Baystate Health Hospice and Palliative Care Baystate Home Health in Springfield, Massachusetts

Hospice and Palliative Care Baystate Home Health

Full/Part Time

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Springfield, Massachusetts



Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

  • Performs nursing care to include physical, psychological, emotional, and socio-economic assessment in the care of patients with a life limiting and end of life diagnosis.

  • Assumes primary clinical responsibility for assigned patients from admission to discharge.

  • Educates patient, family and staff on diagnosis, treatment program and resources available

  • Provides nursing care with kindness, sensitivity, in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity, and rights.

  • Collaborates with staff to assure a high quality of patient/family care and participates as an active member of theinterdisciplinary team

  • Promotes coordination of services by communicating with program staff

  • Completes mandated documentation in a complete and timely manner while maintaining clinical records in accordance with agency policies. .

  • Provides nursing interventions as identified by the plan of care including patient/family education thru ongoing evaluating and assessing

  • Acquires and maintains an expert working knowledge of all third party payers and regulatory bodies and agency policies on issues related to documentation and care provided

What you will need

  • Registered and Licensed Nurse in the State of Massachusetts and CPR.

  • 1-3 years med/surg nursing with experience in community health care preferred.

  • Home Care, Palliative Care or Hospice Care experience strongly preferred or

  • RNs in this position are required to demonstrate competency in IV and Phlebotomy within one year of their date of hire.

  • Excellent judgment, communication and computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently with attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player and work within an interdisciplinary team..

  • Valid Driver’s License - Must have a car and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Motor vehicle report will be reviewed and final hiring decision will be based on information obtained

What you need to Know

  • Location -- 50 Maple Street Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice

  • 40 Hours per week

  • Day and Evening opportunities

  • Full Time and Per Diem opportunities

  • Weekend and Holiday Rotation

  • Driving Required - See Fleet Policy Below

  • Resume required Fleet Policy Statement Applicants must possess a valid driver's license recognized by the employee's state of residence and satisfactory finding from their Motor Vehicle history report as a contingency of employment. A drug screen is required after an offer of employment is extended. Failure to comply with or have acceptable test results will result in the rescinding of the employment offer. Employees whose positions are covered by this policy are subject to random drug screening and an annual review of their motor vehicle history