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P/T Administrative Assistant: Minaya Learning Global Solutions

May 30, 2019

Minaya Learning Global Solutions, a corporate training services company based in Cape Coral, Florida, is hiring a Part Time Administrative Assistant (15 hours per week/3 hours per day) to support general accounting, contracts, bid proposal processing and marketing campaigns.  Associate Degree preferred or demonstrated experience in accounting roles.  Demonstrated proficiency with Quickbooks Online, Excel, MSWord and Powerpoint required.  Background check and drug testing is a condition for employment.

To apply, please submit your resume to:  info@minayalearning.com with subject:  Administrative Support Role.  Posting Closes:  Friday, June 7, 2019.

Accounts Payable/Receivable Specialist: Larue Pest Management

May 23, 2019

Accounts Payable/Receivables Specialist
Administrative – Fort Myers, Florida
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Who are we?
Since 1978, Larue Pest Management has lived by our motto that strong roots produce beautiful leaves. Fueled by an unwavering dedication to our core values, Larue’s roots grow deep within the communities we serve. Strength, teamwork, responsibility, integrity and promise represent the beautiful leaves that we strive to produce every single day. We offer an environment where each and every team member has the power to improve people’s lives, provide peace of mind and deliver our promise of total customer satisfaction.

Position Summary:
Are you an outgoing, friendly person who answers the phone with a smile and enjoys working with numbers? If so, this could be the job for you!

As the person assisting in maintaining our company’s financial strength, your role as an Accounts Payable/Receivables Specialist is a meaningful one. Your main responsibility would include the handling our company’s bills and managing our accounts payable system. You will be tasked with receiving, opening and logging invoices on the ledger, as well as other duties like bank reconciliation and accounts payable invoice and data entry. In addition you will share responsibility in the Accounts Receivable collections process. And, as all of our team members do, provide professional, caring support for our customers, prospects and co-workers.

Functions and Duties:
• Assist with maintaining proper billing procedures throughout the company.
• Ensure prompt and accurate billing of clients.
• Listen to customers concerns and take ownership as appropriate to ensure they are happy.
• Involve supervisor and/or other co-workers as needed to address the needs of customers.
• Process payments from various sources and apply to customer accounts with a high degree of accuracy.
• Assist with collecting amounts due from customers in a professional manner.
• Maintain accurate data entry in company accounting software.
• Review vendor statements and perform reconciliation of accounts.
• Daily processing of vendor invoices, expense reports and check requests into accounting system ensuring proper documentation and coding.
• Performs various administrative tasks.

Job Requirements:
• Outgoing and friendly personality with customer service knowledge including listening and analytical skills.
• Critical thinking and conflict resolution skills with the ability to multi-task.
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are necessary.
• Ability to make others feel important, as well as ability to learn new tasks quickly.
• Can effectively prioritize in dynamic, high pressure situations.
• Some accounting experience or related field is preferred
• Knowledge of financial software systems such as Quickbooks preferred
• Strong computer skills

Benefits:
• Incentives & Awards
• Paid Time Off
• Family Atmosphere
• In-Depth Industry Orientation
• Great Advancement Opportunities
• Company Matched Simple IRA
• Health and Dental Insurance

This is a Drug-Free Workplace Offering Equal Employment Opportunities. Applications are received and employees are hired without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship status, or any other protected classes under state, local, or country regulations. The receipt of this application does not mean that job openings exist and does not obligate us in any way. We appreciate your interest in our organization.

Outside Sales Representative: Larue Pest Management

Outside Sales Representative
Sales – Fort Myers, Florida
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Who are we?
Since 1978, Larue Pest Management has lived by our motto that strong roots produce beautiful leaves. Fueled by an unwavering dedication to our core values, Larue’s roots grow deep within the communities we serve. Strength, teamwork, responsibility, integrity and promise represent the beautiful leaves that we strive to produce every single day. We offer an environment where each and every team member has the power to improve people’s lives, provide peace of mind and deliver our promise of total customer satisfaction.

Position Summary:
Do you have what it takes to be a phenomenal Outside Sales Representative at Larue? Your success would depend on how well you can learn about a potential customer’s needs and recommend the appropriate services we can provide for them. Whether it’s protecting their home and its surrounding environment from unwanted pests, or creating a lush, green landscape for them to spend time in, your objective would be to continually look for ways that we can make a positive impact their life, while improving revenue for Larue Pest Management.

Functions and Duties:
• Using available marketing tools, build and implement an aggressive sales plan to solicit new customers and conduct inspections of pest and lawn-related needs.
• Continually seek out new ways to secure business and increase revenues. Analyze new territories/markets for potential business.
• Become involved in community events or clubs that provide opportunities to promote the company’s business.
• Follow up with all creative leads and house calls.
• Provide information, details, and facts that help educate the consumer and establish the need for service.
• Maintain or exceed all sales goals.
• Conduct detailed and thorough inspections of building, related structures and landscape areas to determine the need for services. Inspect and verify beyond what may have been requested/reported by the customer.
• Continually establish relationships with customers and, at all times, promote excellent customer service, quality, integrity, and professionalism.
• Prepare agreements accurately. Explain all service terms and conditions with customer to ensure they have complete understanding of what was sold.
• Meet with customers after the sale, when necessary, to promote strong customer relations and to develop additional sales/referrals.
• Attend all required meetings.
• Provide feedback on marketing and promotional tools. Offer recommendations, when necessary.
• Complete required service records, customer reports, graphs, time records, or others, in accordance with company procedures and state/federal regulations.
• Stay abreast of current industry trends, regulations, technical data, new products, safety standards, construction materials and equipment.
• Inform management of any customer issues or concerns that are not completely resolved to the satisfaction of the customer.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
• Sales, entomology, lawn and landscape care preferred
• Solving problems
• Calculating numbers
• Organizing time and activities
• Using technology
• Writing and speaking
• Cold-calling
• Valid drivers license that meets insurance company minimum standards for coverage

Benefits:
• Incentives & Awards
• Paid Vacation, Personal, & Sick Leave
• Family Atmosphere
• Company Vehicle
• In-Depth Industry Orientation
• Great Advancement Opportunities
• Company Matched Simple IRA
• Health and Dental Insurance

This is a Drug-Free Workplace Offering Equal Employment Opportunities. Applications are received and employees are hired without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship status, or any other protected classes under state, local, or country regulations. The receipt of this application does not mean that job openings exist and does not obligate us in any way. We appreciate your interest in our organization.

Licensed Massage Therapist: Massage Envy

Are you ready to focus on doing what you love in a place that helps you feel and deliver your best?

 

Massage Envy is the leader in accessible massage and skin care. As a massage therapist at any of our five Southwest Florida franchised locations,* you’ll join a team that’s passionate about helping people feel their best through total body care. And you have a meaningful role to play in that mission as you:

  • Combine your expertise and artistry along with our protocols and modalities to design customized services that meet the individual needs of each client.
  • Build relationships with members and guests to help them pursue their total body care goals.
  • Deliver an amazing, safe, and therapeutic experience with every service.

Here’s what’s in it for you:

 

The difference you’ll make in clients’ lives is the biggest reward for any massage therapist, but our environment lets you enjoy more of what you love about your work. We take care of overhead costs and supplies, marketing, and building your book of business so you can focus on performing as many massages as you want. And with the repeat clientele that our membership model provides, you’ll get to see the long-term impact your services make for members.

