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1. Job Title: Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great Wellness Coordinator
Exemption Status: Exempt
Location: [Jenkintown, PA 19046]
Primary Function: Under the direction of the Motherhouse Coordinator the Congregational Wellness Coordinator is responsible for working independently in monitoring the health and welfare of the elderly sisters in the assigned community and is responsible for Eldercare Program Oversight, Eldercare Advocacy, and assist with financial stewardship on behalf of the sisters. The coordinator will aid the individual sisters in fulfilling their potential in living out the mission of the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great by encouraging them to maintain a healthy, balanced, and holistic lifestyle and spiritual life. The coordinator will provide case management services related to the sisters’ physical, mental, and cognitive health needs, including the coordination of referrals for skilled rehabilitation and recuperation, and wellness education programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Eldercare Program Oversight

  • Based on a person-centered healthcare model and congregational spirituality, create procedures to assure the quality of care and safety of elder members.
  • Assesses and monitors medication management.
  • Coordinate communication with doctors, nurses, social workers, therapists, and healthcare agencies.
  • Meet regularly with staff and administrators of healthcare facilities where elder sisters are in residence. Monitor the care plans for sisters in eldercare and assure they are appropriate.
  • Coordinate referrals for rehabilitation and recuperation after hospitalization and attend plan of care meetings. Assist sisters during times of care transition (home, hospital, rehabilitation facility), which may require traveling to visit sisters in hospitals, nursing homes, personal residence, and other care facilities in the broader community.

Eldercare Advocacy

  • Make recommendations about schedules to better accommodate needs of individual sisters in eldercare.
  • Support sisters experiencing a life transition by helping them to achieve an optimal quality of health and well-being. Listen to sisters’ needs with care and compassion and aid sisters in taking steps towards personal health and wellness.
  • Aid the elder sisters to increase their self-care, reduce risks, and improve physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health.
  • Serve as an advocate for the sisters in assisted living, skilled care, and memory unit residences.
  • Provide educational opportunities for congregational members to better understand the aging process and to empower sisters to make proactive, healthy living choices.
  • Create educational opportunities and arrange presentations for the religious community to better understand the aging process, specifically dementia.

Financial Stewardship

  • Assess and make recommendations regarding eldercare benefits, including Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other financial assistance at the federal, state, and local community levels.
  • Assess and coordinate management of health insurance benefit, Medicare and Medicaid and the use of community support systems, including pro bono and/or volunteer services where available.
  • Maintain a current, comprehensive listing of community resources, including geriatric healthcare, mental and behavioral health providers, and spiritual directors. Make referrals as requested.
  • Based on person-centered care principles, assess the current eldercare management program, staffing and medical services, medications, and the effective and efficient use of current and potential personnel and resources and make recommendations accordingly.
  • Assess the costs of prescription, non-prescription drugs, other eldercare related supplies and therapeutical services, and make recommendations accordingly.
  • Coordinate after-care programs to assure sisters receive proper care and maximum available financial benefit assistance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the order superior or supervisor.

Physical/Mental Requirements:
Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal office environment.

Required Activities: 
Walking, sitting standing, stooping, reaching, talking, handling, hearing, carrying, and keyboarding.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Respect and understand religious life and the Catholic faith.
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, effective public speaking, and presentation skills; report-writing skills. Ability to interpret documents, operating and maintenance documents and procedure manuals.
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player.
  • A valid Driver’s License and a safe driving record. Ability to travel and be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliable transportation.
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be flexible and adapt appropriately as necessary.
  • Maintain confidentiality about the concerns expressed by the sisters.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of excel and related technology.
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check

Education and Experience:

  • M.S.W. or equivalent from an accredited school of social work; holds current L.S.W. or L.C.S.W. License.
  • Three to five years’ experience in healthcare.
  • Experience with managing eldercare benefits and health insurance benefits.
  • Success in working with others well in a program oversight role.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • Education and experience in Gerontology
  • Ability to work with a diverse population

 

2. Job Title: Director of the Basilian Spirituality Center
The Basilian Spirituality Center, a sponsored institution of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great, is seeking an experienced administrator who will direct, guide and carry out the mission of the Sisters in providing a place for spiritual renewal and refreshment in the tradition of Eastern Christian Spirituality and Basilian hospitality. The Director will report directly to the Provincial Superior.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure that there is an environment conducive to quality programs in concert with the mission, philosophy and objectives of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great.
  • Provide for marketing and execution of programs.
  • Prepare an annual budget and maintain all finances and record keeping
  • Oversee library and gift shop
  • Coordinate meals for programs
  • Coordinate, develop and execute retreats, workshops, seminars, etc.
  • Provide for financial stewardship in conjunction with the Finance and Development Offices.
  • Provides for the hosting of outside groups.
  • Coordinate with Development to communicate effectively with all stakeholders including donors, staff.

Requirements:

  • Administrative experience with a Retreat or Spirituality Center.
  • Master’s Degree in Spirituality and/or Theology
  • Knowledge in programming, marketing and finance
  • Demonstrated commitment to building relationships
  • Leadership style that embraces compassionate strength and emphasizes collaboration.
  • Strong facilitation and problem solving skills

References should highlight the candidate’s expertise and enthusiasm in working effectively in a dynamic and supportive, faith-based institution.

Sister Joann Sosler, OSBM
Provincial Superior
710 Fox Chase Road
Fox Chase Manor, PA 19046

Telephone: 267-721-4479
Fax: 215.780.1872
E-mail vickis@stbasils.com

 

3. Job Title: Line Cook

  • No Late Nights
  • Weekends Needed
  • Experienced only
  • Medical Availability
  • Great Opportunity for the right person
  • 32-40 hours a week.

 

4. Job Title: Kitchen Utility Worker

  • Clear and clean dishes after meals.
  • Maintain and clean kitchen and equipment.
  • Stock Shelves and help with weekly orders.
  • Follow safe food handling and storage procedures.
  • Close kitchen after shift and mop floors.
  • Simple food preparation.
  • Manage and removal of trash.
  • Roughly 30 hours a week.