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Careers - Departmental Descriptions
Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is an equal opportunity employer. If you are looking for a career in healthcare, working in a long-term care facility provides many rewards, including the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of “the greatest generation.” Descriptions for the types of positions available in long term care are provided below. Departments listed are for information only, and do not reflect current vacancies.
Position availability will vary as vacancies occur. Individuals interested in making an application for employment may apply in person at the facility, or print our on-line application, fill it out, and hand-deliver it to the facility. Applications will be kept on file for six months, if no vacancies are available at the time your application is submitted. Employees are subject to background and reference checks, as provided by law.
A licensed Administrator oversees all departments within the facility to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations. The administrator is responsible for customer satisfaction, with a focus on excellence in the delivery of care and resident services.
Our nursing department consists of RN’s, LPNs, and certified nursing assistants. The Director of Nursing is responsible for overall management of the nursing department and regulatory compliance with clinical standards. The Director is supported by nurse managers who assist in staff development and help coordinate care programs for patients with special needs, such as, sub-acute respiratory care, wound management, restorative programs, etc. Our nurses are able to utilize a variety of clinical skills in our sub-acute setting. Certified nurse assistants provide the hands-on care required by many residents, including assistance with the activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and grooming. They also provide mealtime assistance to residents who may no longer be able to feed themselves.
Licensed physical, occupational and speech therapists, as well as therapy assistants, are provided through The Rehab Care Group. They are hired independent of Transitions Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Employment opportunities in our rehabilitation department may be found on line at www.rehabcare.com
The business office staff works with residents, families, government agencies, third party payers and vendors to ensure the financial and accounting aspects of the facility are managed properly. Our business office staff consists of a business office manager and receptionist.
Recreational therapy, commonly referred to as “Activities” is important to the emotional and social well-being of our residents. Our activity program is lead by a certified Activity Director, with help from an activity assistant and many community volunteers. The Activity program provides an opportunity for residents to pursue individual interests, as well as participate in group activities and community outings.
Our housekeeping department is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of our entire facility, while providing daily services to our residents, as needed. Our housekeeping staff is an important part of our customer service initiative, visiting with residents and families, working to provide a pleasant and homelike living center.
Our laundry staff is responsible for in-house laundry, such as linen and towel service, and our residents’ personal laundry needs. The laundry staff is committed to ensuring the residents clothes are washed and returned in a timely manner, an important area of customer service.
Our maintenance director is responsible for making sure the physical plant is well-maintained and equipment is working properly. Our maintenance staff also assists in monitoring compliance with state and federal life-safety mandates, ensuring a safe and secure environment for our residents and staff. Additionally, our maintenance staff strives to maintain resident’s personal property and equipment. In the event our staff cannot repair an item, they may refer resident to an appropriate repair service.
The Social Services department provides a variety of services to meet the resident’s individual social and emotional needs. This may includes a variety of counseling services, as well as coordinating community services (such as hospice) and discharge planning.
Nutritional services are provided by the dietary manager and dietary assistants. These professionals are responsible for meal and snack services for our residents, and are trained to meet strict public health standards. Dietary services are overseen by a registered dietitian consultant.
Our admissions office is responsible for ensuring a smooth transition for individuals requiring our services. This includes pre-admission counseling, as well as working with families to ensure the resident’s needs can be met. Admissions staff is also responsible for business development, ensuring the facility is able to meet the on-going needs of the community.