Work where education comes first

Lasell Village is a distinctively different continuing care retirement community that fosters lifelong learning as part of its overall approach to satisfying retirement living.  At Lasell Village we strive for a caring, enriching, and vibrant community for our staff team as well as our residents and the overall community.

Administrative

Housekeeping Manager
Lasell Village is a distinctively different life plan community with education at its heart, located in a New England village setting on the campus of Lasell College in Newton. At Lasell Village we strive for a caring, enriching, and vibrant community for our employees and residents. Lasell Village is home to more than 200 residents in independent living apartments, Lasell Studios, a 9 apartment supported living unit, and Lasell House, a 38 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitative facility.

The Manager of Housekeeping is responsible for the planning, organization, development and direction for the overall operation of the Housekeeping Department. The Manager supervises the Housekeeping staff to ensure cleanliness throughout Lasell Village. Quality customer service is a top priority for everyone at the Village. This is an extremely customer service oriented role, and deals directly with residents on a daily basis. In addition, it is primarily responsible for the overall cleanliness and compliance with health standards and regulations for the skilled nursing facility.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares the daily cleaning schedule of resident apartments, common areas, the supporting living unit and the skilled nursing facility
  • Orders and maintains the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. and the appearance of housekeeping areas
  • Performs regular inspections of resident areas and rooms for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties
  • Conducts daily & weekly inspections of the skilled nursing facility (Lasell House) to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Reports dotted line to the Lasell House Administrator. Engages in collaboration with Genesis Healthcare (Manages the Skilled Nursing Facility) when needed
  • Manages all housekeeping staff to ensure they follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies at all times
  • Inspects storage rooms, utility and janitorial closets for upkeep and supply control.
  • Orders all housekeeping supplies and equipment and maintains adequate inventory levels to provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment
  • Develops and maintains written policies and procedures for housekeeping department
  • Responds to resident requests and concerns promptly and according to policies
  • Coordinates repairs needs with facilities department
  • Processes payables efficiently, according to policies and procedures
  • Prepares and plans the housekeeping department budget and submits to the president for review and approval. Manages the Housekeeping department each month to approved budget
  • Seeks out new methods and procedures and incorporates them into existing housekeeping practices
  • Develops and participates in the planning, conducting and scheduling of in-service training and orientation programs for staff
  • Works with all departments to prepare for special events and clean-up following the event
  • Takes responsibility for maintaining the overall cleanliness of Lasell Village and Lasell House
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of three (5) years supervisory experience required. Experience in health care, life plan organizations and management preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required. College degree preferred
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required
  • Must be proficient with general office applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets and online payroll system).
  • Must be willing to learn and apply new software to perform housekeeping management
  • Must be comfortable with, and have the ability to use technology every day, including adapting to new technologies to manage billing or scheduling
  • Recognizes and utilizes outstanding customer services skills at all times
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/staff, and the general public
  • Must be able to motivate, encourage and manage a large staff
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle challenging residents/associates.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 30 (thirty) pounds

Lasell Village offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes; medical, dental, vision, 403b, tuition reimbursement, EAP, and public transportation reimbursement.

Lasell Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume to pdellicarpini@lasell.edu

Dining Room Servers
Lasell Village is looking for motivated and energetic people to join its dining services. As a member of our wait staff, you will provide a casual and upbeat atmosphere for our residents. Responsibilities include: greeting residents at the table, taking orders accurately and efficiently, serving each course in a timely manner, maintaining the cleanliness of tables and wait stations before, during, and after shift. The shift starts at 4:45pm and goes approximately until 8:30pm. Occasionally, there might be some lunch shifts available.

Communication, teamwork, work ethic and attitude are extremely important to this position. Must be friendly and outgoing with excellent hospitality skills and able to maintain a positive and professional manner through the duration of the shift. Must have the ability to follow verbal instructions, function in a fast-paced environment and work well with people in a team environment.

Available Shifts:

Saturday 4:30-8:30

Sunday 10:30-2:30 & 4:30-8:30

These are part time positions.

If interested, please stop by to fill out an application or contact KTucker@lasell.edu for more information.

Full Time Line Cook
Lasell Village a unique Continuing Care Retirement Community is looking for a part time line cook.

We are looking for a part time line cook with high volume experience, attention to detail and a creative passion for food. A good attitude, team orientated approach to work, along with good organization skills are a MUST.

Applicants must have flexible availability 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM five days a week that includes some weekends.

We offer a competitive wage based on experience.

Lasell Village offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes; medical, dental, vision 403b, tuition reimbursement, EAP, and public transportation reimbursement.

Lasell Village is local to the MBTA Riverside T stop. We reimburse up to $40.00 per month for public transportation.

Lasell Village is an Equal Opportunity Employe

Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Send resume to alopez@lasell.edu.

Health Care

Admissions Nurse
A part time Admissions nurse is needed for our skilled nursing facility. The Admissions nurse will complete assessments and consents, new orders and meds and all other documentation as required by federal and state regulations. Must have excellent assessment and computer skills.

This is part time position which includes every other weekend.

Responsibilities and Duties

Graduate of an accredited nursing program with nurse licensure by the State Board of Nursing.