And the perks don’t stop there. We support and inspire you to be your best inside and outside the treatment room with:

  • Benefits that help you take care of you health, dental, vision, accident, critical illness, short term disability, and life insurance, paid time off and employee discounted services and products.
  • A healthy compensation plan that rewards your hard work with a base pay of $17 per service hour with adjustments for job performance/experience and bonuses for enhancements and new memberships.  Including tips, our busiest therapists took home more than $50,000 last year.
  • A dedication to self-care with an education program that helps managers understand the physical impact of your work and gives you the tools to prolong the career you love.
  • Continuing education with 12+ free CEs every year.
  • A commitment to safety and providing a therapeutic, healing environment for you and Massage Envy members and guests.

Responsibilities

As a team, we’re committed to offering excellent professional services that help clients do more of the things they love. Your role and the work you do every day is at the very heart of our mission. This includes:

  • Performing quality, therapeutic bodywork that meets clients’ needs within scope of practice and licensing guidelines as applicable in our state.
  • Customizing massage services within Massage Envy’s policies, protocols, and approved modalities to craft truly personalized sessions.
  • Safeguarding the client experience, maintaining client confidentiality and upholding our commitment to safety.
  • Embracing the Massage Envy core values of optimism, gratitude, excellence, consistency and empathy.
  • Protecting our workplace culture by recognizing and supporting team goals and building positive relationships with team members.

What it Takes to Succeed

We only succeed together, so we’re looking for people with the passion and experience to be amazing. Those who thrive in this role are:

  • Well-skilled professionals who have a minimum of 500 hours of massage therapy school under their belts and a certificate of completion. You’ll also need to meet the licensing requirements for massage therapy in our state and be able to pass a background and reference check with flying colors.
  • Thirsty for knowledge, seeking continuing education to build on their modality mastery (which must include Swedish and deep tissue massage)
  • Clear communicators who can effectively identify each client’s needs, set clear expectations, and stay connected to the client throughout the session to achieve the goals of each service.
  • Total body care champions who can recommend follow-up visits and additional services and products as needed to help clients pursue their wellness goals.
  • Great teammates who show up on time ready to jump in wherever needed to get the job done.

We Believe Our Differences Make Us Better

We’re excited to hear from everyone with the skills, experience, and passion to do a great job regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

If you’re ready to bring your healing skills to a place where you can focus on doing what you love, we can’t wait to meet you.

 

To apply, visit our clinics in Fort Myers, South Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Coconut Point, and Naples, or go to  https://www.massageenvy.com/careers/

 

Massage Envy is a a DFWP (Drug Free Work Place).

*Massage Envy Franchising, LLC (“MEF”) is a national franchisor of independently owned and operated franchised locations. Each individual franchised location, not MEF or any of its affiliates, is the sole employer for all positions posted by a franchised location, and each individual franchised location is not acting as an agent for MEF or any of its affiliates. Hiring criteria, benefits and compensation are set by each individually owned and operated franchised location and may vary from location to location.

 

 

 

Front Desk Associate: Massage Envy

Front Desk Associate

Do you love helping others?

Are you a sales and customer service superstar who wants to use your powers for good? Do you want to be part of a community of caregivers committed to helping people feel their best? If the answer is “yes,” we want you on our teams at Massage Envy Naples, Coconut Point, South Fort Myers, Fort Myers, and Cape Coral. Massage Envy is the leader in accessible massage and skin care. As a sales and customer service associate at these four franchised locations,* you’ll join a wellness community that’s 35,000 strong. And you have a meaningful role to play as you:

  • Help clients understand the benefits of regular massage, skin care and stretch.
  • Establish relationships with members and guests to grow and retain a client base.
  • Connect clients with retail products that improve, enhance, and extend the positive impact of the services they receive.

Here’s what’s in it for you:

The rewards of the job go beyond the difference you’ll make in the lives of members and guests. We offer a culture of care that inspires you to be your best with:

  • Benefits that help you take care of you including health, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, short term disability, and life insurances; Paid time off, one free service per month, and discounted services and retail.
  • A healthy compensation plan that rewards your hard work with a base pay of $10 – $13/hour plus bonuses and commissions for memberships sold & retail sold and enhancements booked.   Our highest performing sales and customer service associates took home more than $30,000 last year.
  • A dynamic, energizing environment where you’re consistently challenged, never bored.
  • Training to help you grow and refine your sales and customer service skills.

What We’ll Accomplish Together

As a team, we’re committed to delivering an excellent experience every time and growing our member base to help more people on their wellness journey. Your role in our mission is converting guests to members, retaining members, driving retail sales, and delivering an amazing experience. This includes:

  • Providing outstanding customer service by greeting clients upon arrival, scheduling services, answering phone calls, addressing questions and concerns, protecting client confidentiality, and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment for everyone in our location.
  • Promoting the value of total body care by educating clients on new and expanded services, selling the Massage Envy Wellness Program, booking clients for future services, and encouraging home-care retail purchases based on service provider recommendations.
  • Driving member retention through outreach via phone and email to current members.
  • Upholding the Massage Envy core values of optimism, gratitude, excellence, consistency and empathy.
  • Protecting our workplace culture by recognizing and supporting team goals and building positive relationships with team members.

What it Takes to Succeed

We only succeed together, so we’re looking for people with the passion and experience to be amazing. Those who thrive in this role are:

  • Sales superstars who aren’t afraid to take the lead in connecting clients to memberships, services, and retail products to support the mission of total body care. Bonus points for previous retail or sales experience.
  • People of integrity ready to champion the well-being of members, guests, and team members and do the right thing (even if it isn’t the easy thing).
  • Smart and savvy with solid math and computer skills, confidence handling cash, and a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Masters of customer service who makes everyone they interact with feel valued and supported, whether in person or on the phone. Bonus points for previous customer service experience.
  • Fast on their feet with the ability to think critically, juggle multiple tasks, and set priorities.
  • Great teammates who can work well with other in a fun and fast-paced environment.
  • Supporters of total body care with a general knowledge of massage and skin care services.

We Believe Our Differences Make Us Better

We’re excited to hear from everyone with the skills, experience, and passion to do a great job regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

If you’re ready to put your amazing sales and customer service skills to work to help people feel their best, we can’t wait to meet you.

To apply, visit our clinics in Fort Myers, South Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Coconut Point, and Naples, or go to  https://www.massageenvy.com/careers/

 

Massage Envy is a DFWP (Drug Free Work Place).

*Massage Envy Franchising, LLC (“MEF”) is a national franchisor of independently owned and operated franchised locations. Each individual franchised location, not MEF or any of its affiliates, is the sole employer for all positions posted by a franchised location, and each individual franchised location is not acting as an agent for MEF or any of its affiliates. Hiring criteria, benefits and compensation are set by each individually owned and operated franchised location and may vary from location to location.

Grill Cooks: Square 1 Fort Myers

May 17, 2019

Square 1 – a full-service restaurant specializing in gourmet burgers – is now hiring experienced cooks for their Fort Myers location. Candidates should possess a positive attitude, exude strong communication skills, have a sense of urgency, be reliable, be a team player, and exhibit a willingness to learn.

Job duties include, but not limited to: Cooking, cleaning, prep work, preparing & presenting quality food from the kitchen. Pay is competitive and negotiable based on experience.

Benefits Offered: Paid time off, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Other types of insurance, Employee discounts, Flexible schedules, Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules.

​Applicants can apply online at http://www.square1burgers.com or go through indeed where they will also find the website attached to apply.

Sailing & Power Boat Instructors: Offshore Sailing

Sailing & Power Boat Instructors

Offshore Sailing is seeking qualified sailing and power boat instructors for lessons, US Sailing certification courses, and special events. Qualified applicants may send their resume to Bryce Jackson, Chief Operations Manager, Bryce@OffshoreSailing.com.

Offshore Sailing School is America’s #1 Sailing School and has been the boating education industry leader for more than 55 years. Our HQ is in South Fort Myers and we have four sailing school locations based at premier resorts on Florida’s Gulf Coast (3 in Southwest Florida), and two in the British Virgin Islands. Privately-held company with competitive salary with benefits. Full, seasonal, and part-time instructor positions may be available.

