Continuing Care is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
The On-Call Registered Nurse will coordinate the afterhours healthcare needs of the home health patients by utilizing a disease management process, critical thinking skills, sound judgment, the OASIS assessment, physician orders, plan of care and established protocols. Will also educate the patient/caregiver in the management of their illness and promote the home health support systems to decrease re-hospitalization and utilization of hospital emergency services.
Registered Nurse from a Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing, with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Massachusetts. Minimum of 2 years nursing experience, at least one of which is in the area of public health or home care nursing with OASIS experience is preferred. Maintains a current American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification.
Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills. Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision. Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently; nursing skills per competency checklist.
Part-time, 22 hour, evening shift position
The Lahey Model of Careright care, right time, right placeis exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.