Category Archives: Full-time

Maintenance Team Leader 3rd Shift

Position Overview:
As a Maintenance Team Leader, you will lead, motivate, drive results, and facilitate learning for a team of maintenance members to achieve the plant’s maintenance and reliability goals. You will manage daily maintenance activities, troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues, set priorities for your team, and communicate with other maintenance and plant leaders.

Responsibilities:
• Lead, coach, and mentor a team of highly skilled Electro-Mechanical Technicians
• Ensure planned work schedules, preventive maintenance schedules, and all maintenance responsibilities are completed on time and to standard
• Set work priorities and provide direction to maintenance members
• Drive your team to accomplish reliability initiatives, including:
o Use Root Cause Analysis to find the cause of problems and issues
o Lead and provide input to PM Optimizations
o Implement and utilize predictive maintenance technologies
o Conduct Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
• Track and analyze team’s maintenance performance metrics to drive improvement
• Develop relationships and communication with Maintenance and other Department Leaders
• Identify technical skill gaps and develop members to meet those needs
• Drive innovation and problem-solving within the team and entire maintenance department
• Build team chemistry and participation
• Create an environment that makes Johnsonville the Best Place to Work
• Create a culture of safety and ensure maintenance members are working safely
• Research parts required for work orders and repairs
• Assist with continuous improvement and capital projects, especially those related to equipment and processes
• Act as the point of contact for plant maintenance during your assigned shift
• All other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Coordinator

Education:
• Associate’s Degree / Technical Diploma in Industrial Maintenance Technology or other technical discipline (Experience and knowledge will be considered for internal candidates)
• Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline a plus

Experience:
• At least 4 years of industrial maintenance experience (food industry experience a plus)
• Technical team leadership experience is preferred
• Certificates or training in Maintenance Management a plus

Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated electrical and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills
• Commitment to personal growth and a proven ability to coach and mentor others to higher levels of responsibility and skills
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Strong decision making and prioritization skills to manage multiple tasks at a time
• Highly motivated self-starter with the drive to achieve results
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP (or equivalent CMMS software), and Viziya (or equivalent maintenance scheduling software)

Compensation: $32-$39/hour plus shift premium. Great benefits including monthly bonus based on company performance.

Apply online at https://careers.johnsonville.com/us/en/job/46512/Maintenance-Team-Leader-Third-Shift. 

Electro-Mechanical Technician 2nd Shift

Position Overview:
As an Electro-Mechanical Technician, you will be directly involved in the Reliability and Maintenance of the equipment and processes we use to produce our great tasting sausage. You will conduct daily maintenance activities, troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues, and communicate with other members to help Johnsonville to become the “Best Company in the World.”

Responsibilities:
• Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems on all equipment in the plant (including some utility equipment)
• Apply Route Cause Analysis and problem-solving techniques to understand why equipment failure occurred and to improve performance and prevent future problems
• Complete assigned work on time and to standard
• Perform preventive maintenance work to prevent equipment failure
• Utilize predictive maintenance technology to predict equipment failure before it happens
• Develop healthy working relationships with other maintenance members and with production members throughout the plant to work together as a team
• Work on technical and maintenance projects (machining, fabrication, capital projects, outside contractors)
• Assist with new equipment installation or equipment relocation
• Enter and track all maintenance work in SAP
• Be a part of teams that discuss issues and implement ideas to improve the reliability and productivity of plant
• Prioritize safety and be a part of the plant’s safety culture
• Research parts required for work orders and repairs
• Maintain all work areas in a neat and orderly fashion

Education:
• Technical Diploma in Industrial Maintenance Technology or other technical discipline

Experience:
• At least 2 years of industrial maintenance experience
• Preferred:
o Certifications or training in mechanical or electrical systems
o Experience with low and high voltage electrical systems
o Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
o Knowledge of conveyors, motors, bearings, gearboxes

Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrated electrical and mechanical knowledge and troubleshooting skills
• Commitment to personal development and willingness to continue learning
• Ability to take ownership of one’s work
• Interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Organizational and prioritization skills
• Highly motivated self-starter with the drive to achieve results
• Computer skills required; proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP (or equivalent CMMS software)
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must be able to work in varying temperature conditions, both cold and hot

Compensation: $27-$38/hour plus shift premium. Great benefits as well including monthly bonus based on company performance.

Apply online at https://careers.johnsonville.com/us/en/job/46511/Electro-Mechanical-Technician-2nd-Shift. 

Mental Health Technician

Pay Range $14.25 – $17.44
Responsibilities:
The service is targeted to individuals being diverted from a State Hospital. This position involves one-to-one support for mental health clients by assisting them toward maximizing opportunities to become more self sufficient over time in meal preparation, laundry and cleaning, transportation, psychosocial skills, and other personal care needs. The Mental Health Technician will receive training that includes, but is not limited to, an orientation to mental illness, medications, general treatment approaches, attendant care activities, dealing with emergency needs, basic counseling skills, CPR, First Aid, De-escalation, Suicide Assessment, Working with Addicts and Professional Standards and Ethics.

