East Boston Neighborhood Health Center RN Primary Nurse PACE in 26 Sturgis Street - PACE Winthrop, Massachusetts
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PACE Primary Care
26 Sturgis Street - PACE Winthrop
As a Nurse in our NEIGHBORHOOD PACE Program you will be part of a dynamic Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and work in an innovative model of care with proven positive impacts on helping older adults stay healthy, independent and active in a community health setting. We have one of the longest standing PACE Programs nationwide (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and are part of an excellent organization that is one of the largest community health centers in the country.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the general oversight, assessment, planning, and construction of the nursing care delivered to the participant.
Assess a patient through obtaining history, performing appropriate tests, making or collecting observations from the participant and caregivers, and consulting with other members of the IDT.
Teaches patients and families health care regimens. Explains and provides information regarding disease and wellness, tests, results, medications, diet, exercise, and other aspects of the plan of care to patients.
Safely and effectively administers medications, tests and treatments as ordered. Manages the refills of all patient medications with appropriate authorization by the provider.
Provide and coordinate health teaching required by individuals, families and groups to maintain the optimal possible level of health.
Completes biannual and status change nursing assessments for an assigned panel of participants in accordance with Care Planning Policy and documents problems, goals & interventions in the participant’s care plan.
Utilizes Assessment tools including but not limited to PACE Nurse Assessment and Medication Management to collect data.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred. Current Massachusetts license in nursing.
Current BLS certification required.
Minimum of 2 years experience in ambulatory, home health, hospital or sub-acute setting preferred, equivalent training or related experience considered.
A minimum of one year experience working with a frail or elderly population.
Prior experience in interdisciplinary team setting a plus.
There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.
Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.
Medical & Dental Coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers
401(K) Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts
Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time
A Generous Staff Development Benefit
Excellent Malpractice Coverage
A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support
And Much More…