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Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 5 days ago
We are hiring a Billing Specialist to join Athena Home Health & Hospice in Farmington, Connecticut! Working with our team 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. Experience & Education:
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in health care data entry, preferably in hospice care systems.
  • At least one (1) year of previous health care related billing experience, preferably in hospice care billing.
  • At least two (2) years college preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Accurately enters patient billing data, including visit charges and supply charges, into the information system.
  • Accurately processes and bills Medicare, Medicaid, private payer and patient claims in accordance with payer requirements and organization policy.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly billing and accounts receivable reports.
  • Responsible for understanding and completing cross training on insurance verifications, reviewing information from referrals, verifying coverage and obtaining authorization.
  • Maintains accurate Medicare and Medicaid billing analysis reports.
  • Maintains complete and accurate billing and accounts receivable records.
  • Prepares Medicare, Medicaid, private payer and patient remittances for data entry.
  • Alerts appropriate management team members regarding late or missing documents required for billing.
  • Assists with the collection of receivables by monitoring accounts receivables, resubmitting bills to overdue accounts, and alerting the billing manager of seriously overdue accounts.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with patients, payers, and other customers.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of patient and organization information at all times.
  • Performs other specific projects relating to billing, data entry, and computer operations as required.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice 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 CategoryHome Care/Hospice, Intake

We are hiring a Billing Specialist to join Athena Home Health & Hospice in Farmington, Connecticut! Working with our team will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.  Here at At...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring an Admissions Nurse to join Athena Home Health & Hospice! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. In this role, you plan, organize, and direct hospice care. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities. Experience & Education: 
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current licensure in State and CPR certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with one (1) year of hospice care experience preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supervising hospice aides.
  • Completes an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs.  Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    1. Writing and initiating plan of care
    2. Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    3. Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis, and incorporates palliative nursing actions.  Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice 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 CategoryAdmissions, Home Care/Hospice, Nursing, Registered Nurse - RN

We are hiring an Admissions Nurse to join Athena Home Health & Hospice! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care...

On Call
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring on-call Registered Nurses (RNs) to join Athena Home Health & Hospice! We have two salaried positions open. One position is Monday-Friday 4:30p-8a. The other is Friday-Monday overnights. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. In this role, you plan, organize, and direct hospice care and are experienced in nursing, with an emphasis on community health education/experience.  The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities. Experience & Education: 
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current licensure in State and CPR certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with one (1) year of hospice care experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Respond to on-call messages that will include making recommendations via phone and making visits to patients about whom the call is received.
  • Make scheduled visits and/or admission visits to patients as directed by the Clinical Supervisor; includes visits to patients admitted the previous day, and any patients with a clinical need for a visit.
  • Provide appropriate support at time of death and perform bereavement assessment if requested by the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Perform death pronouncements for patients that have passed away in any location where there is not a registered nurse available to pronounce the death.
  • Completes a comprehensive assessment of the patient and family to determine hospice eligibility and care needs.  Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    1. Writing and initiating plan of care
    2. Re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    3. Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis, and incorporates palliative nursing actions.  Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryHome Care/Hospice, Nursing, Registered Nurse - RN

We are hiring on-call Registered Nurses (RNs) to join Athena Home Health & Hospice! We have two salaried positions open. One position is Monday-Friday 4:30p-8a. The other is Friday-Monday overnigh...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring RN Case Managers to join our dynamic care team at Athena Home Health & Hospice! Positions are available in Hartford County and Tolland County! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. In this role, you plan, organize, and direct hospice care. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities. Experience & Education: 
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of recent acute care experience in an institutional setting, and one (1) to two (2) years of recent experience in home care.
  • Current licensure in State and CPR certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with one (1) year of hospice care experience preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supervising hospice aides.
  • Completes an initial, comprehensive, and ongoing comprehensive assessment of patient and family to determine hospice needs.  Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    1. Writing and initiating plan of care
    2. Regularly re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    3. Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis, and incorporates palliative nursing actions.  Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryHome Care/Hospice, Intake, Registered Nurse - RN

We are hiring RN Case Managers to join our dynamic care team at Athena Home Health & Hospice! Positions are available in Hartford County and Tolland County! Working with our team and residents wil...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 3 weeks ago
We are hiring a Marketing and Business Development Liaison to join our care team with Athena Home Health & Hospice! This is an on-the-road position based out of Farmington, Connecticut. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. In this role, you establish and grow referral relationships with physicians, referral sources, the community, payers, and other providers through the effective marketing skills of our hospice agency. Education & Experience:
  • One (1) year of sales/marketing experience in Home Health and Hospice, long-term care, and/or acute care is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to travel. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Act as a liaison between the referral accounts/the community and Athena Home Health and Hospice to identify and develop new potential referral sources.
  • Develop and maintain a monthly and daily marketing plan based on the Home Health and Hospice needs.  Service accounts in accordance with the marketing plan and as needed.  Responsible for timely and accurate completion of monthly and daily marketing/business development action plans.
  • Maximizes census through effective marketing, sales calls, and public relations in accordance with the Home Health and Hospice goals.
  • Effectively develop and implement monthly marketing plans that are organized and strategic through geographic planning, completion of daily marketing/admission action plans, targeting account assignments, adherence to account assignments, sales call frequency, strategy for account development, and vertical account development.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical skills which support/enhance sales skills and results through: sales delivery, collateral use, product knowledge, knowledge of competitors, identifying challenges and creating/initiating solutions in a positive and effective way.
  • Responsible for external sales calls/contact with assigned referral accounts based on account priority listing.
  • Responsible to ensure external sales calls effectively and successfully demonstrate preparation, discovery, presentation of features/benefits, handling of objections, and closing skills.
  • Create and distribute collateral materials (brochures, flyers, newsletters, etc.), promotional materials, as well as devising mailing campaigns.
  • Manage marketing/sales budget for Home Health and Hospice.
  • Schedule and conduct meetings for prospective families and applicants. Share pertinent information regarding Athena Home Health and Hospice Services as appropriate.  Obtain any additional information needed from the family to complete an application/screen.
  • Track and evaluate referrals on a daily and monthly basis.
  • Participate in orientation and in-service training programs for professional staff.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies which assist in determining policies.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryHome Care/Hospice, Marketing/Business Development