More information at https://www.offshoresailing.com/about-us/employment-opportunities/

Animal Care Provider: Animal Refuge Center

Animal Care Provider (North Fort Myers)

No Kill Shelter is seeking a motivated individual to work full-time caring for cats and dogs.

Dog/Cat Care Staff Position: 8-5 or 8-4 (dog caretakers) or 8-4 (cat caretakers). The position requires that you work with BOTH cats and dogs. WEEKEND hours are required.  We are seeking candidates with good verbal communication skills who can work with other staff, volunteers, and the public in a positive, friendly, and practical manner with minimal supervision. Previous kennel or animal care experience will be considered a plus.

Responsibilities include cleaning cat houses or dog lodges, feeding, washing dishes, laundry, walking dogs and working with volunteers. Conducting shelter tours and making adoption recommendations to assist potential adopters in the decision-making process.  Duties can sometimes be physically demanding and may include some heavy lifting, pushing, and pulling requiring a level of fitness and endurance to fulfill these required duties.

All candidates must have valid FL driver’s license. Our shelter maintains a smoke free, drug-free workplace. All candidates will undergo a background check and drug screening.  Emails only to mgrarc@animalrefugecenter.net.  Please no phone calls or walk-ins.  All inquiries should be made by email.

Machine Operator: Klocke of America

May 14, 2019

Operator: Klocke of America
Full time, shift work

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (include the following. Other duties may be assigned).

Operates all machines ensuring production demands are met. Assists Technicians in set up, tear down and cleaning of machines.
• Responsible for all operational functions of machine.
• Maintains cleanliness of the area around machines.
• Change foils and disposes of waste foils when required.
• Responsible for adjustments to machine to ensure high quality production parts.
• Responsible for filling and/or transferring of bulk.
• Responsible for organizing and training Line Inspectors per job.
• Responsible for ensuring that labels provided are correct.
• Reports high spoilage to supervisor.
• Ensure correct data and box counts are reported on daily logs.
• Responsible for removing skids from production area into staging area.
• Ensure materials and information of provided for incoming shift personnel.
• Ensures placement of perforation and day codes remain consistent.
• Responsible for paperwork accuracy.
• Assists in cleaning and tear down of machine.
• Completes cleaning log and ensures paperwork is complete before returning to supervisors
• Follows work instructions and SOPs.
• Ensures final product meets or exceeds quality standards.
• Ensures cGMP procedures are read, understood and followed.

Qualification Requirements: (Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
• High School diploma or GED with two years related work experience in a production environment OR any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Must have knowledge of mechanics and tools.
• Must have mechanical experience in vocational school or workplace.
• Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Must have the ability to work well with others.
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Must have good vision (may be corrected vision).
• Must be available and able to work any shift.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions).
• Must be able to stand for prolong periods of time.
• Work requires standing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and climbing.
• Work requires overhead reaching.
• Work requires lifting of 50 lbs. occasionally.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
• The production facility is a clean, non-smoking environment.
• The work area is well lighted and air conditioned.
• Employees are required to wear scrubs/lab coats, bonnets, beard covers, gloves and shoe covers.
• Some significant product odor may exist.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply send resume to: marie.springsteen@klockeamerica.com

Plant Manager: Klocke of America

The Plant Manager supervises and directs manufacturing personnel and processes. This position works cross-functionally, with multiple departments to ensure production is run efficiently; providing quality product that is produced on-time and in accordance with company/customer requirements. The Plant Manager ensures a safe work environment, compliance to regulatory requirements, and that quality standards are met while adhering to company policies and procedures. Additionally, the Plant Manager provides recommendations for continuous improvement opportunities in manufacturing/packaging effectiveness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (include the following. Other duties may be assigned).
• Oversees the KOA plants including building and equipment maintenance.
• Oversees production process and enhances daily production performance ensuring customer requirements and delivery dates are met.
• Effectively lead/manage cross functional teams with hands-on approach when needed.
• Create an environment that is customer and quality focused.
• Create and enforce adherence to the production schedule.
• Ensure production is run cost effectively.
• Determine required resources including staffing and equipment.
• Maintain and exceed quality standards.
• Monitor and supervise production processes and adjust as needed.
• Maintain/troubleshoot equipment, resolve issues, and handle maintenance work.
• Coordinate preventative and immediate maintenance required for operational equipment.
• Troubleshoot new/existing packaging problems involving design, materials, and processes providing cost effective solutions to issues.
• Create team environment among different departments.
• Work with managers to comply with the company’s policies, procedures, and goals.
• Assist in the development of packaging, process flow and materials.
• Oversee line trials in support of project implementation and report findings/results.
• Assist in development of test plans and product sampling to ensure packaging exceeds customer specifications. Initiate testing and analyzes results.
• Support transition, qualification and validation of new packaging from concept to production.
• Ensure health/safety guidelines are followed.
• Enforce adherence to regulations including FDA, EPA, GMP’s, Safety, etc.
• Manage and motivate a team of hourly and supervisory workers.
• Facilitate development of employee skills, identify training needs, and organize job training to achieve production goals.
• Assist in recruitment, performance evaluation, retention, and termination of production staff.
• Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualification Requirements: (Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
• BS in Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Packaging, Industrial), or other related engineering degree.
Additional business degree a plus.
• 7-10 years’ experience in consumer products industry managing production, warehousing, and maintenance
experience a plus.
• Proven management skills; demonstrated ability to implement changes across multiple functional areas.
• Knowledge of filling, dosing, packaging, and automation of liquid filling lines a plus.
• Folding carton structural design, thermoformed packaging, and packettes a plus.
• Ability to identify, analyze and solve operating/packaging issues supported by root cause analysis and sound
technical justification.
• Ability to work with sense of urgency; identifying and overcoming obstacles.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact with various internal/external groups.
• Knowledge of FDA, OSHA, cGMP a plus.
• Proficiency in MS Office.
• Knowledge of Syspro, SAP, or similar software a plus.

To apply, please send resume to marie.springsteen@klockeamerica.com

Escrow Officer: Stewart Title

Escrow Officer – Fort Myers

Job Summary:
The Escrow Officer is responsible to effectively manage the real estate closing transaction for insuring title insurance. This position requires the Escrow Officer to exercise extreme independent judgment and to possess the knowledge and experience necessary to efficiently handle any situation which may arise during the escrow process. Able to bring in a few accounts based on relationship building in your current network..

Job Roles:
• Manage the entire real estate closing process, including compliance with real estate contracts, lender instructions, title requirements, company requirements and other written instructions
• Understand the escrow process to determine what steps need to be taken to transfer the title of property pursuant to the conditions called for in the real estate contract and lender instructions
• Collaborate with title department to resolve title issues such as legal descriptions, easements, lot splits, vesting, all tax liens, abstracts of judgments, bankruptcies, boundary disputes, encroachments, list pendants, etc.
• Prepare all closing documents necessary to ensure title insurance is issued at closing
• Oversee the issuance of checks, bills and statements, receipts, and any other documents needed to ensure customer satisfaction
• Secure all documents (corrective and others) that may be required for the issuance of title insurance
• Conduct closing with customer, realtor, lenders, and attorneys
• Assist customers and clients with closing related questions
• Prior to disbursement, confirm all funds are collected, all appropriate documents are checked for accuracy, signatures are collected, and acknowledgements and legal descriptions are correct
• Correct all taxes due, HOA dues, and any delinquencies and/or principal and interest
• Ensure all payoffs have been collected, mailed, delivered or wired according to instructions
• Verify against the HUD statement that all disbursements have been paid correctly
• Prior to recording, verify all legal documents for correct acknowledgements, legal, and lien information
• When needed, delegate work to and manage work of escrow assistants in the real estate transaction process
• Manage and develop client relationships to ensure future real estate closing transactions
• Market new business and make calls on current and prospective clients
• Correspond with lenders, builders, real estate agents and attorneys as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned by manager

Qualifications

Role Specific Knowledge:
• Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field.
• Formerly in an Escrow Processor role.
• Good client relations and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
• Ability to read and interpret documents.
• Detail-oriented and professional; able to handle confidential information.
• Strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Ability to deal with multiple types of roles such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokers.
• Notary public or be bondable.

