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Full-Time
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 3 days ago
We are hiring an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! 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 AR Assistant, you assist in the day-to-day accounting function of the facility in accordance with current applicable accounting and cost reimbursement principles relating to the long-term care operations, and as may be directed by the Director of Financial Services or Administrator. Experience & Education:
  • Must have, as a minimum, six (6) months experience in bookkeeping or accounting practice.
  • Experience in health care accounting preferred but not required.
  • High school diploma or its equivalent required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all Accounts Receivable Assistant job descriptions.
  • Discuss billing situations with residents and/or responsible parties including Director of Finance.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records and reports, including all accounts, journals, deposits, ledgers, etc.
  • Maintain accurate census data.
  • Secure all cash and valuables on hand, per policy.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Respect and take care of facility equipment and not wasteful of supplies.
  • Contribute to effective communication and pleasant working conditions.
  • Contribute to and promote resident and family relations.
  • Is knowledgeable in Privacy Practices to protect residents’ health information.
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 able to type 45 words per minute and use a 10-key calculator.
  • Must possess the ability to carry out assigned job functions that are necessary for assisting the Director of Financial Services in collecting, billing and maintaining Accounts Receivable.
  • 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.
  • Maintains the cable/phone billing upon admission and monthly thereafter on an ongoing basis
  • Maintains and follows up on all coinsurance receivables.
  • Maintains and follows up on all applied income collections.
  • Completes Medicaid redeterminations when applicable.
  • Back-up for the Payroll position.
  • Is knowledgeable in various payment sources as needed and assists resident and families.
  • Is diligent in collections.
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 CategoryAccounts Receivable, Finance

We are hiring an Accounts Receivable Assistant to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal l...

Full-Time
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 5 days ago
We are hiring a Nursing Scheduler to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! 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, your position is to ensure that staffing levels of the nursing department are maintained in accordance with the facility budget and protocol. Education & Experience:
  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred.
  • Prior experience in nurse staff scheduling required.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in clerical. On-the-job training provided in scheduling and medical terminology.
  • Long-term care experience required.
  • Experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Organize, prioritize, and coordinate all nursing staff schedules.
  • Develop/utilize a master schedule at all times.
  • Post staffing schedule 2-4 weeks in advance, minimum.
  • Develop positive relationships with members of the nursing department.
  • Identify staffing problems, take initiative to resolve, communicate to DNS and/or Administrator.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Respect and take care of facility equipment and not waste supplies.
  • Seek opportunities to fill open positions in a manner which limits overtime.
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, and the general public.
  • Must be able to type 50 words per minute and use a 10-key calculator.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, basic computer skills and mathematical ability.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.
  • Be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • 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 proficient in composition of written communication.
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 CategoryNursing, Scheduler

We are hiring a Nursing Scheduler to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at ...

Full-Time
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 3 weeks ago
We are hiring a Director of Rehabilitation (Therapy) to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! 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 department head role, you are responsible for the overall administration, clinical planning, development, marketing, and operations of the rehab program within the facility. You manage and direct staff in the provision of program services to patients, residents, and clients. Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s or master’s, as required for initial professional preparation, in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and/or Speech/Language Pathology.
  • Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professions required.
  • Current membership in professional organizations at the state and national level preferred.
  • Two (2) to four (4) years of clinical experience required.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of supervisory experience with multi-disciplines preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that the quality and appropriateness of patient care meets or exceeds company and industry standards and ensures that all Rehab services are in compliance with state and federal legal, regulatory, accreditation and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Directs and assesses the scheduling of patients/residents for therapy services considering available treatment hours, staff resources and overall plan of care.
  • Participates in team meetings to formulate treatment plans, discuss progress and discharge planning, attends family/care giver conferences as needed or appropriate.
  • Reviews therapist documentation practices for clarity, conciseness and consistency with patient outcome goals and payor expectations.
  • Maintains a clinical caseload as needed.
  • Generates and analyzes financial, operational and productivity reports as required; contributes to the development of the annual operating and capital budget.
  • Ensures that weekly and monthly statistics, patient outcome data, and billing logs are accurate, complete and reported in a timely manner.
  • Maintains sufficient staffing by responding to changes with impact staffing needs; ensure appropriate levels of professional and paraprofessional staff and maintains the clinical skill levels needed for the Program in accordance with budgetary and company guidelines.
  • Supervises program staff in daily program operations and clinical activities; monitors staff efficiencies and routinely provides feedback.  Continuously promotes interdisciplinary, clinical reasoning skills and best practices within rehabilitation.
  • Initiates the coordination of program development activities with the Administrator, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and other department directors for the purpose of introducing new and relevant services for the persons served and the community.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility Privacy Practices policies and procedures.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
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 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 CategoryTherapy

We are hiring a Director of Rehabilitation (Therapy) to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and pers...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 3 p.m. - 11 p.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Per Diem
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Full-time and per diem openings on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a. Weekly pay from $20 to $25 an hour. Evenings, overnights, and weekends come with shift 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 hold an active and unencumbered CNA license in this state or be in the process of obtaining one.
  • CPR certification and work in long-term care are 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: 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 Nursing Assistants (CNA) to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Full-time and per diem openings on all shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, and 11p-7a. Weekly pay from $...

