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Collabria Care – Collabria Hospice (formerly known as Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services) is the leading center for community-based care delivery and resources in the North Bay for individuals and families experiencing the transitions of aging, living with serious illness, or facing the end of life. We aspire to be the premier employer in the Napa Valley for professionals in our field.

What makes Collabria Care unique?

Collabria Care is the ONLY nonprofit (501c3) provider of hospice services, based in the Napa Valley, where we have served for nearly four decades. Our agency offers a continuum of care for individuals and families, tailoring teams of professionals – which may include physicians, nurses, social workers, volunteers, spiritual counselors, and occupational, physical, and speech therapists – to address the needs of each individual and family.

Our spectrum of services is offered through two divisions – Collabria Care and Collabria Hospice – and four service lines. Collabria Care offers Alzheimer’s services, our award-winning Day Program, and Palliative Services; Collabria Hospice offers end-of-life care and bereavement services. This continuum of care makes it possible for us to partner with individuals and families who need us during every step of life’s major transitions.

We’re innovative, we’re values-driven, we’re firmly established! Join the Collabria Care team, and see how you can further your career in service to others.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for a position, please email your resume and cover letter to: cccareers@collabriacare.org

Applications may also be mailed to:
Collabria Care
Attention: Human Resources
414 South Jefferson Street , Napa, CA 94559

DIETICIAN

GENERAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS/COMPETENCIES include the following:

1. Demonstrates a basic understanding of the agency’s mission, philosophy, and scope of services.

2. Demonstrates reliability by:

a. Making every attempt to report to work on time.
b. Providing the proper notification for absence or tardiness
c. Following policies related to paid time off and HRO
d. Participating in required meetings.

3. Demonstrates the ability to problem-solve and make decisions by:

a. Assessing situations and considering alternatives
b. Seeking guidance and direction as necessary
c. Utilizing proper chain of command

4. Demonstrates knowledge and respect of rights and responsibilities by the observance of patient/participant:

a. privacy
b. confidentiality
c. safety – including reporting of patient/participant abuse or neglect

5. Demonstrates professionalism at all times by respectful interpersonal relationships with:

a. team members
b. patients/participants and families
c. supervisors
d. community members

6. Demonstrates knowledge of and compliance with all agency policies and procedures.

7. Demonstrates effective time management skills by:

a. Coordinating activities to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency
b. Willingness to adjust or revise work schedules as requested
c. Seeking prior authorization for overtime
d. Adhering to the policy for make-up time
e. Completing assigned projects within specified time frames

8. Assumes responsibility for on-going personal development and continuing education.

9. Is current with all mandatory agency requirements.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND COMPETENCIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assumes responsibility for providing all aspects of nutritional care to terminally ill patients and families including nutritional counseling in-home care settings.
  2. Develops nutritional care policies and procedures consistent with palliative care philosophy.
  3. Implements an individualized nutritional care plan through patient and family counseling and diet instruction as appropriate.
  4. Contributes nutritional expertise to interdisciplinary team meetings, clinical staff meetings and inservice programs as requested.
  5. Consults with interdisciplinary team members about specific patient nutritional problems.
  6. Educates the patient, family, and staff regarding the diminishing nutritional intake as a natural process of the last stages of life.
  7. Serves as a resource for potential drug-nutrient interactions.
  8. Follows the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics as specified by the American Dietetic Association.
  9. Evaluates the nutritional needs of all patients who score as moderate to high nutritional risk on the nursing admission assessment by documentation review and nursing staff referral.
  1. Documents nutritional findings on the appropriate forms that conform to the plan of care.
  2. Is competent in knowledge of growth and development, and has an understanding of the range of treatment as appropriate to the ages of the patients/customers served.
  3. Accesses the Director of Patient Care Services and resources in regards to ethical, policy and patient care issues.
  • Communicates and coordinates nutritional information and assessment with the RN Case Manager.
  • Demonstrates a broad understanding of nutritional issues in human health and disease.