Education, Licensure, and Experience:
• Completion of a High School diploma or GED required.
• Licensed in title insurance pre-state requirements or currently applying to be licensed, if applicable for your state.

Contact Doug Stevens at DStevens2@stewart.com, 239-872-2570 to apply.

Membership Associate: Club Pilates

April 25, 2019

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Club Pilates offers group reformer classes in various formats and levels to accommodate everyone seeking to learn Pilates and hone their fitness expertise. Club Pilates is a well-established, nation-wide brand, committed to providing affordable and accessible Pilates to the community.

Club Pilates is currently established in 36 states and 2 countries. Class formats target a wide range of clients’ needs – from young to more senior and beginner to advanced. Club Pilates was one of the first studios to create a 500-hour Teacher Training Program designed to thoroughly and safely teach group Pilates apparatus classes. Club Pilates has already sold 700 territories throughout the United States and Canada. Its 450+ instructors provide over 6 million workouts a year to tens of thousands of members. For more information, visit www.clubpilates.com

POSITION: The purpose of the Membership Associate is to assist the Membership Manager and the General Manager with new membership sales by bringing new members to the studio and booking them into Demo Classes.  The Membership Associate also assists with retaining current members. Pilates fitness knowledge or background is preferred but not required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent sales, communication, and customer service skills required
  • Goal-oriented with an ability to achieve sales in memberships, retail, private training, and teacher training
  • Ability to learn and use the Club Ready software system
  • Ability to stand or sit for up to 8 hours throughout the workday
  • Must be fluent in English and have excellent communication skills via in person, phone and email
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Must have proficient computer skills
  • Daily and/or occasional travel may be required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute sales process of lead generation, follow up, and close
  • Conduct tours of the facility while establishing a relationship and targeting individual’s needs and wants
  • Maintain acceptable level of personal sales production
  • Emphasize and enforce objectives of the club as a fitness and wellness provider
  • Present available services to current or prospective members
  • Book quality appointments to achieve monthly sales quota
  • Assist with Private Training scheduling
  • Participate in special events (health fairs, grand openings, marathons, and community and hospital events) to promote the club
  • Assumes responsibility for developing selling skills
  • Maintain cleanliness of studio
  • Other duties as assigned

COMPENSATION & PERKS:

  • This position offers a very competitive base salary; based on experience.
  • Commission paid on sales
  • Huge opportunities for growth within the studios including additional sales and management positions

To apply call 239.770.1655

Director of Social Services: The Preserve/Volunteers of America

April 22, 2019

Director of Social Services

DEPARTMENT: Social Services
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Executive Director, social services staff, residents and family members.

OBJECTIVE: To organize and direct social services functions through direct service with the resident and family throughout pre admission and admission processes, resident adjustment, ongoing and discharge services.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related degree in social sciences; licensed where applicable by the state; state requirements may dictate supervision and degree type.
2. Minimum of one year of social work experience, preferably in a long-term healthcare setting; knowledge of long-term healthcare and public health settings; familiarity with Federal and State regulations and requirements for long-term care.
3. Ability to read, speak and write fluently in English; excellent communication and phone skills; ability to prepare written assessments and correspondence; ability to read and interpret rules and regulations.
4. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to comprehend and carry out simple statistical functions to create standard graphs and tables.
5. Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, such as during evenings and weekends, for planned activities and special events, family meetings and conferences, and as necessary, to facilitate admission calls, admissions and tours. Manages “on-call” schedule with other social work staff by pre-arrangement to cover facility for weekends/evenings admissions per Executive Director.
6. Negotiation skills and ability to carry on several levels of reasoning at once during problem solving sessions; ability to think quickly and to write contracts and complex written arguments.
7. Ability to work with residents of varying levels of responsiveness.
8. Familiarity with word processing, data processing and computer entry skills to match existing clinical management software at facility.
9. Ability to perform several job functions at once.

10. Numerical ability necessary to make various computations in planning departmental objectives, keeping work records and schedules, preparing budgets, requisitioning supplies, and monitoring inventory control.
11. Ability to apply principles of personnel administration to interviewing, selection and supervision of employees, and in monitoring department activities.
12. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Leads and directs Social Service Department.
a. Develops a mission and direction for the department itself, participates in goal setting and direction activities with the Executive Director.
b. Attends and participates in management committee meetings to represent department.
2. Manages and directs activities of department in accordance with Volunteers of America National Services’ policies and procedures and guidelines.
a. Uses Volunteers of America National Services policy manual.
b. Uses Volunteers of America National Services forms and processes.
c. Seeks guidance of Executive Director in policy decisions.
3. Coordinates resident admissions.
a. Takes pre-admission calls and manages a waiting list as necessary.
b. Offers tours to prospective customers and admissions.
c. Conducts pre-admission screening (1) per phone; (2) in hospital or at referring Long-Term Care Facility; (3) at prospective resident’s home.
d. Functions as Admissions Coordinator as defined in the Admissions Procedures Manual.
e. Plan and initiate hospital or in home visits with current or prospective residents, as necessary.
f. Provide and/or arrange for meeting with all new residents. Identify and provide for the medically related social, emotional, spiritual and psychological needs; assist with resident orientation and adjustment to environment.
g. Completes admission documents.
h. Advises residents and families of advance directive policies.
i. Assist with prompt referral to an appropriate agency or government program if financial assistance is indicated; assist with re-certification papers to maintain status of government programs such as Medical Assistance, Social Security, and S.S.I.; notify Business Office.
4. Coordinates and leads admission transfer and discharge team:
a. Prepares cases for review of Executive Director, Director of Nursing and team.
b. Coordinates activities with Medicare meetings, etc.
5. Completes assessments of residents as necessary for care planning, MDS, RAPS, PPS and other required documents.
6. Initiate and/or participate in multidisciplinary care conferences held for residents, as appropriate to state and federal guidelines.
a. Serves as resident advocate – coordinates invitation of residents and families.
b. Refers to Volunteers of America National Services’ MDS and care planning manuals to complete required sections.
c. Implements described case management, counseling or support to resident as described in care plan.
d. Maintains records as described by Volunteers of America National Services policy – maintains confidential records as necessary.
e. Provide support services and conduct therapeutic group work for residents and/or families dealing with the aging process, guilt of nursing home placement, working with angry and despondent residents and related problems, when appropriate.
f. Conduct and/or arrange for casework as needed; follow through on referred problems or psychosocial needs of residents. Maintain confidential department records on all casework.
7. Initiates reporting and documentation in the medical record.
a. Maintains accurate and appropriate social service documentation in the medical record.
b. Updates assessments and documentation of resident transfers within the facility and/or to an alternate setting.
c. Develop or ensure comprehensive social histories on all new admissions; update at regular intervals in accordance with facility policies.
d. Prepare written summaries of family conferences and other related conferences.
e. Attend initial care and quarterly review conferences; participate in problem identification, resident goal setting and approach planning.
f. Ensure proper notification and documentation of resident transfers within the facility and/or to an alternate setting.
g. Assume responsibility for proper documentation of resident discharge planning.
h. Notifies Business Office of payer status changes.
8. Serve as facility Discharge Planning Coordinator.
a. Arranges for discharge planning meetings as necessary.
b. Documents discharge plans.
c. Maintains list of agencies and public service agencies that can assist residents, families with their discharge plans.
9. Serve as an advocate for residents, upon request of the residents, by attendance and participation in Resident Council meetings; promote and adhere to Residents Rights Act.
10. Advise and recommend solutions to the Executive Director and Director of Nursing of major problems or concerns that residents or their family members are experiencing.
11. Advise and assist Nursing and Recreational Departments in ensuring residents have the necessary and adequate clothing needs, health aids, etc.
12. Maintain supply of admission packets, application materials and necessary department forms.
13. Maintain monthly Social Service referral/inquiry report.
14. Develop and promote positive public relations and community resources through contacts with social service personnel in area hospitals, welfare departments and the Social Security Administration.
a. Maintain a current Community Resource File.
b. Visit referral agencies and local hospitals to share information on facility.
c. Provide community resource information to residents and families relating to alternative health care services or facilities, community health education clinics, etc.
d. Plan and present sessions to civic groups, youth groups, schools and church groups on problems of aging and adjusting to nursing home life.
15. Administer personnel functions of Social Services Department, when appropriate.
a. Interview and hire department personnel; supervise orientation; counsel and/or discipline employees on infractions of established rules; terminate employees when needed.
b. Conduct performance evaluations
c. Develop, implement and maintain work routines and special events staffing schedules. Maintain an established staffing schedule, not exceeding budgeted hours per pay period for the department.
d. Initiate and direct in-service training programs, such as annual all staff in-service on Residents Rights and other associated legislative acts; maintain documentation.
e. Schedule and present periodic department meetings.
f. Advise Executive Director of department staffing needs.
g. Review timecards verifying hours worked and authorize overtime.
h. Instruct staff on various federal, state and facility’s rules, regulations, policies and procedures; monitor compliance.
i. Attend department head and all staff meetings and in-service programs as scheduled; represent Social Services Department on various committees as requested by the Executive Director.
j. Participate in approved ongoing educational programs.
k. Participate in Executive Director approved ongoing educational programs.

