Careers at Nashoba Park

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Nashoba Park Assisted Living
AYER, MA

Make a Real Difference in the Lives of Seniors…


At Nashoba Park, each associate is an integral part of the team, making a positive impact on the lives of our residents minute-to-minute and day-to-day. We believe that valued associates are the best associates and offer ample opportunities to grow professionally and personally.

Whether you’re a resident care associate on the overnight shift, a concierge working with residents and families, or an energetic member of our dining team — We want what you want

  • A local, Massachusetts-based company
  • Professional training opportunities
  • Outstanding benefits
  • Work-life balance
  • Rewarding, home-like work environment
  • A chance to create lasting relationships with residents

Want an incredibly rewarding career? Join our team!

Work alongside a team of caring and compassionate professionals. Enjoy an outstanding benefits package. Help make our residents’ twilight years their best years. Apply below!

Current Open Positions

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Resident Care Associate (CNA/HHA)
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park

DESCRIPTION
Nashoba Park has CNA and HHA positions available for the 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am, 5pm-9pm, and 6am-10am shifts including an every other weekend commitment.

At our community, priority number one is the enhancement of each resident’s Quality of Life. We focus on the whole person, not just the treatment of their most basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services to optimize their overall well-being, independence, personal dignity and enrichment.

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.

DESCRIPTION:
Our Resident Care Associates (CNAs or CHHAs) are responsible for the delivery of quality care to the residents of the community, encouraging independence and ensuring each resident’s physical, social, cultural, intellectual, and mental well being.

A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required. RCAs must maintain a positive attitude, the flexibility to perform various duties in service to the residents and the ability to work in a team environment.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Certified as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide
  • Resident Care Associates must demonstrate experience in geriatric care, work well with seniors showing understanding and patience, be a flexible team player, and demonstrate a desire to work with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

BENEFITS
Sign On Bonus available after successful completion of 90 days of service.

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Waitstaff (Full Time)
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park
 
Are you passionate about working with seniors in a supportive environment? Are you looking to gain experience and skills in customer service? Consider joining our team!

DESCRIPTION
Nashoba Park assisted living community is seeking  Full time Dining server staff. If you enjoy working with seniors, come and be part of the team that gives our amazing residents and their guests an enjoyable and delicious dining experience!

SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates’ ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.
 
We Offer Great Benefits including: Paid time off, Paid holidays, affordable Health and Dental insurance, Employer matching 401K, Bonuses for associate and resident referrals and more!


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred as well as a flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed are required.
  • Candidates with ServSafe certification preferred.
  • A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.
  • Candidates must have reliable transportation.
  • Background checks will be completed prior to employment. 

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Housekeeping Associate- Ayer, MA
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park

DESCRIPTION
Nashoba Park is seeking a part-time housekeeping associate to join our team.

At our community, priority number one is the enhancement of each resident’s Quality of Life. We focus on the whole person, not just the treatment of their most basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services to optimize their overall well-being, independence, personal dignity and enrichment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Cleaning & Laundry Follow cleaning and laundry schedule as outlined in housekeeping staff assignment
  • Clean residents’ units on a weekly basis as assigned. Perform emergency housekeeping duties when accidents occur
  • Clean residents’ units and common space floors and walls by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming. Clean movable furniture and fixtures. Dust, spot clean or wash, disinfect when necessary, polish where required. Empty, clean, and reline wastebaskets. Straighten or re­arrange furniture as directed.
  • Clean bathrooms. Clean and disinfect all fixtures, floors, and walls as directed. Wash windows and mirrors. Replenish bathroom supplies in common areas.
  • Clean walls, windows, doors, and ceilings. Disinfect as necessary. Clean ceiling fixtures as scheduled. Replace light bulbs as required
  • Collect soiled laundry from residents’ apartment according to assigned laundry schedule. Sort, launder, fold and return clean laundry to each resident’s unit. Iron articles as requested by resident
  • Use appropriate procedures (Universal Precautions) in handling any potentially contaminated linen(s), or cleaning any potentially contaminated areas
  • Maintain cleanliness of laundry work area on a daily basis
  • Maintain equipment used in performance of duties
 
 

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Social Worker (Part Time)
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park