Job Requirements:
High school diploma or GED required. The Mental Health Technician must be reliable, responsible, able to work a flexible and varied schedule and have the ability to interact effectively with others, and to respond appropriately to emergency situations. All new employees must be able to provide, at Human Resources orientation, proof of valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance. In addition, the individual must be 18 years of age or older; be able to pass pre-employment background checks and KDADS Adult/Child Abuse registries, completed Attendant Care training with Valeo Behavioral Health Care, and must have reliable transportation. 1 year of experience working with individuals with mental illness required. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills.

You can apply directly at our website at valeotopeka.org OR please submit resume or completed application to email: apply@valeotopeka.org Fax: (785) 273-7489 Admin Location: Human Resources 5401 SW 7th St. Topeka, KS 66606 Phone: (785) 273-2252 .

CNA

Comply with the Facility’s personnel, safety and corporate policies and procedures.
Comply with the nursing department’s policies and procedures.
Report witnessed or reported allegations of resident abuse/neglect immediately to the Administrator, DON or Unit Manager.
Treat residents, family members, visitors and team members with dignity and respect.
Maintain the confidentiality of all resident and family members.
Must develop and maintain a good working relationship with co-workers and other departments.
Report to work on time and as scheduled.
Assist in admission and discharge of resident.
Assist residents in daily oral care.
Assist residents in bathing functions (bed bath, tub, or shower).
Assist residents in ear, eye, facial, hair, and nail care.
Keep resident’s dry – changing clothing and linen when it becomes soiled or wet.
Make beds, changing linens when needed and per scheduled.
Assist residents in bowel and bladder functions.
Collect specimens (urine, sputum, stools, etc.).
Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs.
Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity, and social programs.
Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
Assist residents in ambulation and mobility.
Proper use of gait belts when assisting residents.
Perform and document resident temperature, pulse, respirations (TPR), weight, and height measurements.
Answer resident call lights promptly.
Report and, when appropriate, document, any change observed in a resident’s condition or behavior to the Charge Nurse.
Prepare residents for meals, serve and remove trays, and assist in feeding as required.
Distribute drinking water, other fluids and nourishments to residents.
Assist in the care of dying residents.
Provide post-mortem care.

Compensation: $15/hour and up depending on experience; shift differential

Apply online at https://midwesthealth.hcshiring.com/jobs/92Y6aV3XzkudcqE5am6cvA .

CMA

Comply with the Facility’s personnel, safety, and corporate policies and procedures.
Comply with the nursing department’s policies and procedures.
Report witnessed or reported allegations of resident abuse/neglect immediately to the Administrator/DON or Nurse Manager on Call.
Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with respect and dignity.
Maintain the confidentiality of all resident and family information.
Report to work on time and as scheduled.
Report any complaints/grievances made by residents to the Director of Nursing Services or per policy.
Participate and cooperate with any facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies as requested by the Administrator or Director of Nursing Services.
Maintain a clean and organized medication cart and medication room.
Always protect resident privacy when administering medication, knock before entering the resident’s room.
Accurately and safely prepare, administer, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in this facility that may be ordered for resident use by the attending physician or the Medical Director.
Document and report errors in the administration of medications immediately upon discovery.
Ensure that all medications administered are properly labeled and follow facility policy on storage, labeling and dating of medications.
Complete medication charting per facility policy and procedure.
Assist with following facility policies and procedures regarding the destroying of medications.
Assist in documenting and removing medications that are discontinued by the attending physician.
Follow facility procedures governing drug receipt errors, including notifying the delivery source and the Director of Nursing Services.
Follow the facility’s procedures allowing residents to self-administer their medications.
Assist the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse in monitoring and documenting all aspects of such self-administering.
Notify nurse when medication refills are needed.
Be familiar with the meaning and usage of common medical abbreviations, symbols, and terms relative to the administration of medications as used by the facility, pharmacists, and physicians.

Compensation: $16/hour and up depending on experience; shift differential

Apply online at https://midwesthealth.hcshiring.com/jobs/WWhRLpdXqUmr2UEIApjA_A.

RN

Direct the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility.
Ensure that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility.
Meet with your assigned nursing staff, as well as support personnel, in planning the shifts’ services, programs, and activities.
Make written and oral reports/recommendations concerning the activities of your shift as required.
Cooperate with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident’s total regimen of care is maintained.
Ensure that all nursing service personnel are in compliance with their respective job descriptions.
Participate in facility surveys and inspections made by authorized government agencies as requested.
Periodically review the resident’s written discharge plan. Participate in the updating of the resident’s written discharge plan as required.
Interpret the department’s policies and procedures to personnel, residents, visitors, and government agencies as required.
Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as required.
Perform lab tests, blood pressures, and other routine monitored as required per the resident care plan.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary.
Encourage attending physicians to review treatment plans, record and sign their orders, progress notes, etc., in accordance with established policies.
Receive telephone orders from physicians and transcribe on the Physicians’ Order Form.
Chart nursing notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the resident, as well as the resident’s response to the care.

