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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.  

We are proud to be certified by RetirementJobs.com as  an Age-Friendly employer, welcoming to employees age 50+.

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.

Administrative

Cafe Associate/Dining Room Server

We are looking for great staff to join our Dining Services team at Lasell Village. Lasell Village is an Independent Living Facility located in Newton, MA.

We have open shifts in our Cafe and Dining Room. Tipping is not allowed at Lasell Village.

Shifts Needed:

  • 11:30 am-2:30 pm
  • 2:00 pm-8:00 pm

Our dining services team members are responsible for the following:

· Serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance

· Serve food in accordance with established portion control procedures

· Prepare meals-to-go and deliver to apartments in a timely manner

· Set up dining room/ Café for service

· Understand the dining room set up and table numbers

· Be able to answer the phone and use a friendly tone while talking with residents and guests, take reservations, check messages

· Greet residents and guests with a smile and a friendly tone

· Walk guests to their assigned tables

· Operate the POS system to enter customer orders and cash out all guests

· Work together with other team members to ensure residents are served in a timely manner

· Set up, stock, refill, and clean stations according to the opening and closing checklists

· Assist in café serving operations in preparing food items

· Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies and procedures

· As directed, clean work tables, refrigerators/freezers, and sweep floors

· Carry out garbage and keep work areas clean, dry and free of hazards

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalency (GED)

· Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.  All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to drusso@lasell.edu

Line Cook

We are looking for a full-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, is a MUST.

Available Shifts

·  10:30 am -7:00 pm, will eventually change to 12:00 pm – 8:30 pm

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Ensure all food orders are received and stored according to guidelines

· Knowledge of all menu items and dietary needs for residents in independent living, Lasell Studios, or Lasell House

· Knowledge of plate presentation and preparation of all menu items (cooking and plating times)

· Rotate, label, and date all stock in the refrigerator and freezer to ensure no waste due to spoilage

· Communicate with fellow line cooks, executive chef, and sous chef on a daily basis for proper pars and production requirements when needed in specified workstations

· Responsible for advising supervisor of shortages and outages

· Organize and perform work assignments to meet proper quantities while maintaining quality standards within the necessary time frame

· Practice sanitary methods as prescribed by federal and state codes when storing food and paper supplies

· Ensure all workstations are being maintained in a clean and organized fashion

· Follow HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Points) guidelines when receiving all the incoming orders

· Receive incoming food and paper supplies, ensure they are of high quality; refuse any substandard items.

· Ensure that the storage areas are kept clean, neat and orderly

· Responsible for overseeing the preparation of meals for the dining room, café, Lasell House, and Lasell Studios

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· High School diploma or GED preferred

· ServSafe® certification

JOB SKILLS:

· Demonstrate patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm when communicating with others

· Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language

· Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

· Thrive in a team environment and work well with others.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU | THE BENEFITS

· Competitive pay

· We offer a full complement of employee benefits including health, dental, vision, and more!

· Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Etc.

· 403b plan with a generous match after 1 year of employment

· Free ESL training

· Tuition reimbursement

· Public transportation reimbursement

· Amazing Corporate culture

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.  All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to alopez@lasell.edu

Sous Chef

Lasell Village, a premier retirement community in Newton, is looking for a Sous Chef.

The Sous Chef assists the Executive Chef with hands-on management of the kitchen and kitchen staff in delivering cuisine of excellent quality work. Our candidate must possess excellent organizational, administrative, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Must be creative and energetic. We offer a competitive wage based on experience.

Responsibilities:

• Manage kitchen staff on behalf of the Executive Chef by recruiting, orienting, training, assigning, and supervising production in accordance with policies.