16. Participate in department budgeting and planning processes.
a. Confer with the Executive Director, on an annual basis, in the development and implementation of department objectives with respect to overall facility and organizational goals; review quarterly.
b. Support and implement administrative policies established by the governing authority and/or by the Executive Director.
c. Submit a brief monthly report, oral or written, to Executive Director concerning department functions, activities, and expenditures.
d. Monitor in conjunction with the Executive Director, monthly department expenditures to budget.
e. Collaborate with the Executive Director in reviewing annually department policies and procedures; make written recommendations.
17. Serves on committees as required by Executive Director including, but not limited to:
a. CQI committee;
b. Safety committee;
c. Management committee;
d. Admissions committee;
e. Marketing committee.
18. Attends resident and family council meetings:
a. Serves as liaison to Executive Director and management team.
b. Facilitates groups as necessary.
c. With permission, posts minutes.
19. Serves as rights advocate liaison to the facility:
a. Coordinates posting of all Federal and State required material for resident and family advocacy.
b. Arranges and updates material as necessary.
20. Advises and recommends solutions to the Executive Director and Director of Nursing of major problems or concerns that residents or their family members are experiencing.
21. Ensures residents have necessary and adequate clothing, health aids, etc.
22. Develops statistics for Executive Director on operation of department including admission/ discharge/referral/inquiry statistics.
23. Acts as the facility Resident Protection Coordinator, coordinating investigations of incidents of potential abuse/neglect at the direction of Executive Director. Works directly with DON, HR and department managers to complete thorough investigation following and utilizing VOA policies and forms.
24. Serves as the Grievance Official.
25. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
26. Performs other duties or special assignments as directed by the Executive Director.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

1. The noise level in the environment is demanding.
2. Work area may be stressful; the employee is often on the move continuously, performing several job functions at once.
3. May be subjected to interruptions throughout the workday.
4. Exposure to blood, body tissue of fluids.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to meet these demands:

1. Office work, but sits, stands and walks intermittently throughout the working day. May cover large distances walking through the facility, on feet consistently.
2. Able to handle stressful situations, often dealing with tragic circumstances.
3. Required to use hands to write, type and document in medical records, ledgers and reference sheets.
4. Required to finger, feel, touch and hear and to use the phone extensively.
5. Required to manually manipulate articles of clothing and carry out other skilled occupations.
6. Vision requirements include both near and far vision.
7. Required to occasionally lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds and to assist in moving resident’s articles throughout the facility.
8. May make occasional hospital or home visits.

Safe Work Performance Expectations

The safety of employees, residents and visitors is of paramount importance to Volunteers of America. Our work place safety program will be incorporated as the standard of practice for this organization. Compliance with these safe work expectations will be required of all employees as a condition of employment. Our organization focus will hold all employees accountable for safety performance equal with quality and production expectations.

Employees will be expected to:

1. Follow correct policy and procedures for department and facility Fire/Disaster/Missing Person Plan. Know the location of fire alarms and extinguishers.
2. Follow correct policy and procedure for hand washing.
3. Follow guidelines for proper method of lifting.
4. All doorways, hallways and areas are to be kept clear.
5. Know the location and purpose of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
6. Follow guidelines for department environment and safety measures.
7. Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.
8. Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.
9. Follow correct policy and procedure for reporting of incidents: staff, residents, etc.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Apply on voa.org/careers or email ssmith3@voa.org.

Nursing Assistant (Certified, Registered or State Tested): The Preserve/Volunteers of America

Nursing Assistant (Certified, Registered or State Tested)

DEPARTMENT: Nursing
REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager
PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Residents, family members, clinical team and all levels of staff.

OBJECTIVE: The primary role of the Nursing Assistant is to provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established facility nursing care procedures as directed by clinical supervisors. The Nursing Assistant reports any observed changes in resident condition as they occur. Performs routine resident care duties and tasks delegated by the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or licensed therapist to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of residents. Provides services in a manner compliant with all state and federal regulations as well as with any applicable facility policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

1. High school graduate or equivalent.
2. State approved nursing assistant course completion/certification, or enrollment in approved course per state guidelines.
3. Experience in the long-term care setting preferred.
4. Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to self or others.
5. Ability to prioritize duties.
6. Ability to understand and follow work assignments.
7. Ability to work as part of a team.
8. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Nursing Care Functions
a. Assists residents with personal cares, including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and eating. Documents ADL’S appropriately.
b. Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc. Understands/supports Resident Bill of Rights.
c. Serves meals and assists residents with eating. Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned. Reports any chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse.
d. Assists the resident with the restorative nursing program including but not limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with appropriate assistive devices and use of transfer belt.
e. Uses safety standards at all times in transfer gait of residents: (a) Uses 2 trained staff members for all mechanical lifts, gait belt and/or proper mechanical equipment for all transfers/ambulation of residents. (b) Uses proper body mechanics. (c) Ambulates/ transfers residents per plan of care. (d) Positions residents to maintain body alignment per policy and procedure and plan of care.
f. Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition.
g. Answers call lights promptly and determines residents’ needs.
h. Neatly makes and changes bed linens.
i. Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed according to preference or age, and well-groomed.
j. Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse. Completes Stop ’N’ Watch forms on Point of Click or uses paper form.
k. Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the nurse.
l. Follows standard precautions and works within OSHA guidelines. Follows infection prevention and infection control policy/procedure: (a) Follows resident skin care protocol. (b) Properly cleans and stores resident equipment. (c) Maintains sanitary conditions in common areas (e.g., tub rooms, dining areas, and hallways). (d) Follows basic principles of linen handling. (e) Follows principles of universal precautions. (f) Follows isolation precautions. (g) Reports any concern related to infection control to nurse.
m. Observe and report any noted changes in mental status to the nurse.
n. Report to charge nurse all incidents/accidents that occur involving employee, residents, and visitors.
o. Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity. Shows respect for resident’s right to confidentiality, dignity and privacy.
p. Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per facility policy.
q. Remains aware and takes special precautions to ensure a clean and safe environment for residents and staff.
r. Reports any equipment malfunction to designated employee.
s. Completes miscellaneous tasks related to care of residents (e.g., transporting patients).
t. Reports to nurse prior to shift and at end of shift.

