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Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 7 days ago
We are hiring a Director of Nursing Services to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Northbridge is a 145-bed facility offering short-term rehab and long-term care. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Director of Nursing Services, the purpose of your position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of our Nursing Services Department in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Experience & Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, college, or university, B.S.N. preferred.
  • CPR certified
  • Certification in Gerontology is preferred
  • Must have at least one (1) year of additional education or experience in rehabilitative or geriatric nursing and one (1) year of nursing administration. Nursing administration is defined as: Registered Nurses employed as Director of Nurses; Assistant Director of Nurses; Supervisor in a chronic and convalescent facility; employment in short-term hospital or chronic disease hospital as Director of Nurses, Assistant Director of Nurses, Supervisor, Staff Development Director, Infection Preventionist.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, evaluates, and directs the nursing service department, according to state and federal guidelines and scope of patience.
  • Maintains and reviews and has input to development of all clinical policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements a nursing service organization structure.
  • Determines the staffing needs of the nursing service department, making recommendations to the Administrator, necessary to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Oversees licensed nursing staff
  • Develops work assignments and schedules duty hours, and/or assists nursing supervisor staff in completing and performing tasks necessary to ensure quality of care.
  • Develops and maintains an on-call program for the nursing department.
  • Makes daily rounds of each nursing unit and does visual inspection on each unit.
  • Reviews satisfaction of care and services with interviews with families and residents.
  • Assists the Infection Preventionist in establishing and maintaining the Infection Control Program.
  • Assists the Director of Staff Development in ensuring that all mandatory in-service education sessions, which are required by state and federal law, are performed per schedule; documented and such documentation is retained.
  • Assists the Administrator in developing safety standards for the nursing department and monitors these through employee incidents and develops a plan of correction and audit tool for prevention. The Director of Nurses is an active member of the Safety Committee.
  • Abides by all reporting policies and measures set forth by Athena Health Care Systems.
  • Other duties assigned by manager
Specific Requirements:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the privacy rules and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryDirector of Nursing, Nursing

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

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 2 weeks ago
We are hiring a Human Resource Director to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As the Human Resource Director, 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 Director to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional an...

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 weeks ago
We are hiring a Director of Staff Development to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Director of Staff Development, the purpose of your job is to direct educational programs for staff in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Registered Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college, or university.
  • 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.
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
  • 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 be knowledgeable in the privacy rule, comply with facility’s privacy practices, train staff in the same and provide additional training if changes are made to policies and/or there is staff non-compliance.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills to ensure standards of nursing practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. 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 CategoryNursing, Staff Development

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

Full-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Therapeutic Recreation Assistant to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! This is not a department head role. Includes a weekend rotation and possible evening shifts depending on resident needs. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a TRA, you assist the Director in planning, organizing, developing, and implementing the overall operation of the Activity Department. Education & Experience:
  • As a minimum, one (1) year experience in an Activities Department in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other related medical facility is preferred
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in plans and provisions of patient care by visiting residents regularly to evaluate needs.
  • Document and report to the nursing department any unusual or significant findings.
  • Encourage resident to take part in activities of daily living that will stimulate his/her potential, physically, mentally, socially and spiritually.
  • Spend duty time with residents rather than with other facility staff.
  • Assist with and follow through on the establishment of resident care goals within the framework of the entire therapeutic team.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must participate in continuing education and in-service training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge Rehab is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryRecreation

