Careers

Among Friends ADHC provides a supportive, caring team environment that offers the following benefits:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Excellent benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Dental and Visual Insurance Reimbursement
  • Company Matching 401K Plan
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Fun Environment 
  • Rewarding Experience

CURRENT OPENINGS: (Please see description below for more details)

UPDATED 1/20/17

Pls check back soon for Available Job Openings

OPEN FOR CONTINOUS FILING

The following are a list of positions that Among Friends ADHC maintains open for continuous filing.

Each job description below is a sample representation of full job responsibilities.  Specific requirements vary with position.


REGISTERED NURSE (RN) / LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE (LVN)

Job Description:

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, or disabled participants.  May advise participants on health maintenance and disease prevention and provide case management.  Records on participant's charts as services are given.  Records initial and final evaluations, makes daily progress notes, and schedules participants for further treatment. Works in close cooperation with staff and participants as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team.

Requirements:

- Valid California Nursing License. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.


Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR


Job Description:
Assists Program Director with daily operational practices and duties for facilities. Conducts all participant scheduling to include transportation, attendance and handles all participant inquiries. Responsible for dispatching drivers and ensuring efficiency in route management and effective communication between participants, drivers, and staff. Handles all requests for changes timely and efficiently enuring safe and timely arrival and departure for participants. Coordinates all drivers, buses, service of vehicles and routes. Additional duties as assigned may be provided.

Requirements: .
- Bilingual a plus.
- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus.
- Experience in dispatching, transportation coordination a plus
- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Word, Power Point, good computer skills.
- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:
Negotiable

Schedule:
Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN (PSYCH TECH):


Job Description:

Care for mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed individuals, following physician instructions and program procedures. Monitor participants' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff.  May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, and help with personal hygiene.

Requirements:

- Possession of a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.


Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA):


Job Description:

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.  Perform duties, such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, transferring participants, and changing linens.  Conducts vital sign monitoring and maintenance of medical records.

Requirements:

- Valid CNA Certification. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


PROGRAM ASSISTANT (PA):

Job Description:
Provide basic patient care under direction of administrative and nursing staff. Perform personal duties, such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, and transferring patients, and changing linens. Document and maintain overall daily records of services performed and patient response and progress.

Requirements:
- Bilingual a plus.
- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as developmentally disabled, psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and dual diagnosis a plus.
- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.
- Ability to take initiative, motivated, patient advocate, and analytical skills.

Salary:
Negotiable

Schedule:
Part Time, Full Time, Per-Diem


CUSTODIAN:

Job Description:
Under general supervision, perform custodial services required to maintain facility areas in a clean, orderly, and secure manner.  Keep inventory of assigned materials and items and perform minor, non-technical maintenance related repairs.

Requirements:

- Bilingual a plus.
- Experience in Modern cleaning methods including basic methods of cleaning and preserving floors, carpets, furniture, walls and fixtures.

- Experience inTypes of cleaning equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in custodial work.

- Safe working practices and methods, including proper lifting techniques.
- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.
- Ability to take initiative, motivated, and attention to detail.

- Ability to follow a planned cleaning schedule and mix cleaning solutions according to directions.

- Knowledge of use and application of MSDS.  Maintaining of center MSDS

Salary:
Negotiable

Schedule:
Part Time, Full Time, Per-Diem


COMMERCIAL BUS DRIVERS:


Job Description:

Transport participants, such as the elderly and persons with disabilities.  Ensures adherence to safety rules and emergency procedures.  Assist participants in boarding and exiting of the vehicles and provides assistance from the vehicle to the residence and vice versa.  Maintains transportation logs and assist with participant care on vehicles.  Adheres to California Highway laws and regulations.  Participates in the DMV Pull-Notice Program.  

Requirements:

- Valid Class “B” or “A” driver license and Passenger Endorsement. 

- Bilingual a plus. 

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

- Clean DMV Record

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


RECREATIONAL THERAPIST:


Job Description:

Plans a comprehensive program tailored to the needs and limitations of adults and frail elderly participants to promote optimum health, independence and self care, and increase/ maintain social skills and self-esteem.  Develops treatment plans individualized to participant needs and functional status.  Participates in Multi-Disciplinary team meetings reviewing each caseload.  Maintains accurate progress notes reflective of daily participation and progression. Develops monthly newsletter and calendar for the center. 

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree in Recreational Therapy. 

