Job Openings at Cathedral Square
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A day in the life of a Maintenance Technician.
Resident Assistants provide compassionate care and support to Cathedral Square residents who are physically and/or cognitively impaired. They work as part of a close-knit, casual and professional team at Cathedral Square Assisted Living in downtown Burlington and/or at Memory Care at Allen Brook, our specialized memory-care community in Williston. They help residents maintain a high quality of life by providing an open ear and helping them with personal care and daily activities, including dressing, eating, hygiene and medications. Experience working with elders is preferred but not required, as we provide paid training!
NOTE: Special precautions are in place at this time to ensure the safety and health of our staff and residents, including additional sanitation, restricted access and social distancing.
- Compassion, positive attitude, strong work ethic, reliability, and ability to “go with the flow” as needed
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to a variety of people
- Able to think, act and intervene appropriately in both routine and emergency situations
- Able to lift, carry, stand, bend, squat, crawl, reach and kneel using good body mechanics for sustained periods of time (think of the steps you’ll get in!)
- Able to communicate effectively in writing for the purpose of documentation and keeping records
- LNA certification and prior experience as a nursing assistant or aide to people who are elderly or disabled is a plus.
Responsible for a full range of property maintenance duties including painting, heating and ventilation troubleshooting and repair, responding to work orders, minor plumbing and electrical work, snow shoveling, and landscaping. Daily assignments will vary due to the site and availability of other maintenance staff. He/she will also be on call for maintenance emergencies.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience in property maintenance. Must have a valid Vermont driver’s license and reliable transportation. Ability to perform physical activities associated with maintenance work is required.
Hours and Location: (1) Full-time, various locations
Aging in Place Home Modification Technician
The Aging in Place Home Modification Technician (HMT) will be responsible for making the vast majority of home modifications identified by the participant and Occupational Therapist as part of the Older Adults Home Modifications Grant Program (OAHMG) funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The HMT will review OT assessment and home modification recommendations for feasibility, and visit participants’ homes to discuss work details and logistics. The HMT will attend regular meetings to coordinate schedule of work, procure supplies for job, and complete the modifications work. As appropriate, HMT will coordinate and contract outside contractors to complete needed home modifications.
High school diploma or equivalent and at least 3 years of experience in property home maintenance. Carpentry skills are required along with general knowledge of plumbing and electrical. Electrical or plumbing license preferred. Knowledge of general health and safety codes related to home modification work a must. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. The ability to respond appropriately to challenging situations and display good decision-making abilities is critical to the success of this position. Superior time management and multi-tasking skills are essential. Must have a valid Vermont driver’s license and reliable transportation. Ability to perform physical activities associated with home modification and maintenance work is required.
Hours and Location: Full-time (40 hours/week), various locations
Memory Care Manager
The Manager of Memory Care at Allen Brook (MCAB) provides general oversight, mentoring to the staff while fostering a team approach. They are responsible for the overall operations including; supervision of direct reports, resident services, clinical oversight, regulatory compliance (including HUD regulations, VSHA, Medicaid, Residential Care and Assisted Living Regulations), review of the annual budget, food services and maintenance operations. Reporting to this position is the RN, Resident Assistants, and Programming Coordinator.
Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Healthcare Administration, Business, or related field. experience operating a senior residence (a HUD service licensed residential care home, nursing facility or assisted living community) serving seniors or individuals with disabilities. Must have knowledge of HUD and other applicable housing regulations, as well as Medicaid programs, ACCS, ERC, and other funding programs and governing bodies related to assisted living. They must have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide variety of people. Excellent organizational and time-management skills as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and computer literacy.
Hours and Location: Full-time (40 hours/week), Memory Care at Allen Brook, Williston
Memory Care at Allen Brook Scheduler
The scheduler supports all scheduling functions to ensure adequate staffing to cover Memory Care at Allen Brooks 24/7 community operations. The scheduler also supports Resident Assistants and provides on call coverage when needed. When needed or as scheduled, the scheduler supports residents who are functionally, physically or socially impaired and who need 24-hour oversight. They are responsible for assisting residents with activities of daily living (eating, transfers, toileting, bed mobility, dressing, bathing and ambulation).
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. LNA certification is preferred, but not required. Prior work experience as a nursing assistant or aide to people who are elderly or disabled is preferred. Must be able to think, act and intervene appropriately in both routine and emergency situations. Must possess good interpersonal communication skills and be able to relate to a wide variety of people. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must be flexible and adaptable to changes in the work environment, including scheduling changes and work assignments.
