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The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Attn: Human Resources Administrator
11890 Fairhill Road
Cleveland, OH 44120-1053
Fax: 216.373.1810

E-mail resume or any questions to: cdysart@benrose.org

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NURSE, ADULT DAY PROGRAM - 10 hrs/wk

Administrator, Adult Day Program

Adult Day Program at Margaret Wagner House

 

 

Position Purpose

The Adult Day Program (ADP) Nurse serves as a member of the ADP interdisciplinary team, sharing the responsibility for delivering health and social services to program participants/clients, their caregivers and families. The Nurse is expected to have in-depth knowledge of physiological and psychological principles, rehabilitation techniques, and current nursing practice. The Nurse is responsible for completing clients' health assessments, activity/care planning, intermittent monitoring of participants' health, providing skilled nursing care as needed, reviewing medical records, conferring with participants' physicians and families, and participating in interdisciplinary team conferences. The Nurse directs the ADP Program Aide in the performance of their personal care responsibilities. The Nurse reports to the ADP Administrator for administrative and program issues and confers with the Director of Health Services & Business Development for clinical concerns.

Essential Areas of Responsibilty

Clinical Nursing Practice

  • Conducts initial health assessments of each client no later than 30 days after the client's initial attendance in the ADP or before the client receives the first 10 units of service at ADP.
  • Provides intermittent and/or regular monitoring of clients' health status.
  • Performs annual reassessments and updates medical record in electronic health record.
  • Develops interdisciplinary activity/care plan for client in cooperation with ADP staff and updates every six (6) months and as needed.
  • Conducts reassessments as needed due to a change in client’s condition.
  • Reviews all client' records:
    • Maintains physicians' orders, updated as needed; whenever there are new orders.
    • Keep medical clearances updated; when client returns from the hospital stay.
  • Provides skilled nursing services as needed (e.g. dressing changes and other treatments) according to physician orders.
  • May serve as a liaison between medical personnel, client/caregiver/family, and ADP staff for further understanding and follow-through of health care.
  • As a member of ADP interdisciplinary team the Nurse participates in Care Team Conferences for reach client.
  • Is responsible for scheduling Care Team Conferences (CTC), producing CTC letters for each client/caregiver and provides these to the Supportive Services Coordinator who contacts client’s caregiver/family and mails letters.

Consultation and Supervision

  • Supervises ADP Program Aide in performance of personal care responsibilities.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary case conferences with the ADP staff, client, family members, caregivers and case manager every six (6) months and as needed.
  • Provides to ADP staff as well as client and caregivers, informal teaching sessions regarding health issues and medications as needed.
  • Provides consultation to ADP staff regarding such issues as following; safe environment, nutrition, and personal care of clients.

Job Qualifications

  • Must have a current license in the state of Ohio to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Prior experience in gerontological nursing is preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with older adults or in senior services, required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer data entry and electronic health record software.
  • Requires a broad knowledge of nursing practice and health care delivery obtained from education and experience.
  • Essential nursing skills needed for this position include but not limited to; use of the nursing process, decision-making, planning and follow-through abilities.
  • Background Check and Drug test conducted.

Physical Work Considerations

  • General computer work, sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis.
  • Able to perform general office activities.
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.

Mental Work Considerations

  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • Primary hours Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Preferred minimum of three days per week. Set scheduled hours must be approved by ADP Administrator.
  • Ability to effectively work with people, routine and complicated business files, personnel concerns/problems, and the computer system.
  • Working in a Business Work Place Environment with other Team/Employee Members, must be a team player.
  • Be able to function effectively in stressful situations.
  • Oral, written and mathematical skills are essential.

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Marketing Specialist, Center for Research and Education - 40 hrs/wk

Senior Vice President CRE

BRIA Headquarters

 

 

