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Home Health Registered Nurse

Company: Tufts Medicine Care at Home
Location: Lowell
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionCare 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 DescriptionWhy Join Us? Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!Utilizing the nursing process, the Home Health Registered Nurse will manage and deliver comprehensive home health services to 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 Home Health Registered Nurse 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 VNA procedures.
  • Assess and implement patient/family learning needs, style and limitations and makes adjustments for delivery of information.
  • Identify abuse and/or neglect and identifies reporting mechanism per policy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Possesses communications skills needed to effectively understand patient's reactions or responses to treatment.
  • Involves the patient in understanding and become involved in the course of treatment.
  • Collaborates with patient /family and other health care providers and/or community resources with planning of care and discharge.
  • Develops a realistic written plan of care toward measurable goals.
  • Develops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregivers.
  • Provides ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
  • Plans death at home when appropriate with patient/family and other members of the health care team.
  • Completes physicians' orders, levels of care, and OASIS on all patients assigned, in accordance with patient care policies.
  • Maintains and demonstrates a continuous awareness of the health needs and resources of the community.Position Type:This is a Per Diem positionQualifications
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • Registration and current RN Licensure in the state of Massachusetts and New Hampshire in good standing required (if covering NH territory)
    • CPR certification required unless ACLS certified.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.AAP/EEO StatementCare at Home 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. Care at Home 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 DutiesPlease 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.

Keywords: Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Lowell , Home Health Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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