2. Documentation
a. Accurately documents vital signs, weights, intake and output as delegated per facility protocol.
b. Utilizes electronic systems of documentation as required per facility policy.

3. Personnel Functions
a. Attends designated nursing meetings as scheduled.
b. Develops and maintains a good working relationship with inter-departmental personnel.
c. Attends educational offerings and obtains at least twelve (12) hours of continuing education a year per state regulations.
d. Follows federal and state rules and regulations governing nursing facilities.
e. Reports emergency situations immediately to nurse.
f. Responds immediately to an emergency. This includes assisting with the evacuation of residents.

g. Establishes and maintains respectful communication with all employees, residents and families.
h. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.
i. Uses proper chain of command to communicate concerns.
j. Complete all assigned in-services and on-line modules.

4. Committee Functions
a. Serves on, participates in and attends various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.
b. Participates/supports activities of facility committees.

5. Other duties as assigned or directed by nurse.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. May be subjected to interruptions throughout the workday.
2. Exposure to blood, body tissue or fluids.
3. Exposure to hazardous waste materials, dust and loud or unpleasant noises.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these demands:

1. Ability to endure prolonged walking, sitting, standing, use of pulling, bending, and stooping movements.
2. Ability to adapt to changes in daily work hours and schedule.
3. Ability to lift/carry a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.
4. Ability to push/pull more than fifty (50) pounds.
5. Ability to perform tasks which require arm-hand steadiness.
6. Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time through duration of shift(s).
7. Ability to squat, climb stairs, reach above shoulders, twist, bend and kneel repeatedly through duration of shift(s).
8. Ability to see and interpret colors as in reading warning lights.
9. Ability to hear normal sounds within background noise.
10. Ability to speak clearly and make self understood.
11. Ability to keep attention on task if routinely interrupted.
12. Ability to understand a variety of concepts/approaches.
13. Ability to remember tasks/assignments for a full shift.
14. Ability to work beyond regularly scheduled shift (overtime) when necessary.

Safe Work Performance Expectations

The safety of employees, residents and visitors is of paramount importance to Volunteers of America. Our work place safety program will be incorporated as the standard of practice for this organization. Compliance with these safe work expectations will be required of all employees as a condition of employment. Our organization focus will hold all employees accountable for safety performance equal with quality and production expectations.

Employees will be expected to:

1. Follow correct policy and procedures for department and facility Fire/Disaster/Missing Person Plan. Know the location of fire alarms and extinguishers.
2. Follow correct policy and procedure for hand washing.
3. Follow guidelines for proper method of lifting.
4. All doorways, hallways and areas are to be kept clear.
5. Know the location and purpose of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
6. Follow guidelines for department environment and safety measures.
7. Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.
8. Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.
9. Follow correct policy and procedure for reporting of incidents.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Apply on voa.org/careers or email ssmith3@voa.org.

Licensed Practical Nurse: The Preserve/Volunteers of America

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

DEPARTMENT: Nursing
REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager
PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Residents, families, physicians, consultants and all levels of staff.

OBJECTIVE: The Licensed Practical Nurse shall perform in accordance with state and local laws and within the guidelines of his/her professional organization. All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established policies and practices of the particular institution in which the LPN is performing his/her duties. The LPN is qualified by education, training, and experience and demonstrated abilities to give nursing care under the direction of a RN and to have the knowledge of the principles of psychological, biological and social sciences.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of practice. Maintain a current CPR Certification.
2. Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
3. Ability to prioritize duties.
4. Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
5. Ability to understand residents’ charts, doctor’s orders, residents’ plan of care, medication orders.
6. Must posses the ability to effectively gather clinical data in regards to resident status and condition.
7. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
8. Maintain IV Certification if required in the state of practice.
9. Understanding of current Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention & Infection Control and OSHA guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Nursing Unit Functions
a. Role models positive communication skills with NA/RS, TMA’s (if applicable), interdisciplinary team, customers, residents and families.
b. Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
c. Make rounds to residents to observe their physical and psychosocial status.
d. Assign personnel appropriately to meet resident needs.
e. Ensure that unit personnel and volunteers on your shift are carrying out their assignments.

2. Resident Care Functions
a. Maintains competence in all required skills within the facility.
b. Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
c. Observes, records, and reports to supervisor regarding residents’ conditions, reaction to drugs and treatments and significant events.
d. Participates in resident care planning as assigned by the Director of Nursing.
e. Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per facility policy
f. Perform nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident.
g. Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD/Providers orders.
h. Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
i. May administer professional services, such as catheterization, tube feedings, suctioning, applying/changing bandages, packs, colostomies and drainage bags. Provide range of motion exercises, end of life care/expired resident per scope of practice.
j. Makes physician/providers calls to report resident change in condition and documents same.
k. Keeps families updated on resident condition and documents same.
l. Comply with acute emergency protocols and tasks involved.
m. Follows all Advance Directives DNR/DNI/CPR/Comfort Care protocols.

3. Charting and Documentation Functions:
a. Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility, including documentation of medications, treatments, restraints, psychotropic medications and skin condition.
b. Contribute toward completing and updating resident’s care plans, as directed by RN.
c. Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
d. Accurately transcribes physician’s orders as per facility protocol and forwards necessary information to other departments.
e. Document and report all events that occur involving residents, visitors, and staff.
f. Chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident response. Follows VOA Policies and Procedures.
g. Provides ongoing data collection and completion of forms as necessary and as assigned.
h. Ability to maneuver and utilize the Electronic Health Record for documentation.

4. Personnel Function
a. Attend nurses meetings as scheduled.
b. Maintain a clean, safe and efficient work environment.
c. Maintains continuing education requirements.
d. Participate in employee performance evaluations, provide input into your shifts staffing requirements, and making recommendations to the Designee RN, DON, ADON or Nurse Manager concerning employee counseling etc.
e. Participate in disciplinary action as requested by the immediate supervisor when the performance of personnel warrants such action per facility policy.
f. Develop and maintain a good working relationship with inter-departmental personnel.
g. Report occupational exposures to needlesticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
h. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.

5. Committee Functions
a. Serve on, participate in and attend various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.

6. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

1. Exposure to blood, body tissue of fluids.
2. Exposure to hazardous waste materials, dust and loud or unpleasant noises.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to meet these demands:

1. Ability to endure prolonged walking, sitting, standing, use of pulling, bending, and stooping movements.
2. Ability to adapt to changes in daily work hours and schedule.
3. Ability to lift/carry a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.
4. Ability to push/pull more than fifty (50) pounds.
5. Ability to perform tasks which require arm-hand steadiness.
6. Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time through duration of shift(s).
7. Ability to squat, climb stairs, reach above shoulders, twist, bend and kneel repeatedly through duration of shift(s).
8. Ability to see and interpret colors as in reading warning lights.
9. Ability to hear normal sounds within background noise.
10. Ability to speak clearly and make self understood.
11. Ability to keep attention on task if routinely interrupted.
12. Ability to understand a variety of concepts/approaches.
13. Ability to remember tasks/assignments for a full shift.
14. Ability to work beyond regularly scheduled shift (overtime) when necessary.

