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Full-Time
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring a Human Resource Manager to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As the Human Resource Manager, you are responsible for assisting in the provision of human resource services which include employee benefits questions, recruitment and employment, developing/updating human resource policies, procedures, employee and labor relations, and management systems, as well as other administrative functions pertaining to management or general business of daily operations. The Human Resource Director will also assist the Administrator with performing work of substantial importance. Experience & Education:
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Human Resources, business administration, or psychology.
  • A minimum of two (2) to four (4) years experience in a human resource general capacity, preferably within a health care or skilled nursing facility.
  • Proficient in composition of verbal and written communication.
  • Proficient with computer software programs (ADP Advantage, Microsoft Word & Excel, etc.)
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate the ability to organize, prioritize and coordinate all administrative activities.
  • Maintain accurate and organized administrative files, records, license verification, and facilities policy books.
  • Responds to employee questions and problems pertaining to the eligibility and availability of benefits.
  • Maintains facilities personnel files, ensures the timely completion of all required evaluations and paperwork, coordinate and manage accurate personnel files.
  • Assists front desk in assigned region and fill-in in their absence.
  • Communicates with facilities leaders including interviewing, hiring, disciplining and termination.
  • Assists in recruitment and retention of facilities staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all employee and resident related information.
  • Performs clerical support duties, record keeping functions, administrative detail and follow-up.
  • Coordinate inter/intra facilities communication.
  • Completes all background check processes in accordance with all federal and state specific regulations and facilities protocols.
  • Coordinate Worker’s Compensation and all other in-house insurance programs (medical, dental, Connecticut paid, life insurance, etc.) and works with claims manager.
  • Maintain all regulatory required logs and records (i.e. OSHA, EEOC, CHRO, etc.).
  • Knowledge about laws and regulations relating to job responsibilities, e.g., EEO, OSHA, patient rights, fraud/abuse laws.
  • Coordinate facilities events.
  • Other duties assigned by Administrator or other Athena staff.
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.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all employee and resident related information.
  • Knowledgeable of laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to hospital and long-term care administrative procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in Privacy Rule and facility Privacy Practices Policies and Procedures including Deficit Reduction Act.
  • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and facility and corporate staff.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing resources and administrative procedures to maintain a sound operation.
  • Maintain the care and use and ordering of supplies, equipment, etc., and the appearance of the office by regular inspections and appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents, staff, based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
  • Is knowledgeable in aspects of human resources and the atmosphere in multiple facilities.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • Is proficient in composition of written communication.
  • Is proficient with computer software programs (i.e., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Newsletter Software, ADP Advantage, etc.).
  • Is knowledgeable of use of, and maintains all facilities office equipment in good working order.
About 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.

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Job CategoryHuman Resources

We are hiring a Human Resource Manager to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. ...

Part-Time, Weekends
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring a part-time Receptionist to join our dynamic team at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Newport, Rhode Island! We have weekday 4p-8p and weekend 8a-4p shifts open. 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 our receptionist, you perform clerical support in an efficient manner in accordance with established procedures, and as directed by your supervisor. Experience & Education:  A minimum of two (2) years experience in a clerical position, or successfully completed a secretarial science program from an accredited school/college, is preferred.  Must have a working knowledge of filing and respect for confidentiality. Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Operate telephone switchboard.
  • Utilize proper phone etiquette.
  • Receive and direct all persons entering the facility to appropriate areas.
  • Responsible for general typing and secretarial functions.
  • Distribute paychecks per policy and procedure.
  • Is responsible to receive and direct incoming mail and deliveries appropriately.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Respect and take care of facility equipment and not wasteful of supplies.
  • Contribute to and promote resident and family relations.
  • Knowledgeable in facility’s Privacy Practice and complies by protecting all residents’ health information.
  • Follow facility’s policies and procedures.
  • Continue growth and expand job knowledge.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • 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 action and to remain calm during emergency situations.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of administrative practices, procedures and guidelines.
  • Must possess a cheerful personality and be ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Has knowledge of personnel application procedures.
  • Must be able to type 50 words per minute.
  • Is knowledgeable of all office equipment.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Heatherwood Rehabilitation & 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 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 CategoryReception

We are hiring a part-time Receptionist to join our dynamic team at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Newport, Rhode Island! We have weekday 4p-8p and weekend 8a-4p shifts open. Wo...

Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! $48 to $50 an 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 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: Heatherwood Rehab 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, Staff Development

We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! $48 to $50 an hour. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your profe...

Full-Time
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring Cooks to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Pay rate starts at $17/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: Heatherwood 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 Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Pay rate starts at $17/hour. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and perso...

