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WISE & Healthy Aging – Equal Employment Opportunity

WISE & Healthy Aging provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, WISE & Healthy Aging complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

WISE & Healthy Aging expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. This policy also extends to include volunteers and interns. Improper interference with the ability of WISE & Healthy Aging’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Descriptions of open positions at WISE & Healthy Aging are posted on this website as they become available. WISE & Healthy Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter (required) stating your interest with your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to  (310) 395-3651.

 

Job Announcement (1 of 2): Ombudsman – LTC Ombudsman Program

Reports to:  Regional Director, LTC Ombudsman

Hours: Full-time

Location: Lakewood Regional Office

Position Details:

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is currently seeking a motivated, assertive, Ombudsman to service the Lakewood Regional office and its surrounding territory. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Advocate for the highest possible quality of care and quality of life for residents of long term care facilities throughout the service area.
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of the resident at nursing homes, assisted living and board and cares.
  • Provide continuing community presence through visits to long-term care facilities in the region.
  • Field work involving driving personal vehicle up to 60% of the time.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s in Social Work (MSW) or related field preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, gerontology, human services, social science or related area, required.
  • Three years’ (3) experience in social work, long-term care advocacy or related areas with at least two years working in gerontology, required; (if Master’s prepared, then two (2) years’ experience in social work and at least one year working with older adults required).
  • Candidates must not have worked at a long term care facility, nursing home or adult day service center for at least one year prior.

Other Requirements

  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and exercise diplomacy in interactions with others.
  • Must complete and pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds. The position requires moving, walking, assisting (as needed) with services for clients.

Benefits & Compensation

We offer competitive salaries DOE, plus comprehensive benefits: 80% paid medical, 100% paid dental 401(k) with employer match, FSA, optional life and vision insurance, 11 paid holidays plus PTO.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter stating your interest and your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to (310) 395-3651

 

Job Announcement (2 of 2):Ombudsman – LTC Ombudsman Program

Reports to:  Program Director, LTC Ombudsman

Hours: Full-time

Location: Santa Monica Main Office

Position Details:

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is currently seeking a motivated, assertive, Ombudsman to service the Santa Monica Main office and its surrounding territory.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Advocate for the highest possible quality of care and quality of life for residents of long term care facilities throughout the service area.
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of the resident at nursing homes, assisted living and board and cares.
  • Provide continuing community presence through visits to long-term care facilities in the region.
  • Field work involving driving personal vehicle up to 60% of the time.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s in Social Work (MSW) or related field preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, gerontology, human services, social science or related area, required.
  • Three years’ (3) experience in social work, long-term care advocacy or related areas with at least two years working in gerontology, required; (if Master’s prepared, then two (2) years’ experience in social work and at least one year working with older adults required).
  • Candidates must not have worked at a long term care facility, nursing home or adult day service center for at least one year prior.

Other Requirements

  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and exercise diplomacy in interactions with others.
  • Must complete and pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds. The position requires moving, walking, assisting (as needed) with services for clients.

Benefits & Compensation

We offer competitive salaries DOE, plus comprehensive benefits: 80% paid medical, 100% paid dental 401(k) with employer match, FSA, optional life and vision insurance, 11 paid holidays plus PTO.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter stating your interest and your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to (310) 395-3651