Position Purpose

The Marketing Specialist collaborates with staff from the Center for Research and Education and Institutional Advancement to successfully market products, projects, programs, and services of the Center for Research and Education.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work in close liaison with Institutional Advancement staff, Center for Research and Education staff, and contractors in all tasks related to marketing and business planning for the Center for Research and Education.
  • Manage tasks required to strengthen or support the brand identity of: the two Center's evidence-based programs, BRI Care Consultation™ and SHARE for Dementia; Evaluation Research Services; funded projects; and any new project, program, or product of the Center.
  • Create and distribute information about educational programming offered through the Consumer Information Initiative, and assist with sponsorship solicitation, and communication, as needed.
  • Staff the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging exhibit booth at selected local, state, and national conferences, when Center for Research and Education products are featured.
  • Create and implement a sales plan for managing and engaging in follow-up communication with prospects, including Center for Research and Education projects and products.
  • Deliver local and national presentations on products, services, or events on behalf of the Center for Research and Education.
  • Collaborate with Institutional Advancement to complete media relations tasks, such as developing news releases, and following up on requests for information.
  • Coordinate with Consumer Information Initiative staff to update Center for Research and Education information on Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging website.
  • Create and/or collaborate in creating reports about accomplishments of the Center for Research and Education for Institutional Advancement, the Benjamin Rose Board of Directors, and presentations to external audiences.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Sales, Communication, or related field.
  • 2 to 3 years' experience in a business-to-business and/or business to customer marketing.
  • Experience in a not-for-profit organization or research institution, preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, and experience writing for a variety of target audiences. Proposal writing experience preferred.
  • Creative skills in presenting information across communication platforms.
  • Ability to develop, implement, modify, and evaluate marketing communications plans.
  • Proficient in social media marketing.
  • Understanding of and the ability to use social media insights and web analytics.
  • Excellent computer and database management skills, inclusive of Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management systems.
  • Experience utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud preferred.
  • Video production and editing skills preferred.
  • Background check and drug test conducted.

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FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT COACH - 40 hrs/wk

Director of Financial Counseling

BRIA Headquarters

 

 

Job Summary

ESOP's mission is to help adults in all stages of life achieve and maintain financial wellness and housing stability. Under the direction and in partnership with ESOP's Director of Financial Counseling, the Financial Empowerment Coach conducts Financial Capabilities Workshops, assesses individuals' and families' financial capabilities and provides coaching and counseling for a variety of programs designed to develop economic empowerment and community stabilization.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Training: Presents and conducts ESOP's Financial Capabilities Workshops, including the Senior Financial Education Workshop (SFEW) series
  • Financial Capability Coaching: Counsels and coaches individuals and families to help them understand and improve credit, establish a budget, reduce debt and create an action plan that will help achieve, maintain and improve economic stability
  • Benefits and Entitlement Assessment: Assesses, evaluates and recommends low-to-moderate income individuals and families to qualified benefits and entitlement programs to help ensure economic stability and basic needs
  • Outreach: Speaks and presents at community outreach events, seminars, and meetings to promote ESOP programs and services
  • Provides regular and timely updates to clients on program requirements and goal progress
  • Assists the Director of Financial Counseling on special projects, data reporting and process and program implementation
  • Foreclosure Prevention Counseling (occasional and as qualified): Mediates workout options between homeowners and the servicer or lender of the mortgage to help homeowners keep their homes
  • Pre-Purchase Counseling (occasional and as qualified): Works in partnership with the Director of Housing Counseling to provide one-on-one counseling to help potential homebuyers meet the requirements necessary for stable and sustainable homeownership
  • Maintains all necessary certifications and program training requirements as required by HUD and/or ESOP
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Counseling

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum requirement of three years related case-management experience in financial planning, coaching or counseling
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Education or experience in Personal Finance with an emphasis on household budgeting
  • Public speaking required
  • Excellent attention to detail, personal organization, and time management
  • Bachelor's degree preferred; high school diploma and relevant work experience are required
  • HUD Counselor Certification preferred; must certify with HUD within 18 months of employment
  • Background check and drug test required.

Abilities Required

  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing with people from all socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Must excel at working independently, and as part of a larger, coordinated team effort
  • Must have outstanding customer service skills, patience, follow-up and follow through
  • Ability to sit/stand for up to two hours at a time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

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Sr. Vice President/Chief Financial Officer - 40 hrs/wk

President and CEO

BRIA Headquarters

 

 

Position Purpose

The Sr. Vice President/CFO reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer and has responsibility for leading, planning and overseeing all Financial and Fiscal Operations of BRIA and BRIA's Subsidiaries. This includes overall responsibility for financial reporting, forecasting, compliance and budgetary controls, internal controls, treasury management and banking.

