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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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Open Positions


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DRIVER/JUMPER- 16 hrs/wk

Center Director

Gunning Park Rose Center

The Home Delivered Meals Driver/Jumper is responsible to drive a light truck to deliver meals to residents around the Clevelandarea and assist jumper in delivery of Home Delivered Meals. Work Hours: Mon, Tue, Thurs. & Fri 10:00am to 2:00 pm.

 

 

 

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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VAN DRIVER-Part Time

Margaret Wagner House

Administrator, Adult Day Program

The Adult Day Program Van Driver will provide transportation and specialized assistance to ADP clients. This position reports to the Administrator of the Adult Day Program. The position may also provide occasional transportation to support field trips of the Rose Centers or other BRIA activity. Split Work Schedule: Monday-Friday: 7:00am-10:30am and 2:30pm-4:30pm.

 

 

Essential Areas of Responsibility

  • Perform job responsibilities in accordance to the policies and procedures in the ADP Transportation Policy & Procedure Manual.
  • Completes and submits all daily documentation including but not limited to Daily Maintenance Check, Daily Mileage and Attendance Log, Daily Van Driver Assignment Sheet, Driver Manifest-Pickup & Drop off.
  • Provide transportation to and/or from one destination to another as scheduled by Adult Day staff coordinating transportation routes.
  • If there is no response during a pick-up, driver should call the home number and/or call ADP staff before leaving and continuing on to the next home.
  • Physically assists older adults into and out of the transportation vehicle.
  • Makes sure that all of the clients are accounted for before departing from one destination to another.
  • Transferring client to and from their home only if leaving the remaining clients unattended does not create any safety issues.
  • Ensure that clients enter their home safely before leaving.
  • Report to the Administrator any damage or abuse, need for maintenance or repair, or signs of deterioration of transportation vehicle.
  • Work with the Administrator, ADP to ensure vehicle receives proper preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance.
  • Ability and knowledge in operating a wheelchair lift, in accordance with the ADP Transportation Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Completes and submits daily driver manifest reports indicating passengers, destinations and departure and arrival times. Documentation should be neat and legible.
  • Work within assigned schedules. The supervisor must approve all overtime and/or extra time.
  • Provides transportation services to Rose Centers for field trips as assigned by the Administrator.
  • Completes and submits Van Trip Request forms at conclusion of trip.
  • Possess the ability to comply with documentation requirements and "Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection" requirements.

General Responsibilities and Duties

  • All traffic and/or moving violations received in the course of driving for BRIA and/or personal will be the legal and monetary responsibility of the driver.
  • Maintains transportation vehicle in safe and efficient operating conditions, making minor mechanical checks and adjustments such as replenishing gas, tire pressure and windshield washer fluid.
  • May perform minor repairs such as adjusting or replacing windshield wipers or blades and boosting batteries in emergencies with authorization from the Administrator.
  • Keep outside and inside of transportation vehicle clean. The inside of the vehicle is to be neat and orderly, sweeping and cleaning in between regular care and washing seats or mopping down inside of vehicle as required for sanitation and cleanliness.

Job Qualifications/Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Current, valid driver's license required. Must have no more than 4 points issued under Chapter 4506 or 4507 of Revised Code.
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience working with cognitively and functionally impaired older adults required.
  • Drug Test and Criminal Background Check required.
  • Must submit a signed statement from a licensed physician stating that the driver has no medical or physical condition that may impair safe driving, passenger assistance, emergency treatment, or the health and welfare of a consumer or the general public.
  • Must pass a training course in first aid and CPR.
  • Must have excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of computer programs Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of cell/smart phone, GPS and other wireless electronic devices.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential.

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ADULT DAY PROGRAM-ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT- PRN
Margaret Wagner House

Administrator, Adult Day Program

The Activities Assistant is a member of the Adult Day Program (ADP) interdisciplinary team reports to the Program Coordinator. The Activities Assistant plans, prepares, and conducts therapeutic groups and assists with program duties and activities. Hours of work between 9 am and 3:30 pm. PRN, up to 20 hours per week as needed.

 

 

Essential Areas of Responsibility

Clinical Practice

  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator: Plans, prepares, and conducts therapeutic activities that interest and stimulate older adults with cognitive and functional impairments and help them to reach their person-centered goals.
  • Gives input on clients' progress in reaching treatment goals.

Program Development/Operation

  • Plans appropriate therapeutic activities.
  • Leads assigned therapeutic groups under the clinical supervision of the Assistant Director of the Adult Day Program.
  • Motivates clients in therapeutic activities to reach their highest levels of functioning.
  • Implements new therapeutic activities and changes in existing therapeutic activities to meet the needs of clients.

General Responsibilities and Duties

  • Helps to serve participants' meals.
  • Assists escorting clients to and from the van.
  • Assists with toileting and clients' personal care as needed.
  • Participates in ADP staff meetings and activities staff team meetings.
  • Attends appropriate workshops and in-services to increase professional knowledge and skills.

Job Qualifications/Education

  • High school diploma required
  • Experience working with cognitively and functionally impaired older adults.
  • Adult Day Care Certification or 2 years' experience working in an Adult Day Program, nursing home or assisted living facility is preferred.
  • Background in one of the creative arts (e.g.: art, dance, music) or Recreational Therapy is helpful.
  • Requires an aptitude for working with computerized systems. Word and Excel software experience is required.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication 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.
  • Criminal Background Check and Drug Test required.
  • General computer and office work, sitting and standing 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.
  • Regular and on-time attendance.
  • 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- (40 hrs/wk)

BRIA Headquarters

Senior Vice President of Research and Education


Position Purpose:

The Marketing Specialist is directly responsible for the successful marketing of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging's Center for Research and Education products, projects, programs, and services.

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 for Research and Education evidence-based programs, BRI Care Consultation™ and SHARE for Dementia, in addition to any new evidence-based or evidence-informed programs.
  • Lead the implementation and refinement of marketing plans for existing Center for Research and Education product lines, and the development of new marketing plans for emerging product lines and research.
  • 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 for Center for Research and Education product lines and research, engaging with appropriate Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging staff to support the follow-up.
  • Deliver local and national presentations related to project work, or about Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging programs, 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, or following up on interview requests.
  • Coordinate with Consumer Information Initiative staff to update Center for Research and Education information on Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging website, and participating website redesign.
  • Participate and provide project reports in mandatory Center for Research and Education and Institutional Advancement staff meetings, and selected Board of Directors meetings.

 

Qualifications:

 

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Sales, Communication, or related field.
  • 2 to 3 years' experience in a B2B and/or B2C marketing role; experience in a not-for-profit organization or research institution, preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with experience writing for a variety of target audiences.
  • 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 ability to use social media insights and web analytics.
  • Excellent computer and database management skills, inclusive of Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management systems.
  • Website design and maintenance skills preferred.
  • Experience utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud preferred.
  • Video production and editing skills preferred.
  • Background check and drug test conducted.



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