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Evening Home Care Registered Nurse

Lawrence, MA

Department
Hospital And Health Care
Job ID
3743990000336000
Schedule
Part-time
Job Category
Nursing
Facility
Merrimack Valley Hospice – Lawrence
Work Address
360 Merrimack St. Ste. 425 Lawrence, MA 01843

Company Description

Care at Home 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? 

$6,000 Sign on Bonus, Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!  

Utilizing the nursing process, the Evening Home Care Registered Nurse will manage and deliver comprehensive home health services to hospice clients and clients with various medical/surgical diagnoses within their place of residence.  Responsible for providing nursing care to patients and education to families in their homes; coordinates activities with other community and Agency staff and carries out special activities on assignment. 

As a key member of the health care team, the Evening Home Care Registered Nurse will must interact courteously and effectively with patients and their families as well as with co-workers from all Agency departments, community resources, and with patients' physicians in order to facilitate safe and efficient patient care.   

Essential Functions 

  • Assess and implement physical and psychosocial needs of the patient following established Standards of Nursing Practice and Hospice/VNA procedures. 

  • Communicates patient reports and status changes concisely and effectively. 

  • Updates Care Plan, Medication Profile and HHA Treatment Plan routinely and as patient condition changes. 

  • Completes all nursing documentation per procedures and nursing standard of practice including assessments, interventions, responses to interventions, communications, verbal orders, etc.  

  • Manages assigned visits efficiently and effectively. 

  • Involves Clinical Manager and Medical Director in situations appropriately. 

  • Utilizes good customer service skills internally and externally. 

  • Works with Clinical Manager to identify opportunities for improvement in performance and works to address them. 

  • Proactive in increasing knowledge of hospice and home health care and standards of practice. 

  • Participates in achieving Home Health Foundation’s goals and objectives. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work & Travel 

This is a part-time position, and days and flexible hours of work are available Monday through Friday Evening hours varied shifts available. This position will also be required to work rotating weekend shifts every other weekend. Days and hours of work are based on operational needs with some flexibility based on position. 

Qualifications

  • Current RN Licensure in state of Massachusetts and New Hampshire Required 

  • CPR certification required unless ACLS certified 

  • Minimum of one year of hospice nursing required.   

Additional Information

Care at Home 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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