Essential Areas of Responsibilities

  • Works in conjunction with the CEO and other Senior Management to establish fiscal policy and procedures in accordance with the BRIA mission and ensures compliance.
  • Keeps the CEO, Sr. Management, The BRIA Board of Directors, its Subsidiary's Board of Directors and Board committees [where applicable], informed of BRIA's fiscal status and current and future fiscal projects.
  • Participates as an engaged member of Senior Management with active involvement in key decisions, strategic initiatives and implementation execution.
  • Develops short- and long-range financial plans with the CEO, Sr. Management, BRIA Board and BRIA's Subsidiary Boards.
  • Works with all BRIA departments and Subsidiaries to provide financial input and support.
  • Provides leadership of the Finance and Accounting Team.
  • Manages BRIA's cash funds to ensure the greatest benefit to BRIA and its Subsidiaries.
  • Ensures the protection of assets and their proper utilization through appropriate control and account procedures.
  • Directs the development and implementation of any necessary changes of these controls and procedures.
  • Supervises the preparation of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and oversees the preparation of the annual audit and the Form 990.
  • Oversees the preparation and control of the BRIA budgets and forecasts including coordinating forecasts and budgets for each department of BRIA.
  • Interprets operating results effect on financial performance of BRIA and makes recommendations to achieve strategic goals and improve operational and financial results.
  • Monitors operations and compares actual to budget and requests feedback from all departments regarding budget variances.
  • Prepares and/or directs preparation of all reports and returns for government, third party, and internal purposes.
  • Prepares all reports for rating agency, trustees and governmental agencies related to bond issue and new market tax credit.
  • Ensures proper billing and collection procedures are in place to provide timely and accurate billing and adequate cash flow.
  • Collaborates with the CEO, Senior Management and other Directors and Program Management staff on special projects, departmental activities and the establishment of overall BRIA policies.
  • Provides leadership and support for various Board Financial committees.

Job Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or related business management field required.
  • CPA or equivalent required.
  • Seven or more years of accounting and financial experience in non-profit healthcare and/or human service-oriented environment is required.
  • Five or more years supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience as well as management experience required.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting practices and procedures, and General Accepted Accounting Principals.
  • Knowledge of non-profit and healthcare accounting, rate-setting, third-party reimbursement practices is required.
  • Knowledge of HUD policies and procedures as they relate to PRAC 202’s is preferred.
  • Knowledge of government Interest Rate and grant management is preferred.

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Vice President, HR/Corporate Compliance Officer- 40 hrs/wk

President & CEO

BRIA Headquarters


Manages all human resource functions including compensation, benefits, recruitment, employee relations, training and development and payroll transactions for the Benjamin Rose Institute. Promotes a positive work culture and employee engagement. Provides full service Human Resources support to BRIA and its subsidiaries. Implements personnel policies and procedures.  Maintains organizational compliance with laws, regulations and compliance standards. Supervises the Human Resources Administrator.

 

 

Essential Areas of Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, develops, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's human resource functions and performance.
  • Oversees all functional areas of Human Resources including: Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits, Employment, Training & Development and Employee Communications.
  • Serves as Corporate Compliance Officer for BRIA, overseeing implementation and compliance with the Corporate Compliance Plan, including the confidential reporting of violations and resolution.
  • Participates in the development of the organization's plans and programs as a strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
  • Creates and maintains a high-performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation. This is characterized by encouraging and supporting an employee culture of innovation, collaboration and accountability.
  • Provides direction and oversight to the effective implementation of human resource policies and programs consistent with the organization's strategic and tactical plans.
  • Updates and administers the BRIA Employee Manual of policies and procedures.
  • Maintains HR regulatory compliance; CARF, State, Federal. Maintains accurate records, including: annual competencies; annual medical requirements for employees. Assists programs with compliance and employee competency needs and requests.
  • Manages regulatory compliance administration, reporting, claims investigation and resolutions, inclusive of: EEOC/OSHA/ERISA/NLRB/FLSA/COBRA/HIPAA/ADA/FMLA.
  • Ensures the provision of appropriate training for managers, supervisors and employees.
  • Oversees the maintenance of employees' personnel files and other confidential files.
  • Manages the employment/recruitment process for BRIA.
  • Ensures position classification, recruitment and employee selections are accomplished within acceptable time frames and in accordance with established guidelines and policies.
  • Encourages progressive discipline when appropriate, ensuring that actions adhere to all relevant rules and policies.
  • Analyzes staffing issues and consults with managers to develop strategies that meet organizational needs.
  • Assists managers with developing and/or updating job descriptions.
  • Advises employees and management on correct procedures for dealing with employee issues, concerns and problems.

Job Qualifications

  • 5 to 10 years' related experience in a senior management position in Human Resources is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or similar field is required.
  • Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Human Resources certifications are desirable.

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/VICE PRESIDENT, ESOP - (40 hr/wk)

Vice President of Strategic Development

BRIA Headquarters

This position provides leadership for the development, direction, coordination and fiscal operation of all ESOP programs and activities. Working in concert with BRIA's senior management team, the Executive Director is responsible and has the authority for program, human capital and financial management within the policies adopted by BRIA and ESOP, implementation of the vision of the ESOP Subsidiary Board, execution of ESOP's strategies, and preserving the integrity of ESOP’s mission.

