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Careers

Saint Joseph’s is a non-profit organization, offering multiple levels of care including Skilled/Rehab, Long Term, Memory, Palliative, Spiritual and Respite care to the greater Portland community and beyond. Founded in 1975, Saint Joseph’s is one of the largest providers of Skilled/Rehab and Long Term care in the state of Maine. Saint Joseph’s has been recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a four-star facility. Saint Joseph’s is an affiliate of Maine Medical Center.

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Saint Joseph’s is one of the largest providers of Skilled/Rehab and Long Term Care in Maine. Our team and work environment provides a range of professional opportunities that can challenge and reward new graduates and career professionals alike. We are committed to helping each member of our team grow professionally by focusing on delivering care that stresses values like Respect, Ownership, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence and Patient Centeredness.

Our attractive and peaceful grounds located in beautiful Portland creates an idyllic setting for both staff and our patients/residents. Our city has been recognized numerous times as a metropolitan hub that features award-winning gourmet dining, diverse cultural activities and a variety of sporting and outdoors attractions. The city itself is located on a peninsula in Casco Bay. Here, you will find a wealth of activities, and the mountains of western are just a short drive away. Situated just north of Portland’s peninsula, our  facility is conveniently located near major interstates, city arterials and public transportation.

We recognize that people are the most important part of any workplace and care program. That is why we have invested in finding and retaining the best. Many of our team members have been with us for years because of the growth opportunities that have been provided as well as the emphasis we place on providing the best, most comprehensive care possible.  Learn more about why our team members love working at St. Joseph’s Caregivers page. The employees of Saint Joseph’s serve as role models every day by living the Mission, Vision and Values of our organization.  

Saint Joseph’s offers staff a diversity of training and education resources to help you achieve your career goals. These resources include our Student Loan Repayment Program for Registered Nurses, tuition assistance, ongoing professional education, mentoring and promotion opportunities. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training – Our CNA program is tuition-free and includes classroom work, skills labs and clinical experiences. While enrolled, students can serve in a paid position as a Nursing Assistant in Training and upon course completion, take the state CNA exam to obtain the state-required CNA certification. Other educational opportunities for clinical staff include IV, Wound and Geriatric certifications.

RN Nurse Supervisor

The RN Nurse Supervisor supervises the day-to-day nursing activities of the facility during assigned shift. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing, to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• BSN preferred, ASN required
• Current unencumbered licensure as an RN in the state of Maine or compact license
• Must be CPR (Basic Life Support) certified
• The ability to read, write and communicate effectively with all residents, staff and families is essential
• The ability to multi-task and make decisions quickly is essential
• Must be able to clearly demonstrate expectations and perform coaching when necessary

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Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse is to be clinically competent while delivering care to residents utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. RNs will effectively interact with residents, families, co-workers and other health professionals while maintaining all standards of professional nursing.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• BSN preferred, ASN required
• Current unencumbered licensure as an RN in the state of Maine or compact license
• Must be CPR (Basic Life Support) certified
• The ability to read, write and communicate effectively with all residents, staff and families is essential
• The ability to multi-task and make decisions quickly is essential

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Licensed Practical Nurse

The Licensed Practical Nurse is clinically competent while delivering care to residents utilizing the nursing process of observation, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. LPN’s will effectively interact with residents, families, co-workers and other health professionals while maintaining all standards of professional nursing.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program
• Current unencumbered licensure as an LPN in the state of Maine or compact license
• Must be CPR (Basic Life Support) certified
• The ability to read, write and communicate effectively with all residents, staff and families is essential
• The ability to multi-task and make decisions quickly is essential

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Certified Nursing Assistant

The Certified Nursing Assistant provides each resident with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by the nursing supervisors.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must possess, as a minimum, a High School diploma or GED
• Must be certified as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the state of Maine
• Must be CPR (Basic Life Support) certified

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Certified Medical Technician

Certified Med Techs assist in the administering of medications to residents as ordered by the attending physician, under the direction of the attending physician, the nurse supervisor or charge nurse, and the Director of Nursing. The administration of medications shall be in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, procedures and practices of Saint Joseph’s and the requirements of the state of Maine.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• High School diploma or GED
• Current certification through a state approved CNA & CNA-M program as well as successful completion of the Maine state competency exam
• Must be CPR (Basic Life Support) certified