• Communicate Executive Chef’s preparation procedures and presentation standards, observing methods of preparation, tasting and smelling prepared dishes, viewing color, texture, and garnishes, verifying portion sizes, and ensuring that standards for food quality are consistently met

• Follow approved preparation procedures and presentation standards

• Manage and assist kitchen staff in producing the food for all banquets, catered events, and dining areas

• Assist Executive Chef in coordinating and creating special food items as assigned • Maintain a clean and safe environment by implementing federal, state, and local sanitation and safety requirements, instructing staff in the proper use of kitchen equipment and utensils, ensuring clean and orderly refrigerators and kitchen area, working with dishwashers on daily cleaning and safety issues

• Assure smooth running of operations by assisting Executive Chef with daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving

• Abide by and ensure proper execution of all Back of House Standard Operating Procedures

• Work with the facilities dietary supervisor and the Executive Chef to ensure food quality and efficient service in the skilled nursing facility and supported living unit

Job requirements:

  • 5 plus years cooking experience to include line and banquet experience Knowledge of proper sanitation, hygiene, and safety regulations
  • Bilingual in Spanish & English. Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English and Spanish
  • Knowledge of computers and basic software
  • Basic math skills
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • We offer a full complement of employee benefits including health, dental, vision, and more!
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time & Paid Holidays, Etc.
  • 403b plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement *Ask about free college tuition for yourself & dependents
  • Public transportation reimbursement ($40 per month)
  • Amazing corporate culture
  • Lasell Village is local to MBTA Riverside Station.

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.
We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to alopez@lasell.edu

Housekeeper, Independent Living

 Lasell Village is seeking a per-diem Housekeeper to work in our independent living facility. This is a weekday position working 24 hours per week cleaning resident apartment homes and common area cleaning.

POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this job is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing Lasell Village, and as directed by the Director of Housekeeping, to assure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner. Quality customer service is a top priority for everyone at the Village.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Housekeeping Services

· Perform day to day housekeeping functions as assigned

· Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments

· Report stains on carpet as well as any other areas needing attention in the common areas.

Safety and Sanitation

· Follow established fire safety policies and procedures

· Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.

· Follow sanitation policies as directed by supervisor

· Hair longer than shoulders must be tied back and secure and nails kept short for cleanliness and safety

· Safety glasses must be worn when high dusting or handling cleaning products.

Equipment and Supply Functions

· Ensure that the housekeeping cart is kept neat and adequately stocked with supplies to perform daily tasks

· Keep supervisor informed of supply needs

· Report burned-out light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, room call lights, etc., to your supervisor as soon as practical

· Assist others in lifting heavy equipment, supplies, etc., as directed or requested

· Clean work/supply carts, equipment, etc., as necessary or directed

· Ensure that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift.

JOB SKILLS:

· Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language

· Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

· Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, residents aides, family members, visitors, government agencies/staff, and the general public

· Thrive in a team environment and work well with others

· Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle challenging residents/associates.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

· Must be able to move, position, and/or lift a minimum of thirty (30) pounds

· Must be able to ascend/descend stairs

· May be exposed to blood, body fluids, infectious diseases, air contaminants (including tobacco smoke), and hazardous chemicals.

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB), and using designated PPE when required.

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age Friendly Certified Employ

Send resume to ecaetano@lasell.edu

Health Care

Full-Time CNA for Supported Living

Lasell Village is actively hiring a CNA to work in our supported living unit.  

This position is a full-time position that includes weekends.

  • Valid Massachusetts CNA license
  • Experience and passion for working with seniors
  • Able to perform tasks that may be physically demanding such as pushing, bending, and lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with residents, their families, peers, and other staff members
  • Experience working with Dementia patients
  • New graduates will be considered.

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.  All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders. We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to ktucker@lasell.edu

Activities Coordinator

Lasell Village is actively hiring a caring and compassionate Activities Coordinator to join our team at Lasell House.

Lasell House is a 38-bed skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing patients with high-quality care. Serving both the residents of Lasell Village and the Greater Boston community, Lasell House has built a stellar orthopedic and sub-acute rehabilitation program that embraces physician-driven care and a commitment to quality. This is a full-time position working Monday through Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Activities, the Activities Coordinator conducts activities for all levels of functioning residents. Assists the Director with coordination and implementation of routine duties and activities. In absence of the Director of Activities, may provide work direction to one or several Activity Assistants, Interns, or Volunteers. Quality customer service is a top priority for everyone at the Village.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Assesses residents for group/individualized activities. Completes activity assessments on new residents. Attends care plan meetings, and other meetings as necessary

· Assists with the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of varying levels of activities for Nursing Home residents and rehab patients

· Be aware of individual cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial impairments

· Prepare a monthly calendar of activities in large print and post in a prominent location, as well as in all patient rooms. Documents any changes to the calendar as they occur.

