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  • 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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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

Baylor | RN

Weekends

Saturday* & Sunday* 7-hours/day + two 7-hour weekdays, for 35 hours

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: #BRN60032 APPLY ONLINE

Home Care | LPN

9a-5p Monday-Friday | Full Time

Every 6th weekend | 2-3 holiday / 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 membersand 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 telephoneorders 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 aimedtoward 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. Perform other duties as assigned.
ID: #LPN32020 APPLY ONLINE

Baylor | LPN

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. Perform other duties as assigned.
ID: #LPNB7463 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

Property Maintenance Technician

Part Time 20 hrs./week

Fairhaven and Dartmouth Offices

Community Nurse Home Care is seeking a part-time 20 hours/week Property Maintenance Technician responsible for upkeep of two office buildings located in Fairhaven and Dartmouth.

This is an ideal role for a semi-retired person who enjoys a combination of janitorial and building maintenance challenges.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Must have experience and willingness in janitorial duties such as collecting office trash and recycling for curbside pickup.
  • Address all maintenance emergencies in a timely fashion; coordinating with contracting specialists as needed.
  • Help oversee vendor work when assigned.
  • Respond to off hours building security alarms.
  • Repair or monitor minor plumbing and/or electrical issues.
  • Occasionally assemble and/or move office furniture or equipment.
  • Help maintain grounds cleanliness and curb appeal.
  • Help maintains safe working conditions for employees and residents, resolving safety concerns quickly.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality to ensure all essential duties are fulfilled to satisfactory level.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

 Minimum qualifications:

  • Successful previous property maintenance experience preferred
  • Self-motivated, responsible, accountable and mature
  • Experience with light carpentry, electrical, and plumbing
  • Painting experience
  • Highest levels of honesty, integrity and ethics
  • Ability to function in various weather and climate conditions
  • Ability to lift heavy objects when needed
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Driver’s License and must have a vehicle (preferred truck or utility vehicle)

Periodically must be able to be on call after hours, holidays and weekends.

ID: #Property APPLY ONLINE