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) 399-4429

Application Form
(PDF format)

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

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Maplewood Nursing Home

Licensed Nursing Assistant - Full Time/Various Shifts

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 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.



 Staff RN/LPN - Various Shifts

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.

Duties require knowledge of nursing equivalent to completion of an applicable Nursing Program.

Must be licensed by the State of New Hampshire Board of Nursing.
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.
 


 

 

Assistant Director of Nursing

 

Maplewood is seeking an Assistant Director of Nursing.  Working with the Director, the Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible for assisting with the operation of the nursing department.  The ADNS is charged with the responsibility of implementing the goals and objectives established by the Director, through the organizational structure of the nurse Managers, the Supervisors, and the nursing staff.  Excellent interpersonal skills, and an ability to both teach and coach in a firm yet patient manner are essential.  This position requires near constant vigilance to assure that the policies and procedures, and clinical standards for the nursing department are followed.  The ADNS is responsible for making sure the Director is aware of the conditions on the floor and among the nursing staff. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: 

Must be able to act as the Director of Nursing in his/her absence. 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED: 

·        Must be registered as a 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.
  • Must have the ability to function well on all floors during any shift required as necessary for adequate coverage.
  • Must have the ability to appropriately follow chain of command protocol in the event of conflict.
  • Must have the visual and aural ability to detect changes in the residents’ condition.
  • Must have the ability to be empathetic when dealing with a variety of resident health concerns.
  • Must have a strong desire to assist residents in maintaining or regaining strength and mobility.

 

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

For more information on this position, please contact Wendy Hurley in Human Resources at 399-7317.


Ward Aide

·       Under the supervision of the Staff Nurse, responsible for assisting residents and staff with non-direct resident care activities. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

·        Prepares dining room for meals.
· 
      Ensures adaptive equipment is available for residents.
·       
Serves meal trays, assists with tray preparation, removes trays after meals.
·       
Completes Appetite Records.
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Clears dining room after meals.
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Reports appetites less than 25% to nursing staff.
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Returns food carts to kitchen area. 

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


MNA

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. 
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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).
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Document administration on the MAR.
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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.


LNA 

Shift Hours:     (3) 7:00am-3:00pm, 24 hrs/wk Weekend Baylors

(1)   3:00pm-11:00pm, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend
(1)
  
11:00pm-3:00pm, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend 

 

Schedule may be subject to change based on floor needs.

 

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.
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Gives report to supervising nurse at the end of the shift.
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Receives assignments from RN or LPN. 
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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.
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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. 

 


LPN - TLC

2 positions: 3:00pm-11:00pm 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.
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Communicates unit problems and needs to the Nurse Manager, RN Supervisor or LPN Charge Nurse.
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Make rounds to evaluate the status of residents and determine resource needs.
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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.


 

The Cheshire County Department of Corrections

is looking for

 MLADC

Seeking experienced MLADC with strong background in counseling persons with co-occurring disorders to serve as the Substance Abuse Counselor at the Cheshire County Department of Corrections. Prefer MLADC who is also licensed or working towards licensure in mental health counseling or social work.  Most interested in hiring a candidate who is uniquely skilled in supporting the recovery processes of male and female inmates through providing individual counseling and recovery group programming.  This position offers a flexible schedule, competitive pay, and a generous benefits package.

 

Please email Barnes Peterson, Director of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Services, bpeterson@co.cheshire.nh.us, or mail to 825 Marlboro Road, Keene, NH 03431.

Closing date for submitting applications August 19th www.co.cheshire.nh.us EOE

 

 

The Cheshire County Sheriff’s Office

are 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

Closing date for applications is August 29th, 2014. E.O.E.