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Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 3 weeks ago
We are hiring a Memory Care Program Coordinator to join our dynamic recreation team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! This is a full-time position with weekly pay starting at $30/hour. Pay depends on experience and interview. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our residents and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the com As the Memory Care Program Coordinator, you enhance the overall operation of the dementia unit by developing/implementing the dementia specific programming to ensure that an ongoing program of activities designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident is maintained. Education & Experience:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a certificate in Therapeutic recreation from an accredited college or Associate Degree with major emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.
  • A Bachelors Degree in a related field and one year of full time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care facility; or a Bachelors Degree in a related field and 6 credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework; or an Associates Degree in a related field and two years full time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care setting; or an Associates Degree in a related field and 9 credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework as required by the State employed in. A related field shall include, but is not limited to Sociology, Psychology, Art, Music and Education.
  •  Certified Dementia Practitioner required.
  • As a minimum, one (1) year experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other related medical facility activities department is preferred.
  • Experience working with those diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing a purposeful and engaging memory care program for residents in the dementia unit.
  • Supervise program aides and therapeutic recreation directors that assist with programs in the dementia unit.
  • Complete care plans and documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Assist Director of Staff Development in facilitation of monthly dementia in-services and Hand in Hand for all new employees, with materials provided by Athena.
  • Assist in plans and provisions of patient care by visiting residents regularly to evaluate needs.
  • Document and report to the nursing department any unusual or significant findings.
  • Report all reportable events immediately in accordance with our policy.
  • Encourage resident to take part in activities of daily living that will stimulate his/her potential, physically, mentally, socially and spiritually.
  • Spend duty time with residents rather than with other facility staff
  • Assist with and follow through on the establishment of resident care goals within the framework of the entire therapeutic team.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must possess sensitivity to those diagnosed with Dementia and their families.
  • Must have an understanding of appropriate activities for those with dementia.
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the privacy rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices and policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to work with residents at varying functioning levels.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing program.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must participate in continuing education and inservice training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryRecreation

We are hiring a Memory Care Program Coordinator to join our dynamic recreation team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! This is a full-time position with weekly pay starting at $30/hour. Pay depends on ex...

Full-Time
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Shift is 7a-3p. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our residents and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the com As an Occupational Therapist, you provides patient/resident assessment, care planning, direct treatment and consultation to a general rehab caseload while also participating in the clinical team process. You also provide teaching and training to caregiver staff and supervise other therapists, assistants, aides and students as required. Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • CEU’s per state licensure requirements.
  • Appropriate licensing requirements by individual states must be maintained.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Screens patients/residents
  • Evaluates patients/residents and develops appropriate care plans.
  • May perform additional assigned administrative duties such as:  assigning and overseeing resident care activities, medical record oversight, assuring execution of physician orders, ordering supplies, etc.
  • Under a physician’s order, provides direct resident treatments in accordance with an established plan of care.  Treatment venue includes individual, supervised and group.
  • Contributes to the team meeting and decision-making process as defined by the program.
  • Consults with and trains patients/residents and caregivers.
  • Monitors efficiencies on an ongoing basis in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Documents activities according to the company’s clinical documentation system on a timely basis.
  • Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, residents, team members, customers and supervisor.
  • Provides appropriate consultation to the facility.
  • Participates in clinical program development and implementation.
  • Participates in the training and orientation of other staff, students and volunteers.
  • Participates in the interviewing process for new staff.
  • Participates in census building and marketing activities.
  • Demonstrates ability for continuous new learning to remain current in the field.
  • Complies with facility Privacy Practices policies and procedures and protects residents’ individual health information.
  • May perform additional duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.
Specific Requirements:
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Standing and walking for significant amounts of time is necessary.
  • Communication skills required for directing staff, customer relations, and marketing activities.
  • Ability to perform documentation needs, manipulations of equipment and direct patient care.
  • Requires intense attention and concentration.
  • Ability to cope with periodic stress associated with changing census and staffing demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage time effectively for self and others.
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of personality types, ages, and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to articulate and comprehend the English language.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryOccupational, Therapy

We are hiring an Occupational Therapist to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Shift is 7a-3p. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., Full-Time
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring an overnight Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Must be an RN in Connecticut. 11p-7a shift including on-call rotation. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a registered nurse supervisor, the primary purpose of your position is to direct the total nursing care activities in the facility during each shift of duty in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and as may be directed by the DNS, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a RN in this state.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college, or university.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must have as a minimum, one (1) year experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or other related health care facility is preferable.
  • Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Maintain current resident care plans on all residents under his/her care.
  • Follow physician’s orders. Renders and/or assists with complete nursing care, treatments, dressings, and other physician orders.
  • Transcribe physician’s orders promptly and accurately.
  • Review patient records daily to assure accuracy and completeness.
  • Document comprehensive and complete nursing notes.
  • Maintain accurate awareness of residents on alert list/conduct and document RN assessments as needed.
  • Document and report any unusual or significant findings; contact the physician when necessary.
  • Administer medication according to procedure if applicable.
  • Initiate any and all emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Conduct oversight of Charge Nurse and CNA performances.
  • Contributes to and promotes positive resident and family relations.
  • Other duties may be assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing and rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Supervisor

We are hiring an overnight Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Must be an RN in Connecticut. 11p-7a shift including on-call rotation. Working with our team...

Full-Time
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace Health Center in Waterbury! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Director of Nursing Services, the purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Services Department in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Experience & Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, college, or university, B.S.N. preferred.
  • CPR certified
  • Certification in Gerontology is preferred
  • Must have at least one (1) year of additional education or experience in rehabilitative or geriatric nursing and one (1) year of nursing administration. Nursing administration is defined as: Registered Nurses employed as Director of Nurses; Assistant Director of Nurses; Supervisor in a chronic and convalescent facility; employment in short-term hospital or chronic disease hospital as Director of Nurses, Assistant Director of Nurses, Supervisor, Staff Development Director, Infection Preventionist.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the nursing service department, according to state and federal guidelines and scope of patience.
  • Maintains and reviews and has input to development of all clinical policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements a nursing service organization structure.
  • Determines the staffing needs of the nursing service department, making recommendations to the Administrator, necessary to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Oversees licensed nursing staff
  • Develops work assignments and schedules duty hours, and/or assists nursing supervisor staff in completing and performing tasks necessary to ensure quality of care.
  • Develops and maintains an on-call program for the nursing department.
  • Makes daily rounds of each nursing unit and does visual inspection on each unit.
  • Reviews satisfaction of care and services with interviews with families and residents.
  • Assists the Infection Preventionist in establishing and maintaining the Infection Control Program.
  • Assists the Director of Staff Development in ensuring that all mandatory in-service education sessions, which are required by state and federal law, are performed per schedule; documented and such documentation is retained.
  • Assists the Administrator in developing safety standards for the nursing department and monitors these through employee incidents and develops a plan of correction and audit tool for prevention. The Director of Nurses is an active member of the Safety Committee.
  • Abides by all reporting policies and measures set forth by Athena Health Care Systems.
  • Other duties assigned by manager
Specific Requirements:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the privacy rules and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
*Rates are based on demonstrated applicable experience, license verification, and professional reference checks. About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryDirector of Nursing, Nursing

We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace Health Center in Waterbury! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional ...

Full-Time, Monday - Friday
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring a Business Office Manager to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury, Connecticut!  Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As the Business Office Manager, you assist in the day-to-day accounting function of the facility in accordance with current applicable accounting and cost reimbursement principles relating to the long-term care operations, and as may be directed by the Administrator or Accountant. Education & Experience:
  • Must possess an associate’s degree in Accounting and/or an equivalent of two (2) years training and experience in health care accounting, billing & collections.
  • Must have as a minimum two (2) years experience in bookkeeping or accounting practice.
  • Experience in health care accounting preferred but not required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Bill and Collect all Patient Accounts.
  • Balancing and updating monthly closing.
  • Communicate all potential Patient AR Account issues with Administrator.
  • Supervise and oversee employee with regard to training of job functions, hiring, and firing and employee performance evaluations.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all job descriptions within the department.
  • Discuss billing situations with residents and/or responsible parties.
  • Stay current with intermediary procedural changes.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records and reports, including all accounts, journals, deposits, ledgers, etc.
  • Maintain accurate census data.
  • Secure all cash and valuables on hand, per policy.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be able to type 45 words per minute and use a 10-key calculator.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing sound accounting techniques.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents, staff, based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing accounting practices.
  • Oversees and supervises Assistant Business Office Bookkeeper.
  • Maintains Resident Trust or where applicable delegates the responsibility.
  • Is knowledgeable in various payment sources as needed and assists resident and families.
  • Is diligent in collections.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryBusiness Office, Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

We are hiring a Business Office Manager to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury, Connecticut!  Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and ...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) the primary purpose of your job position is to provide your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with our established nursing care procedures, and as may be directed by the licensed staff nurse. Experience & Education:
  • Must be a registered certified nurse aide in accordance with the laws of this state.
  • CPR certification is preferred, but not necessary.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.
  • General work experience in long-term care is preferred, but not necessary.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Participate in planning and following current resident care plan on all residents under his/her care.
  • Complete resident assignments effectively and promptly.
  • Observe changes in resident conditions and promptly report them.
  • Document accurately and completely.
  • Meet personal grooming needs for each resident.
  • Promptly answer call lights and assure that all are placed within reach of the resident.
  • Assure the resident care areas are left clean and in an orderly manner.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Follow facility policy and procedures.
  • Other duties assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing and rehabilitation policies and utilize appropriately.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law. Location: 44 Abbott Terrace, Waterbury, Connecticut 06710