DESCRIPTION:
The Social Worker provides comprehensive social services to meet the emotional and social needs of residents at the time of move-in, during their residence, and if necessary, when they leave the community. The Social Worker acts as a referral source directing participants and their families to community social service providers, and serves as a liaison with family members, community agencies, physicians and care providers. The Social Worker administers state Medicaid programs and must be familiar with other programs for seniors, such as Medicare and the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Organize the social service program to provide support, information and referrals for residents and families to improve quality of life/care for individual residents
  • Participate in the screening and assessment of potential residents, and the development of the resident’s Service Plan, as requested by the ED
  • Welcome and provide transitional support to new residents and families; Introduce the availability of social services; Identify unmet needs 
  • Assist the ED and Director of Business Administration (DBA) in determining residents’ eligibility for Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit or other assistance
  • Advise residents/families on the necessary steps and requirements of government agencies providing public assistance to access programs, and help complete necessary forms, as appropriate
  • Responsible for all required Medicaid documentation on each Medicaid resident, including the social service history and documentation of monthly resident visits; assist with additional documentation as requested by the ED or DBA
  • Work closely with other associates to ensure a team approach to help residents adjust to their new living situation, orienting residents to the community, introducing them to other residents and associates, promoting socialization in the dining room and with resident groups, and responding to any questions they may have
  • Provide counseling and support as needed for individual residents and families including assisting the family in dealing with moving in, changes in the physical or emotional health of their loved one, and moving out, if necessary
  • Promote concrete services as requested and assist in making supplemental service arrangements for residents
  • Attend family conferences and monthly resident meetings to provide information and referral resources for outside providers, as needed, including government funded programs, hospice and palliative care, home care and nursing services, and psychiatric support
  • Assist in providing transportation information to residents
  • Visit residents in hospitals and nursing homes
  • Participate with program staff in move-in and move-out activities, upon request of the ED, including assisting with nursing home placement
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of an accredited college with a degree in Social Service
  • Valid license as a LSW, LCSW, LICSW or LSWA
  • Experience working with elderly clients
  • Must understand and follow the rules and regulations governing Assisted Living communities and various financial programs such as state Medicaid programs

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Wellness Nurse (RN / LPN)
Ayer, Massachusetts, United States · Nashoba Park

DESCRIPTION
We are seeking a Part time Wellness Nurse. The Wellness Nurse will have on-call responsibilities as scheduled to assure that personal care staff have adequate backup. He/She may be required to work additional hours as needed in an emergency situation. The Wellness Nurse may also participate in Manager-on-Duty responsibilities for weekend and holiday coverage.

He or she will have a strong work ethic with good attention to detail, desire to work with seniors, and an interest in participating in group activities with residents. Must have a flexible schedule, and reliable transportation are a must. Computer literacy is also required. Background checks will be completed prior to employment. Walk-in applicants are welcome.

Senior Living Residences offers a competitive salary and benefits package including paid time-off and holidays, retirement option with company match and various insurance benefits. Background checks will be completed prior to employment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
To assist the Resident Care Director in his or her duties. Assignments are varied, and can include any of the following:
  • Assessment, Service Plan Development and Oversight:
    • Provide comprehensive initial assessment of all residents prior to move in.
    • Develop initial service plan in coordination with family and other relevant care providers and provide regular reassessments.
    • Assure that resident’s service plan is properly implemented by community staff.
  • Management and Training Duties:
    • Recruit, interview, hire, train (new hire and ongoing), schedule and supervise all RCAs. Closely mentor, guide and direct the RCAs in all aspects of their job.
    • Assuring compliance with all resident care related regulations (e.g., medication management)
  • Budgeting, Quality Control and Compliance:
    • Responsible for management of wellness budget.
    • Understand and comply with EOEA Assisted Living regulations.
    • Monitor resident quality of care on a daily basis.
    • Coordinate ancillary health and therapeutic services for residents if needed and/or requested.
    • Arrange for emergency treatment when required.
    • On-call responsibilities as scheduled to assure that personal care staff have adequate backup.
    • Assure that all appropriate communication regarding resident care issues is shared with other departments in a timely manner.
    • Maintain all accurate records of resident care files.
  • Record-keeping:
    • Maintain all accurate records of resident care files, including pre-admission information and service plans. Responsible for progressive and ongoing documentation on resident well-being and crisis intervention.
  • Assistance with Marketing and Public Education Effort for the Community:
    • Conduct tours and community outreach.
    • Conduct assessments of potential residents within 24 hours, as requested by the ED or Community Relations Director.
  • Other:
    • Conduct tours and community outreach, and conduct assessments of potential residents within 24 hours
    • Serve as “manager on duty” on a rotating weekend schedule with other managers
    • Participate in social activities with residents as scheduled.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse who is a graduate of an approved nursing program with valid Massachusetts nursing license or otherwise meets the requirements of EOEA Assisted Living regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least two years experience with elderly or disabled individuals.
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong assessment and care planning skills.
  • Experience with residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity.
  • Sincere desire to work with residents and ability to deal with residents under all conditions.
  • Compassion and patience essential; level-headed and calm in emergencies.
  • Ability to cooperate with other associates in a team environment.
  • Must be willing to perform non-essential duties as needed. Must possess a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm in order to create an atmosphere conducive to growth.
  • Must be able to handle the physical requirements of the job including standing, sitting, bending and moving residents (one person assist).
  • Must have means of transportation to complete assessments for new and returning residents.

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