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When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to provide the best care and services to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the best employer of choice.

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Full-Time
Evergreen Health Care Center - Stafford Springs, CT
Posted 4 days ago
We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford Springs! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Director of Nursing Services, the purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Services Department in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Experience & Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, college, or university, B.S.N. preferred.
  • CPR certified
  • Certification in Gerontology is preferred
  • Must have at least one (1) year of additional education or experience in rehabilitative or geriatric nursing and one (1) year of nursing administration. Nursing administration is defined as: Registered Nurses employed as Director of Nurses; Assistant Director of Nurses; Supervisor in a chronic and convalescent facility; employment in short-term hospital or chronic disease hospital as Director of Nurses, Assistant Director of Nurses, Supervisor, Staff Development Director, Infection Preventionist.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the nursing service department, according to state and federal guidelines and scope of patience.
  • Maintains and reviews and has input to development of all clinical policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements a nursing service organization structure.
  • Determines the staffing needs of the nursing service department, making recommendations to the Administrator, necessary to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Oversees licensed nursing staff
  • Develops work assignments and schedules duty hours, and/or assists nursing supervisor staff in completing and performing tasks necessary to ensure quality of care.
  • Develops and maintains an on-call program for the nursing department.
  • Makes daily rounds of each nursing unit and does visual inspection on each unit.
  • Reviews satisfaction of care and services with interviews with families and residents.
  • Assists the Infection Preventionist in establishing and maintaining the Infection Control Program.
  • Assists the Director of Staff Development in ensuring that all mandatory in-service education sessions, which are required by state and federal law, are performed per schedule; documented and such documentation is retained.
  • Assists the Administrator in developing safety standards for the nursing department and monitors these through employee incidents and develops a plan of correction and audit tool for prevention. The Director of Nurses is an active member of the Safety Committee.
  • Abides by all reporting policies and measures set forth by Athena Health Care Systems.
  • Other duties assigned by manager
Specific Requirements:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the privacy rules and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
*Rates are based on demonstrated applicable experience, license verification, and professional reference checks. About Athena Health Care Systems: Evergreen 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 CategoryDirector of Nursing, Nursing

We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford Springs! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your profes...

Full-Time
Evergreen Health Care Center - Stafford Springs, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Social Worker to join our dynamic care team at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford Springs! 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 Social Worker, your role is to plan, organize, develop, and direct all required social services to meet the needs of residents in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility and as may be directed by the Administrator to assure that the medically related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis. Experience & Education:
  • A minimum of one (1) year social work in a hospital, skilled facility, or other health-related field preferred.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a bachelors in social work from an approved school of social work.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and monitor resident care conferences.
  • Work with individual residents, responsible parties, and families towards adjustment to placement and to crisis (i.e., illness, disability, and death).
  • Complies with facility Privacy Practices policies and procedures and protects residents’ individual health information.
  • Complete comprehensive documentation in a timely manner.
  • In the role of advocate coordinate personal needs.
  • Utilize community resources appropriately.
  • Support staff in relation to resident-related issues.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Respect and take care of facility equipment and not wasteful of supplies.
  • Contribute to efficient communication and pleasant working conditions.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Follow facility policies and procedures.
  • Continue growth and expand job knowledge.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by your supervisor.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and general public.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as being willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level in which they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing Social Service practices.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition/incident to the Interdisciplinary Team as appropriate.
Pay ranges from $35 to $37 an hour based on experience. About Athena Health Care Systems: Evergreen 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 CategorySocial Services

We are hiring a Social Worker to join our dynamic care team at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford Springs! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and pers...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Evergreen Health Care Center - Stafford Springs, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford Springs! $1,500 sign-on bonus for full-time! 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: Evergreen Health Care Center 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
Benefits for Eligible Team Members:
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 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: 135 South Road, Farmington, CT 06032

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

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:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekends as needed

License/Certification:

  • CNA (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing

We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Evergreen Health Care Center in Stafford Springs! $1,500 sign-on bonus for full-time! Working with our team and resident...

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Personal Time
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salary Employees
  • Exclusive Employer Discounts Program
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
    • Direct Deposit for Payroll
  • Two-Way Employee Communication/Staff Meetings
  • Staff Appreciation Events & Employee of the Month Program
  • Casual Fridays

Employees choose Athena Health Care Systems because they share our common goal of providing the best care to our residents. We, in turn, strive to provide the best care and work environment to our employees.

We create a welcoming work environment that allows you to grow your passion in healthcare. Whether a member of our nursing staff, therapy team, or any other crucial department, you matter to the residents, their families, and the Athena family.

Through staff appreciation events, Employee of the Month programs, and a positive company culture, we hope you find a lifelong career with Athena. Just ask our many employees with decades-long careers with us! While we work to provide the highest-quality care to hundreds of residents in our communities, we know that can’t be done without the passionate folks we employ across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

We also enjoy highlighting our team members and the work they do in our blog called Inside Athena!

Another important initiative at Athena is the Taking Care of Our Own Fund, which provides financial assistance to our employees who are undergoing active cancer treatments. Our managed centers and services host fundraisers throughout the year, like bake sales, raffles, and more efforts to support the fund and its important mission. Athena’s biggest yearly fundraiser is a family-friendly softball tournament held every August to bring our network together for a weekend of softball and fun.

We welcome you to join our family and see what’s awaiting you with Athena!

We know you are always looking ahead and so are we! Athena offers various opportunities for career advancement. For example, many of our Certified Nursing Assistants will pursue nursing degrees and continue their careers where they started it. It’s not uncommon to find someone in a supervisor or director role grown from within. You are also able to transfer within the Athena family and maintain your seniority. We like to give everyone the space to grow on a personal and professional level and reach their full potential.

Athena Health Care Systems’ centers provide a comprehensive orientation program for all new employees; both general orientation to their center and job-specific orientation. Our orientation programs are provided both virtually and in person and are designed to provide the new employee with the training and education needed to deliver the best in resident care and customer service to our residents and their families.

All mandatory state and federal requirements are met during initial employee orientation. These topics are presented to ensure employees provide quality care and understand the expectations of their role. Following orientation, a comprehensive review of needed skills/competencies is provided to ensure each employee performs their tasks at the highest level.

Since our founding in 1984, Athena Health Care Systems has encouraged and promoted a culture focused on developing and preserving diversity, equity, and inclusion for our residents and their families, and our team of caregivers. Athena believes that the diversity of our team allows for better care of all residents. Throughout our daily work, our patients, residents, and their families put their trust in our hands. By doing so, they deserve to always be treated with the utmost respect and compassion.

We embrace our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

The collective sum of the individual differences such as life experiences, knowledge, beliefs, unique abilities, and talent that our employees invest in our centers and affiliates represents a significant part of our culture, reputation, and accomplishments.

All employees within the Athena network have a responsibility to always treat co-workers and their patients, residents, and families with dignity and respect. Employees who believe they have been subjected to or witnessed any kind of discrimination that conflicts with our mission should seek assistance from a supervisor, human resources, or their administrator.

Athena Health Care Systems complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
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