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Per Diem Nurse
- Newton Center, Massachusetts
- Job Type
- 4 Aug 2022
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Community based, mission-driven hospice seeks a per diem Registered Nurse to join its expanding clinical team.
Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team by providing clinical assessments of patients ADLs, and patient s functional, psychological, and environmental needs. Implements and monitors aspects of patient care including managing discomfort and symptom relief.
Utilizes specialized nursing skills and agency resources related to end-of-life care in accordance with the Nursing Care Coordinator s plan of care and in accord with Good Shepherd s policies and quality assurance guidelines.
Consult with and educate patients and families about disease process, self-care techniques, end-of-life, and the processes for dealing with issues of ethical concern.
Consult, collaborate, and coordinate patient care with various health care facilities and professional health care providers. Inform physicians and other personnel of changes in patient s needs and outcomes of interventions.
Education, Skills and Experience:
Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts
Sensitivity and understanding of end-of-life issues
Experience in community health, hospice, oncology or related field preferred.
Must have demonstrated skills in assessment, pain management, and symptom control
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Exceptional communication skills
Good Shepherd Per Diem Benefits Package offers:
Employee Assistance Program
Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates
Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide. Our team members benefit from a collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.
- Job Reference: 677712748-2
- Date Posted: 4 August 2022
- Recruiter: Good Shepherd Community Care
- Location: Newton Center, Massachusetts
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent