Cheshire County SealEmployment Opportunities

 

 

 


 

Cheshire County is an
Equal Opportunity Employer

For all positions, except where noted, contact
Wendy Hurley
HR Manager
(603) 399-7317
whurley@co.cheshire.nh.us

Forward resumes and applications to:
Wendy Hurley
201 River Road
Westmoreland,
NH  03467

Fax
(603)
399-7369

Application Form
(PDF format)

Print form, complete it and send to the above address.

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Department: Environmental Services
Job Title:
Floor Maintenance Worker
Rate of Pay:
Grade 3T $10.88*
Job Status:
Permanent

Shift Hours: 1 Full Time Position: M-F, 3:00pm-11:00pm, 40 hrs/wk 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Environmental Services Director, responsible for performing floor maintenance activities at the Nursing Home, using specialized floor cleaning equipment and chemicals in order to maintain a clean, safe, and aseptic environment for residents, staff, and the public. 

Candidate should be capable of performing floor maintenance activities within established standards and assigned areas.

 Applicant must be at least eighteen years of age.  Eighth grade education required, tenth grade preferred.

 

Please contact Stephanie Jardine in HR at 399-7378 for more information.

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.


Job Title: RN/LPN
Department:
Assisted Living Facility
Rate of Pay:
Grade 62P $20.71 Grade 61P $ 25.21*
Job Status:
Permanent
Shift Hours:
Per Diem

 Cheshire County’s Assisted Living Facility currently has openings for Per Diem RN or LPN.

 Essential job functions include, but are not limited to:

·         Carries out or assigns the performance of all orders given by the attending physician.  Makes rounds, checks and gives medications, give treatments, and performs other professional services as ordered or required.

·         Maintains effective flow of communications with residents, family members, and/or guardians regarding progress.

·         Admits and/or orients new residents and relatives, checks identification, physician orders, transfer and pre-admission information.

·         Transcribes physicians’ orders, diet lists, occupational therapy and physical therapy schedules, etc.

Duties require knowledge of nursing equivalent to completion of an Associate’s degree in Nursing plus additional courses and one to three years or related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of New Hampshire.

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay. 

Contact Human Resources at 399-7317 or 399-7378 for an application and further information.


Department:     Nursing
Job Title:
        
LNA
Rate of Pay:
      Grade 4 $11.66 Grade 5 $12.72 *
Job Status:
     
Permanent

 

Shift Hours:      (5) Full Time Positions: 3:00pm-11:00pm, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend

                        (3) Full Time Position: 11:00pm-7:00am, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend         

GENERAL SUMMARY:

·         Under the supervision of the LPN Charge Nurse or Staff Nurse, provides basic resident care and assists in the maintenance of the unit environment.

·         Follows facility policies and procedures and the standards of the Nurse Practice Act of New Hampshire.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Receives and gives report regarding assigned residents.

·         Gives report to supervising nurse at the end of the shift.

·         Receives assignments from RN or LPN. 

·         Performs direct and indirect resident care activities as ordered and consistent with Maplewood policies and procedures.

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

·         Duties require knowledge of nursing assistance equivalent to completion of a high school diploma plus additional courses and up to one year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

·         Must be registered as a Licensed Nurse Assistant by the State of New Hampshire.

·         Must be thoroughly oriented to all facility policies and agree to comply with all facility policies.

 

For more information on this position, please contact Stephanie Jardine in Human Resources at 399-7378.

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay


Department:     Nursing
Job Title:
        
LPN/RN
Rate of Pay:
     Grade 4M $18.14 Grade 5M $22.05*
Job Status
:
     
Permanent
Shift Hours:
     (5) Full Time Position: 3:00pm-11:00pm 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend
                       
(1) Full Time Positions: 11:00pm-7:00am 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

·         Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or RN Supervisor, responsible for performing clinical and administrative duties on assigned floor. 

·         Supports the Nurse Manager or RN Supervisor in maintaining standards of resident care and maintaining policies and protocols to meet OBRA regulations for long term care.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Accepts and gives shift report.

·         Communicates unit problems and needs to the Nurse Manager, RN Supervisor or LPN Charge Nurse.

·         Make rounds to evaluate the status of residents and determine resource needs.

·         Performs resident assessments.

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

·         Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse by the State of New Hampshire.

·         Must be thoroughly oriented to all facility policies and agree to comply with all facility policies.

·         Must attend mandatory in-services and retain registration with the State of New Hampshire.

 

Please contact Stephanie Jardine at 399-7378 for more information.

*Prior county experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.


Department:     Nursing
Job Title:
        
MNA
Rate of Pay:
      Grade 7T  $ 15.63*
Job Status:
     
Permanent
Shift Hours:
    
1 Full Time Position: 7am-3pm, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend

                        1 Full Time Position: 3pm-11pm, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend                                               

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the charge nurse, assists with routine prescribed medication administration and documentation in accordance with established nursing standards, and the policies, procedures, and practices of this facility.  Administers PRN medications upon the instruction of the delegating licensed nurse. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Receive report at the beginning of shift with nurses. 

·         Prepare, administer and chart oral, topical, suppository, nasal, ocular, and otc medications, as prescribed by the physician, and as directed by the delegating licensed nurse through shift assignment and Medication Administration Record (MAR).

·         Document administration on the MAR.

·         Administer PRN medications as prescribed by the physician, only as directed by the delegating licensed nurse. Delegating licensed nurse must be available to monitor the effects on the resident.  Documents same on MAR.

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

·         Duties require knowledge of nursing assistance equivalent to completion of a high school diploma plus additional courses and up to one year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

·         Must be registered as a Licensed Nurse Assistant by the State of New Hampshire.

·         Must have successfully completed a state approved Medication Nursing Assistant Program.

 

For more information on this position, please contact Stephanie Jardine in Human Resources at 399-7378.

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay


Department: Nursing
Job Title:
Nursing Supervisor (RN)
Rate of Pay:
Grade 6M $24.33*
Job Status:
Permanent

Shift Hours: 1 Part Time Position: 11:00pm-7:00am 16 hrs/wk (can be made into a FULL TIME position with additional 

hours being worked as a staff nurse.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, plans, coordinates, manages, and evaluates resident care activities, nursing personnel, and unit operations on a designated shift.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Sets objectives and standards for the shift.

·         Evaluates residents’ status and unit activities at the beginning of each shift and assures an appropriate level of nursing staff are available to provide safe, high quality care.

·         Evaluates resident’ status at the beginning of each shift.

·         Participates in and assures appropriate assessment of residents.

·         Coordinates and communicates information about care with residents and families.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED: 

·         Must have knowledge of administrative nursing techniques in a long term care setting equivalent to completion of an Associate’s degree plus additional professional level courses and three to five years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         Must be thoroughly oriented to all facility policies and agree to comply with all facility policies.

Please contact Wendy Hurley at 399-7317 for more information.



Department: Therapy
Job Title:
Speech Language Pathologist
Rate of Pay
: Grade 9M $31.90 – $45.08
Job Status:
Permanent
Shift Hours:
Full Time

GENERAL SUMMARY: 

Under the direction of the Director of Occupational Therapy, responsible for evaluating, treating, and monitoring residents’ abilities to safely consume nourishment and effectively communicate in their daily lives.  All responsibilities are in accordance with governmental, state, and facility practices and standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:* 

·         Organizes and conducts resident’s speech-language program to facilitate rehabilitation or habilitation of a resident. 

·         Consults with other members of the team in order to coordinate with other therapeutic/rehabilitative activities. 

·         Selects rehabilitative and therapeutic treatment based on evaluations; determines a treatment program appropriate for the resident.   

·         Works closely with Dietary and Occupational Therapy staff on program recommendations. 

Duties require knowledge of speech language pathology equivalent to completion of a Master’s degree and three to five years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  New Hampshire Allied Health Professional’s license to practice as a SLP required.  Must attend mandatory in-services and retain license with the State of New Hampshire.  

Contact Human Resources at 399-7317 or 399-7378 for an application and further information. 

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.


Department: Environmental Services
Job Title:
Housekeeping Aide
Rate of Pay:
Grade 2 $10.32*
Job Status:
Permanent and Temporary
Shift Hours:
1 Part Time Position: 7:00am-3:00pm 8 hrs/wk, every Sunday (Permanent)
           
       1 Part Time Position: 7:00am-3:00pm 24 hrs/wk, (Temporary to Permanent)

        

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, responsible for performing a wide range of cleaning duties in all areas of the Nursing Home, using specialized housekeeping equipment and chemicals in order to maintain a clean, safe, and aseptic environment for residents, staff, and the public..

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·         Follows cleaning schedule as outlined for Housekeeping Department to include discharged/isolations cleaning procedures.

·         Cleans all assigned building areas throughout the Nursing Home in a clean, neat, and sanitary manner and in accordance with established housekeeping procedures.

·         Operates various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical, in order to remove soils, stains, and other debris from assigned areas.

