Programs Specialist - Alzheimer’s Association – Portland, Oregon (11/01/19)
The Alzheimer's Association, Oregon Chapter provides a variety of education, information and support services
to persons with dementia, their families, health care professionals, and the community. The Program Specialist
is primarily responsible for coordinating and conducting educational programs in the community and providing
support and assistance to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families in the counties assigned to
their geographic area. The individual also supports activities that promote the services of the chapter on a fulltime
• Advancing Care and Support
• Coordinates programs and services for persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and related diseases, caregivers,
health care professionals and community organizations.
• Conducts outreach and builds working relationships with service providers, care facilities, healthcare
professionals, community partners and other stakeholders who collaborate on Association initiatives.
• Coordinate and respond to referrals from healthcare professionals.
• Respond to information, referral, and care consultations using established resources and tools. Follows up
• Researches and identifies new grant funding opportunities.
• Promotes opportunities for others to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association through recruitment of
advocates, volunteer opportunities and other organizational initiatives.
• Works in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications team to assure timely and effective public
relations and marketing of educational support services and programs.
• Remains knowledgeable and current information related to Alzheimer’s and related diseases, as well as
national, state, and local initiatives that affect the targeted population.
• Volunteer Oversight
• Recruit, train and supervise volunteers for all aspects of program delivery and management.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
• Fully participates in and promotes all fundraising initiatives for the chapter.
• Works with Program Team to assure that requirements for grant-funded programs and services are met.
• Inputs all required information in the database on a timely basis.
• Ensures new community resources and related events are submitted to databases.
• Maintains accurate records of program and event participation and other metrics.
• Manages activities within budgeted parameters.
• Works with the Program Director and Marketing and Communications Team regarding updates from the
national office to ensure uniformity of materials and presentation content.
• Submits timely and accurate records and reports, newsletter articles and other information as requested by
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· Bachelor’s degree required. Healthcare-related field preferred.
· Three years of experience in health care guiding, coaching, and supporting individuals and their families
· Understanding of the disease process and options for caregiver interventions.
· Database experience preferred.
· Commitment to the mission of the Alzheimer’s Association.
· Knowledge of community resources.
· Ability to work with a wide range of people including persons with dementia, family caregivers, volunteers,
and community partners.
· Strong organizational skills to plan, implement and evaluate program initiatives.
· Effective written and oral communication skills and strong public speaking skills.
· Ability to listen effectively with good decision-making skills.
· Proficient in MS Office Suite.
· Experience in volunteer management and support.
· Ability to work independently without daily, onsite supervision. Equally important is the need to work well as
part of a team.
· Professional presence and conduct.
Interested candidates should apply online at: https://jobs.macslist.org/job/programs-specialist-portlandoregon-
Life Enrichment Assistant and Caregiver positions available (01/06/20)
Terwilliger Plaza - Portland, OR 97201
TO LEARN MORE OR TO APPLY
Please visit our website at www.terwilligerplaza.com/careers
Research Assistant 2 (09/02/19)
ORCATECH - OHSU
FTE: 1.0, Full-Time
Schedule: M-F, daytime work hours, occasional overtime (evening) may be requested
Salary: $15.32 - $23.04
Location: Portland, OR (South Waterfront)
This position is for a technical research assistant in the Oregon Center for Aging & Technology (ORCATECH) at
OHSU as part of a team of researchers and technical staff who work together to create tools and systems for
assessing changes in memory and motor function in the elderly, using unobtrusive in-home sensor systems.
This person will maintain the equipment for the ORCATECH studies including setup and configuration of
systems for studies; maintaining and troubleshooting issues in existing in-home systems in ORCATECH
participant homes, assisting with tests of new equipment. This person may also help to explain and consent
elders into research projects.
