Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

** NEW, INCREASED PAY RATES! **

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Medical Respite Specialist for Faith Mission in Columbus, Ohio. Faith Mission is one of the largest homeless shelters in Columbus, Ohio, providing meals and shelter to men, women and Veterans with dignity and compassion.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.


Medical Respite Specialist

Shift: Day, Evening and Night
Status: Full Time
Department: Medical Respite


ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.


REQUIREMENTS for a Medical Respite Specialist with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience with homeless or other special needs populations, preferred
  • Able to communicate appropriately and work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • Always maintains client confidentiality
  • Is respectful and courteous to all patients and co-workers
  • Ability to work in a team environment

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.


BENEFITS with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a Medical Respite Specialist with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Responsible for providing excellent customer service in meeting the needs and ensuring the safety of our residents, clients and volunteers.
  • Maintain the highest degree of overall cleanliness, satiation, and safety of resident dorms and assigned areas.
  • Greets all volunteers, residents, and prospective residents. Provides communication, information, and supplies to residents as needed related to shelter services including bed assignments, locker assignments, towels, bedding and self-care supplies
  • Ensures and monitors safety within medical respite and facilitates emergency response and communicates with RN Manager regarding safety concerns.
  • Documents and reports unusual incidents that occur within medical respite.
  • Assigns and supervises resident service work and encourages residents to fully participate in supportive services and campus community
  • Takes resident attendance, maintains bed count and ensures medical respite capacity
  • Assists with facilitation of discharge and admission to medical respite.
  • Assists with tracking and accepting deliveries.



Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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