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Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 weeks ago
Athena Health Care Systems, one of the region’s most respected names in senior living, has an opportunity for an experienced Licensed Nursing Home Administrator to lead an exceptional team and center! Highview of Northampton at 222 River Road in Leeds is a 120-bed nursing home offering short-term and long-term care. This highly compensated position requires a skilled and dynamic individual to manage a team of caring and talented professionals. As the leader of our team, our Administrators drive the day-to-day operations, set goals, and provide the leadership needed to ensure the continued success of the center. Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities
Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work. Salary up to $160,000 based on experience. JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Strong and dynamic leadership and communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the program goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care and maintaining a sound operation.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with laws, regulations, and guidelines governing personnel administration.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with the Privacy Rule governing Protected Health Information.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm at all times when dealing with residents, employees, visitors, community, family, vendors, hospitals, physicians, consultants, and regulatory officers.
  • Must be able to maintain exceptional skills in relating to personnel.
  • Must be able to communicate, educate and train, policies, procedures, regulations, reports, etc., to personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and government agencies/personnel.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS/DUTIES:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess strong supervisory skills and independent decisions making skills.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must possess strong management and financial operations of the facility along with knowledge of reimbursement regulations and nursing practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to long-term care administration.
  • Must develop and maintain a positive public relations/marketing plan.
  • Conduct daily team rounds throughout the facility.
  • Ongoing effective written and verbal communication.
  • Uphold professional demeanor at all times.
  • Must be on call 24 hours/7 days a week, via cell phone, with emergency response to the facility as needed.
EXPERIENCE: Must possess a current, unencumbered Nursing Home Administrator’s license or meets the licensure requirements of the State. Must possess a working knowledge of long-term care operational standards set forth in Federal and State regulations. Prior long-term care administration training and experience preferred as a licensed nursing home administrator. 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 CategoryAdministrator

Athena Health Care Systems, one of the region’s most respected names in senior living, has an opportunity for an experienced Licensed Nursing Home Administrator to lead an exceptional team and cente...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring Registered Nurses (RNs) to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a at $42/hour. Weekend, evening, and overnight shifts come with pay differentials. 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 member of our nursing team, you 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. Education and Experience:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing or college.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must have a current and active RN license in the state.
  • A minimum of one (1) year in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility is preferred, but not required.
  • New graduates welcome!
Duties and 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 in accord with orientation and training processes of Athena and your specific job description.
  • Complies with facility Privacy Practices Policies and Procedures and protects residents’ individual health information.
  • Other duties assigned by Director of Nursing and other managerial team members.
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.
  • Must be familiar with drug actions and interactions.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately.
  • 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 emergencies.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Highview of Northampton 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 CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN

We are hiring Registered Nurses (RNs) to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a at $42/hour. ...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Per Diem
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a at $35/hour. Weekend, evening, and overnight shifts come with pay differentials. 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: Highview of Northampton 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 CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing

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

Full-Time, Part-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring a Smoking Attendant to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! 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 Smoking Attendant, you provide the resident with a clean and orderly smoking environment in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility as may be directed by Senior Leadership. Pay is $17/hour. Experience & Education:  High school diploma or its equivalent. CNA license preferred, but not necessary. Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The primary purpose of this job is to assist residents with smoking, lighting materials and or help with transportation to and from the designated smoking area.
  • Maintain a clean designated smoking area for residents.
  • Transportation of the residents to and from the designated smoking area.
  • Ensuring residents maintain a safe smoking environment.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Respects and takes care of facility equipment and not wasteful of supplies.
  • Contributes to effective communication and pleasant working conditions.
  • Keeps confidential any resident information she/he overhears or comes in contact with.
  • 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 able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must be familiar with drug actions and interactions.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately.
  • 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.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Highview of Northampton 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 CategorySmoking Attendant

We are hiring a Smoking Attendant to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. H...

Full-Time, Part-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 4 weeks ago
We are hiring Dining Services Assistants to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton! Full-time and part-time open on 6a-2p and 11a-7p shifts. 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 Dining Services Assistant, your duties and responsibilities include:
  • Follow therapeutic diet cards as ordered by the physician.
  • Ensure proper serving temperature of the food and beverages.
  • Assure delivery on a timely basis.
  • Maintains visual appeal of the food and emphasis on the use of garnishes.
  • Adhere to daily nourishment list and stock nourishment stations.
  • Assist the cook in monitoring of meal serving times.
  • Adhere to sanitation and storage policy and procedure.
  • Other duties assigned by the dining director.
No experience is necessary. On-the-job training provided! Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written communication.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of the dining service areas; must perform regular inspections of dietary services areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing dietary practices.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Highview of Northampton 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 CategoryDining Services

We are hiring Dining Services Assistants to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton! Full-time and part-time open on 6a-2p and 11a-7p shifts. Working with our team and residents will giv...

