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High Pointe House RN - up to $10K Sign-on Bonus

Haverhill, MA

Department
Hospital And Health Care
Job ID
3743990000269783
Schedule
Part-time
Job Category
Nursing
Facility
Merrimack Valley Hospice - High Pointe House
Work Address
360 North Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01830

Company Description

Home Health Foundation is a proud member of Tufts Medicine, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it’s needed most. And, so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.

Job Description

Why Join Us?

Up to $10,000 Sign on Bonus, Additional Shift Differential offered!

Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!

The High Pointe House Registered Nurse is a nurse who provides inpatient care at the Hospice House and is responsible for the delivery of quality hospice nursing care for each patient assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Provides hospice nursing care to patients and families utilizing current principles of palliative care and symptom management to produce hospice outcomes.
  • Coordinates care in a cost efficient manner.
  • Collaborates effectively with other members of IDT.
  • Remains competent on technical nursing skills (i.e. IVs, Gtubes, etc.)
  • Provides effective patient and family teaching.
  • Communicates with Medical Director, Hospice House staff and VNA/MVH staff as indicated regarding changes in patient’s condition.
  • Understands family dynamics and works effectively within various types of family systems.
  • Utilizes resources appropriately, demonstrates the ability to act as a patient and family advocate and provides information to families about all available resources.
  • Accurately addresses need for additional services. Communicates patient reports and status changes concisely and effectively.
  • Assess patient for need for Fall Precautions. Updates Care Plan, Medication Profile and HHA Treatment Plan routinely and as patient condition changes.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work & Travel

This is a Part-time Night position, working 12 hour shifts!  Flexible to be either 24 hours per week or 32 hours per week (either 2 or 3 shifts per week), from 7pm-730am.  Weekend and Holiday rotation required.

Qualifications

  • Registered nurse in MA.

Additional Information

Home Health Foundation is an equal opportunity employer- M/F/Veteran/Disability.

AAP/EEO Statement

Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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