 

 

Essential Areas of Responsibilities

Organizational Management

  • Partners with the ESOP Board and committees to identify the strategic direction of the organization, define and lead organizational initiatives and ensure organizational oversight.
  • Attends Board meetings as regularly scheduled and keeps the Board apprised of organizational performance in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with ESOP Board Managers and works with the Board to identify potential Board managers for approval by the BRIA Board of Directors Committee on Governance.
  • Leads ESOP staff in the execution of the organization’s mission, vision and goals.
  • Administers effective processes for the selection and development of staff and evaluation of staff performance within established BRIA policies.
  • Ensures compliance to minimum standards in accordance with all government legislation, regulations and guidelines pertinent to the organization’s operations.

Funding Development and Financial Management

  • Ensures the financial stability and health of the organization by working with the BRIA and ESOP boards and BRIA senior management team to implement BRIA financial policies and procedures.
  • Develops, manages and maintains a funding model and relationships that ensures the organization’s financial stability and health.
  • Oversees the development and administration of ESOP's annual operating budget.
  • Provides oversight for the timely execution and delivery of all ESOP program audits.
  • Ensures the successful execution of ESOP's annual fundraiser.

Relationship-Building and Collaboration

  • Works with other BRIA senior management staff to develop synergistic programming between ESOP and other BRIA Centers, subsidiaries and operating units and create new community partnerships that advance strategic goals.
  • Develops effective outreach strategies and builds collaborative relationships at community, state and national levels.

Communications and Branding

  • Works with the Vice President of Institutional Advancement to develop and execute effective communications and branding strategies.
  • Updates all key stakeholders on ESOP's programs and progress through a variety of communication methods that align with BRIA's brand management practices.
  • Represents ESOP in the community, state and nationally through public speaking and other activities.

Job Qualifications/Education/Experience

  • A Master's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Five years of demonstrated, results-driven experience as a senior executive in a nonprofit organization, with at least three years of successful staff leadership, fundraising, coalition-building and financial management.
  • Prior experience creating, developing and managing a collaborative management team that drives the organization's mission, vision, values and programs.
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising including solicitation of donations from member organizations, foundations and individual donors.
  • Demonstrated success effectively leading change initiatives and organizational growth through strategic planning, tactical implementation and operational excellence.
  • Demonstrated experience and comfort level using a variety of communications media.
  • Background check and drug test conducted.

 Job Qualifications/Competencies

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Personal qualities that include passion for the mission, integrity, respect for diversity, ability to motivate and lead.
  • Knowledge of issues faced by low income older adults and other underserved people, primarily in an urban context.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software package.

 Working Conditions

  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time (greater than two hours).
  • Able to lift/and or move up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Able to travel frequently (up to 25%) and on short notice.


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DRIVER/JUMPER- As Needed

Rose Center Director

The Home Delivered Meals Driver/Jumper is responsible to drive a light truck to deliver meals to residents around the Cleveland area and assist jumper in delivery of Home Delivered Meals. Monday - Friday only, daytime hours.

 

 

Essential Areas of Responsibilities and Duties (Driver):

  • Counts meals prior to loading truck to make sure the number is correct for delivery including special lunches.
  • Delivers meals to clients in private homes and apartments.
  • Checks and reports to Center Director any changes detected in client or client's living conditions for follow up by Social Worker.
  • Reports any clients not home to receive meal.
  • Maintain and complete the daily recap sheet.
  • Makes weekly inspection of vehicle using designated forms for preventive maintenance.
  • Purchases gas and oil for vehicle and fills out petty cash slip indicating gallons purchased.
  • Keeps mileage reports which are completed on a monthly basis.
  • Reports all accidents to Director and police as required by Agency policy for insurance purposes.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties (Delivery Team Driver/Jumper)

  • Assists with packing home delivered meals.
  • Proficient and accurate accounting of meal delivery and all reporting related to meal delivery.
  • Professional interaction with clients in completing necessary documentation and required signatures.
  • Washes trays, tubs, and delivery bags used in vehicle to store food at the end of each day.
  • Assists with counting and loading meals onto a truck to assure correct count for each delivery.
  • Keeps vehicle clean and sanitary inside and out.
  • Check vehicles each morning.
  • Responsible for cleaning and sanitation of vehicles.

