Careers

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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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Private Home Care Aide

Do you want to assist someone in their home to help make their daily life better and allow them to stay in their home as long as possible?

Do you want to share your compassion and companionship with the elders in our community?

Are you a mature, responsible person who has a passion for helping people in need and the desire to provide personal care?

Come and join the Community Nurse Private Care team and make a difference in someone’s life, all while working a schedule that fits your family’s needs.  At Community Nurse, Private Home Care Aides enjoy flexible schedules (according to your availability!), competitive wages, training, and stability. Our patients live throughout the Southcoast area. 

Private Home Care Aides will typically:

  • Care for patients in their home setting according to a set care plan including bathing grooming, dressing etc.
  • Promote a safe environment
  • Assist with meal preparation and light home making
  • Assist and encourage wellness activities

We are looking for new team members who have:

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in caregiving
  • Compassion, integrity and a commitment to providing excellent care
  • The ability to handle situations with confidentiality and maturity
  • The ability to read, write and speak English

Does this sound like the perfect position for you? If so, lets talk!

 

ID: #PMCA8901 APPLY ONLINE

Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

Part-time: Min. 25 hours/week with benefits

Community Nurse Home Care has an immediate hiring need for a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA).

As a member of our Home Care Team, CHHAs provide care assistance to our patients in their homes. Working together with the rest of the clinical team to provide high quality, personalized care when patients and their families need it the most.

A CHHA will assist patients with personal and medical care, meals, light housework and wellness activities. CHHAs follow a unique care plan for each client that is set up by an RN who is available to support you in your responsibilities.

Are you a positive, responsible, and thoughtful caregiver? Do you want to share your compassion and companionship with the elders in our community?

At Community Nurse, Certified Home Health Aides enjoy competitive hourly wages with weekend differentials, paid time off, insurance (including medical, dental and vision options), 403b retirement plan training and educational opportunities, and stability.

 

Responsibilities
Certified Home Health Aides will typically:

  • Assist a patient with activities of daily living (ADLs), including providing skilled tasks including range of motion exercises when applicable
  • Promote a safe environment and assist with ambulation and medication
  • Maintain communication with the clinical care team and the patient’s care givers

 

Requirements
We are looking for new team members who have:

  • Completed a Home Health Aide (HHA) training program with at least 1 year of relevant experience
  • Compassion, integrity, and a commitment to providing excellent care
  • The commitment to work at least 25 hours per week with occasional weekend responsibilities
  • The ability to handle situations with confidentiality and maturity
  • The ability to read, write and speak English

 

ID: #CHHA3421 APPLY ONLINE

RN Supportive Services

Full-time: 35 hours / week

Requirements:

Position Education/License:

  • Currently licensed as a registered nurse pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws

Skills/Experience:

  • RN case management experience with three years of direct patient care experience is preferred
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Strong clinical assessment and documentation skills
  • Dependability and reliability
  • Supervisory experience preferred

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs direct patient care visits in the home to all age, gender, and cultural groups for Coastline Elder Service (CES), Veterans Affairs (VA), and occasional Private Care (PC) patients
  • Assesses CES, VA, and occasional PC client status upon initial home visit to identify needs to develop a comprehensive Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) care plan
  • Ongoing case management and CHHA supervisory visits for CES and VA clients for patient/aide assessments and care plan changes
  • In conjunction with and support of the Public Health Nurse, participates in disease surveillance through MAVEN system and health promotion activities, including flu clinics and other activities if needed
  • In conjunction with Public Health Nurse, develop and maintain effective communication between area Boards of Health, school nurses and general public
  • Work closely with Manager for assistance with certified and private care aides, Wellness clinics, Public Health, Memory Loss Program when needed
  • Provide back-up departmental coverage when necessary to support Department Manager
  • Flexibility to work off-shift hours including coverage for evenings when needed and 1 weekend equivalent per month
  • Develop and facilitate CHHA and private care aide in-service education and training for agency staff
ID: #RNSS4121 APPLY ONLINE

RN Home Care | Evenings

Full-time or Part-time flexible | 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. or 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Requirements:

Position Education/License:

  • Currently licensed as a registered nurse pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws.

Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum two years in medical-surgical, oncology or community health nursing experience required.
  • Hospice experience preferred.
  • Strong RN assessment skills with an emphasis on would care, IV therapy and tube feeding.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Assumes on-call coverage during evening hours and responds to patient/family needs in accordance with CNHC policies and procedures.
  2. Able to 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. Available for weekend and holiday duty as scheduled per RN rotation.
  6. Communicates with attending physicians, other staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for patient/family.
  7. Maintain regular communication with the Clinical Manager, and/or other care team members concerning patient/family care needs.
  8. 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.
  9. Accept responsibility for coordinating physical care of the patient by teaching primary caregivers, volunteers, employed caregivers, or by providing direct care as appropriate.
  10. Provide appropriate support at time of death and period of bereavement.
  11. Participate in CNHC’s orientation and in-service training programs for professional staff.
  12. Participate in agency and community programs as requested to promote professional growth and understanding of home care.
  13. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies which aid in determining policies.
  14. Accept other assignments as appropriate.
ID: #RNHC40121 APPLY ONLINE

Clinical Services Assistant (CSA)

Full Time | 40 hours/week | Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Weekend rotation

Requirements:

  1. College Degree or advanced training preferred.
  2. Minimum two years office experience, preferably in a Healthcare environment resulting in strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  3. Experience in scheduling preferable.
  4. Computer/data entry experience required. Microsoft 365 knowledge preferred.
  5. Excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to multi- task.
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  7. Reports to Clinical Managers.

Responsibilities:

  1. Perform scheduling duties daily by assigning cases to appropriate interdisciplinary team member; including weekends and holidays.
  2. Track and review field staff schedule daily.
  3. Consent/ABN forms: research, mail and track for timeliness.
  4. Track Medicare functional assessment visits.
  5. Facilitate information to clinicians regarding patient admission, discharge and managed care authorization.
  6. File data in patient chart and maintain other necessary files.
  7. Work with Clinical Manager to ensure ongoing completion of responsibilities, coverage for absences and fluctuations in work volume.
  8. Assist Clinical Manager in maintaining appropriate staffing patterns.
  9. Professionally handle phone communication of patient related matters.
  10. Respond to requests by staff in need of clerical, computer and record retrieval assistance.
  11. Facilitate the flow of information regarding patient admission, discharge, and interim chart maintenance. Track SOC/ROC /Recert submission timelines.
  12. Weekend role includes: referral entry, intake coverage.
  13. Reads emails/texts and responds timely.
  14. Attend team meetings, as directed.
ID: #CSA2321 APPLY ONLINE

RN Home Care | Weekends

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: #RNHC110320 APPLY ONLINE

Home Care | LPN

Full Time  |  Monday – Friday  |  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  
Every 6th weekend  |  2 – 3  Holidays / Year

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an approved school for licensed practical nursing with at least three years of experience in direct patient care nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 112

 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  1. Provides skilled comprehensive nursing care to all ages, genders and cultural groups.
  2. To coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family by communication with the primary nurse, other staff members and other agencies.
  3. Utilize data on physical, psychosocial, social and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family health status.
  4. Maintain up to date and accurate records so that problems and changes are reflected as they occur.
  5. Seek input from other team members regarding the patient plan of care to obtain additional knowledge and support. Accept telephone orders from physicians.
  6. Assist in patient care by: teaching primary caregivers, or by providing direct care as appropriate.
  7. Meet regularly with nursing staff to review problems or unique issues, share professional support, and exchange feedback aimed toward enhancing professional growth.
  8. Attend meetings and facilitate discussion of issues from patient care for staff discussion, consultation and evaluation.
  9. Inform the primary nurse of unusual or potentially problematic patient/family issues.
  10. Function as associate nurse when responding to patients/families of the primary nurse.
  11. Assists in providing intermittent care to patients as the need arises.
  12. Participate in Community Nurse’s orientation and inservice training programs for professional growth.
  13. Participate in community programs as requested to promote professional growth.
  14. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies which aid in determining policies.
  15. Contributes to the process of Agency Performance Improvement.
ID: #LPN100220 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