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

Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Therapeutic Recreation Director to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! This is not a department head role. Includes a weekend rotation and possible evening shifts depending on resident needs. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a TRD, you assist the Director in planning, organizing, developing, and implementing the overall operation of the Activity Department. Education & Experience:
  • Must be a qualified Therapeutic Recreation Director who is credentialed by the state and/or eligible to become qualified with satisfaction of requirements.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation — or be a candidate in an accredited degree program with proof of enrollment and ultimately, completion of a program in Therapeutic Recreation. Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree in a related field and one year of full-time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care facility; or a bachelor’s degree in a related field and 6 credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework; or an associate degree in a related field and two years full-time employment in Therapeutic Recreation in a health care setting; or an associate degree in a related field and nine credit hours of Therapeutic Recreation coursework. A related field shall include, but not be limited to Sociology, Psychology, Art, Music, or Education.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assists in plans and provisions of patient care by visiting residents regularly to evaluate needs.
  • Document and report the nursing department any unusual or significant findings.
  • Encourage residents to take part in activities of daily living that will stimulate his/her potential, physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Spend duty time with residents rather than with other facility staff.
  • Assist with and follow through on the establishment of resident care goals within the framework of the entire therapeutic team.
  • Document accurately, timely, and comprehensively.
  • Follow facility van operation policy and procedures, if applicable.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Participate in new hire selection, orientation process and provide supervision for all new recreation staff.
  • Participate in disciplinary/corrective actions, including the issuance and implementation of discipline, performance-initiated training, and other corrective measures.
  • Assist with composing and implementing recreation policies and procedures.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must participate in continuing education and in-service training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge Rehab is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryRecreation

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

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Part-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Full-time, part-time, and per diem available on 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a. Weekends, overnights, and evenings come with pay differentials. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) the primary purpose of your job position is to provide your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with our established nursing care procedures, and as may be directed by the licensed staff nurse. Experience & Education:
  • Must be a registered certified nurse aide in accordance with the laws of this state.
  • CPR certification is preferred, but not necessary.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.
  • General work experience in long-term care is preferred, but not necessary.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Participate in planning and following current resident care plan on all residents under his/her care.
  • Complete resident assignments effectively and promptly.
  • Observe changes in resident conditions and promptly report them.
  • Document accurately and completely.
  • Meet personal grooming needs for each resident.
  • Promptly answer call lights and assure that all are placed within reach of the resident.
  • Assure the resident care areas are left clean and in an orderly manner.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Follow facility policy and procedures.
  • Other duties assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing and rehabilitation policies and utilize appropriately.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryCertified Nursing Assistant - CNA, Nursing

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

Full-Time, Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring full-time and per diem Physical Therapists to join our team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities
Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
EXPERIENCE:
  • Current licensure by the applicable state agency. Current membership in professional organizations preferred.
  • Two years of clinical experience preferred.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree, Master of Science or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. And Continued Ed hours must be maintained throughout career. Appropriate licensing requirements by individual states must be maintained. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Job Features

Job CategoryPhysical, Therapy

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

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Per Diem
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring per diem Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Licensed Practical Nurse, your job position is to provide direct nursing care under the supervision of the RN to residents and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by the nursing assistant. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the RN to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. Experience & Education:
  • Must be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program and hold a current LPN license with the state.
  • Must be CPR-certified.
  • A minimum one (1) year experience in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility is preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Maintain current resident care plans on all residents under his/her care.
  • Follow physician’s orders. Renders and/or assist with complete nursing care, treatments, dressings, and other physician orders.
  • Transcribe physician’s orders promptly and accurately.
  • Review patient records daily to assure accuracy and completeness.
  • Document comprehensive and complete nursing notes.
  • Visit each resident daily to evaluate resident needs.
  • Maintain accurate awareness of residents on alert list.
  • Document and report any unusual or significant findings; contact the physician when necessary.
  • Administer medication according to procedure.
  • Maintain an accurate and safe control of all drugs for which he/she is responsible.
  • Initiate any and all emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Complies with facility Privacy Practices Policies & Procedures, protecting residents’ individual health information.
  • Other duties assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law. Location: 2875 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Physical setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home
  • Rehabilitation center

Standard shift:

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

Supplemental pay types:

  • Differential pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holiday
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • Choose your own hours

License/Certification:

  • LPN (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryLicensed Practical Nurse - LPN, Nursing