A minimum of two years full-time or equivalent clinical experience with at least three years’ nursing experience in a long-term care setting is required.

Knowledge of established best practices and standards of nursing care.

Must relate confidentially, professionally and positively with residents, families and other employees at all levels.

Must be able to work independently.

Excellent verbal and written communication/critical thinking skills.

Answers on Demand (AOD) electronic healthcare system experience a plus.

Lasell Village is local to MBTA Riverside Station.

Lasell Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume to ktucker@lasell.edu

Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse
Lasell Village is a distinctively different life plan community with education at its heart, located in a New England village setting on the campus of Lasell College in Newton. At Lasell Village we strive for a caring, enriching, and vibrant community for our employees and residents. Lasell Village is home to more than 200 residents in independent living apartments, Lasell Studios, a 9 apartment supported living unit, and Lasell House, a 38 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitative facility.

We are seeking a part-time RN/LPN professionals for the following shifts:

  • 7am-3pm
  • 3pm-11pm
  • Per Diem All Shifts

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program with nurse licensure by the State Board of Nursing.
  • A minimum of one year full-time or equivalent clinical experience.
  • Knowledge of established best practices and standards of nursing care.
  • Must relate confidentially, professionally and positively with residents, families and other employees at all levels.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/critical thinking skills.
  • Answers on Demand (AOD) electronic healthcare system experience a plus.

Lasell Village offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes; medical, dental, vision 403b, tuition reimbursement, EAP, and public transportation reimbursement.

Lasell Village is local to the MBTA Riverside T stop. We reimburse up to $40.00 per month for public transportation.

Lasell Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Send resume to ktucker@lasell.edu

Social Worker
Lasell Village, sponsored by Lasell College, is home to some 225 residents in its independent living apartments. The Village also includes Lasell Studios, a 9 apartment supported living unit and Lasell House, a 38 bed skilled nursing facility. Open since May 2000, the Village combines the elements of lifelong learning, retirement living, support services, and short-term rehabilitation.

The Social worker is a member of the interdisciplinary and management team of Lasell House, a licensed 38-bed Skilled Nursing Facility. The Social Worker is responsible for fostering a climate, policies, and routines that enable residents to maximize their individuality, independence and dignity. This climate shall provide patients with the highest practical level of physical, mental and psychosocial well-being and quality of life. Quality customer service is a top priority for everyone at Lasell Village.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, organizes, implements, evaluates and directs a comprehensive social services program
  • Works with interdisciplinary team to promotes and protect resident rights and the psychosocial well-being of all patients
  • Ensures that a psychosocial assessment is completed for each patient that identifies social, emotional, psychological needs and strengths. Assesses each patient for discharge.
  • Ensures that patients, family and staff interviews are conducted for completion of relevant MDS sections (i.e. cognitive, mood, behavior), and care area assessments are completed in accordance with regulations
  • Works to provide support for patients and families, responds to issues identified by patients/residents and families to determine satisfaction with services
  • If necessary, provide therapeutic intervention to assist patients in coping with their transition and adjustment to a long-term care facility
  • Provides support and education to patient and family members to assist in their understanding of placement and facility issues in addition to referring them to the appropriate Social Service agencies when the facility does not provide the needed services
  • Prevents and addresses patient abuse as mandated by law and professional licensure
  • Ensure that responsible party is identified (e.g. activated Health Care Proxy) and making decisions
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times
  • Serves as a resource, and part of the interdisciplinary care team, to develop and provide interventions to resolve behavior or mood problems, to address conflict resolution, and address catastrophic events as needed
  • Ensures that patient discharge goals are identified at admission and documented accordingly
  • Makes referrals as needed for post discharge care to appropriate agencies and suppliers; may be involved in contacting patients post-discharge to ensure successful transition.
  • Develops and maintains a good working rapport with both Lasell Village and Lasell House staff
  • Reviews departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Ensures documentation is kept in accordance with governmental and organizational standards
  • Provides oral and written reports to the Administrator
  • Prepares and supports Lasell House team for annual state survey
  • Participates in new employee orientation, including but not limited educating staff regarding residents rights and how to recognize and prevent abuse, neglect and mistreatment
  • Participates in Quality Improvement meetings
  • Serves as active contributor to designated center meetings (morning meeting, utilization management, customer at risk, care planning, etc.)
  • Communicates to the Administrator equipment and supply needs

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work required.
  • Must possess appropriate state licensing certifications
  • Additional certification such as geriatric case management, hospice and palliative care, gerontology, clinical social work, health care, nephrology, mental health and/or substance abuse preferred.
  • 3-5 years of supervised social service experience in a health care setting working directly with individuals

JOB SKILLS:

  • Thrive in a team environment and work well with others
  • This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social work principles and ethics required
  • Knowledge of medications, their proper dosage, and expected results.
  • Ability to create a patient-centered environment.
  • Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by law and in accordance with company policy
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Proficient in technological skills and tolls required for practice (i.e. AOD/Matrix)

Lasell Village offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes; medical, dental, vision, 403b with generous match after one year, tuition reimbursement, EAP, and public transportation reimbursement. Lasell Village is local to MBTA Riverside Station.

Lasell Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Send resume to pdellicarpini@lasell.edu

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