Job Qualifications/Education

  • High School graduate.
  • College courses a plus.
  • Experience in driving a van and/or a light truck required.
  • Must be professional in demeanor and appearance.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and read city map and route schedule.
  • Must be able to relate with respect to elderly persons of different ethnic and income groups, and different physical and mental capabilities.
  • Must have valid Driver's License with reasonably safe driving record.
  • Must submit to a Criminal Background Check, a Motor Vehicle Check and a Pre-Employment Physical and Drug & Alcohol test.
  • Must take and successfully complete courses (agency pays for courses) that are required for agency drivers by funding sources.

Physical Work Considerations

  • On a daily basis must be able to climb at least twenty (20) steps carrying hot and cold food.
  • Performs medium (50 pounds maximum) lifting daily.
  • Must be able to drive in extreme weather condition (snow, ice, etc.).
  • Must be able to work in extremely hot and cold outdoor temperatures.

Mental Work Considerations

  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • Some flexibility with work hours.
  • Ability to effectively work with people.
  • Working with elderly clients and delivering to their homes.
  • Work in a business work place Environment with other Team/Employee Members, must be a team player.
  • Be able to function effectively in stressful situations.

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MENTAL HEALTH WORKER, Level III- 40 hrs/wk

Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services

The Mental Health Case Manager-Level III, Licensed Social Worker, Is a member of the Behavioral Health Services Department, responsible for providing in-home mental health services to a caseload of clients, aged 55 and over, and diagnosed with a mental illness. This position directly reports to the Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services and the Clinical Supervisor, Behavioral Health Services.

 

 

Essential Areas of Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing appropriate behavioral health services to assigned clients.
  • Implements and renews client service agreements.
  • Participates in case consultation.
  • Follows up on inquiries, referrals, client and caregiver problems and concerns.
  • Maintains contact with all helping professionals and agencies serving client on caseload.
  • Maintains communication with client and/or caregivers through phone calls, written communications, and meetings.
  • Engage client in the development of annual treatment goals, 6-month clinical reviews and completion of all other documentation related to the client's treatment.
  • Is involved in transition and discharge planning of clients.
  • Performs assessments/reassessments as assigned and provides support to Day Treatment Group Therapy as group facilitator as needed.
  • Is proficient in knowledge of entitlement services and benefits.
  • Have a working knowledge of housing and social services supports for the elderly to assist with recommendations for housing, emergency shelters and long term nursing home placement.
  • Have a working knowledge of mental illness [as described by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V of the American Psychiatric Association].
  • Provides necessary direct service hours to meet the performance standards set by the Behavioral Health Services Department.
  • Completes and submits all documentation and client data in a timely manner according to department, agency protocols and ESI and funder requirements.
  • Required to escort clients to necessary appointments to her/her own automobile as last resource.
  • Responsible for understanding legal interventions such as Probate and Guardianship to enable working with clients who do not have the capacity to care for their own needs.

General Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintains all documentation of client records according to Behavioral Health Services Department, regulatory and funding requirements including but not limited to CARF, Ohio Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services (Ohio MHAS), Ohio Dept. of Medicaid, and the Cuyahoga County ADAMHS Board.
  • Maintains a broad knowledge base of community resources and continually updates regarding new services in the community.
  • Provides information and referrals to other BRIA home and community based service (HCBS) programs.
  • Develops and maintains a current network of community resources.
  • Works with a team of professionals in maintaining good working relationships with their co-workers, management as well as other BRIA program and service staff.
  • Attends agency meetings as required.

Job Qualifications/Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Must be a Licensed Social Worker [LSW].
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in mental health.
  • Must have a current and valid Ohio driver’s license and insurance.
  • Must have excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of computer programs (Microsoft Outlook and Office).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in database management of electronic health record.
  • Strong planning and organization skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential, as are abilities to prioritize work and consistently meet deadlines, and to work as a team player with all departments.
  • Background check and drug test required.

Physical Work Considerations

  • Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis.
  • Will need to understand and be tolerant of complex housing situations, including those involving pest infestations and material or animal hoarding.
  • Will provide escort to clients when no other transportation alternatives are available for Psychiatric and Medical appointments.

Mental Work Considerations

  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • Flexibility with work hours.
  • Ability work effectively with people, routine and complicated business files, personnel concerns/problems.
  • Working in a Business Work Place Environment with other Team/Employee Members, must be a team player.
  • Must be a professional working in client homes, group homes, nursing homes and other environments necessary to perform their position requirements.
  • Be able to function effectively in stressful situations.
  • Oral, written and mathematical skills are essential.
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