Safe Work Performance Expectations

The safety of employees, residents and visitors is of paramount importance to Volunteers of America. Our work place safety program will be incorporated as the standard of practice for this organization. Compliance with these safe work expectations will be required of all employees as a condition of employment. Our organization focus will hold all employees accountable for safety performance equal with quality and production expectations.

Employees will be expected to:

1. Follow correct policy and procedures for department and facility Fire/Disaster/Missing Person Plan. Know the location of fire alarms and extinguishers.
2. Follow correct policy and procedure for hand washing.
3. Follow guidelines for proper method of lifting.
4. All doorways, hallways and areas are to be kept clear.
5. Know the location and purpose of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
6. Follow guidelines for department environment and safety measures.
7. Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.
8. Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.
9. Follow correct policy and procedure for reporting of incidents: staff, residents, etc.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Apply on voa.org/careers or email ssmith3@voa.org

Registered Nurse: The Preserve/Volunteers of America

Registered Nurse

DEPARTMENT: Nursing
REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing
PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Residents, family members, physicians and co-workers.

OBJECTIVE: The primary purpose of the Registered Nurse is to utilize the nursing process in planning and providing direct care to residents as assigned. The nurse will plan, direct and carry out shift routines in assigned nursing unit and observe, direct and evaluate the activities of personnel as the person “in charge” according to the Nurse Practice Act. Will assume “Building Charge” responsibilities as directed by the DON or Designee.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
2. Current CPR Certification.
3. Maintenance of required CEU’s.
4. Experience in long-term care preferred.
5. Good problem solver with abilities to make independent judgments utilizing initiative, discretion and the nursing process as needed.
6. Demonstrates leadership ability.
7. Effective communicator with staff, families and outside agencies.
8. Ability to prioritize duties.
9. Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
10. Clinical competence to utilize the nursing process to perform physical and cognitive assessments of residents.
11. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
12. Must be a team player.
13. Understanding of current Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention and Infection Control and OSHA guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Provides Leadership and Direction on Assigned Unit
a. Role models positive communication skills with NA/R’s, C.N.A.’s, STNAs, TMA’s (if applicable), interdisciplinary team, supervisory and management team, customers, residents and families.
b. Listen to shift report and keep open lines of communication with supervisor, co-workers and on-coming shift.
c. Make rounds to residents to observe their physical and psychosocial status.
d. Assign personnel appropriately to meet resident needs.
e. Ensure that unit personnel on your shift are carrying out their assignments.
f. Attend nurses and team meetings as scheduled and/or assigned.
g. Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
h. Report occupational exposures to needlesticks, blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy and procedures governing accidents and incidents.
i. Brings concerns/improvement suggestions to facility leadership and QAA/QAPI committee.

2. Resident Care Functions
a. Maintains competence in all required skills within assigned area(s).
b. Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
c. Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per company policy
d. Perform nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the resident.
e. Administers prescribed medications and treatments per MD orders.
f. Is drug knowledgeable and reports resident response, side effects, responds to drug considerations and reports problems or potential problems to the physicians.
g. Maintains all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner according to policies and procedures of the facility.
h. Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding monitoring of vital signs, weights, administration of medications and treatments.
i. Make physician/provider calls to report resident change in condition.
j. Keep Resident Representative and families updated on resident conditions.
k. Comply with acute emergency protocols and tasks involved in the event of a 911 call.
l. Follows all Advance Directives: DNR/DNI/CPR/Comfort Care protocols and orders.

3. Charting, Documentation and Assessment Functions
a. Contribute toward completing and updating resident’s care plans.
b. Evaluate and reports the performances of all personnel working under your supervision and direction.
c. Perform routine charting duties as required and in accordance with established charting and documentation policies and procedures.
d. Accurately transcribes physician’s/provider’s orders as per facility protocol and forwards necessary information to other departments.
e. Document and report all incidents, accidents that occur involving residents, visitors, and staff.
f. Chart nurses’ notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident response. Follows VOA Policy and Procedures.
g. Provides ongoing resident assessments as necessary and as assigned and documents these assessments per facility policy. Utilizes E-Interact COC & Care Paths for change in condition.
4. Personnel Functions
a. Attend nurses meetings as scheduled.
b. Maintain a clean, safe and efficient work environment.
c. Maintains continuing education requirements.
d. Initiate disciplinary action when the performance of personnel warrants such action.
e. Participate in employee performance evaluations, determining staffing requirements, and making recommendations to the Supervisor concerning employee counseling etc.
f. Develop and maintain a good working relationship with inter-departmental personnel.
g. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.

5. Committee Functions
a. Serve on, participate in and attend various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance interdisciplinary process.

6. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Exposure to blood, body tissue of fluids.
2. Exposure to hazardous waste materials, dust and loud or unpleasant noises.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to meet these demands:

1. Ability to endure prolonged walking, sitting, standing, use of pulling, bending, and stooping movements.
2. Ability to adapt to changes in daily work hours and schedule.
3. Ability to lift/carry a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.
4. Ability to push/pull more than fifty (50) pounds.
5. Ability to perform tasks which require arm-hand steadiness.
6. Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time through duration of shift(s).
7. Ability to squat, climb stairs, reach above shoulders, twist, bend and kneel repeatedly through duration of shift(s).
8. Ability to see and interpret colors as in reading warning lights.
9. Ability to hear normal sounds within background noise.
10. Ability to speak clearly and make self understood.
11. Ability to keep attention on task if routinely interrupted.
12. Ability to understand a variety of concepts/approaches.
13. Ability to remember tasks/assignments for a full shift.
14. Ability to work beyond regularly scheduled shift (overtime) when necessary.

Safe Work Performance Expectations

The safety of employees, residents and visitors is of paramount importance to Volunteers of America. Our work place safety program will be incorporated as the standard of practice for this organization. Compliance with these safe work expectations will be required of all employees as a condition of employment. Our organization focus will hold all employees accountable for safety performance equal with quality and production expectations.

Employees will be expected to:

1. Follow correct policy and procedures for department and facility Fire/Disaster/Missing Person Plan. Know the location of fire alarms and extinguishers.
2. Follow correct policy and procedure for hand washing.
3. Follow guidelines for proper method of lifting.
4. All doorways, hallways and areas are to be kept clear.
5. Know the location and purpose of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
6. Follow guidelines for department environment and safety measures.
7. Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.
8. Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.
9. Follow correct policy and procedure for reporting of incidents: staff, residents, etc.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Apply on voa.org/careers or email ssmith3@voa.org

Director of Environmental Services/Physical Plant Manager: The Preserve/Volunteers of America

Director of Environmental Services/Physical Plant Manager

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance
REPORTS TO: Executive Director

PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: Executive Administrator, Department heads, other staff members, vendors, facility visitors, residents and their family members.

OBJECTIVE: Assumes responsibilities for overall maintenance of facility. Responsible for preventative maintenance, painting and repairs inside and outside the facility to provide a safe, attractive and orderly environment for the benefit, use, enjoyment protection of residents, staff and visitors. Conducts routine tests and inspections on various facility systems and implements programs in a manner that meet the goals and objectives of the facility.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. High school graduate or equivalent education.

2. First Class (or above) boilers license, where applicable.

3. Preference given to graduates of trade or vocational school, with courses in blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, carpentry, plumbing and electricity.

4. Minimum of three (3) years experience in construction or maintenance of equipment, utilities and buildings.

5. Knowledge of state building, plumbing and electrical codes and local ordinances.

6. Able to communicate and work effectively with various levels of facility and corporate staff, residents, family members and the public.

7. Able to understand technical manuals used to install and repair machinery and equipment.

8. Coordination and dexterity are needed to handle tools and equipment parts.

9. Must be capable of making decisions in an emergency.

10. Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during an emergency situation.