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MDS Coordinator

The MDS Coordinator conducts and coordinates the development, timely and accurate completion, and submission of the resident MDS assessment in accordance with the requirements of this state, RAI manual, and the policies and goals of this facility. Assess residents utilizing the MDS form to provide both quality and payment information. Your work must be in accordance with the current established Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility, contribute to the philosophy and goals of the organization (i.e., positive and respectful attitude) and attend committees and meeting s as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Registered Nurse in the State of Maine or compact licensure
• ADN required, BSN preferred
• Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology and procedure
• Has working knowledge of RUG IV, Case Mix & PDPM reimbursement, and the impacts to care and other services with minimum of one year of MDS experience
• Familiarity of the RAI manual and ICD 10 coding
• Knowledge of MDS submission process and interpretation of validation reports
• MDS certification (AANAC) required within 6 months
• Must possess strong organizational skills and have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced ever evolving environment
• Must be able to prioritize tasks competently
• Must be able to exhibit excellent customer service at all times
• Must be able to independently initiate and complete job tasks that are routine in nature
• Must possess a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Work, Outlook) and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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Receptionist

The Receptionist performs clerical support in an efficient manner in accordance with established procedures, and as directed by your supervisor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Operate paging/telephone system as required.
• Follow emergency preparedness manual and procedures during such events.
• Answer telephone; determine nature of call and direct caller to appropriate individual or department.
• Receive request from within the facility and locate personnel via phone or email.
• Receive inquiries and release information in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Conduct and record screenings of any and all staff/individuals entering the building and ensure that proper PPE is utilized as directed.
• Greet visitors, directing to appropriate office and/or resident room.
• Ensure all visitors sign in at the front desk when entering and sign out when exiting.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must possess a minimum of High School diploma or GED
• Must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Must have a minimum of one (1) year of clerical or customer service experience.

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Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the grounds, facility, equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by your supervisor, to assure that a successful maintenance program is maintained at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or GED
• Must have a basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and general maintenance, including grounds keeping
• Must possess a valid drivers’ license

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Dietary Aide

The Dietary Aide provides assistance in all dietary functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. Works directly with Cook, Prep Cook and other Dietary Aides to ensure quality food service for the residents of our facility.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• High School Diploma or GED
• Must be a minimum of 16 years of age

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Neighborhood Assistant

The primary purpose of the Neighborhood Assistant is to assist nursing services with providing non-direct care services and support to our residents. Answers call bells and meets resident non-direct care needs in a timely manner (including residents on all assignments).

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must possess, as a minimum, a High School diploma or GED

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Cook

The primary purpose of the Cook position is to prepare food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, as well as guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures and as may be directed by the Food Services Director or Kitchen Supervisor, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• High School Diploma or GED
• Degree in Culinary Arts preferred
• ServSafe certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
• One (1) year food experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility preferred (but not necessary)
• The ability to safely use all kitchen equipment, including but not limited to utensils, mixers, oven/stove, etc.
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Prep Cook

The Prep Cook prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, as well as guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures and as may be directed by the Food Services Director or Kitchen Supervisor, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times. Review menus prior to preparation of food. Inspect special diet trays to assure that the correct diet is served to the resident. Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc. and submit to the Food Services Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• High School Diploma or GED
• One (1) year food experience preferred
• The ability to safely use all kitchen equipment, including but not limited to utensils, mixers, oven/stove, etc.

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Housekeeper

The Housekeeper performs day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, and/or the Director of Facilities, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner. Ensures that work/cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical. Communicates each morning with nursing services to coordinate daily housekeeping services in resident living and or/recreational areas.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must possess, as a minimum, an 8th grade education

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Laundry 

The primary purpose of the Laundry position is to perform day-to-day activities of the Laundry department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, and/or the Director of Facilities, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner, and that an adequate supply of linen is on hand at all times to meet the needs of the residents. Ensure that work/cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Must possess, as a minimum, an 8th grade education.

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Positions Applicable: CNA, RN, RN Nurse Supervisor, and Certified Medication Tech (CNA - M)

Program Overview:

  • Work 24 hours and get paid for 32 hours; work 36 hours and get paid for 48 hours (Baylor bonus $6.00)
  • Employees eligible for weekend and shift differential as applicable
  • Baylor bonus applied to actual hours worked included in Baylor program. Additional hours picked up are paid at the base rate plus a shift differential and offered bonus at that time, if applicable.
  • This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits.
  • Employee must work at least 8 hours per work week. For example: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7 am - 3 pm, or Saturday and Sunday 7 pm -7:30 am and Wednesday 7 pm - 7:30 am
  • Employee eligible for 4 weekends off per year
  • Employee forfeits Baylor bonus for all hours if there were an unplanned absence
  • New Baylor Program hires are eligible for a sign-on bonus
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Saint Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about a particular position, please contact Human Resources at 207-797-0600.