- Certification by the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification preferred. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


SOCIAL WORKER ASSISTANT:


Job Description:

Provide in-home assessments, discharge planning, and full case management.  Completes all intake processes.  Provide participant and family counseling as needed.  Participates in all multi-disciplinary meetings.   Conducts initial and continuing assessments for the development of individual treatment plans.   Acts as an advocate for participant concerns and community liaison.  Records on participant's charts as services are given.  Records initial and final evaluations, makes daily progress notes, and schedules participants for further treatment.   Works in close cooperation with staff and participants as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team.

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree in Social Work or related field such as Psychology, Sociology. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


SOCIAL WORKER:

Job Description:

Provide in-home assessments. Complete all intake processes. Provide discharge planning. Provide full case management. Provide participant and family counseling as needed. Participate in all multi-disciplinary meetings. Conducts initial and continuing assessments for the development of individual treatment plans. Act as an advocate for participant concerns and community liaison. Records on participant's charts as services are given. Records initial and final evaluations, makes daily progress notes, and schedules participants for further treatment. Works in close cooperation with staff and participants as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team.

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree in Social Work and 2 years experience providing social services in one or more of the fields of aging, health, or long-term care services.
- Masters in Psychology, Masters in Gerontology, Masters in Counseling and 1 years experience providing social services in one or more of the fields of aging, health, or long-term care services.
- Masters of Social Work or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Bilingual a plus.
- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus.
- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


MASSAGE THERAPIST:

Job Description:

Massage participants providing soft tissue methods to upper extremities.  Helps to promote optimum health, independence and self care, and increase/ maintain social skills and self-esteem.   Maintains accurate progress notes reflective of treatments provided.

Requirements:

- Certification in Massage Therapy. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Part Time, Per-Diem


THERAPY AIDE:


Job Description:

Assist physical / occupational therapists in providing physical / occupational therapy treatments and procedures.  May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and recommend modifying specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical / occupational therapist.

Requirements:

- Experience as a therapy assistant a plus.

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


PHYSICAL THERAPIST:

Job Description:

Evaluates the participant's physical condition and functional status.  Establishes a realistic goal and sets up a treatment plan to administer physical therapy techniques as prescribed by the referring physician.   Provides physical therapy treatment.  Instructs and demonstrates to family and others the physical therapy and rehabilitation procedures indicated.   Provides general instructions in principles of physical therapy to staff members as needed.   Supervises therapy aides by instruction, observation and open discussion.   Records on participant's charts as services are given.  Records initial and re-evaluations, makes daily progress notes, and schedules participants for further treatment.   Works in close cooperation with staff and participants as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team.

Requirements: 

- CA Licensed Physical Therapist. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule(s) Available:

Part Time, Per-Diem


PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA):

Job Description:

- Provides physical therapy treatment.

- Instructs and demonstrates to family and others the physical therapy and rehabilitation procedures indicated.

- Provides general instructions in principles of physical therapy to staff members as needed.

- Records on participant's charts as services are given.

- Works in close cooperation with staff and participants as a member of the MDT Team

 

Requirements: 

Requirements:

- CA Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus.

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

 

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule(s) Available:

Part Time, Per-Diem


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST:

Job Description:

Evaluates the participant's physical condition and functional status.  Establishes a realistic goal and sets up a treatment plan to administer occupational therapy techniques as prescribed by the referring physician.   Provides occupational therapy treatment. Instructs and demonstrates to family and others the occupational therapy and rehabilitation procedures indicated.  Provides general instructions in principles of occupational therapy to staff members as needed.  Supervises therapy aides by instruction, observation and open discussion.  Records on participant's charts as services are given.  Records initial and re-evaluations, makes daily progress notes, and schedules participants for further treatment.  Works in close cooperation with staff and participants as a member of the Multidisciplinary Team.

Requirements: 

- CA Licensed Occupational Therapist. 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule(s) Available:

Part Time, Per-Diem


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II:

Job Description:

Assists Program Director with daily operational practices and duties for facilities.  Conducts billing, accounts payable and receivables and manages all vendor accounts.  Responsible for coverage of Administrative Assistant I during absence.  Conducts employee orientation and personnel management.  Responsible for payroll conduction, employee benefits coordination, staff development, TAR preparation and submission, and communication with professional agencies.

 

Requirements: 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Word, Power point, good computer skills.

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

- Experience with Quick Books, Accounts Payable / Receivable a plus.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Job Description:
Responsible for handling high volume calls and logging all calls into computer database. Maintains a high level of professionalism in greeting all visitors and guests and provides outstanding services to all outside inquiries. Maintains accuracy with notations and scheduling. Works closely with Administrative staff on special projects. Assists Transportation Coordinator with transportation scheduling, route coordination, and travel times. Contacts participants to remind of their program participation. Additional tasks and projects as assigned by Administrative Staff.

