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Cheshire County is an
Equal Opportunity Employer

For all positions, except where noted, contact
Stephanie Jardine
(603) 399-7378
sjardine@co.cheshire.nh.us

Forward resumes and applications to:
Stephanie Jardine
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: Human Resources
Job Title: Human Resources Generalist
Rate of Pay: Grade 4 $17.14-$24.23 *
Job Status: Permanent
Shift Hours: Full Time 40 hrs/week
 
Summary
Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Manager, provide administrative support and assist in various responsibilities and activities of the department according to established policies and procedures.
 
Essential Job Functions – including but not limited to:
·         Must be able commute to all areas of the County for orientation of new hires.  This includes, DOC, County Atty Office, Sheriff’s Dept. &, Keene office. 
·         Maintains strict confidentiality of all information related to department and County activities.
·         Develops advertisements for open positions and places same in newspaper; receives resumes; screens applicants; forwards resumes and applications to appropriate department heads.
·         Audits and maintains all employees files, including medical and personnel files.
·         Assists and/or counsels department heads and their employees in the employment process.
·         Researches requests from employees
·         Responsible for the preparation of longevity awards, including ordering gifts and generating certificates.
·         Assists in the preparation of the department budget; tracks expenses related to purchases, supplies, tuition reimbursement, advertising, and other items related to the operation of the dept budget
·         Assists employees with personal and FMLA forms and questions.
 
Skills/Experience/Training
 
·         Must possess a valid State of New Hampshire driver’s license.
·         Duties require knowledge of human resources equivalent to completion of an Associate’s degree and one to three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
·         Thorough knowledge of all state and federal labor laws. Including FMLA, EEOC, and ADA
·         Good organizational skills
·         Ability to plan and prioritize tasks and work under pressure to meet deadlines
·         Ability to work independently
·         Ability to project a friendly, helpful, courteous, and professional image to staff, visitors and guests
·         Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
·         Working knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and equipment including the use of computers for word processing, excel, database management, and the ability to full utilize the Human Resource Software.
 
 
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Jardine, HR Manager.  For more information on this position, please contact Stephanie Jardine in Human Resources at 399-7378.


Department:     Nursing
Job Title:
        
MNA
Rate of Pay:
      Grade 7T  $ 15.63*
Job Status:
     
Permanent
Shift Hours:
    
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. 
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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).
·        
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.
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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:          LNA
Rate of Pay:      Grade 4 $11.66 Grade 5 $12.72 *
Job Status:       Permanent
 
Shift Hours:     
                        (4) Part Time, 7:00am-3:00pm,  24hrs/wk Weekend Baylor Sat, Sun, Mon
                        (7) Full Time, 11:00pm-7:00am, 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend
                        (3) Full Time, 3:00pm-11.00pm, 40hrs/wk
                        (2) Part Time, 3.00pm – 11.00pm, Weekend Baylor Fri, Sat, Sun
 
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:      (4)  Full Time Position: 3:00pm-11:00pm 40 hrs/wk, every other weekend
(1)   Part Time Position: 11:00am-7:00pm 16 hrs/wk
(1)   Part Time Position: 3.00pm – 11.00pm 24hrs/wk
(1)   Full Time Position: 3.00pm – 11.00pm 32 hrs/wk – Float Nurse
 
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: Nursing Supervisor (RN)
Rate of Pay: Grade 6M $24.33*
Job Status: Permanent
Shift Hours:
1 Full Time Position: 11:00pm-7:00am, 40 hrs/wk and every other weekend
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 Stephanie Jardine at 399-7378 for more information.


Department: Environmental Services
Job Title: Floor Maintenance Worker
Rate of Pay: Grade 3T $10.88*
Job Status: Permanent
Shift Hours: 2 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.


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.


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 S. Jardine, Director, Human Resources, 12 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431 or sent to hrassist@co.cheshire.nh.us.


Cheshire County Department of Corrections

We have positions open for
Correctional Officers
NOW HIRING!
Call us now at (603) 903-1636!
Email:tknowles@co.cheshire.nh.us
Or mail/fax your resume & cover letter to
Cheshire County Department of Corrections
Attn: Timothy Knowles
825 Marlboro Road, Keene, NH 03431
www.co.cheshire.nh.us

EOE


Department: Sheriffs Department
Job Title: Police Communications Specialist
Rate of Pay: Grade 4M $17.14- $24.23
Job Status: Permanent
Shift Hours: Full Time, Midnight Shift/Overnights
 
Cheshire County Sheriff’s Department
 
Requires operating complex communications system, ability to communicate professionally and effectively with the public, have multi-tasking skills, and must demonstrate tact and calmness in stressful situations.
 
High School graduate with associates degree or equivalent experience with some police and/or dispatching preferred.
 
Candidates must pass a battery of tests to be considered for the position.
 
Apply directly to Arlene Crowell, Director of Police Communications, Sheriff’s Department located in the Court House at 12 Court Street, Keene, NH.
 
Closing Date: January 23, 2017