· Distribute daily newsletter and update room boards

· Conducts one-on-one activity visits to offer sensory/social stimulation.

· Completes required documentation to remain compliant per State and Federal regulations (e.g. MDS or Care Plan); prepares progress notes quarterly, annually, and/or as deemed necessary.

· Meets with Resident Council, records minutes, and reports to Council on action item progress.

· Takes new patient photos and uploads them to MatrixCare within 3 days of patient admission

· Conducts a variety of activity groups (creative activities such as arts, crafts, music, drama, educational activities, exercise activities, spiritual) to ensure residents make progress toward their goals

· Sets up for activity programs in Lasell House on a daily basis

· Communicates with residents and staff regarding activities to encourage participation

· Assists with resident transportation to/from activity location

· Supervises residents when off-floor as available and as necessary

· Assists in ordering or purchasing supplies

· Assures personal and staff compliance to Resident’s Rights

· Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· 2 years of direct experience working with the senior population

· Associates Degree or higher

JOB SKILLS:

· Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language

· Ability to create a variety of creative programming for different cognitive levels

· Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

· Sufficient computer skills to record data, create and print calendars and flyers

· Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/staff, and the general public

· Thrive in a team environment and work well with others

· Must have patience, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle challenging residents/associates.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

· May need to move, transport, or position objects up to 40 pounds

· May need to ascend/descend stairs, balance, stoop, or kneel

· May need to work in an environment with noise, vibrations and occasional fumes

· May need to work in protective clothing, when company policy and common sense so dictates

· Moves intermittently, sitting, standing during working hours and is subject to frequent interruptions

· Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary

· Is subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g. severe weather, post-disaster, etc.)

· Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS, Coronavirus, and Hepatitis B viruses.

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB), and using designated PPE when required.

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to ktucker@lasell.edu

CNA for Skilled Nursing Unit, Multiple Opportunities

Lasell House is actively hiring  CNA’s to work on our subacute rehab floor.

We currently have the following openings available:

Full-Time Evenings: 3:00 pm -11:30 pm

Part-Time Days: 7:00 am-3:30 pm

Full-Time Overnights: 11:00 pm -7:30 am

Part-Time Overnights: 11:00 pm -7:30 am

 Qualifications:

  • Valid Massachusetts CNA license
  • Experience and passion for working in a skilled nursing facility
  • Able to perform tasks that may be physically demanding such as pushing, bending, and lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with residents, their families, peers, and other staff members
  • Experience working on a skilled nursing unit
  • New graduates will be considered.

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders. We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to ktucker@lasell.edu

Staff Nurse RN/LPN, Multiple Opportunities

Our currently Our Skilled Nursing Facility is hiring nurses (RN/LPN) to work  on our skilled nursing floor.

We currently have the following openings available:

Full-Time Evenings: 3:00 pm -11:30 pm

Part-Time Days: 7:00 am-3:30 pm

Part-Time Overnights: 11:00 pm -7:30 am

Requirements:

  • A 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.

THE BENEFITS

  • Competitive pay
  • We offer a full complement of employee benefits including health, dental, vision, and more!
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time & Paid Holidays, Etc.
  • 403b plan with a generous 7.5% match after 1 year of employment
  • Free ESL Training
  • Tuition reimbursement *Ask about free college tuition for dependants
  • Public transportation reimbursement ($40 per month)
  • Amazing corporate culture

Lasell Village considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.  All offers of employment with Lasell are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required. 

Lasell Village is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, the color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

We are proud to be listed as an Age-Friendly Certified Employer.

Send resume to ktucker@lasell.edu

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