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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.
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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.
- Current MA C.N.A. License.
- Valid driver’s license and dependable, insured vehicle.
- Integrity and maturity to handle confidential aspects of the work.
- Is flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable and able to cope with emergencies.
- Is physically and emotionally capable of performing the job with good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Accountable to primary nurse and Private Care Manager.
- Communicates with the agency about problems in the home and concerns of client abuse or neglect.
- Completes required documentation accurately on a timely basis.
- Maintains a personal code of ethics and respects the confidentiality of the client and family.
- Observes, reports and records to the Private Care Manager:
- Changes in client’s physical or mental condition;
- Any changes in family or living situation that may affect the client;
- Any emergency situations;
- Promotes a safe environment;
- Assists client with personal care;
- Assists with ambulation, transfers and use of wheelchair;
- Practices essential principles of universal precautions and infection control.
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:
- Give skilled comprehensive nursing care to all age, gender, and cultural groups.
- Assess client status upon initial home visit to identify needs in order to develop comprehensive case management plan.
- Develop an individualized plan of treatment to address identified needs and measurable outcomes.
- Implement measures as defined in plan of care.
- Coordinate services through organizing, securing, integrating and modifying the resources necessary to accomplish goals set forth in the case management plan.
- 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.
- Document in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain a clinical record for each morbidity patient.
- Communicate any changes in patient condition and needs to physician and other personnel.
- Using basic teaching principles, counsel and instruct the patient, family and/or significant other in meeting nursing and related needs.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Per Visit | Weekend Availability
Position Education/License Requirements:
Currently licensed as a physical therapist pursuant to Mass. General Laws Chapter 112.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience
- Computer experience/exposure
- Requires ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality Excellent communication skills
- Supports the philosophy of the organization.
- Adheres to personnel policies.
- Performs a comprehensive physical therapy assessment including evaluation of patient’s level of function.
- Develops a treatment plan including goals & actions appropriate to physical therapy deficits.
- 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.
- Develops and revises the plan of treatment according to patient’s function, medical status,etc.
- Instructs and advises patient, family and significant others in physical therapy home program.
- Prepares clinical and progress notes utilizing HealthWyse.
- Establishes good communication and flexibility with working peers and administrative staff while collaborating with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- When appropriate, communicates directly to the physician and makes appropriate referrals to other team members.