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Join the Forestdale Park Team!

Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support

MALDEN, MA

Make a Real Difference in the Lives of Seniors…


At Forestdale 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

Can you picture yourself working here?

Make that picture a reality and apply to join our close-knit team. Check out our open positions below, and apply directly through the site!

Current Open Positions

Click an open position below for a full job description and to apply.

Director of Building and Grounds
Malden, Massachusetts, United States · Forestdale Park

DESCRIPTION
Senior Living Residences (SLR), a well respected regional leader of assisted living and memory support communities located throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire, is on the lookout for top-notch talent. We’re an equal-opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and great benefits, a work environment filled with positive energy and a can-do attitude, and a company mission that includes doing right by our associates. We are seeking a Director of Buildings and Grounds to support our Forestdale Park community in Malden, MA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Managing, directing and supervising all department staff including maintenance technicians and housekeeping/laundry associates and enforcing staff compliance with all safety rules and regulations
  • Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training and conducting performance reviews for all employees of the maintenance department
  • Performing hands-on maintenance and repair work as required and directing maintenance technicians in the performance of maintenance and repair work
  • Effectively managing/conducting service and maintenance requests from residents, maintaining the landscaping and overall look of the community, keeping building interior and exterior in good repair and ensuring that the building is properly cleaned
  • Planning, scheduling, directing and supervising ongoing and preventive maintenance programs including HVAC, plumbing, water, gas, electrical, mechanical, sprinkler/fire alarm systems, emergency lighting, communications, carpentry, painting, plastering, refinishing and similar work
  • Scheduling repairs and routine maintenance of all institutional equipment, appliances and vehicles, including the community van
  • Scheduling and conducting work (and/or supervising workers/contractors) for apartment turnovers with rapid turnaround, ranging from refurbishing kitchenettes and installing new carpet to simple paint touch-ups
  • Monitoring and managing the department budget
  • Attending all community, department and department head meetings as required
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, state/federal codes and safe work practices, budget development and fiscal management
  • Experience in plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, painting and preventative maintenance.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in various building construction and maintenance trades, custodial, grounds, vehicle and equipment maintenance areas and a proficiency with hand and power tools, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, equipment repair, and painting.
  • Proven ability to organize and manage multiple priorities; strong attention to detail and accuracy; persistent follow‐through skills,
  • Proven ability to take initiative, solve problems, work effectively with others, and have a willingness to contribute ideas to assist in process improvement
  • Basic computer skills – Word, Excel, Email etc. – and the ability to learn new technologies is necessary
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to interact positively with staff, residents, family members, visitors and vendors. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both written and oral
  • Heavy lifting and moving; requires physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and up to 75 pounds as needed
  • Acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity; sincere desire to work with elderly residents and ability to relate well with residents under all conditions in a pleasant, patient and tactful manner; compassion and patience essential; level-headed and calm in emergencies
  • Leadership skills with the ability to work effectively with others and promote a culture of teamwork, cooperation, enthusiasm and customer service; be willing to perform nonessential duties as needed, in order to contribute to the community’s atmosphere of team spirit
All candidates must:
  • Be available to be on call for emergency repairs and clean-ups at ALL times of the day/evening/night
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position with at least 1 year management experience
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent certificate, technical school background preferred
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license with driving record in good standing
  • Background checks will be conducted prior to employment

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Wellness Nurse (RN / LPN)
Malden, Massachusetts, United States · Forestdale Park

DESCRIPTION
We are seeking a Part time Wellness Nurse for every other weekend Saturday & Sunday. 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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Wellness Nurse (RN / LPN)
Malden, Massachusetts, United States · Forestdale Park

DESCRIPTION
We are seeking a Full Time Wellness Nurse. The Wellness Nurse will have on-call responsibilities as scheduled to assure that personal care staff have adequate backup. This individual 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.

The ideal candidate 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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