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

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 3 months ago
We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! NEWLY INCREASED PAY RATES! $48-$52 an hour based on experience. Openings:
  • Full-time: 7a-3p
  • Full-time: 3p-11p
  • Weekends 7a-7p
  • Weekends 7p-7a
Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a registered nurse supervisor, the primary purpose of your position is to direct the total nursing care activities in the facility during each shift of duty in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and as may be directed by the DNS, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a RN in this state.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college, or university.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must have as a minimum, one (1) year experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or other related health care facility is preferable.
  • Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet the nursing and rehabilitation needs of each resident.
  • Maintain current resident care plans on all residents under his/her care.
  • Follow physician’s orders. Renders and/or assists with complete nursing care, treatments, dressings, and other physician orders.
  • Transcribe physician’s orders promptly and accurately.
  • Review patient records daily to assure accuracy and completeness.
  • Document comprehensive and complete nursing notes.
  • Maintain accurate awareness of residents on alert list/conduct and document RN assessments as needed.
  • Document and report any unusual or significant findings; contact the physician when necessary.
  • Administer medication according to procedure if applicable.
  • Initiate any and all emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Conduct oversight of Charge Nurse and CNA performances.
  • Contributes to and promotes positive resident and family relations.
  • Other duties may be assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess accurate and comprehensive assessment skills.
  • Must have knowledge of restorative nursing and rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law. Location: 2875 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Every weekend

Work setting:

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

License/Certification:

  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Supervisor

We are hiring a Nursing Supervisor to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Health Care Center in Bridgeport! NEWLY INCREASED PAY RATES! $48-$52 an hour based on experience. Openings: Full-time: 7...

Full-Time
Northbridge Health Care Center - Bridgeport, CT
Posted 4 months ago
We are hiring an Assistant Director of Nursing to join our dynamic care team at Northbridge Rehab in Bridgeport! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As an Assistant Director of Nursing, the primary purpose of your job position is to assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the day-to-day functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college, or university. B.S.N. preferred.
  • CPR certified.
  • Must have as a minimum, one (1) year experience as a supervisor in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other related health care facility.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist the DNS with planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the overall operations of the Nursing Services department, according to state, federal, local and corporate standards and regulations, policy and procedure, and scope of practice. Maintain familiarity with facility organizations and functions of all departments.
  • Meets the clinical needs of all residents while promoting positive resident and family relations.
  • Contributes to effective communication and pleasant working conditions. Demonstrates leadership. Maximize the potential of each employee supervised.
  • Assists with maintaining, reviewing and has input to development of all clinical policies and procedures. Ensures that Nursing policies and procedures are followed.
  • Assists with continuously monitoring and reviewing the staffing needs, schedules and work assignments
  • Oversees that all nursing assistants are certified and maintains a system to confirm currency and to track required in-service hours yearly to maintain certification as directed by the DNS.
  • Oversees that all nurses are licensed and maintains a tracking mechanism to confirm currency as directed by the DNS.
  • Makes rounds of each nursing unit and does visual inspection on each unit.
  • Ensures that medications are administered, handled, stored, and audited properly.
  • Assists the DNS with reviewing satisfaction of care and services by interviews with families and residents.
  • Assists the Infection Preventionist in establishing and maintaining the Infection Control Program.
  • Assists the Director of Staff Development in ensuring that all mandatory inservice education sessions, which are required by state and federal law, are performed per schedule; documented and such documentation is retained as directed by the DNS.
  • Assists the DNS in developing safety standards for the nursing department and monitors these through employee incidents and develops a plan of correction and audit tool for prevention.
  • Assist the DNS with Monthly Nursing department staff meetings that are held on all three shifts.
  • Participates in surveys and inspections by government agencies and implements plans of correction for deficiencies.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care.
  • Must be knowledgeable with the privacy rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
  • Must have patience, tact, professional demeanor, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents, families and staff.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.
  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Northbridge Rehab is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law. Location: 2875 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

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

Healthcare setting:

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

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

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

License/Certification:

  • RN License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryAssistant Director of Nursing, Nursing

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

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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