Careers

Our family wishes to thank you for your kindness and support. We are humbled by the care and compassion shown to us by all of you at The Port nursing home and hospice. Bill T’s passing was one of love and peace. We thank you for making this last memory of him one of dignity and grace. —Thank You for Being There, Hunter T., Blake T., James & Billy, Vicki & Bob M., Patrick & Samantha M.


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Careers at Whittier

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RN Supervisor - New Higher Rate per hour + Differentials!

Location: Ghent, NY - Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center
Category: Nursing
Post Date: July 14, 2017

RN Supervisor  - Per Diem all shifts - New Per Diem rate $33.00 per hour plus Differentials

Primary Responsibilities:
• Directs, evaluates and supervises all resident care.
• Directs and supervises activities of professional and non-professional nursing personnel.
• Reviews resident care and assures implementation of physician's orders.
• Documents resident care and notifies physician and DON of changes in resident's condition.
• Completes paperwork and attends meetings related to resident care.

Prerequisites:
• RN license in New York.
• Long-term care experience required.

» Apply

RN Unit Manager - Short Term Rehab - $1000 sign on bonus

Location: Ghent, NY - Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center
Category: Nursing
Post Date: July 07, 2017

RN Unit Manager  - $1000 sign on bonus ($500 after 3 months & $500 after 6 months of employment)
Full Time for Short-term Rehabilitation Unit

Primary Responsibilities:
• Holds 24-hour authority, responsibility and accountability for the clinical management of assigned resident care.
• Directs, evaluates and supervises all resident care on assigned unit.
• Conducts quality assurance and continuous quality improvement monitoring.
• Directs and supervises activities of licensed and certified nursing personnel.
• Reviews residents admitted and assures appropriate implementation of physician's plan of care.

Prerequisites:
• Graduate of accredited school of nursing and current NYS license as registered nurse.
• Minimum of three years of recent clinical experience.
• Knowledge of geriatric nursing preferred.

» Apply

RN / LPN Floor Nurse - New FT/PT/Casual Rates & New Per Diem Rate, plus Differentials! No Mandation!

Location: Ghent, NY - Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center
Category: Nursing
Post Date: July 06, 2017

RN / LPN Floor Nurse - New FT/PT/Casual Rates! New Per Diem Rate! Plus Differentials! No Mandation!
Full Time - all shifts
Part Time - all shifts
Casual - all shifts

Primary Responsibilities:
• Supervises and evaluates all direct resident care and initiates corrective action as necessary.
• Provides clinical supervision of nursing assistants providing direct resident care.
• Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations within the assigned unit.
• Controls supplies and equipment within the unit.
• Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to ensure that high quality resident care is maintained.
• Orders, receives and documents medication received according to facility procedure.
• Administers and documents medications, internal nutrition, and treatments per the physican's order and accurately records all care provided and observations daily..

Prerequisites:
• Registered Nurse or a Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program.
• Valid/current NY State license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
• One or two years of previous acute or geriatric/adolescent or rehabilitation experience preferred. 
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.
• Certification in BLS of Adult, Child and Infant.

» Apply

CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - New FT/PT/Casual rates & New Per Diem rate $16/hr plus Differentials! No Mandation!

Location: Ghent, NY - Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center
Category: Nursing
Post Date: July 06, 2017

CNA - Per Diem - all shifts - New FT/PT/Casual rates & New Per Diem rate $16/hr plus Differentials! No Mandation!
$500 sign on bonus for Full Time 3-11 CNAs

Full Time 7-3, 3-11 & 11-7 shifts
Part Time 7-3, 3-11 & 11-7 shifts
Casual & Per Diem

Primary Responsibilities:

• Be part of a dynamic resident care team.
• Provide patient care for facility residents, including but not limited to grooming, bathing, toileting and monitoring and answering call lights. 
• Assist residents with eating and other routine daily activities.
• Work closely with interdisciplinary team from activities, nursing, social work and rehab departments.

Prerequisites:
• Must have current/valid NY State CNA Certification.

» Apply

Director of Staff Development (RN) - $1000 sign on bonus

Location: Ghent, NY - Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center
Category: Nursing
Post Date: July 06, 2017

Director of Staff Development (RN) - $1000 sign on bonus ($500 after 3 months & $500 after 6 months of employment)
Full Time Monday-Friday with some flexibility in hours

Primary Responsibilities:
• Plans, implements and directs education programs for the facility according to company and state requirements.
• Interprets and implements policies, procedures and regulations.
• Develops and implements orientation program for all new hires.
• Conducts and coordinates new hire screening and orientation.
• Maintains education records of all staff.
• Coordinates and implements yearly re-orientation program (core workshop) for all employees.
• Provides employee health services, including pre-screens, annual physicals, vaccinations, first aid and monitoring of employee illness and accidents.

Prerequisites:
• Licensed RN in the state of New York.
• At least three years of nursing experience.
• Education experience preferred.
• Knowledge of geriatrics and employee health issues.
• Knowledge of federal and state health, training, and emergency management regulations.
• Good written and oral communication skills.

» Apply

Join our Team!

Caring for our patients and employees is part of Whittier Health Network’s tradition of excellence since 1982. Join our team and see why Whittier Health Network is the first choice in Health Care. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to talking with you about the opportunities that the Whittier Health Network can provide you.