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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

    To apply, send cover letter and resume to: ctwiss@highlandvalley.org

    Highland Valley is an AA/EOE.

    Administrative Assistant

    JOB SUMMARY: This position will provide operational support to the Agency.

    AUTHORITY: This position reports to and is supervised by the assigned Program Director.

    REQUIREMENTS: High comfort level with learning new software and databases. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Must be
    detail oriented with strong organizational skills. Independent
    functioning, initiative, research skills, and the follow through
    required to complete projects.

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

    I. Maintains administrative functions as related to the work of the Agency.

    A. Responsible for the completion of clerical work using best judgment in prioritizing work with tact, discretion and confidentiality while dealing with staff and members of the public. Provides operational support to administrative staff by completing tasks in an efficient and timely manner (i.e. correspondence, scheduling, filing, data entry, copying, and mailings).

    B. Purchases agency office and program supplies from pre-approved vendors. Researches prices to maximize agency funds. Obtains bids as needed. Maintains supplies closet and mail/copy center.

    C. Processes Title III subgrantee billings in database and verifies account balances.

    E. Complete special projects which require independent functioning, initiative, research, and follow through. These include but are not limited to basic internal analysis, statistical reporting, and procedural and regulatory updates.

    F. Provides Reception area coverage as needed.

    II. Additional Job Requirements

    A. Participates in training and development activities to increase knowledge/ skills leading to strong performance in this position.

    B. Attends applicable staff and/or agency meetings and records minutes.

    C. Participates in required quality performance initiatives.

    D. Other tasks as assigned by your supervisor to meet agency needs.

    III. Environmental Conditions – work is 90% indoor work; 10% outdoor (i.e. travel to attend meetings, events, errands and trainings).

    IV. 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 reaching, bending, and lifting up to 25 lbs.

    V. Work Environment Expectations

    A. Available to work an hourly position Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    B. Ability to drive own vehicle as the position requires. Mileage reimbursement is available.

Registered 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 4 days/week, 9am-5pm, 30 hours per week. 37.5 hour per week position is also available. Employee (full benefits) or Per Diem. $25.60 per hour
b. Ability to drive own vehicle as the position requires.

Care Advisor

JOB SUMMARY: To increase living options for elders, disabled adults and children by developing, implementing and monitoring a service plan, using a comprehensive assessment procedure, which will best assist an elder to maintain the living arrangement of his/her choice.

AUTHORITY: This position reports to and is supervised by the Home Care Program Director and the Home Care Supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Link and coordinate resources with elders, disabled adults and children.

A. Make comprehensive assessments through field interview and observation. Conduct monitoring visits at regular intervals and as needed.
B. From this assessment, develop and implement a service plan, make referrals to appropriate agencies and follow up on these referrals.
C. Act as an advocate to/with the consumer when necessary.
D. Maintain the case file by completing all mandated paperwork in a timely fashion according to required documentation standards.

II. Provide Information and Referral services.

III. Participate in Highland Valley’s development of comprehensive community programming efforts.

IV. Participate in training and development activities to increase knowledge/skills for continuous strong performance in this position.

V. Participate in required quality performance initiatives within program area.

VI. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor to meet agency needs.

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