11. Possesses adequate strength and endurance to meet the strenuous physical demands of such responsibilities as moving, repairing and installing major equipment, repairing roofs, painting and lawn work.

12. Works both inside and outside, often exposed to high temperatures, noise and vibration of operating equipment.

13. Must adhere to federal and state regulations, facility policy and procedures relating to bloodborne pathogen exposure and chemical use and exposure.

14. Must follow policy and procedure on use of personal protective equipment, engineering/ work practice controls and ergonomics for employee safety.

15. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Has oversight responsibilities for the general services of the facility including maintenance, housekeeping and laundry.

2. Plans, schedules, performs and records all preventive maintenance functions in accordance with the established preventive maintenance system.

3. Assumes responsibility for maintenance, operation, testing and repair of fire detection, alarm, and extinguishing systems and equipment.

4. Assumes responsibility for the maintenance of facility floor covering.
a. Observes and monitors routine floor care in resident rooms as performed by housekeeping staff.
b. Schedules, coordinates and directs facility floor covering care in ancillary service and common care as throughout the facility.
c. Schedules, coordinates and directs stripping, waxing, polishing and shampooing of floor covering throughout the facility in accordance with the floor covering maintenance program.

5. Administers personnel functions of the Maintenance, Housekeeping and Laundry Departments.
a. Interviews and hires department personnel; supervises orientation; counsels and/or disciplines employees on infractions of established rules; terminates employees when needed; conducts exit interviews of department personnel.
b. Conducts performance evaluations and recommends wage changes.
c. Develops, implements and maintains work routines and staffing schedules.
d. Initiates and directs in-service training programs for the departments.

6. Monitors monthly department expenditures to budget.

7. Maintains and cares for outside grounds.

8. Performs maintenance functions throughout the building.

9. Directs the safety program for the facility.

10. Practices a teamwork philosophy.

11. Attends required in-services and completes assigned on-line modules.

Other Primary Functions:

1. Maintains current list of service vendors who are authorized and licensed, if applicable, to inspect and/or repair facility equipment/systems.

2. Confers with the Executive Director, on an annual basis, in the development and implementation of department objectives with respect to overall facility and organizational goals’ review quarterly.

3. Submits a brief monthly report, oral or written, to Executive Director concerning department functions and expenditures.

4. Recommends to the Executive Director purchases or repairs of department equipment; initiates Executive Director approved equipment repairs.

5. Manages department inventory control programs.

6. Manages department infection control and safety programs.

7. Performs other duties or special assignments as directed by the Executive Director.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Interacts with staff, consultants and outside vendors.
2. May be subjected to interruptions throughout the workday.
3. Exposure to blood, body tissue of fluids.
4. Exposure to hazardous waste materials, dust and loud or unpleasant noises.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to meet these demands.

1. Interacts with staff, consultants and outside vendors.
2. May be subjected to interruptions throughout the workday.
3. Exposure to blood, body tissue of fluids.
4. Exposure to hazardous waste materials, dust and loud or unpleasant noises.

Safe Work Performance Expectations

The safety of employees, residents and visitors is of paramount importance to Volunteers of America. Our work place safety program will be incorporated as the standard of practice for this organization. Compliance with these safe work expectations will be required of all employees as a condition of employment. Our organization focus will hold all employees accountable for safety performance equal with quality and production expectations.

Employees will be expected to:

1. Follow correct policy and procedures for department and facility Fire/Disaster/Missing Person Plan. Know the location of fire alarms and extinguishers.
2. Follow correct policy and procedure for hand washing.
3. Follow guidelines for proper method of lifting.
4. All doorways, hallways and areas are to be kept clear.
5. Know the location and purpose of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
6. Follow guidelines for department environment and safety measures.
7. Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.
8. Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.
9. Follow correct policy and procedure for reporting of incidents: staff, residents, etc.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Apply on voa.org/careers or email ssmith3@voa.org.

Customer Service Representative: The Thompson Agency

April 17, 2019

Customer Service Representative: The Thompson Agency

Customer Service License (440) preferred or prior office, clerical, or customer service experience required.

Excellent phone and email etiquette along with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively is required.

Manage large amounts of incoming calls-Identify and assess customer’s needs to achieve satisfaction

Build sustainable relationships and trust with customer accounts through open and interactive communication

Provide accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools

Handle customer complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits; follow up to ensure resolution

Keep records of customer interactions, process customer accounts and file documents

Follow communication procedures, guidelines and policies

Send resume to:

Cindy Palmquist, Licensed Agent
The Thompson Agency, Inc
cindy@thompsoninsurancefl.com

Insurance Sales Agent: The Thompson Agency

Insurance Sales Agent: The Thompson Agency

  • Obtain and/or maintain Florida 2-20 General Lines Agent License
  • Complete all necessary continuing education to maintain your license in good active standing with the State of Florida
  • Proactively contact and market to real estate, mortgage, and other related professionals for potential new business
  • Attend local networking events, seminars, luncheons to generate new business and build your contact sphere
  • Quote new business accounts through appropriate insurance carriers sites
  • Gather all necessary information and documentation to process new business and renewal applications
  • Provide continuing service to existing clients by processing policy changes, payments, and other customer service tasks
  • Conduct annual coverage reviews to identify and cover clients’ additional risk exposures
  • Contact clients to obtain and provide information when claims are made on a policy
  • Participate in monthly staff meeting and share valuable, applicable information with fellow staff
  • Maintain a new business policy log and/or spreadsheet to track progress towards sales goals

Send resume to:

Cindy Palmquist, Licensed Agent
The Thompson Agency, Inc
cindy@thompsoninsurancefl.com

Account Executive: Vector & Ink

April 15, 2019

Account Executive: Vector & Ink

Do you get your energy from interacting with people – those you already know and those you haven’t even met yet? Are those people genuinely happy to see you when you walk through the door? Can you hook them and keep them coming back for more?  If you answered yes, we want you to join our ever-growing team!

As one of our Account Executives, you’re going to be an expert on who we are and what we can offer to our clients to help them tackle their marketing challenges. You will use this knowledge, together with a bright, positive attitude and your wide range of customer management skills, to delight them. Every day.

Job Description

The primary focus of this position is identifying, cultivating and closing opportunities with a variety of businesses, typically in the tourism trade.  You will work to retain current business while acquiring new business relationships, through face to face meetings and presentations.

This is a full-time position in our Fort Myers, FL Office.  Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm, with some flexibility in working hours.   Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to accommodate schedules and demand.

Who You Are   

  • Collaborative: Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships
  • Excellent Communicator: Clearly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups; communicating in a focused and compelling way that captures and holds others’ attention
  • Strong understanding of digital media platforms
  • Up to date with technological skills required (PC, Internet, MS Office, Mobile)
  • An independent, self-motivator that works best in an environment with a sense of urgency and can-do attitude
  • Comfortable being accountable in a culture of autonomy and ownership
  • Driven, self-starter that identifies and solves challenges
  • Lifelong learner looking to contribute both professionally and culturally to our organization
  • A strong team member who enjoys working with creative people
  • Willing to travel, substantial local travel is required
  • Experienced in travel and tourism
  • Able to handle the physical demands including sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping or crouching

Reasons to work with our Team

  • We are the most fun and diverse group on the Planet!
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Competitive Salary and Benefit Plan; including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options, 401K, short- and long-term disability plans
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Proven track record in Sales or Account Management
  • Education or experience in Marketing or Marketing Principles
  • Experience in Hospitality or Tourism Industry is a plus

Salary

Based on experience

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to tera@vectorandink.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. If offered employment, applicant must be willing to submit to a background check/drug test.