• Bachelor's degree with major courses in field of research/No experience, OR Associate degree and 3 years
of relevant experience
• Some programming skills (can be from a class or personal life)
• Strong computer skills (including Microsoft OS and productivity software)
• Critical thinking skills and the ability to learn and integrate new information quickly
• Ability to speak and communicate clearly
• Demonstrate a high level of professionalism
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• Ability to interact patiently and respectfully with elderly volunteers
• High level of responsibility and ability to work independently
• Ability to prioritize work demands and manage time appropriately
• Organizational skills and ability to multitask
• Valid driver's license
• Experience working with elder populations
• Technology support experience
• Research experience; familiarity with research methods
Apply online at: ohsu.edu.
Job Posting: Resident Assistant $200 Sign-on Bonus!
Cedar Sinai Park is looking for full-time Resident Assistants and Dining Room Servers (09/02/19)
We are looking for talented new team members to join our close-knit crew. We are looking for warm,
energetic, and amiable staff with a passion for taking care of people to serve in the Health Services Department
of the Rose Schnitzer Manor Assisted living helping our amazing residents with activities of daily living.
Make a difference every day.
Responsibilities include providing assistance to residents in activities of daily living as part of the health services
direct care team under the supervision of the Registered Nurse and Health Services Department Director. All
tasks performed will be consistent with Cedar Sinai Park mission and person-centered/directed care
philosophy. Provides assistance with walking, transferring, escorting, dressing, grooming, bathing, personal
hygiene, toileting and client specific tasks that are assigned or delegated.
We have high standards.
Requirements include: Must have a big heart and high school graduate or GED preferred. This is an entry level
position. Any caregiving or medical experience will be taken into consideration. The candidate we are seeking is
an individual interested in being part of a fast-paced environment, has a desire to work within a team structure
with a positive approach to care, while supporting the mission of love, honor, and respect with each other and
to apply this in daily routines, and interactions with customers, residents, clients, family members, visitors and
This is a special place. Cedar Sinai Park is a Portland based non-profit that provides residential and communitybased
care to our elders and adults with special needs allowing them to live with comfort, independence and
dignity in a manner and environment based on Jewish values. We have a person-centered approach to care at
the heart of our mission which empowers both residents and staff to be their best. The scenic Cedar Sinai
Campus known for its lush green trees, walking trails and historic significance and connection to the local
We care about people. In addition to great working conditions and our friendly staff and residents, Cedar Sinai
Park offers opportunities for fulfilling work, career growth and the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve made a
difference. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including a 403b matching retirement plan, flexible
spending account and employer paid short-term and long-term disability benefit. All benefited employees are
eligible to receive paid holidays, medical, dental and vision benefits. Each employee is entitled to one free meal
each shift that they work.
Love, Honor Respect. Cedar Sinai Park is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of gender, gender identification, age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation,
genetic information, mental or physical disability, marital status, uniformed services status, or any other state
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or federally protected classifications. No application will be rejected as a result of a disability that, with
reasonable accommodation, does not prevent performance of the essential job duties. Please see job
description for full list of responsibilities, requirements and related information.
$200 Sign-on Bonus payable on your next regular check after 30 days of employment! Not available to current
CSP employees. Must be in good standing at 30 days.
Please apply on the Cedar Sinai Park website: http://cedarsinaipark.org under the Careers tab
Job Posting: Life Enrichment Coordinator – Cedar Sinai Park – Full Time (01/06/20)
Cedar Sinai Park is looking for a full-time Life Enrichment Coordinator. Responsible for encouraging
and facilitating the most practicable and enriching lives possible for our elders. The Life Enrichment
Coordinator allows for social, physical, intellectual, cultural and spiritual needs to be met by each resident.
This highly creative position requires self-motivation to implement programs and activities on a day to
Creativity, Collaboration, and documentation.
· Create a positive culture through effective programming and events.
· Act as an advisor that encourages elders to set new goals in all dimensions of wellness and engage with
· Collectively facilitates programs while working in partnership with Life Enrichment colleagues.
· Provides and update various modes of communication for the community of stake holders.
· Builds a partnership with inter-disciplinary teams on needs for programing and special events that
demonstrate exemplary teamwork.
· Serves as the liaison to the clinical team effectively communicating on elder's health and wellbeing.
