Registered Nurse - On-Call - Hospice at The Care Team

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Part-Time
Location: Athol, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Care Team The care you deserve and the support you need.

Come join our growing team! The Care Team is looking for a Part-Time Registered Nurse, Hospice in the Athol. MA, area . We are looking for RN's willing to take On-Call, during the week and weekends to help support our growing hospice team. This is a low census, facility based hospice team (could change to more at homes in time!) that is in need of your help to support the team during the day Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30pm and/or overnights, weekends 4:30pm - 8:30am doing on-call.

We specialize in providing Hospice in the home and facilities. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity, we encourage you to apply today. At the Care Team we offer:

  • Engaging Company Culture
  • Competitive Compensation and Excellent Benefits
  • 401k with company match
  • Growth from within through training, supportive leadership, and collaboration with the best of the best in your field
  • Independence, Autonomy, and Flexibility!
  • Innovation and industry-leading systems and technology
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides constant and ongoing care for elderly and terminally ill patients by evaluating patient needs, creating care plans, and providing end-of-life support to patients and their families. Works in a collaborative, team-driven environment that requires frequent communication with other Care Team members.

Additionally, the Registered Nurse will:

  • RN regularly assesses and reassesses the nursing needs of the Hospice patient.
  • Registered Nurse provides dietary counseling.
  • RN provides Hospice nursing services, treatments, and preventive procedures.
  • Registered Nurse initiates nursing procedures appropriate for the patients Hospice care and safety.
  • RN observes signs and symptoms and report to the physician and IDG members any unexpected changes in the patients physical or emotional condition.
  • Registered Nurse teaches supervises and counsels the Hospice patient and family members about providing care for the patient.
  • RN supervises and trains other nursing service personnel.
  • Registered Nurse develops and re-evaluates the patient/family care plan in conjunction with IDG to meet needs and maintain continuity of care.
  • Performs specific nursing procedures as needed (e.g., treatments, management of symptoms) following doctors orders.
  • RN attends team conferences.
  • Follows the policies and procedures of The Care Team. Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient-related information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Registered Nurse always communicates to the supervisor if unable to meet a patients need or perform a procedure.
  • RN participates in on-call system and is responsible for providing on-call coverage when unavailable for assigned duties.
  • Registered Nurse maintain skills and knowledge.
  • RN coordinates the implementation of the plan of care for patients residing in SNF, NF, ICF or MR. HOS RN FACILITY POC
  • Organizes work schedule and utilizes time management to be able to attend all required meetings.
  • Registered Nurse complies with agency infection control policies and protocols.
  • RN assist with orientation, teaching and training as requested.
  • The clinical record shall contain notes for each service provided. A clinical note will be completed for each visit made to a patients home (including private residence, assisted living facility, group homes or skilled nursing facility) within 48 hours of the visit.
  • Other duties as assigned by Regional Branch Director.


Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • Maintains the agency's mission, philosophy and core values.
  • Ensures compliance with agency policies and procedures regarding operations/processes, including but not limited to those regarding patient care, patient complaints, incidents, safety and emergency management.
  • Always maintains patient confidentiality, including all HIPAA regulations.
Regulatory Requirements

  • Licensed or registered in the state in which he/she currently practices
  • Must pass a criminal background check & MVR check.
  • Completed health statement acknowledging ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Valid state drivers license. Proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Current CPR card;
  • TB testing per agency policy;

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