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  1. Caregiver Wanted

    May 24, 2016 by careers

    Preferably looking for a person with their own transportation who can take 9 year old boy, who is on the autism spectrum, on bike rides, hiking, swimming, to parks and various other activities for approximately 2 to 4 hours per day. Pay rate is negotiable.

    If interested, please contact Sharon at {413}443-3887.


  2. Housekeeper

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Stonoverv Farm Bed and Breakfast
    Location: Lenox, MA

    Housekeeping and ironing with another person

    June 25 to September 25

    10:30 to 3:30

    $18 and hour

    (413) 637-9100

    (Needs experience and references)


  3. Licensed Practical Nurse

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    The Center School in Holyoke, MA invites applicants for a Licensed Practical Nurse position. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited LPN program and be licensed as an LPN by the MA Board of Registration in Nursing; experience working with children with severe special needs is strongly preferred. Hours of this position are flexible during the school day (Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m.) and can be full-time, part-time or per diem. Salary/wage rate is commensurate with education and years of experience.

    Position Overview: The LPN is responsible for providing clinical support to the Registered Nurses by providing high quality nursing care services to students in accordance with policies and procedures.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Provides administration of medication, documentation and assists with inventory.
    • Provides first aid/medical treatment for students and coordinates with case manager and parent/guardian any need for follow up treatment.
    • Provides emergency first aid for work related staff injury and recommends appropriate medical follow up.
    • Provides mandated periodic student health screening assessments.
    • Assesses students after physical restraint and records/maintains appropriate documentation.
    • Maintains student health records and ensures that records are complete and up to date.
    • Understands Individual Health Plans as indicated and provides relevant information to staff to assist in students’ care.
    • Assists teachers with health groups as indicated; researches information if indicated.
    • Maintains contact with health care providers and school staff as indicated.
    • Serves as a contact for school psychiatrist and school physician.
    • Participates in supervision and maintains a commitment to professional development.
    • Remains current and knowledgeable in all federal and state regulations, including Department of Public Health and DESE.
    • Maintains professional licensure and participates in conferences, workshops or other courses for professional development.
    • Facilitates the dissemination of student information through participation in morning and afternoon meetings, as needed.
    • Liaisons with outside agencies and authorities, including medical providers and school district personnel, and represents school in a professional manner at community meetings and events.
    • Attends all scheduled school meetings and trainings.
    • Provides/assists with mentoring and training to staff, including orientation training and annual training in bloodborne pathogens, emergency procedures, etc.

     

    Please submit a letter of interest and resume by May 27, 2016 to:

    Human Resources, The Center School, 1913 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

    or via email to: tvanotti@positiveregard.com


  4. Tender

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Covestro
    Location: Massachusetts

    To make quality sheet to satisfy customer needs through training and experience.  To improve added value to the company. Operation of machine tolerances, specs. materials, location of such and to do all operations in a timely fashion.  Also monitor machine quality, neatness, inspection and packaging.  This is an entry level position.

    Qualifications:

    High School diploma, high school math and measurement skills, willingness to work on computer technology, and have an understanding of how information reporting through computer software has an impact on decisions.

    Ability to work 12 hour shifts in a routine schedule including Saturdays and Sundays and overtime (mandatory and voluntary) as business demands require.

    To apply, if interested, please apply at www.career.covestro.com


  5. Pick and Deliver Fruit to Those in Need

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Backyard Bounty of the Berkshires
    Location: South County in the Berkshires

    Backyard Bounty of the Berkshires is a newly formed volunteer project that will pick fresh fruit from trees of homeowner growers in South County and deliver that fruit to those in need via local food distribution organizations and the Food Bank of Western Mass.

    You can get more information on Backyard Bounty from our website www.BackyardBountyBerkshires.org.

    Backyard Bounty is affiliated with The Nutrition Center (essentially piggybacking on their 501(c)(3) designation). We also recently received a grant from Green Pastures which is an arm of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation so we have the funds we need to carry out this effort.

    We expect the harvesting period to take place during late Summer and Fall. We won’t know the picking schedule for some time but we can be flexible about when people are needed to pick the fruit.

    In the meantime, anyone interested can visit it website or directly email backbo2016@gmail.com.


  6. Associate Claims Consultant

    May 23, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
    Location:
    Pittsfield, MA / Holyoke, MA

    This position is responsible for the provision of expertise in helping to fulfill contractual commitments made to policyholders by demonstrating a cultural/philosophical foundation of expeditious evaluations and fact based claim decisions, while concentrating efforts on ensuring customer satisfaction of the highest level.

    Responsibilities:

    This position utilizes problem solving, analytical, written and verbal communication skills to ensure timely and appropriate disability claim decisions while providing superior customer service to all internal and external customers.

    Proactively develop and execute an appropriate plan of action for pending and ongoing disability claims assigned by utilizing, managing and directing appropriate resources.  Conduct timely and accurate benefit determination in accordance with policy provisions and regulatory and internal standards while providing sound customer service to all internal and external customers. Maintain a professional presence through clear verbal and written communication.

    Contribute to continued enhancement of claim process, policies, procedures and systems.

    Assist in the development and mentoring of Associate Claims Consultants and Claim Consultants.

    Participate in various department projects.

    Competencies/Skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated accountability and initiative for providing excellent customer service
    • Meets expectations for accuracy and quality of work
    • Must exhibit a positive attitude and remain in control during stressful situations
    • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks within time expectations.
    • Demonstrated ability to remain adaptable and contribute to a work environment that seeks and recognizes continuous improvement
    • Demonstrated ability to interact with confidence while engaging in open discussions in an effort to build rapport with others
    • Demonstrated knowledge of disability products and services

    Knowledge:

    • Sound knowledge of Berkshire’s products, administration and claims procedures a plus
    • Strong knowledge of PC Applications (including Microsoft Office, Cypress, etc.) 

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience 
    • ALHC preferred 
    • Financial, medical, occupational and investigative experience  
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a disability claims environment or equivalent work experience required 

    Other Requirements:

    • Occasional field travel
    • Please note that in addition to a current resume, the business will require a cover letter for consideration.
    • If hired for our Holyoke, MA office, you will be required to travel to Pittsfield, MA office for Claims training.

    Company Overview:

    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, currently ranked #254 on theFortune 500, is the country’s fourth largest mutual insurer. As of December 31, 2014, Guardian reports $1.3 billion in operating income, $6.8 billion in capital and $81.1 billion in assets under management. Guardian consistently scores high marks for financial strength from all four major credit rating agencies and enjoys a strong competitive position in each of its four major businesses: Individual Life, Group Insurance, Individual Disability and Retirement Solutions.

    As a mutual company, Guardian is owned by its policyholders and the Company’s 6,000 employees and 3,000 financial representatives are aligned with its mission to help individuals, families and small businesses achieve financial security and protection.

    Guardian has earned a reputation for financial stability and an unwavering commitment to the long-term interests of its policyholders and customers. This commitment has provided a foundation for Guardian to continue to evolve and thrive for over 150 years.

    Guardian states its aspiration in the following way: “To be the trusted mutual partner, delivering financial security how, when, and where our clients prefer.”

    Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

    To apply, if interested, please fill out the online application here


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