Hours and Location: Part-time (10 hours/week), Memory Care at Allen Brook, Williston
Lead LPN at Memory Care
Provides care and services to residents who are functionally, physically or socially impaired within the scope of license at our Memory Care Residence, under the direction of the RN. Provides charge nurse duties to include medication management and administration, assessment, treatment, and supervision of direct care staff. The LPN supervisor will also be required to provide clinical and scheduling on call two/three days a week, as designated by Manager and RN. S/he supports a philosophy of aging in place consistent with the mission of assisted living and in compliance with the State of Vermont Level III Assisted Living/Residential Care Home regulations.
Must possess a Vermont LPN license. Experience in Long Term care setting preferred, but willing to train the right person. Able to think, act and intervene appropriately in both routine and emergency situations. Must possess a high degree of interpersonal communication skills to relate with a wide variety of individuals. He/she must have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment. Must possess strong organizational and time management skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior supervisory experience preferred.
Hours and Location: Part-time (20 hours/week), Memory Care at Allen Brook, Williston
SASH Wellness Nurse
The Wellness Nurse is responsible for provision and/or oversight of wellness care and coaching for SASH participants in accordance with Vermont's Nurse Practice Act. S/he is responsible for overseeing the well-being of participants and in coordinating health services with other members of the SASH Team and other community providers. S/he supports a philosophy of aging in place consistent with the mission of SASH. The Wellness Nurse will also work with the SASH Team on developing individual participant Healthy Living Plans as well as Community Healthy Living Plans.
The Wellness Nurse must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Vermont. Must possess at least two years of experience in a clinical setting, committed to an aging in place philosophy. He/she must have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment. He/she must have knowledge of standard record keeping procedures (i.e. progress notes, HIPAA guidelines). Must be able to work independently and part of a team and possess strong organizational and time management skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Hours and Locations: 3 hours (Thayer House, Burlington), 14 hours (Holy Cross, Colchester), 5 hours (Old North End Community), 9.5 hours (Juniper House, Burlington), 20 hours (Memory Care at Allen Brook, Williston)
The primary function of the Support and Services at Home (SASH) Coordinator is to build trusting relationships with participants in SASH to develop a thorough knowledge of each SASH participant’s strengths and challenges as they pertain to remaining safely in his or her home. The SASH Coordinator (SC) convenes the on-site SASH team on a regular basis to coordinate care and services to meet the needs of SASH participants. The SC identifies and proactively responds to the underlying causes of any resident or community problems and/or issues and involves their supervisor as needed. The SC organizes and facilitates resident meetings monthly and serves as key on-site contact for issues relating to housekeeping, noise, site disturbances, etc. The SC issues lease violations and warnings to residents and works with their supervisor on enforcement of the lease and resident handbook.
Must possess a Bachelors Degree in Social Work or equivalent combination of background and experience. Previous experience coordinating services specifically for the senior or adult with disability client population is preferred. Knowledge of area resources and programs available to seniors and adults with disabilities, including transportation, health services, and recreational activities is essential. Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication is required. Must have knowledge of and an appreciation for the heritage, values, and wisdom of each resident and a commitment to the philosophy of a person’s choice to age at home. Must possess a valid driver’s license. A working knowledge of MSWord and Publisher is highly desirable.
Hours and Locations:
- Jeri Hill in Jericho and Whitcomb Woods/Terrace in Essex Junction (34 hours/week)
- Whitney Hill in Williston (20 hours/week)
- Richmond Terrace in Richmond (4 hours/week)
The cook prepares and serves meals in a friendly, professional manner to residents at Cathedral Square Assisted Living (Burlington) and/or Memory Care at Allen Brook (Williston). Responsibilities involve all facets of kitchen operations, including ordering, preparing, serving, cleaning, and receiving, inspecting and rejecting orders, and monitoring all kitchen equipment. The cook is on call to cover for the Manager of Food Service as needed.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Ability to perform basic math and to read and follow instructions, recipes and resident information
- Flexibility in working schedule and weekend/ holiday availability
- Good communication skills and ability to relate to a wide variety of people
- Prior cooking experience preferred
- Prior experience working with seniors or individuals with disabilities preferred
Hours and Location: Part-Time available in Burlington and Williston