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Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 2 days ago
We are hiring Activities Assistants to join our creative and passionate recreation team at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Full-time position with weekly pay at $18.50/hour. Benefits available. May include weekend responsibilities. 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 Activities Assistant, you assist the Director of Therapeutic Recreation and/or Memory Care Program Coordinator in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Therapeutic Recreation Department 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. Experience & Education: 
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • As a minimum, one (1) year experience in an Activities Department in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other related medical facility is preferred.
  • We can train the right candidate!
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assists 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 residents 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 be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • 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 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 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 policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must participate in continuing education and inservice training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Laurel Ridge 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
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 CategoryRecreation

We are hiring Activities Assistants to join our creative and passionate recreation team at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Full-time position with weekly pay at $18.50/hour. Benefits available. May includ...

Full-Time
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring a Director of Physical Plant (Maintenance) to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Ridgefield! It is a 126-bed center. 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. In this department head role, you plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the maintenance department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator/Assistant Administrator or Director of Environmental Services to assure that our facility is maintained in a safe and comfortable manner. Education & Experience:
  • A high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in a supervisory capacity, in maintenance/plant related position preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable of boilers, compressors, generators, etc., as well as various mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Must have ability to read and interpret blueprints and be knowledgeable in building codes and safety regulations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the maintenance needs of the facility.
  • Recognize hazards to residents or staff safety and take appropriate action to maintain safe environment according to facility policy and procedures.
  • Organize and prioritize.
  • Replace, repair and purchase items according to facility policy and procedure.
  • Plan and implement preventive maintenance program and document accurately.
  • Maintain weather protection against cold, heat, fire and other hazards.
  • Supervise outside contractors.
  • Serve on-call for emergency and off-duty hours.
  • Perform errands and tasks as required.
  • Maintain upkeep of exterior of building and grounds in all weather conditions.
  • Demonstrate and teach correct safety techniques, in accord with company policy and prior training.
  • Is knowledgeable in and ensures staff comply with Privacy Practices to protect residents’ health information.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English language.
  • Must be licensed in accordance with current applicable standards, codes, labor laws, etc.
  • 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 maintenance practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing maintenance functions in the long-term care facility.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and to supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the maintenance department.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of maintenance areas, must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for order, safety and proper performance of equipment.
  • Must maintain regular inspections of resident and non-resident areas for sanitation, order, safety, and employees proper performance duties.
  • Must have patience, tact, a 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 plan and carry out programs in repair, new construction, and equipment installation.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Possess sufficient mechanical abilities to handle facility maintenance needs with little outside contract use.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Laurel Ridge 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 CategoryPhysical Plant/Maintenance

We are hiring a Director of Physical Plant (Maintenance) to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Ridgefield! It is a 126-bed center. Working with our team and residents wil...

Full-Time
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant to join at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! 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 where required.
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred.
EDUCATION:
  • Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from an accredited program.
  • CEU’s per state licensure requirements.
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 CategoryPhysical, Therapy

We are hiring a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant to join at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does ...

Per Diem
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring for a Per-Diem Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA) to join our team in Ridgefield! Hiring for Per-Diem coverage with potential opportunity to grow with the department. 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:
  • Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant from an accredited program.
  • CEU’s per state licensure requirements.
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: 642 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Healthcare setting:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

  • Per-Diem with opportunity for future growth

License/Certification:

  • COTA license (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryTherapy

We are hiring for a Per-Diem Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA) to join our team in Ridgefield! Hiring for Per-Diem coverage with potential opportunity to grow with the department. Where you work...

Full-Time, Monday - Friday
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring a Resident Care Coordinator (RCC) to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Ridgefield! 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 a Resident Care Coordinator, the primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize and direct the MDS process in accordance with federal and state standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Education & Experience:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college or university. LPN or RN.
  • Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
  • Must possess skills in leadership and communication.
  • Must possess creativity, integrity, and initiative.
  • It is preferred, but not required, that there is prior experience in completing MDS’
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of MDS process.
  • Coordinate and attend resident care conferences to ensure development, implementation and evaluation of a care plan that is current and reflective of resident needs and preferences.
  • Attend morning report and communicate information about resident condition changes to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Complies with facility privacy practices policies and procedures and protects resident’s individual health information.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as directed.
  • Attend and coordinate the Medicare Meetings.
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 able to coordinate the MDS process, OBRA required MDS and appropriate care plans for each resident timely.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Medicare A process, including coordination of Medicare meetings, initiating physician cert/recerts, issuing of Medicare denial letters, determining skilled level of care, identifying criteria to end a Benefit Period, coordinating PPS MDS assessments, setting ARDs for appropriate reimbursement and projecting RUG categories.
  • Must be able to ensure transmission/acceptance of all MDS assessments to the CMS repository
  • Must be able to ensure development, evaluation, and implementation of resident care plans.
  • Must be able to understand and use the QM Reports
  • 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 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 in all situations.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills to ensure standards of nursing practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Laurel Ridge 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 and Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • 401(k) with Employer Match for All Team Members
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 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. Pay: Salary role up to $108,000 a year. Shift: Monday - Friday, days

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Job CategoryNursing

We are hiring a Resident Care Coordinator (RCC) to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Ridgefield! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your profes...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 4 months ago
We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Full-time 7a-3p, part-time 3p-11p & 11p-7a available. All rotate every other weekend. 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: Laurel Ridge 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: 642 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $45.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Rotating weekends

Work setting:

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

License/Certification:

  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Supervisor

We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Full-time 7a-3p, part-time 3p-11p & 11p-7a available. All rotate every other weekend. Working with o...

Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring full-time, part-time, and per diem Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)! Shifts available: 3p-11p and 11p-7a 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 be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing or college. Must be CPR certified. Participates in in-service training as requested. EXPERIENCE: Nursing experience in long-term care preferred but not necessary. 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: 642 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $35.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health 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:

  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Differential pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing

We are hiring full-time, part-time, and per diem Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)! Shifts available: 3p-11p and 11p-7a Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees,...

Full-Time
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 7 months ago
We are hiring a Full Time Occupational Therapist to join our team in Ridgefield, CT!!! 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.
EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • CEU’s per state licensure requirements.
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: 642 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics
  • Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

Role characteristics:

  • Adults
  • Older adults

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

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

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryOccupational, Therapy

We are hiring a Full Time Occupational Therapist to join our team in Ridgefield, CT!!! Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it bett...

Part-Time, Per Diem
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 1 year ago
We are hiring Cooks to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Pay rate starts at $18.50/hour. 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 Cook, the primary purpose of your position is to prepare food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Chef Manager and/or Director of Dining Services, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times. One (1) year dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other related medical facility preferred, but not necessary. Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Follow therapeutic diets ordered by the physician.
  • Ensure the proper serving temperature of food.
  • Maintain visual appeal of the food.
  • Monitor daily nourishments, follow standardized recipes.
  • Assure proper portion control.
  • Adhere to sanitation and storage policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques and follow safety guidelines as established and trained.
  • Is knowledgeable in and ensures staff comply with privacy practices to protect residents’ health information.
  • Represents Dining Services at Interdisciplinary Care Conference.
  • Other duties assigned by the dining director.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to cook a variety of foods in large quantities.
  • 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 knowledgeable of dining service procedures as well as related laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing home operations.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service 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.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Laurel Ridge 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 CategoryDining Services

We are hiring Cooks to join our dynamic care team at Laurel Ridge in Ridgefield! Pay rate starts at $18.50/hour. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and pers...

7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Laurel Ridge Health Care Center - Ridgefield, CT
Posted 1 year ago
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) needed 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 be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be a registered certified nurses’ aide in accordance with laws of this state.
  • CPR certification preferred, but not necessary. High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
EXPERIENCE: General work experience in long-term care preferred, but not necessary. 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: 642 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Experience:

  • LTC: 1 year (Preferred)
  • CNA: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • CT CNA (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

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Job CategoryNursing

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) needed 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 st...