OTHER DUTIES:

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changes at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Job Type: Contract

UPVALLEY VILLAGE MANAGER


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Identify local resources for medical, psychological and social services and facilitate member referrals to these services.
  • Assure timely response to al member requests (telephonic or web-based) for services or assistance.
  • Coordinate member information and referral system, staff/volunteer training, member service, and database maintenance.
  • Oversee/track membership growth, services utilization, satisfaction, and retention.
  • Recruit potential UpValley Village members and work with/through others to identify and implement effective recruitment strategies to achieve member enrollment according to plan.
  • Conduct liaison activities with other organization, promote Up-Valley Village in the community.
  • Oversee/update website; coordinate with Governing Councils and others re: content and maintenance.
  • Coordinate monthly programs/event calendar development and dissemination.
  • Manage production of the monthly newsletter, media releases and advertising placements.
  • Create or coordinate member programs, activities or special events to ensure diverse and dynamic offerings consistent with member interests.
  • Oversee volunteer recruitment, training and supervision, and recognition/retention working with and through Advisory Council to effectively implement “volunteer-first” services.
  • Conduct/coordinate service provider vetting process in cooperation with Advisory Council; track provider performance and assess service network needs/sufficiency on behalf of members.
  • Monitor revenues/expenses and work in consultation with Director of Operations, Advisory Council and members to evaluate, and change as necessary member benefits and service providers.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS– First indicate the absolute minimum qualifications that are required for the job and then, if applicable, indicate those qualifications that are “Preferred”. If there are no “Preferred” qualifications indicate N/A.

  1. Minimum RequiredEducation: Havequalifying Bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as Gerontology, SocialWork, Health Administration or Human Services.

– Preferred Education: N/A

  1. Minimum Required Experience: Master’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field strongly preferred. A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in community organizing, nonprofit management, program development and/or working with seniors a definite plus. Position requires individual to be flexible, customer service oriented and well organized. Must be a good communicator (public speaking and written) and possess reasonably proficient computer skills

– Preferred Experience: N/A

  1. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledgeable of the physical, mental and social needs of the elderly and disabled adult population; Ability to be flexible, and adjust readily to change; Must have excellent written and verbal English language skills; Ability to establish effective working relationships with other professionals, and collaborate with community agencies; Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position; Excellent skills in organization, time and stress management

– Preferred Skills: N/A

  1. Required Licenses/Certifications/MandatoryHealth/Safety:

– Must possess proof of educational qualifications.

– Must possess a valid California State Driver’s License.

– Must maintain car insurance as required by Agency policy.

– Required inoculations upon hire and then annually as appropriate – TB, Flu, MMR, Chicken Pox

– If job requires driving, a clean driving record and then pass a defensive driving course every three (3) years

– Prior to hiring Collabria Care conducts a background check

– PreferredLicenses/Certifications: N/A

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

SPIRITUAL CARE PROVIDER – CHAPLAIN

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assures the initial, comprehensive and ongoing spiritual assessment of Hospice patients/families that includes the spiritual strengths, potential complications and risk factors that affect the patient’s/family’s end-of-life
  • Participates in the development of the individualized interdisciplinary team care plan to meet identified spiritual needs
  • Provides direct spiritual care to patients/families that includes spiritual counseling, use of sacred readings, prayer, music, ritual, compassionate presence, and other appropriate modalities in accordance with professional standards of practice and agency protocol
  • Acts as a liaison between the Hospice team and the client’s clergy or arranges clergy contact for patients who request clergy, but are not associated with a specific spiritual community
  • Assists families in the planning and conducting of memorial services as requested
  • Documents all direct services, arranged services, and consultations in a timely manner according to established agency policy and format
  • Participates in orientation and ongoing training of staff and volunteers regarding the role of the Spiritual Care Provider and assisting them in understanding the significant spiritual factors related to the care of terminally ill patients and their families
  • Assists other Hospice team members in understanding the spiritual factors related to the patient’s illness; Provides consultation, education, and support to other programs within the agency regarding spiritual concerns of their clients/participants
  • Requests and supports Spiritual Care volunteers assigned to patients/families
  • Recruits community clergy and spiritual counselors adequate to meet patient/family needs by developing community contacts and offering education through faith groups about hospice care
  • Participates in planning and conducting community events to educate and support people around issues of grief and loss such as the Annual Memorial Service
  • Participates in the support services evening, weekend and holiday, on-call rotation as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in theology, religious studies or related field from an accredited seminary, college or university
  • Preferred Education: Master’s in Clinical Pastoral Theology or CPE in Clinical Pastoral Theology
  • Minimum Required Experience: Experience and/or training in the field of death and dying
  • Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong knowledge of interfaith philosophy and practice; Broad knowledge of the principles of spiritual care and hospice, and the ability to apply them; Competence in knowledge of human development with an understanding of practice approaches appropriate for the ages of patients/customers served; Good teaching skills, ability to adapt teaching methods to each individual’s capabilities and recognize if materials or skills are not understood; Sound judgment to guide decision-making in such areas as prioritization of needs and caseload management; Ability to balance the sensitivity involved in caring for the terminally ill with the realities of budget and resource management; Strong knowledge of interfaith and cross-cultural religious practices and ritual; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to do computer documentation of daily tasks and activities with patients, families, and/or other caregivers.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Mandatory Health/Safety:

