Baystate Home Health provides high quality care, expressly tailored to meet each patients’ needs. Our home health team works together to ensure a safe and swift recovery from illness, accident, or surgery in the comfort of home. Join us as we grow our team and deliver a higher state of caring.
What You Will Do:
Performing nursing care to include physical, psychological, emotional, and socio-economic assessment in the care of patients with a life limiting diagnosis.
Assumes primary clinical responsibility for assigned patients from admission to discharge.
Educates patient, family and staff on diagnosis, treatment program and resources available
Provides nursing care with kindness, sensitivity, in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity, and rights.
Collaborates with staff to assure a high quality of patient/family care and participates as an active member of the interprofessional team.
Interprets and carries out the Palliative Care philosophy to patients/families while meeting regulatory requirements for home care.
Promotes coordination of services by communicating with program staff
Completes mandated documentation in a complete and timely manner while maintaining clinical records in accordance with agency policies. .
Provides nursing interventions as identified by the plan of care including patient/family education thru ongoing evaluating and assessing
Acquires and maintains an expert working knowledge of all third party payers and regulatory bodies and agency policies on issues related to documentation and care provided
Registered and Licensed Nurse in the State of Massachusetts.
1-3 years med/surg nursing with experience in community health care preferred.
Home Care, Palliative Care or Hospice Care experience strongly preferred or
RNs in this position are required to demonstrate competency in IV and Phlebotomy within one year of their date of hire.
Excellent judgment, communication and computer skills.
Ability to work independently with attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to be a team player and work within an interdisciplinary team.
Valid Driver’s License - Must have a car and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Motor vehicle report will be reviewed and final hiring decision will be based on information obtained
Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of more than eight hundred thousand people in western Massachusetts. It is one of the largest health systems in New England with over 12,000 employees, five hospitals and over 100 medical practices. Baystate Health is the home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, the only regional campus of the... Commonwealth’s public medical school. Baystate Medical Center is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region and has the only pediatric and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.