Full-Time, Part-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring part-time and full-time Activities Assistants to join our team in Leeds! Shift includes every other weekend Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities
Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work. 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 public.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on the 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 policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must participate in continuing education and in-service training.
EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience implementing activities in a health care setting is preferred.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent required. 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: 222 River Road, Northampton, Massachusetts 01053

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center
  • Skilled nursing facility

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryRecreation

We are hiring part-time and full-time Activities Assistants to join our team in Leeds! Shift includes every other weekend Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employ...

Full-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring an Infection Preventionist (Infection Control Nurse) to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! 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 ICN, you plan, organize, develop, coordinate, direct and evaluate our Infection Control Program and its components in accordance with current federal, state, local and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations that govern such programs, and as may be directed by the Administrator and the Infection control Committee to ensure that an effective Infection Prevention & Control Program is maintained. Education & Experience:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college or university.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice nursing in this state and be CPR-certified.
  • Must possess training or current experience in wound care.
  • Certification in infection control and/or wound care preferred, but not necessary. Two years of Infection Control/Wound Care experience preferred.
  • Must have as a minimum, two (2) years clinical experience in a long-term care facility.
  • Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and aseptic techniques to include Standard Precautions.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintains, executes and oversees the comprehensive Infection Control and Prevention Program.
  • Communicates and informs the Infection Control and Prevention Committee of any Infection related issue, i.e.; outbreak activity, via Quarterly Medical Staff/QA reports.
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation related to the Infection Control & Prevention Program.
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive documentation related to the facility Skin Integrity Program.
  • Evaluates the status of Infection related practices in the facility via monthly surveillance rounds.
  • Maintains updated community awareness of potentially threatening infections.
  • Assists the Staff Development Director in the education of employees in Infection Control Practices, Policies, and Procedures.
  • Coordinates and reports on the Annual OSHA Sharps survey.
  • Maintains Employee Health Records
  • Participates in the Employee Health and Safety Committees.
  • Reviews Monthly Laboratory reports, assures up to date laboratory policy/procedure manuals are available. Reviews the annual antibiogram.
  • Handles the Employee Exposure follow up procedures.
  • Reviews employee illness logs for trends/patterns and outbreaks and institutes appropriate infection control measures.
  • Coordinates employee annual TB symptom surveys; if annual employee Tuberculin skin tests are required, will assure their completion.
  • Coordinates and assists in the annual influenza program.
  • Protects residents’ individual health information.
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 in a timely manner.
  • 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 and infection control, to include Universal Precautions.
  • 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 preventing and controlling infections, to include the establishing of Universal Precautions.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents and staff.
  • 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 accurate and comprehensive resident assessment skills.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Highview of Northampton 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 Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.00 - $50.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week

Benefits:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryInfection Control, Nursing

We are hiring an Infection Preventionist (Infection Control Nurse) to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your ...

Full-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! 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 Staff Development, the purpose of your job is to direct educational programs for staff in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Registered Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college, or university.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must have as a minimum, one (1) year Nursing Supervisor experience in a long-term care facility.
  • Must have one (1) year experience in staff education.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that general orientation is completed for all employees
  • Conduct job specific orientation for Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Develop and implement educational programs based on identified needs to ensure the knowledge and skills of personnel
  • Develop and distribute annual and monthly education calendars
  • Maintain a library of resource information and self-study programs for facility staff
  • Maintain staff development records accurately and timely
  • Conduct C.N.A. training programs as required by the facility
  • Contribute to effective communication and pleasant working conditions
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • 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 be knowledgeable in the privacy rule, comply with facility’s privacy practices, train staff in the same and provide additional training if changes are made to policies and/or there is staff non-compliance.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory 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 accurate and comprehensive assessment skills to ensure standards of nursing practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Highview of Northampton 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: 222 River Road, Northampton, Massachusetts 01053

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.00 - $50.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryNursing, Staff Development

We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and pers...

Full-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor on our 3p-11p shift! Can be either a LPN or RN. Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.
  • Shift differentials
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities
Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a RN in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
  • Must be familiar with drug actions and interactions.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing and rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately.
  • 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 Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • 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 be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
EXPERIENCE:
  • 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.
EDUCATION: Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college or university. Must be CPR certified. 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: 222 River Road, Northampton, Massachusetts 01053

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.00 - $45.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

  • Evening shift
  • Night shift

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

License/Certification:

  • LPN or RN (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Supervisor

We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor on our 3p-11p shift! Can be either a LPN or RN. Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better t...

Part-Time
Highview of Northampton - Leeds, MA
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring a part-time Physical Therapist to join our team in Leeds! Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities
Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work 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.
EXPERIENCE:
  • Current licensure by the applicable state agency. Current membership in professional organizations preferred.
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree, Master of Science or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. And Continued Ed hours must be maintained throughout career. Appropriate licensing requirements by individual states must be maintained. 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: 222 River Road, Northampton, Massachusetts 01053

Job Type: Part-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off

Healthcare setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryPhysical, Therapy

We are hiring a part-time Physical Therapist to join our team in Leeds! Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena....