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Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! NEWLY INCREASED PAY RATES! $60 an hour based on experience. Openings:
  • Full-time: 7a-3p
  • Full-time: 3p-11p
  • Full-time: 11p-7a
  • Weekends 7a-7p
  • Weekends 7p-7a
Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a 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: Northbridge 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: 2875 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

#AHCS

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Job CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Supervisor

We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! NEWLY INCREASED PAY RATES! $60 an hour based on experience. Openings: Full-time: 7a-3p...

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Northbridge is a 145-bed facility offering short-term rehab and long-term care. This is a salaried position up to $150,000 depending on experience and interview. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Director of Nursing Services, the purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Services Department in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Experience & Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, college, or university, B.S.N. preferred.
  • CPR certified
  • Certification in Gerontology is preferred
  • Must have at least one (1) year of additional education or experience in rehabilitative or geriatric nursing and one (1) year of nursing administration. Nursing administration is defined as: Registered Nurses employed as Director of Nurses; Assistant Director of Nurses; Supervisor in a chronic and convalescent facility; employment in short-term hospital or chronic disease hospital as Director of Nurses, Assistant Director of Nurses, Supervisor, Staff Development Director, Infection Preventionist.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the nursing service department, according to state and federal guidelines and scope of patience.
  • Maintains and reviews and has input to development of all clinical policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements a nursing service organization structure.
  • Determines the staffing needs of the nursing service department, making recommendations to the Administrator, necessary to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Oversees licensed nursing staff
  • Develops work assignments and schedules duty hours, and/or assists nursing supervisor staff in completing and performing tasks necessary to ensure quality of care.
  • Develops and maintains an on-call program for the nursing department.
  • Makes daily rounds of each nursing unit and does visual inspection on each unit.
  • Reviews satisfaction of care and services with interviews with families and residents.
  • Assists the Infection Preventionist in establishing and maintaining the Infection Control Program.
  • Assists the Director of Staff Development in ensuring that all mandatory in-service education sessions, which are required by state and federal law, are performed per schedule; documented and such documentation is retained.
  • Assists the Administrator in developing safety standards for the nursing department and monitors these through employee incidents and develops a plan of correction and audit tool for prevention. The Director of Nurses is an active member of the Safety Committee.
  • Abides by all reporting policies and measures set forth by Athena Health Care Systems.
  • Other duties assigned by manager
Specific Requirements:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the privacy rules and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge 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. #AHCS

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Job CategoryDirector of Nursing, Nursing

We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Northbridge is a 145-bed facility offering short-term rehab and long-term ca...

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! 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 the nursing department. Experience & Education:
  • 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 as an RN in this state.
  • 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.
  • Must have experience in supervision, principles, and practices of teaching, etc.
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.
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: Northbridge is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Headquartered in Connecticut, Athena 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.

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Job CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Staff Development

We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professio...

Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring per diem Therapeutic Recreation Assistants to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! This is not a department head role. Includes a weekend rotation and possible evening shifts depending on resident needs. 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 TRA, you assist the Director in planning, organizing, developing, and implementing the overall operation of the Activity Department. Education & Experience:
  • 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
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in plans and provisions of patient care by visiting residents regularly to evaluate needs.
  • Document and report to the nursing department any unusual or significant findings.
  • Encourage resident to take part in activities of daily living that will stimulate his/her potential, physically, mentally, socially and spiritually.
  • Spend duty time with residents rather than with other facility staff.
  • Assist with and follow through on the establishment of resident care goals within the framework of the entire therapeutic team.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must 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 in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to 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 in-service training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge Rehab 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.

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Job CategoryRecreation

We are hiring per diem Therapeutic Recreation Assistants to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! This is not a department head role. Includes a weekend rotation and possible ...

Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring a Therapeutic Recreation Director to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! This is not a department head role. Includes a weekend rotation and possible evening shifts depending on resident needs. 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 TRD, you assist the Director in planning, organizing, developing, and implementing the overall operation of the Activity Department. Education & Experience:
  • Must be a qualified Therapeutic Recreation Director who is credentialed by the state and/or eligible to become qualified with satisfaction of requirements.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation — or be a candidate in an accredited degree program with proof of enrollment and ultimately, completion of a program in Therapeutic Recreation. Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree in a related field and one year of full-time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care facility; or a bachelor’s degree in a related field and 6 credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework; or an associate degree in a related field and two years full-time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care setting; or an associate degree in a related field and nine credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework. A related field shall include, but not be limited to Sociology, Psychology, Art, Music, or Education.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assists in plans and provisions of patient care by visiting residents regularly to evaluate needs.
  • Document and report the nursing department any unusual or significant findings.
  • 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.
  • Document accurately, timely, and comprehensively.
  • Follow facility van operation policy and procedures, if applicable.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Participate in new hire selection, orientation process and provide supervision for all new recreation staff.
  • Participate in disciplinary/corrective actions, including the issuance and implementation of discipline, performance-initiated training, and other corrective measures.
  • Assist with composing and implementing recreation policies and procedures.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to 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 in-service training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge Rehab 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.

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Job CategoryRecreation

We are hiring a Therapeutic Recreation Director to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! This is not a department head role. Includes a weekend rotation and possible evening s...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a. Weekends, overnights, and evenings 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 Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) the primary purpose of your job position is to provide your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with our established nursing care procedures, and as may be directed by the licensed staff nurse. Experience & Education:
  • Must be a registered certified nurse aide in accordance with the laws of this state.
  • CPR certification is preferred, but not necessary.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.
  • General work experience in long-term care is preferred, but not necessary.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Participate in planning and following current resident care plan on all residents under his/her care.
  • Complete resident assignments effectively and promptly.
  • Observe changes in resident conditions and promptly report them.
  • Document accurately and completely.
  • Meet personal grooming needs for each resident.
  • Promptly answer call lights and assure that all are placed within reach of the resident.
  • Assure the resident care areas are left clean and in an orderly manner.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Follow facility policy and procedures.
  • Other duties assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing and rehabilitation policies and utilize appropriately.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge 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 CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing

We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a....

Full-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring full-time and per diem Physical Therapists to join our team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! 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.

Job Features

Job CategoryPhysical, Therapy

We are hiring full-time and per diem Physical Therapists to join our team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we beli...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 4 months ago
We are hiring per diem Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! 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: Northbridge 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: 2875 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Standard shift:

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

Supplemental pay types:

  • Differential pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holiday
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • Choose your own hours

License/Certification:

  • LPN (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing

We are hiring per diem Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your ...

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring an Assistant Director of Nursing to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! 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 Assistant Director of Nursing, the primary purpose of your job position is to assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college, or university. B.S.N. preferred.
  • CPR certified.
  • Must have as a minimum, one (1) year experience as a supervisor in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist the DNS with planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the overall operations of the Nursing Services department, according to state, federal, local and corporate standards and regulations, policy and procedure, and scope of practice. Maintain familiarity with facility organizations and functions of all departments.
  • Meets the clinical needs of all residents while promoting positive resident and family relations.
  • Contributes to effective communication and pleasant working conditions. Demonstrates leadership. Maximize the potential of each employee supervised.
  • Assists with maintaining, reviewing and has input to development of all clinical policies and procedures. Ensures that Nursing policies and procedures are followed.
  • Assists with continuously monitoring and reviewing the staffing needs, schedules and work assignments
  • Oversees that all nursing assistants are certified and maintains a system to confirm currency and to track required in-service hours yearly to maintain certification as directed by the DNS.
  • Oversees that all nurses are licensed and maintains a tracking mechanism to confirm currency as directed by the DNS.
  • Makes rounds of each nursing unit and does visual inspection on each unit.
  • Ensures that medications are administered, handled, stored, and audited properly.
  • Assists the DNS with reviewing satisfaction of care and services by interviews with families and residents.
  • Assists the Infection Preventionist in establishing and maintaining the Infection Control Program.
  • Assists the Director of Staff Development in ensuring that all mandatory inservice education sessions, which are required by state and federal law, are performed per schedule; documented and such documentation is retained as directed by the DNS.
  • Assists the DNS in developing safety standards for the nursing department and monitors these through employee incidents and develops a plan of correction and audit tool for prevention.
  • Assist the DNS with Monthly Nursing department staff meetings that are held on all three shifts.
  • Participates in surveys and inspections by government agencies and implements plans of correction for deficiencies.
  • Other duties as 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 with the privacy rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • 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, professional demeanor, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents, families 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 a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge Rehab 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: 2875 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Healthcare setting:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

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

License/Certification:

  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryAssistant Director of Nursing, Nursing

We are hiring an Assistant Director of Nursing to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and pers...