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $19.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Differential pay
  • Overtime pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • 5x8
  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekends as needed

License/Certification:

  • CNA (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing

We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a Worki...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Licensed Practical Nurse, your job position is to provide direct nursing care under the supervision of the RN to residents and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by the nursing assistant. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the RN to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. Experience & Education:
  • Must be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program and hold a current LPN license with the state.
  • Must be CPR-certified.
  • A minimum one (1) year experience in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility is preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Maintain current resident care plans on all residents under his/her care.
  • Follow physician’s orders. Renders and/or assist with complete nursing care, treatments, dressings, and other physician orders.
  • Transcribe physician’s orders promptly and accurately.
  • Review patient records daily to assure accuracy and completeness.
  • Document comprehensive and complete nursing notes.
  • Visit each resident daily to evaluate resident needs.
  • Maintain accurate awareness of residents on alert list.
  • Document and report any unusual or significant findings; contact the physician when necessary.
  • Administer medication according to procedure.
  • Maintain an accurate and safe control of all drugs for which he/she is responsible.
  • Initiate any and all emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Complies with facility Privacy Practices Policies & Procedures, protecting residents’ individual health information.
  • Other duties assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law. Location: 44 Abbott Terrace, Waterbury, Connecticut 06710

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $35.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Differential pay
  • Overtime pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • 5x8
  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekends as needed

License/Certification:

  • LPN (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing

We are hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a Workin...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Abbott Terrace Health Center - Waterbury, CT
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) Charge Nurse to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As an RN Charge Nurse, your job is to provide direct nursing care to residents and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by the nursing assistant. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by your supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing or college.
  • A minimum one (1) year experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or other health care facility is preferable.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Participate in mandatory in-service training as requested.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that all residents receive the highest quality of care in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, while promoting positive resident, family and employee relations.
  • Provides oversight of CNA performance. Ensures that CNA’s are performing their assignments/duties in accordance with policies and procedures and standards of practice.
  • Reviews resident records daily to assure accuracy and completeness. Maintains accurate awareness of residents on alert list. Documents comprehensive and complete nursing notes.
  • Visits each resident daily to evaluate resident needs.
  • Documents and reports (to the RN Supervisor) any unusual/significant findings, or changes of condition; contacts the physician and responsible party per policy. Per Connecticut guidelines RN to perform assessments, LPN’s to gather data for assessments.
  • Transcribes and follows physician’s orders promptly and accurately. Renders and/or assists with completing nursing care, treatments and medication administration, dressings, and other physician orders as applicable.
  • Communicates relevant clinical information to CNA’s, Nursing Supervisor & oncoming shift.
  • Maintains and oversees current Resident Care Plans and CNA Care Cards on all residents under his/her care. Participates in resident care plan meetings.
  • Follows Pharmacy policies and procedures. Maintains an accurate and safe control of all drugs for which he/she is responsible.
  • Ensures that CNA’s follow established Infection Control Procedures to prevent the spreading of infection. Demonstrates correct safety techniques.
  • Completes Accidents and Incidents reports (Reportable events), ensuring that all appropriate notifications, documentation, investigation, reporting, and interventions are complete.
  • Initiates any and all emergency/disaster procedures as necessary. Be familiar with and ensure that staff adheres to safety, health, fire, disaster, emergency, sanitation codes and MSDS.
  • Completes yearly performance evaluations of CNA’s as directed by the DNS.
  • Participates in surveys and inspections by government agencies and implements plans of correction for deficiencies as directed by the DNS.
  • Monitors and reviews all at risk residents (I+O’s, weights, restraints, falls, wounds, etc.). Oversees CWC program and ambulation programs as directed. Participates in committees and meetings. Provides input for Quality Improvement in the Nursing department.Assists Director of Nurses with disciplinary process when assigned.
  • Complies with and follows facility Privacy Practices, policies & procedures and protects residents’ individual health information.
  • Other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by your supervisor.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing rehabilitation policies and utilize appropriately.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Abbott Terrace is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law. Location: 44 Abbott Terrace, Waterbury, Connecticut 06710

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $42.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Differential pay
  • Overtime pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • 5x8
  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekends as needed

License/Certification:

  • RN (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN

We are hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) Charge Nurse to join our dynamic care team at Abbott Terrace in Waterbury! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a W...