Full-Time
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! 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 PTA, you assist in the provision, collection of assessment data, and direct treatment to a general rehab caseload under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist and participate in clinical program development. Education & Experience:
  • Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from an accredited program.
  • CEU’s per state licensure requirements.
  • Current licensure by the applicable state agency where required.
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • May perform additional assigned administrative duties such as assigned by the Rehab Program Manager.
  • Under a physician’s order provides direct resident treatments in accordance with an established plan of care.  Treatment venue includes individual, supervised, and group.
  • Contributes to the team meeting and decision making process as defined by the program.
  • Consults with and trains patients, residents and caregivers.
  • Monitors efficiencies on an ongoing basis in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Documents activities according to the company’s clinical documentation system on a timely basis.
  • Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations.
  • Participates in clinical program development and implementation.
  • Demonstrates ability for continuous new learning to remain current in the field.
  • May perform additional duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities.
Specific Requirements:
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Standing and walking for significant amounts of time is necessary.
  • Communication skills needed for directing staff, customer relations, marketing activities.
  • Ability to perform documentation needs, manipulations of equipment and direct patient care.
  • Requires intense attention and concentration.
  • Ability to cope with periodic stress associated with changing census and staffing demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage time effectively for self and others.
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of personality types, ages, and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to articulate and comprehend the English language.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Heatherwood 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 CategoryPhysical, Therapy

We are hiring a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and per...

Full-Time, Part-Time
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring an Activities Assistant to join our team at Heatherwood in Newport! 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.
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: Heatherwood 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 an Activities Assistant to join our team at Heatherwood in Newport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Healt...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood in Newport! Full-time & part-time available on 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a. $20 an hour. Weekends, overnights, and evenings come with pay differentials. Includes rotating weekends. 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.
  • New graduates welcome!
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: Heatherwood 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 CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing

We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood in Newport! Full-time & part-time available on 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a. $20 an hour. Weekends, overnig...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 4 months ago
We are hiring for Registered Nurses (RN) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care 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. As a member of our nursing team, you provide direct nursing care to residents and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by the nursing assistant. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by your supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. Education and Experience:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing or college.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must have a current and active RN license in the state.
  • A minimum of one (1) year in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility is preferred, but not required.
  • New graduates welcome!
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Maintain current resident care plans on all residents under his/her care.
  • Follow physician’s orders.  Renders and/or assist with complete nursing care, treatments, dressings, and other physician orders.
  • Transcribe physician’s orders promptly and accurately.
  • Review patient records daily to assure accuracy and completeness.
  • Document comprehensive and complete nursing notes.
  • Visit each resident daily to evaluate resident needs.
  • Maintain accurate awareness of residents on alert list.
  • Document and report any unusual or significant findings; contact the physician when necessary.
  • Administer medication according to procedure.
  • Maintain an accurate and safe control of all drugs for which he/she is responsible.
  • Initiate any and all emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques in accord with orientation and training processes of Athena and your specific job description.
  • Complies with facility Privacy Practices Policies and Procedures and protects residents’ individual health information.
  • Other duties assigned by Director of Nursing and other managerial team members.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
  • Must be familiar with drug actions and interactions.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergencies.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Countryside Manor of Bristol 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 CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN

We are hiring for Registered Nurses (RN) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your profess...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 4 months ago
We are hiring for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Newport, Rhode Island.  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: Heatherwood Rehabilitation & 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 Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing

We are hiring for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Newport, Rhode Island.  Working with our team and residents w...

Full-Time, Part-Time
Heatherwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newport, RI
Posted 5 months ago
We are hiring Dining Services Assistants to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Position includes rotating weekends. Shifts available are 6:30a-2:30p, 11:30a-7:30p, and 3:30p-7:30p. Full-time and part-time available. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Dining Services Assistant, your duties and responsibilities include:
  • Follow therapeutic diet cards as ordered by the physician.
  • Ensure proper serving temperature of the food and beverages.
  • Assure delivery on a timely basis.
  • Maintains visual appeal of the food and emphasis on the use of garnishes.
  • Adhere to daily nourishment list and stock nourishment stations.
  • Assist the cook in monitoring of meal serving times.
  • Adhere to sanitation and storage policy and procedure.
  • Other duties assigned by the dining director.
No experience is necessary. On-the-job training provided! Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written communication.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of the dining service areas; must perform regular inspections of dietary services areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing dietary practices.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Heatherwood 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: 398 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Shift:

  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Afternoon shift
  • After school
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Morning shift
  • Rotating shift

Work setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryDining Services

We are hiring Dining Services Assistants to join our dynamic care team at Heatherwood Rehab in Newport! Position includes rotating weekends. Shifts available are 6:30a-2:30p, 11:30a-7:30p, and 3:30p-7...

Athena Health Care Systems C.N.A. Class Waitlist

Interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant? Athena Health Care Systems invites you to join our waitlist for upcoming sponsored classes. A member of our team will reach out when the skilled nursing home closest to you opens course registration! We have locations throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island offering weekly pay and great benefits. Common shift options include 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., and 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Note: Form submission does not guarantee entry into the course. Employment conditions apply if sponsored to attend the course.

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  • 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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