  • Must possess proof of educational qualifications.
  • Must possess a valid California State Driver’s License.
  • Must maintain car insurance as required by Agency policy.
  • CPR and First Aid Training as required for all ADHC staff, per Title XXII.
  • Required inoculations upon hire and then annually as appropriate – TB, Flu, MMR, Chicken Pox
  • If job requires driving, a clean driving record and then pass a defensive driving course every three (3) years prior to hiring Collabria Care conducts a background check

Job Type: Part-time

COLLABRIA DAY PROGRAM PERSON-CENTERED CARE LEAD – Bilingual

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Participates in initial and continued assessment of the participant’s needs for the development of the individual plan of care by the interdisciplinary team
  • Along with the Program Coordinator, meets with the interdisciplinary team to give input into the development of individualized treatment plans: Provides activity therapy consultation input to the team and individual staff members as indicated
  • In conjunction with the Program Coordinator, assists in planned recreational and social activity program with other Center services in a cooperative and effective manner
  • Assists in the development of the monthly activity calendar
  • Assists Program Coordinator in documenting participant’s progress on flow sheets and in team progress notes in a timely manner
  • Individualizes activities so that the activity emphasizes participants strengths rather than deficits; Ensures that each participant has time to engage in meaningful activities that reflect participant choices and needs
  • Ensures principles of Person-Centered Care related to the person, program, and experience are implemented
  • Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Required Education: Have equivalent of a high school diploma
  • Preferred Education: N/A
  • Minimum Required Experience: N/A
  • Preferred Experience: Preferably a minimum of (1) year experience working in healthcare setting with frail elderly and disabled adults
  • Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Remains calm in an environment with many demands, frequent changes and interruptions; Knowledge of recreational and social activities; Ability to be flexible, and adjust readily to change; Must have adequate written and verbal English language skills; Demonstrated skill and ability to establish effective working relationships with other professionals and the community as indicated; Must have mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position; Must be able to set priorities and organize own workload under direction

Required Licenses/Certifications/Mandatory Health/Safety:

  • Must possess proof of educational qualifications.
  • Must possess a valid California State Driver’s License.
  • Must maintain car insurance as required by Agency policy.
  • CPR and First Aid Training as required for all ADHC staff, per Title XXII.
  • Required inoculations upon hire and then annually as appropriate – TB, Flu, MMR, Chicken Pox
  • If job requires driving, a clean driving record and then pass a defensive driving course every three (3) years
  • Prior to hiring Collabria Care conducts a background check

Job Types: Full-time

Home Health Aide


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Follows written Plan of Care (POC) – Reports to RN prior to any deviation from POC
  • Administers or assists patients with personal care including bath or shower, hair, skin, mouth and nail care; Assists patients with elimination using bathroom, commode, bedpan or urinal;
  • Assists patients with dressing or undressing
  • Assists patients with transfer activities; Assists patients with ambulation
  • Assists patients with prescribed exercises after instruction by the registered nurse, physical therapist, and occupational therapist
  • Assists patients with a variety of limited household services that are essential to the patient’s comfort care
  • Reports pertinent observations of patient’s physical and psychological status to RN Case manager or Clinical Services Manager & Hospice Program Director in a timely manner
  • Documents accurately and concisely in the electronic medical record all care and observation according to agency policy and Medicare guidelines in a timely manner
  • Confers with the RN Case manager as appropriate for updating the patient care plan
  • Provides comfort measures and support to patients and families as appropriate
  • Encourages patient independence
  • Provides range of treatment as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and as directed by Manager of Hospice Nursing Services
  • Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of a CNA and a Certified Home Health Aide training program and supervised practice
  • Preferred Education: N/A
  • Minimum Required Experience: Demonstrated proficiency in clinical area
  • Preferred Experience: N/A
  • Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to be flexible, and adjust readily to change; Ability to work effectively as a member of a team; Is able to demonstrate a positive customer service attitude toward work assignment as directed; Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position; Must be able to set priorities and organize own workload, with limited supervision; Effective communication and interpersonal skills; Organizational ability; Demonstrated knowledge and ability to do electronic documentation of daily tasks and activities with patients, families, and/or other caregivers; Competent in knowledge of growth and development