We are hiring a Marketing and Business Development Liaison to join our care team with Athena Home Health & Hospice! This is an on-the-road position based out of Farmington, Connecticut. Working wi...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Marriage and Family Therapist/Mental Health Counselor to join Athena Home Health & Hospice in Connecticut! 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 Marriage and Family Therapist/Mental Health Counselor, you:
  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group.  Provides an assessment in the patient’s identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required.
  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.  Counsels’ patients and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties.  Provides crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary group, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family.  Includes communication, role of family, space, and any special traditions or taboos.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Educates patients and families on, and assists in, preparation of advanced directives.
  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Provides information to patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patients and personnel.
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses on the symptoms of the terminal illness.
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities.
Experience & Education: 
  • Possess a master’s or doctorate degree that qualifies for licensure or certification as an MFT under State law of the State in which such individual furnishes marriage and family therapist services.
  • Is licensed or certified as an MFT by the State in which they furnish services.
  • Has performed at least 2 years or 3,000 hours of clinical supervised experience in marriage and family therapy or mental health counseling after obtaining the degree referenced above.
  • Meets other requirements as the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) determines appropriate.
  • MHC must be licensed or certified as an MHC, clinical professional counselor, professional counselor, addiction counselor, or alcohol and drug counselor by the state.
  • Individuals who meet all the applicable statutory and regulatory qualifications to be an MHC --- even though they may be licensed or certified by their state under a different title to furnish mental health counseling --- may enroll as an MHC.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategorySocial Services

We are hiring a Marriage and Family Therapist/Mental Health Counselor to join Athena Home Health & Hospice in Connecticut! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your profess...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Hospice Social Worker to join Athena Home Health & Hospice in Connecticut! Openings in Hartford County and Litchfield County. One-the-road position. 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, you:
  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group.  Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required.
  • Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.  Counsels’ patients and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties.  Provides crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Assesses for, and educates interdisciplinary group, on any special needs related to the culture of the patient and family.  Includes communication, role of family, space, and any special traditions or taboos.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Educates patients and families on, and assists in, preparation of advanced directives.
  • Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Provides information to patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Serves as liaison between patients and families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patients and personnel.
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family, and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses on the symptoms of the terminal illness.
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities.
Experience & Education: 
  • A graduate of a master’s program in social work (MSW) accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Experience in health care, hospice experience preferred.
  • Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.
  • Strong background in mental health/counseling and experience in health services delivery.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Home Health & Hospice is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategorySocial Services

We are hiring a Hospice Social Worker to join Athena Home Health & Hospice in Connecticut! Openings in Hartford County and Litchfield County. One-the-road position. Working with our team and resid...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 5 months ago
Athena Home Health & Hospice is hiring Hospice C.N.A.s across Connecticut! 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 and Home Health & Hospice services throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers and Home Health & Hospice services in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be a registered certified nurses' aide in accordance with laws of this state.
  • CPR certification preferred, but not necessary.
  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years of Hospice C.N.A. previous experience. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20 - $22.50 an hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

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

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Multiple locations

Job Features

Job CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing

Athena Home Health & Hospice is hiring Hospice C.N.A.s across Connecticut! 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 ...

Full-Time
Athena Home Health & Hospice - Farmington, CT
Posted 5 months ago
Athena Home Health & Hospice is hiring for a Hospice RN Case Manager for the New London area- come join the team!!! This position is Monday-Friday, No nights, no weekends. 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 and Home Health & Hospice services throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers and Home Health & Hospice services in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be licensed in accordance with laws of this state.
  • CPR certification preferred, but not necessary.
  • Participates in in-service training as requested.
EXPERIENCE: 1 year of prior experience required. EDUCATION: Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing or college. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $97,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Home Health
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Hospice

Work Location: On the road

Job Features

Job CategoryHome Care/Hospice, Registered Nurse - RN

Athena Home Health & Hospice is hiring for a Hospice RN Case Manager for the New London area- come join the team!!! This position is Monday-Friday, No nights, no weekends. Where you work is as imp...

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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