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  • Supportive, team-focused management
  • Competitive salary & benefits

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Private Home Care Aide

Summary: A Private Home Care Aide is recognized as a mature, responsible individual who has the experience to provide personal care and those supportive services which are necessary to maintain a disabled or dependent person safely and comfortably within the home setting.

Requirements:

  1. 1-2 years related experience providing personal care to clients.
  2. Evidence of health status.
  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 skills.
  6. Directly responsible to the Private Care Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Supports the philosophy of the agency and complies with agency policies.
  2. Accepts only assignments for which qualified.
  3. Communicates with the agency about problems in the home and concerns of client abuse or neglect.
  4. Completes required documentation accurately on a timely basis.
  5. Maintains a personal code of ethics and respects the confidentiality of the client and the family.
  6. Maintains a therapeutic relationship with client while not engaging in discussions of personal problems and opinions with client.
  7. 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. Requests from the client or family for changes in the plan of care or schedule
  8. Home/Social Management: As determined by the Private Care Manager
    1. Caring for client’s environment; light personal laundry; light cleaning: dusting, vacuuming, floor mopping, washing dishes, bathroom and kitchen cleaning
    2. Limited shopping and errands for the client.
    3. Cleaning and changing of linens
    4. Promotes a safe environment.
    5. Meal preparation and promotion of optimal nutrition.
    6. Accompanies client outside of the home when permitted and arranged in advance with client and/or family and the Private Care Manager
  9. Personal Care: As determined by the Private Care Manager
    1. Assists client with bath (sponge or shower), ordinary care of skin (including shaving with an electric razor) hair, mouth and nails.
    2. Assists with ambulation, transfers, and use of wheelchair.
    3. Assists client to bathroom, commode, and use of bedpan.
    4. Provides or assists in oral hygiene and hair care.
    5. Reminds client to take prescribed medications.
    6. Assists with positioning in and out of bed, ROM exercises and other prescribed therapeutic activities.
    7. Practices essential principles of universal precautions and infection control.
    8. Provides emotional stimulation and support within diagnostic limitations, promotes client independence.

A Private Home Care Aide may not:

  1. Administer, instill or apply prescription medications, creams or lotions
  2. Administer enemas or perform disimpactions.
  3. Irrigate colostomies or catheters, administer tube feedings, apply heat
  4. Care for or insert contact lenses
  5. Perform any duties or procedures that require the skill or education of a licensed clinician or make judgement or give advice on medical or nursing problems.
  6. Give out personal addresses/phone numbers to clients or families
  7. Visit with clients other than scheduled times.
  8. Witness legal documents or be identified as the client’s health care proxy, power of attorney or legal guardian..
  9. Perform any banking or checking services for clients.
  10. Purchase alcohol, cigarettes or lottery tickets for clients
  11. Cut toe or finger nails or hair.
  12. Shave a client unless utilizing an electric razor.
  13. Accept gifts including money.
  14. Lower a patient into a sitting position in a bath tub, hot tub, sauna or whirlpool tub
  15. Care for any other family members other than those specifically assigned to having been evaluated by a nurse and approved for service by the Private Care Manager
  16. Provide service to a client privately during their assignment and for 3 months after a client is discharged from service.
ID: #PMCA8901 APPLY ONLINE

Case Manager | RN

Full-Time

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.

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

Physical Therapists

Per Visit | Weekend Availability

Position Education/License Requirements:

Currently licensed as a physical therapist pursuant to Mass. 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: #PT648209 APPLY ONLINE

Home Care | RN

1-9p Monday-Friday | Full Time

Qualifications

A Home Health Nurse 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 care required.

Responsibilities include but not limited to;

  1. Assumes on-call coverage during evening hours and responds to patient/family needs CNHC policies and procedures.
  2. Able to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in varied settings.
  3. Accepts patient/family assignments and makes home visits as requested.
  4. Skilled in nursing practice, able to cope with family emotional stress and tolerant of individual lifestyles.
  5. Able to make meaningful observations and write comprehensive accurate reports.
  6. Available for weekend and holiday duty as scheduled per Hospice of CNHC policies.
  7. Assumes responsibility for responding to patient/family needs.
  8. Communicates with attending physicians, other staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for patient/family.
  9. Maintain regular communication with the Clinical Manager, and/or other care team members concerning patient/family care needs.
  10. Maintain regular communication with the attending physician concerning patient/family care needs.
  11. Obtain data on physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status and incorporate that data into the plan of care.
  12. Maintain up-to-date patient records so that problems, plans, actions and goals accurately and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur.
  13. Accept responsibility for coordinating physical care of the patient by teaching primary caregivers, volunteers, employed caregivers, or by providing direct care as appropriate.
  14. Supervise and document the HHA plan of care every 2 weeks.
  15. Informs the Clinical Manager or designee of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.
  16. Provide appropriate support at time of death and period of bereavement.
  17. Participate in CNHC’s orientation and in-service training programs for professional staff.
  18. Participate in agency and community programs as requested to promote professional growth and understanding of home care.
  19. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and rules and bodies which aid in determining policies.
  20. Accept other assignments as appropriate.
  21. Supports the philosophy of the agency.
  22. Adheres to personnel policies.
  23. Contributes to the process of Agency Performance Improvement regulations of State and Federal
ID: #HCRN7209 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.
  17. Contributes to the process of Agency Performance Improvement.
ID: #RNCM8815 APPLY ONLINE