Required Licenses/Certifications/Mandatory Health/Safety:

  • Must have current HHA and CNA certificate
  • Must possess proof of educational qualifications.
  • Must possess a valid California State Driver’s License.
  • Must maintain car insurance as required by Agency policy.
  • CPR and First Aid Training as required for all ADHC staff, per Title XXII.
  • Required inoculations upon hire and then annually as appropriate – TB, Flu, MMR, Chicken Pox
  • If job requires driving, a clean driving record and then pass a defensive driving course every three (3) years
  • Must obtain a pre-employment job fitness examination
  • Prior to hiring Collabria Care conducts a background check

Job Types: Part-time

Registered Nurse or LVN

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Adheres to California board of Nursing standards related to assessment, care delivery and ongoing care of patients
  • Accepts intake assignment and the start of care/continuation of services as assigned; Performs initial and ongoing comprehensive, accurate, and systematic nursing assessment including the accurate start of care documentation; Submits documentation within appropriate time frames; Schedules visits appropriately within Medicare guidelines and standards; Revises schedule based upon patient need
  • Documents clearly concisely in the medical record according to agency policy and Medicare guidelines in a timely manner
  • Coordinates, develops, and updates the plan of care with the participation of the patient, family, physician, and interdisciplinary team members
  • Teaches patient/family/significant other home management of disease process and medication regimen in order to promote the optimal level of pain and symptom management
  • Performs ongoing evaluation of patient/caregiver responses to interventions thereby determining progress toward goal attainment and/or revision in the plan of care; Evaluates safety of the patient environment and safety equipment; orders equipment as needed
  • Reports pertinent patient assessment and evaluation data to physician/case manager/Nursing Services Manager in a timely manner.
  • Performs Home Health Aide supervisory visits to the patient’s residence as assigned
  • Screens, refers and assists with coordinating the delivery of all services and community resources to the patient/caregiver according to needs
  • Informs the Hospice Case Manager, MSW, physician, and Clinical Services Manager of patient condition and changes in the plan of care
  • Accesses DPCS and resources in regards to ethical, policy and patient care issues
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of pediatric, adolescent, adult and aging-adult age-specific principles by correctly Answering 9 out of 10 questions on the monthly Age-Specific Post Test, after reading Growing Up With Us…
  • Evaluates the safety of the patient environment and safety equipment, orders equipment as needed, and updates the plan of care accordingly.
  • Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college or university – or – Associate’s degree with at least 3 years of clinical experience with some supervisory experience
  • Preferred Education: N/A
  • Minimum Required Experience: At least one year of experience if an RN does not hold a Bachelor’s degree
  • Preferred Experience: N/A

Required Licenses/Certifications/Mandatory Health/Safety:

  • Must possess a current nursing license from the state of California
  • Must possess proof of educational qualifications.
  • Must possess a valid California State Driver’s License.
  • Must maintain car insurance as required by Agency policy.
  • CPR and First Aid Training as required for all ADHC staff, per Title XXII.
  • Required inoculations upon hire and then annually as appropriate – TB, Flu, MMR, Chicken Pox
  • Requires driving, a clean driving record
  • Requires defensive driving course every three (3) years
  • Prior to hiring Collabria Care conducts a background check

