Registered Nurse (RN)

Full-Time
Hospice Services of Massachusetts - Haverhill & Lakeville, MA
Posted 2 weeks ago

We are hiring full-time Registered Nurses to join our care team with Hospice Services of Massachusetts!

Openings in the Cape Cod area. Starting at $45 an hour with weekly pay.

Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.

Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company.

In this role, you plan, organize and direct hospice care. You build from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

Education & Experience:

  • Two (2) years of hospice experience preferred.
  • Must be licensed as an RN in Massachusetts.
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school with a bachelor’s degree, as a minimum.
  • Ability to Travel. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • CPR certification.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to on-call messages that will include making recommendations via phone and making visits to patients about whom the call is received.
  • Make scheduled visits and/or admission visits to patients as directed by the Clinical Supervisor; includes visits to patients admitted the previous day, and any patients with a clinical need for a visit.
  • Provide appropriate support at time of death and perform bereavement assessment if requested by the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Perform death pronouncements for patients that have passed away in any location where there is not a registered nurse available to pronounce the death.
  • Completes a comprehensive assessment of the patient and family to determine hospice eligibility and care needs.  Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of the nursing process.
  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s status by:
    1. Writing and initiating plan of care
    2. Re-evaluating patient and family/caregiver needs
    3. Participating in revising the plan of care as necessary
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis.
  • Develops a care plan that establishes goals, based on nursing diagnosis, and incorporates palliative nursing actions.  Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.  Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician in the physician’s plan of care.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan.
  • Assists the patient with the activities of daily living and facilitates the patient’s efforts toward self-sufficiency and optional comfort care.

About Athena Health Care Systems:

Headquartered in Connecticut, Athena has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment.

Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve.

Athena’s Benefits:

  • Competitive and Weekly Pay
  • Holiday and Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees
  • 401(k) with Employer Match for All Team Members
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program

Available for Eligible Team Members:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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Job CategoryHospice, Nursing, Registered Nurse - RN
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