Apply online at https://midwesthealth.hcshiring.com/jobs/J9PAjVsVTkOE4OmgVpyWyw.

LPN

Comply with the Facility’s personnel, safety, and corporate policies and procedures.
Comply with the nursing department’s policies and procedures.
Report witnessed or reported allegations of resident abuse/neglect immediately to the Administrator, Director of Nursing or Unit Manager.
Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with dignity and respect.
Maintain the confidentiality of all resident and family information.
Report to work on time and as scheduled.
Assist in the admission and discharge of residents.
Assist residents in daily hygiene care including but not limited to bathing (bed bath, shower, tub), oral, ear, eye, facial, hair and nail care.
Keep resident’s dry – changing clothing and linen when it becomes soiled or wet.
Assist residents in bowel and bladder functions; collecting specimens when required.
Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity, and social programs.
Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
Report and, when appropriate, document, any change observed in a resident’s condition or behavior to the Charge Nurse.
Assist in the care of dying residents; provide post-mortem care.
Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, etc., as required.
Perform lab tests, blood pressures, and other routine monitored as required per the resident care plan.
Admit, transfer, and discharge residents as required.
Complete accident/incident reports as necessary.
Develop and maintain a good working rapport with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other departments within the facility to ensure that nursing services and activities can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.
Complete required documentation of care and services as they are provided.
Review complaints and grievances made or filed by your assigned personnel. Make appropriate reports to the Nurse Supervisor as required or as may be necessary. Follow facility’s established procedures.

Apply online at https://midwesthealth.hcshiring.com/jobs/OTC2cDUqB0mw3XHMuQNBmw.

MDS Coordinator

Comply with the Facility’s personnel, safety, and corporate policies and procedures.
Comply with the nursing department’s policies and procedures.
Report witnessed or reported allegations of resident abuse/neglect immediately to the Administrator, Director of Nursing or Unit Manager.
Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with respect and dignity.
Maintain the confidentiality of all resident and family information.
Report to work on time and as scheduled.
Conduct initial and periodic comprehensive, accurate and standardized assessments of each resident.
Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, etc., as necessary.
Develop, implement, and maintain an ongoing quality assurance program for the resident assessment/care plans.
Ensure that a comprehensive care plan is completed within twenty-one days of the resident’s admission.
Participate in Facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.
Lead the Interdisciplinary Care Plan Team in developing a comprehensive resident assessment and care plan for each resident; including measurable objectives and time tables to meet resident’s medical, nursing, mental and psychological well-being.
Participate in functions involving discharge plans as may be necessary.
Maintain an effective, friendly working relationship with health professionals, physicians, consultants, and governmental agencies that may be involved in the resident assessment/care plan functions of the Facility.
Conduct or coordinate the interviewing of each resident for the resident’s assessment.
Develop and implement procedures with the Director of Nursing Services to inform all assessment team members of the arrival of newly admitted residents.
Coordinate the development of a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident that identifies the problems/needs of the resident, indicates the care to be given, goals to be accomplished, and which professional service is responsible for each element of care.

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F/T 3rd Shift Security Officer

Pay Range: $16.53 – $19.40
Schedule: Saturday – Wednesday 12am – 8:30am
Responsibilities:
The role of this position is to protect and maintain a secure environment by providing a visible presence and intervening when necessary to ensure safety of staff, consumers, visitors, and the facility. Security will be alert and aware of surrounding and safety at all times and will not practice seclusion or restraints.

Job Requirements:
High school diploma or GED required, the individual must be 18 years of age or older, experience working with individuals with mental illness and security or corrections experience preferred. Security officers will complete all required training within six months of hire. Must be able to maintain composure when dealing with physically and verbally abusive and assaultive individuals, respond quickly and reasonably to potentially dangerous and life-threatening situations, assist in calming and de-escalating consumers who may be extremely agitated. Knowledge of de-escalation techniques are required. Must have ability to interpret and enforce facility rules and regulations, accept input and guidance from staff unless imminent safety risk requires immediate intervention, communicate information clearly and concisely to consumers, staff and the general public. Experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or chemical dependency, and experience working with individuals who are homeless. In addition, the individual must be able to pass a criminal history check and KDADS Child and Adult Abuse Registry check. Must have reliable transportation with auto insurance required. Must have a valid KS driver’s license. This position requires knowledge of basic computer skills. This position requires excellent organizational skills; the ability to be responsible and work independently; the ability to maintain flexibility and dependability in work schedule; positive interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Must be able to perform day-to-day physical requirements of the position, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, and sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift in excess of 50 pounds.

Apply online at Valeotopeka.org or please submit resume or completed application to Email: apply@valeotopeka.org Fax: (785) 273-7489 Admin Building: Human Resources 5401 SW 7th St. Topeka, KS 66606 (785) 273-2252.