· Develops community partnerships that can bring additional programming opportunities
· Elevates professionalism through continuing education in areas regarding Life Enrichment developments
and news including but not limited to Greenhouse Project, Leading Age, Creative Forecasting, etc.
· Responsible for planning, implementing and facilitating activities that take place outside the facility
while ensuring the safety of the participants.
· The Life Enrichment Coordinator is familiar with all Oregon Regulatory Administrative laws that pertain
to Life Enrichment.
· Completes all required documentation in compliance with state and company regulations.
· Interview and enters initial assessment information within the proper timeframe.
· Maintains care plans, summaries, and care area assessments when applicable.
· Updates participation reports when applicable.
· Inputs daily expenditures.
· Manages vendor consent forms for accounting purposes.
· May assist with coordination or training of volunteers.
The Life Enrichment Coordinator must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of experience in the
long-term care. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; excellent time
management, organizational and computer skills; a warm, outgoing and compassionate personality;
demonstrated integrity, maturity and leadership skills; and a passion for working with elders. Requires 1-
3 years of relevant experience.
Please apply on the Cedar Sinai Park website: http://cedarsinaipark.org under the Careers tab
Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC): Training and Certification information.
How to become a Homecare or Personal Support Worker
Homecare Workers Resources
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Personal Support Workers Resources
Website and Contact information: http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/seniors-disabilities/HCC/Pages/index.aspx
OHCC - Send email: Training.OHCC@state.or.us or Register for training: www.or-hcc.org or call:
Comforcare Home Care
Job Description: Home caregivers are very important in the daily lives of many people of all ages. We provide 4
ways for you to become an artist of caring!
• Light Housekeeping
• Safe outdoor/indoor walks
• Assist with meal preps
• Transportation to appointments, grocery shopping, etc.
Personal care for those who need more direct care with Daily living activities:
• Safe transfer utilizing gate belts
• Hospice care support
• Bathing, showering, dressing
• Dementia/Alzheimer’s care
Medication care to ensure medication adherence under supervision of our RN
Our caregivers get trained to prevent the following:
• Failure to initially fill a prescription or refill as directed
• Taking more or less of medication than prescribed
• Taking a dose at the wrong time
• Taking expired or damaged medication
Provide nursing care services: Rn’s create custom care plans that follow the doctor’s directives:
• Transition of care oversight from hospital to home
• Diabetes management assistance
• Care for chronic disease/illness
• Preventing skin breakdown
• Long term disability
See the Comforcare website for current job openings:
In-Home Caregivers –
No Worries In-Home Care (
No Worries In-home Care are looking for excellent caregivers do it without losing your skills. Our nurses
provide education, training and delegation tasks. GREAT PAY Personal Care pay rate: $14/hour, Pay rates:
$15/hour, Short-Shift pay rate: $15.50/hour and Complex Care rate: $16/hour. Here is the link to apply:
http://noworriescare.com/about/no-worries-employment-application.html or go to our website:
HomeInstead Senior Care (Multiple locations and variety of positions). Caregiving positions with possibility
of moving into care coordination. (09/02/19)
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Positions currently available include: Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), In-Home Caregivers with Guaranteed
Hours, Client Care Coordinators, Office Admin Assistant, and Client Concierges. Contact:
www.HomeInstead.com/805/home-care-jobs, or call 503-894-8796. Great career growth potential!
Caregivers (Non-Medical), REGENCY Home Care, Portland Metro.
Excellent job for compassionate persons seeking flexible hours. Caregivers needed for all shifts. Provide
companionship, personal care, light housekeeping and meal preparation. Home assessment is done to assure
that caregivers will be working in safe and comfortable environments. Reliable car and proof of car insurance;
criminal history background check; pre-employment screening. $12 hr. to start.
CareManager@RegencyHCNW.com with resume & cover letter. Check out their website for a complete list of
current job openings at: https://www.ohca.com/careers/view-jobs/.
PLEASE NOTE NOT ALL Addresses in these announcements have been LINKED,
If you have a current opening in your facility, we will be glad to post it with a brief description to help you fill the position.
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