Assists Program Director / Administrator with daily operational practices and duties for facilities. Assists Executive Administrative Assisitant during absence, with billing, accounts payable and receivables and manages all vendor accounts. Also, conducts employee orientation and personnel management, payroll conduction, employee benefits coordination, staff development, TAR preparation and submission, and communication with professional agencies.

Requirements: .
- Bilingual a plus.
- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Word, Power Point, good computer skills.
- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.
- Experience with Quick Books, Accounts Payable / Receivable a plus.

Salary:
Negotiable

Schedules Available:
Full Time and Part Time


ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR:

Job Description:

Plans a comprehensive program tailored to the needs and limitations of frail elderly persons, adults with disabilities to promote optimum health, independence and self-care, and increase or maintain social skills and self-esteem.  Develops and adheres to budget for activity expenses.  Plans and posts a monthly newsletter and calendar of activities.  Supervises volunteers and establishes and develops volunteer program.  Participate in all multi-disciplinary meetings. Conducts initial and continuing assessments for the development of individual treatment plans. Records on participant’s chart the services given; records initial and final evaluations, makes progress notes and schedules participants for further recreational therapy. Evaluates the participant’s functional status in relationship to participation in recreational activities. Provides for recreational therapy opportunities; instructs family / staff and others on rehabilitation procedures indicated.  Assist participants with personal care as needed.

Requirements: 

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Word, Power point, good computer skills.

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

- Flexibility, initiative, creativity and excellent organizational and time management skills.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


MEDICAL RECORDS / UTILIZATION REVIEW CLERK:

Job Description:

Maintaining all medical records electronically and physical charts. Conduct utilization review  

for all medical records, monitoring for content, quality, consistency, and accuracy.  Able to coordinate and develop accurate and detailed communication system across depts.  Responsible for filing all medical records timely.  Assistance to other depts for documentation development.  Responsible for thinning of all medical records timely.  Reports to Program Director findings and corrective action plan. 

Requirements: 

- Detail orientation, Multi-tasking ability, initiative, resourceful.

- Experience with medical record management, medical abbreviations, and ICD-9/10 Coding a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus. 

- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, MS Word, Power point, good computer skills.

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.

- Bilingual a plus.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


KITCHEN MANAGER:

Job Description:

Maintaining all kitchen area clean and presentable.  Ordering all meals and specialized meals.  Assisting in menu development and planning.  Logging of all meal temperatures upon arrival, delivery and serving.  Maintaining effective communication with contract vendor on needed changes and adjustments.  Maintaining accurate documentation for meal counts, meal items, temperatures, and serving sizes.  Ordering all kitchen supplies and maintaining accurate inventory of items in stock. Reports to Registered Dietician and Registered Nurse. Ensuring accurate and timely delivery of meals to participants.  Maintaining sanitary and practices according to health standards. 

Requirements: 

- Detail orientation, Multi-tasking ability, initiative, resourceful.

- Experience in working in food preparation setting.

- Good written and oral communication skills, and organizational skills.

- Bilingual a plus.

Salary:

Negotiable


Schedule:

Full Time, Part Time, Per-Diem


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title:

Program Assistant Aide

Activity Coordinator Aide

Social Worker Aide

Time Commitment Required:

2-5 days per week.  4-5 hours per day

Purpose of Volunteer Job:

- To assist core staff in arranging for and effectively coordinating daily health care needs. 

- Establish a friendly relationship with adults and seniors with multiple disabilities

- Provide support during community activities

Requirements:

- Bilingual a plus.

- Experience in working with varying medical conditions such as psychiatric, mental disorders, physical impairments, and frail elderly populations a plus but not required. 

- Good communication, people, and organizational skills.
- Ability to work in a team environment with staff, participants and other volunteers
- Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, policies and procedures

- Transportation (by personal car or bus) is necessary.

- Desire to assist with the overall development and improvement in the quality of life of the participants.

Length of Commitment:

- Negotiable

Supervision:
On-going support is tailored to each volunteer’s needs


Come join our multidisciplinary team of health care experts dedicated to
providing the best possible care for our participants.

REQUIREMENTS:
Mail, report in person or fax your resume along with the application.
Please indicate the position you are applying for.

Among Friends ADHC
Attn: Human Resources
851 South A Street
Oxnard, CA 93030

Email: careers@amongfriends.org
Tel: (805) 385-7244
Fax: (805) 385-7246

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