Job Type: Part-time

Community Health Worker – Dementia Capable Napa County

Job Description

  1.  Collaborates and works effectively with the Implementation Team (I&A Coordinator, ADCRC Program Manager, and MSW) to meet the deliverables of the Dementia Capable Napa County grant.
  2. Works with I&A Coordinator to provide culturally appropriate resource information and services to non-Latino and Latino individuals, their families and caregivers. And develops an Individual Plan of Care for them to ensure they get the services and resources they need; along with administering the Quality of Life in Alz. Disease measures as a pre-assessment.
  3. Identifies opportunities to broaden access and reduce barriers externally and internally to Collabria Care programs and services in order to provide effective and culturally sensitive care to Latino and non-Latino patients and their families
  4. Collaborates with local organizations to identify educational opportunities and expand Collabria Care services to the entire community
  5. Works with I&A Coordinator to provide services based on IPC, documenting in progress towards plan of care- including administering the QOL-AD semi-annually as a post-assessment for all individuals with an IPC.
  6. Provides resource coordination for Day Program patients and caregivers including referral to appropriate community organizations and provides advocacy and follow-up support to maximize utilization of services: such as Meals on Wheels, transportation services, IHSS paperwork, etc.
  7. Assists Day Program social workers with contacting individuals in their home in accordance with outreach/contact protocol and conduct an assessment, which may include living arrangements, health status, community support needs etc. using the CC’s Day Program Interdisciplinary Assessment tool, and make recommendations for referrals and services.
  8. Promotes health literacy by providing simple health education community presentations to the entire community: Collabria Care programs and services; advance care planning, grief support
  9. Supports Advance Care Planning conversations with patient/family by providing interpretation for monolingual Latino patients/families.
  10. Documents all direct services, arranged services and consultations in a timely manner according to established agency policy and format- including entering data on all individuals reached into TurboTAR or established DCNC spreadsheets.
  11. Participates in specific Day Program IDT activities (as appropriate) and/or weekly Implementation Team meetings.
  12. Works with the ADCRC Program Manager to participate in community outreach activities including consultations, workshops, health fairs, etc.; Tracks number of events, persons served and services provided (community education, referral, etc.)
  13. Assists in monitoring effectiveness of outreach activities- working with the ADCRC Program Manager to conduct 6-month post-assessment electronically.
  14. Works with ADCRC Program Manager, MSW, and I&A coordinator to make appointments, enter appointment data, and visit the work/volunteer site of individuals (gatekeepers) with frequent contact with community members to provide coaching and small group training.
  15. Promotes integration of culturally appropriate communication and practices; assists in developing cultural awareness for staff and volunteers.
  16. Provides translation services as needed for Spanish-speaking participants/families for both Day Program staff sand I&A Manager; participates in the creation or revision of culturally appropriate Spanish language resource materials as requested.
  17. Maintains positive relationships with outreach and referral sources; demonstrates competency in articulating philosophy and eligibility requirements of Collabria Care programs and services;
  18. Monitors expenses incurred in delivery of outreach responsibilities keeping within budgetary guidelines; submits copies of receipts with reimbursement requests.
  19. Provides other related job duties as assigned.

Job Type: Part-time

Minimum Required Education: High school graduate or equivalent

Preferred Education: AA degree in health or human services related field preferred

Minimum Required Experience: Bilingual/bicultural in Spanish

Preferred Experience:  One year of health education experience with Spanish speaking population 

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient in written and verbal English and Spanish language skills; Effective interpersonal skills for communicating health information to clients and families in Spanish with sensitivity and respect; Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with partners and volunteers; maintain flexibility and work with community/agency resources; Ability to effectively present information in small and large group setting; Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and  maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; Positive and affirming telephone speaking manners; Proficient in written and verbal English and Spanish language skills.

 

Physical Therapist (Part Time)

Salary: $24.00 per hour

 Job Type: Part-time

 Job Description:

-Participates in initial and continued assessment of the participant’s needs for the development of the individual plan of care by the interdisciplinary team

-Meets with interdisciplinary team to develop individualized treatment plans and provides physical therapy consultation to the team and individual staff members

-Coordinates the physical therapy program with other Collabria Care services and activities in a cooperative, effective manner

-Prescribes/recommends ambulation aides and other physical therapy equipment for participant use and assistance

-Accurately records participant’s progress on flow sheets and progress notes in a timely manner

-Recommends, as appropriate, individual exercise programs designed to improve, restore and/or generally maintain physical functioning

-Serves as a consultant to participants regarding physical therapy equipment maintenance and repair

-Develops physical therapy maintenance program appropriate for participants in order to prevent further deterioration

-Provides and documents instruction and guidance to Registered Nurse Supervisor and to Therapy Aide for carrying out program

-Documents changes in physician’s orders; Submits written additional orders in a timely manner: Documents communication: Coordinates with other team members

-Stays current in physical therapy trends and management of issues relevant to participants

-Ensure continuing growth in position through education, in-service, and attendance at staff meetings

-Other duties as assigned

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