11 p.m. - 7 a.m., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Full-Time, Per Diem
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring Nursing Supervisors to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Must be an RN. Full-time and per diem shift openings include 11p-7a and 7a-3p. 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 RN Supervisor, the primary purpose of your position is to direct the total nursing care activities in the facility during each shift to ensure 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: 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 CategoryNursing, Registered Nurse - RN, Supervisor

We are hiring Nursing Supervisors to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Must be an RN. Full-time and per diem shift openings include 11p-7a and 7a-3p. Working with our team and r...

Per Diem
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring per diem Activities Assistant to join our team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! $16 an hour with weekly pay. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As an Activities Assistant, you assist the Director of Therapeutic Recreation and/or Memory Care Program Coordinator in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Therapeutic Recreation Department to ensure that an ongoing program of activities designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident is maintained. No experience is needed! Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assists in plans and provisions of patient care by visiting residents regularly to evaluate needs.
  • Document and report to the nursing department any unusual or significant findings.
  • Report all reportable events immediately in accordance with our policy.
  • Encourage residents to take part in activities of daily living that will stimulate his/her potential, physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
  • Spend duty time with residents rather than with other facility staff.
  • Assist with and follow through on the establishment of resident care goals within the framework of the entire therapeutic team.
Specific Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility privacy practices policies and procedures.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must participate in continuing education and inservice training.
About Athena Health Care Systems: Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment. Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve. Athena’s Benefits:
  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program
Available for Eligible Team Members:
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryRecreation

We are hiring per diem Activities Assistant to join our team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! $16 an hour with weekly pay. Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional a...

Full-Time
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 1 month ago
We are hiring a Director of Dining Services to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center in Bristol! 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 department head, the primary purpose of your position is to assume responsibility for planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Dining Services Department to ensure that quality nutritional services are provided daily and that the dining services department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner. Education and Experience:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have completed an accredited course in dietetic training approved by the American Dietetic Association and state agencies.
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in a supervisor capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility or other related medical field is preferred.
  • Training in cost control, food management, diet therapy, etc.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Meet sanitation standards.
  • Must be able to provide point of service meal delivery.
  • Follow all therapeutic diet guidelines including proper temperatures and serving times.
  • Educate department staff in all aspects of dining service functions.
  • Assure the planning, preparation, and serving of all therapeutic diets.
  • Maintain all dining service equipment in a clean, and safe manner.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory according to policy/procedure including emergency supply.
  • Assure that staff is screened for communicable disease.
  • Formulate menu planning with guidelines of dietician.
  • Assure that menus are accurately adhered to and appropriate substitutions are made per policy.
  • Delegate authority to competent staff in his/her absence.
  • Provide dining services for any/all in-house functions.
  • Ensure quality and quantity of all deliveries.
  • Demonstrate correct safety techniques.
  • Respect and take care of facility equipment and is not wasteful of supplies.
  • Contribute to effective communicate and pleasant working conditions.
  • Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations.
  • Follow facility policies and procedures.
  • Is knowledgeable in and ensures staff comply with privacy practices to protect residents’ health information.
  • Continue growth and expand job knowledge.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Maximize the potential of each employee supervised and maintain up to date evaluations.
  • Other duties assigned by the administrator and/or regional dining director.
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 of dining service practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing dining services functions in the long-term care facility, including JCAHO.
  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the Dining Services Department.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of dining service areas, must perform regular inspections of dining services area for sanitation order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing dining services practices.
  • Must be able to read and interpret dining services cost reports, financial data, etc.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
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 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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We are hiring a Director of Dining Services to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods Health Care Center in Bristol! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professiona...

Full-Time
Sheriden Woods Health Care Center - Bristol, CT
Posted 2 months ago
We are hiring an MDS Coordinator to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! 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 MDS Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in assessing and documenting residents' needs, developing care plans, and ensuring compliance with regulations. Experience & Education:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited school of nursing, college or university.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an RN in this state.
  • Prior MDS experience is required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of MDS process
  • Oversees ADL training for facility and staff.
  • Issues and delivers denial notices timely and appropriately.
  • Complete and transmit all CMS approved item sets (MDS)
  • Must be knowledgeable of and follow current CMS regulatory guidelines as described in RAI Manual.
  • Complies with facility privacy policies and procedures and protects residents’ individual health information.
  • Maintains Medicare meeting minutes per Medicare program agreement.
  • Issues and delivers Medicare denial letters per CMS regulations.
  • Assures appropriate management of residents’ Medicare/Insurance benefits.
  • Maintains adequate systems to ensure appropriate documents are sufficient to support billed services.
  • 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 an action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be able to coordinate MDS systems, resident assessment, and care plans for each resident timely.
  • 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 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: Sheriden Woods 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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We are hiring an MDS Coordinator to join our dynamic care team at Sheriden Woods in Bristol! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at A...

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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
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  • Vacation & Personal Time
  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salary Employees
  • Exclusive Employer Discounts Program
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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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