take primary responsibility for overall kitchen functioning.
AUTHORITY: This position reports to and is supervised by the First Cook Supervisor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
I. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and move it at least 100 feet.
II. Must be able to safely perform all job functions consistent with food service duties.
III. Must be able to write and fill out required forms.
IV. Must have the ability to work both independently as well as cooperatively with other kitchen crew.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Performs general kitchen duties, including:
a. Dessert portioning;
b. Assisting with all food prep and portioning;
c. Filling site bins with daily supplies (bread, desserts and supplies for the sites);
d. Helping the First Cook Supervisor and the First Cook Assistant load the heating boxes.

II. Responsible for the sanitary condition of the dishwasher (water temperature control and accurate soap dispersal,) including:
a. Washing of lunch dishes;
b. Cleaning of dishwasher area;
c. Cleaning of work area, as needed;
d. Assisting with cleaning and mopping of floors, when needed;
e. Assisting with cleaning of oven racks and exterior of ovens;
f. Assisting with cleaning of coolers and heating boxes, inside and out.

III. Responsible for lifting and carrying of daily supplies and food stuffs, when needed, for the following day.

IV. Shares, with other kitchen staff, other duties in the absence of another staff member, including food orders.

V. Oversees the cleaning of the bathrooms.

VI. Participates in training and development activities to keep up with knowledge/skills leading to strong performance in this position, including Allergen Awareness and ServSafe.

VII. Participates in required quality performance initiatives within program area.

VIII. Performs other appropriate duties as assigned by Supervisor.

IX. Completes temperature charts for upstairs walk-in refrigerator and upstairs walk-in freezer.

X. Full time, Monday to Friday 6am to 2pm $14.00 per hour

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