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What makes CNHC an exceptional place to work?

  • Compassionate, high-quality, patient-focused care
  • Mutual respect amongst patients, families and staff
  • Friendly, collegial environment
  • On-going, customized training and education opportunities
  • Supportive, team-focused management
  • Competitive salary & benefits

Community Nurse is proud that over 51% of our staff have been with us for over five years and 27% for over ten years.

If you’re a compassionate person who wants to make a difference in someone’s life, join us. We Bring Caring Home.

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Physical Therapist | Per Visit with Weekend Availability

Position Education/License Requirements:

Currently licensed as a physical therapist pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 112.

 

 Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience
  • Computer experience/exposure
  • Requires ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Supports the philosophy of the organization.
  2. Adheres to personnel policies.
  3. Performs a comprehensive physical therapy assessment including evaluation of patient’s level of function.
  4. Develops a treatment plan including goals & actions appropriate to physical therapy deficits.
  5. Provides services in accordance with the plan of treatment. Refers patients to physical therapy assistant as appropriated and supervises physical therapy assistant according to agency policy and APTA guidelines.
  6. Develops and revises the plan of treatment according to patient’s function, medical status, etc.
  7. Instructs and advises patient, family and significant others in physical therapy home program.
  8. Prepares clinical and progress notes utilizing HealthWyse.
  9. Establishes good communication and flexibility with working peers and administrative staff while collaborating with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  10. When appropriate, communicates directly to the physician and makes appropriate referrals to other team members.
ID: #PT081320 APPLY ONLINE

RN Admissions

Full or Part time

Schedule will include a minimum of 3 weekdays and every Saturday.

Position Education/License Requirements:

  • Graduate of an approved school for professional nursing, Massachusetts license with at least one year of recent experience in direct patient care nursing.
  • HealthWyse experience a plus.
  • Prior home care experience preferred.

Skills Requirements:

Able to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in varied settings.
Skilled in nursing practice, able to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  1. Give skilled comprehensive nursing care to all age, gender, and cultural groups.
  2. Assess client status upon initial home visit to identify needs in support of development of comprehensive case management plan.
  3. Document in an accurate and timely manner not later than end of working day.
  4. Using basic teaching principles, counsel and instruct the patient, family and/or significant other in meeting nursing and related needs.
  5. Maintain regular communication with the Clinical Manager, and/or other team members concerning patient/family needs.
  6. Participate in CNHC’s orientation and in-service training programs for professional staff.
  7. Participate in agency and community programs as requested to promote professional growth and understanding of home care.
  8. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies which aid in determining policies.
  9. Accept other assignments as appropriate.
ID: #RN071020 APPLY ONLINE

Hospice Case Manager | RN

Full Time

Qualifications

A Hospice Registered Nurse Case Manager provides nursing care with an emphasis on comfort and dignity at end of life. Hospice nursing includes psychological, emotional and spiritual support provided to the patient and the patient’s caregivers. He/She is part of the Hospice Team and acts as primary clinician and coordinator of care for patients. A Hospice Nurse also carries a caseload of Advanced Illness patients for which he/she acts as primary clinician and coordinator of care for patients. He/She coordinates clinical personnel appropriate for the case in addition to providing direct nursing care. He/She assist the physician in preparing the patient family for end of life care.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

The RN Case Manager is currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts with at least two years of experience in medical-surgical oncology or community health nursing.

Responsibilties include but not limited to:

  1. Provide skilled comprehensive nursing care to to all age, gender, and cultural groups.
  2. Assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in varied settings.
  3. Skilled in nursing practice, able to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles.
  4. Able to make meaningful observations and write comprehensive accurate reports.
  5. Provide appropriate support at the time of death and period of bereavement.
  6. Assumes responsibilities for weekend and holiday duty as scheduled and consistent with CNHC’s policies and procedures.
  7. Documents observations and interventions, including teaching, in patient records.
  8. Communicates appropriate information and/or problems to the Hospice Coordinator and/or other Hospice team members.
  9. Participates in Hospice IDT meetings; biweekly Wednesday 2:30pm.
  10. Supervise and document the HHA plan of care every 2 weeks.
  11. Informs the Manager of Hospice or designee of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.
  12. Participates in agency and community programs as requested to promote professional growth and understanding of Hospice care.
  13. Demonstrates familiarity with policies of the agency, and rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies which aid in determining policies.
  14. Accepts other assignments as appropriate.
  15. Adheres to personnel policies.
  16. Supports the philosophy of the agency.
ID: #RNCM8815 APPLY ONLINE

Case Manager | RN

Full-Time

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an approved school for professional nursing, Massachusetts license with at least one year of recent experience in direct patient care nursing.
  • HealthWyse experience a plus.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  1. Give skilled comprehensive nursing care to all age, gender, and cultural groups.
  2. Assess client status upon initial home visit to identify needs in order to develop comprehensive case management plan.
  3. Develop an individualized plan of treatment to address identified needs and measurable outcomes.
  4. Implement measures as defined in plan of care.
  5. Coordinate services through organizing, securing, integrating and modifying the resources necessary to accomplish goals set forth in the case management plan.
  6. Facilitate transition of patient across the continuum to achieve positive patient outcome. Refer to the most appropriate and cost effective setting, thereby obtaining optimum value for both client and reimbursement source.
  7. Document in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain a clinical record for each morbidity patient.
  8. Communicate any changes in patient condition and needs to physician and other personnel.
  9. Using basic teaching principles, counsel and instruct the patient, family and/or significant other in meeting nursing and related needs.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.
ID: #CMRN2314 APPLY ONLINE

Private Home Care Aide | CNA

Summary: A Private Home Care Aide is recognized as a mature, responsible individual who has the experience to provide personal care and is certified as a C.N.A. by the state of MA.

Requirements:

  1. Current MA C.N.A. License.
  2. Valid driver’s license and dependable, insured vehicle.
  3. Integrity and maturity to handle confidential aspects of the work.
  4. Is flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable and able to cope with emergencies.
  5. Is physically and emotionally capable of performing the job with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. Accountable to primary nurse and Private Care Manager.
  7. Communicates with the agency about problems in the home and concerns of client abuse or neglect.
  8. Completes required documentation accurately on a timely basis.
  9. Maintains a personal code of ethics and respects the confidentiality of the client and family.
  10. Observes, reports and records to the Private Care Manager:
    1. Changes in client’s physical or mental condition;
    2. Any changes in family or living situation that may affect the client;
    3. Any emergency situations;
    4. Promotes a safe environment;
    5. Assists client with personal care;
    6. Assists with ambulation, transfers and use of wheelchair;
    7. Practices essential principles of universal precautions and infection control.
ID: #PMCA8901 APPLY ONLINE