·         Cleans all resident rooms and corridors on a daily basis; disinfects when necessary; polishes where required.

 

For more information on this position, please contact Stephanie Jardine in Human Resources at 399-7378.

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.


Department: Environmental Services
Job Title:
Floor Maintenance Worker
Rate of Pay:
Grade 3T $10.88*
Job Status:
Permanent

Shift Hours:
1 Full Time Position: M-F, 3:00pm-11:00pm, 40 hrs/wk

 GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Environmental Services Director, responsible for performing floor maintenance activities at the Nursing Home, using specialized floor cleaning equipment and chemicals in order to maintain a clean, safe, and aseptic environment for residents, staff, and the public. 

Candidate should be capable of performing floor maintenance activities within established standards and assigned areas.

 Applicant must be at least eighteen years of age.  Eighth grade education required, tenth grade preferred.

 Please contact Stephanie Jardine in HR at 399-7378 for more information.

*Prior County experience may be considered when setting the rate of pay.


Seeking experienced Substance Abuse Recovery Counselor

with MLADC or working toward MLADC licensure to provide individual and group counseling for male and female inmates with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. This position offers a flexible schedule, competitive pay, and a generous benefits package.

Please email cover letter and resume by May 31, 2016 to Barnes Peterson, Director of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Services, bpeterson@co.cheshire.nh.us, or mail to
Cheshire County Department of Corrections, 825 Marlboro Road, Keene NH 03431.


 

GRANTS ASSISTANT
Part time, up to 20 hr/week
$14.76/hour

The grants assistant reports to the grants manager and is responsible for recording grant expenditures, financial reporting, drawdowns, reconciliation of current grants, grant searching, and assisting in grant writing.

 

Qualifications include knowledge of and experience in grants management and writing, the Uniform Grants Guidance, accounting experience, administration skills, very advanced Microsoft Excel skills, completion of an associate’s degree, and two years related experience, as well as the ability to work independently, meet deadlines, be organized, and detail-oriented. 

Flexible schedule with variable hours based on need.  

Please send cover letter and resume to Wendy Hurley, Cheshire County Human Resources Manager, 201 River Road Westmoreland, NH 03467, whurley@co.cheshire.nh.us


The Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office in Keene, NH is seeking a
Full Time Deputy Sheriff

Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, be a US Citizen, have excellent communication and writing skills, must be at least 21 years of age.
 

Applicant must pass a battery of tests, including polygraph and extensive background investigation.  NH full time police officer certification preferred.   

Please stop by the Sheriff’s Office, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH for an application or you may download one from our website at co.cheshire.nh.us/sheriff.  

Application Deadline:  July 15, 2016. 

Submit completed applications with a cover letter to Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH  03431 EOE 


The County of Cheshire is looking to hire a Masters Level Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC)

 with at least three (3) years of experience to provide case management and support therapy.  This individual will work within the County of Cheshire Behavioral Court Programs and will provide services to individuals who have a Substance Use Disorders and/or Mental Health Disorders and who are involved with Cheshire County Circuit and/or Superior Courts.  Benefits package includes Competitive salary, Health Benefits, Paid Vacation, Medical and Dental Plans, a Retirement plan, and Tuition Reimbursement opportunities.  EEO.

Resumes with cover letters should be sent to W. Hurley, Director, Human Resources, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431 or sent to whurley@co.cheshire.nh.us.


 

The Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office

is looking for

 Police Communications Specialists

Candidates should be available for shifts on days, nights and weekends.  On call personnel train for eventual part time/ full time employment as positions open. Requires operating complex communications system and the ability to communicate professionally and effectively with the public.  Excellent multi-tasking, typing, and listening skills are required.  Must be able to demonstrate tact and calmness in stressful situations. High School graduate with associate degree or equivalent experience with some police and/or public safety/emergency dispatching preferred. Candidates must pass a battery of tests to be considered.  Successful candidate must pass be able to pass a thorough background check and polygraph examination.

Various On Call Positions Available!

 

Interested applicants must pick up an application at the:

Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office, Located in the Cheshire County Superior Court Building

12 Court Street
Keene, NH
  03431

Between 8am and 4pm

 E.O.E.



Cheshire County

Department of Corrections

NOW HIRING!

We have positions open for Correctional Officers

Call us now at (603) 399-7317! Email whurley@co.cheshire.nh.us. Or mail/fax your resume & cover letter to HR Dept., 201 River Road, Westmoreland, NH, 03467 fax (603) 399-7369. Check the Job Line daily (603) 355-0161 for benefits info and directions. EOE www.co.cheshire.nh.us