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The Overlook VNA RN Weekend Baylor - 7500 Sign-On Bonus in Charlton, Massachusetts

Job Description

 

Position Title:             Registered Nurse, Baylor

FLSA STATUS:                     Exempt                       

REPORTS TO:                     Clinical Manager                     

SUPERVISES:                       None

DEPARTMENT:                  OVNA                

*Up to a $7,500 sign on bonus for this role, based on FTE.

POSITION SUMMARY :

Therapeutic Sat-Sun 8am -8pm Work 24 hours paid for 32.

The Registered Nurse Baylor plans and provides individualized nursing care and comprehensive services to hospice patients. The Registered Nurse Baylor carries out expected duties as assigned by clinical leadership based on patient need. The Registered Nurse Baylor is expected to be available to see patients beginning at 5:00 PM on Friday and continuing through until 8:30 AM on Monday and will be paid for 40 hours per week.

 

THE OVERLOOK WAY:

 

Culture of Excellence and Core Values:

All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and conduct themselves at all times in support of the company’s 28 Guiding Principles and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture.

  • Integrity:   saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

  • Respect for Individual Choice:   empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

  • Compassion:   understanding and sympathetic of others

  • Creativity/Innovation:   thinking wildly, planning accordingly

  • Grace:   putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

     

    PRINCIPLE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Assesses patient’s health problems and needs and develops plan of care and updates to the plan of care.

  • Provides direct hospice nursing care as per physician orders.

  • Provides appropriate pain/symptom management. Evaluates and communicates patient’s response to treatments and medication.

  • Provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to patient diagnoses and plan of care as initiated by the Registered Nurse.

  • Maintains efficient and effective use of equipment and supplies.

  • Observes patients, perform comprehensive and clear documentation and reports changes in patient’s conditions, while taking appropriate and necessary actions.

  • Documents in medical record and prepares other reports as needed

  • Participates in coordination of Overlook Hospice Services, appropriately reporting the identified needs to the Interdisciplinary Team members. Members include Registered Nurse, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Social Worker, Chaplain, Certified Nurse’s Aide and Clinical Manager.

  • Provide informational session regarding hospice care to patients and families and admission to hospice services if appropriate.

  • Performs RN pronouncement of death at time of patient’s passing, completes appropriate documentation and notification per MD order.

  • Manages visit schedules efficiently, able to prioritize by patient acuity.

  • Maintain a positive culture that is built upon commitment to patients, families and other team members.

  • Demonstrate uncompromising respect for patients, families and team members.

  • Adheres to all Overlook and Hospice policies and procedures

  • Participates in agency quality management and safety activities

  • Maintain required licensure, certifications and vaccinations

     

    QUALIFICATIONS :

     

  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts

  • Current CPR required

  • Three years nursing experience, preferably in hospice

  • Excellent nursing assessment and problem solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written

  • Exceptional customer service

  • Strong clinical assessment, critical thinking, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to utilize independent judgment and to follow through

  • Current State of Residence driver's license and reliable transportation

  • Computer proficiency

  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS :

  • Primary work will be performed in the patient’s place of residence, may be exposed to the elements (heat, cold, rain, snow); walking and standing frequently; occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.

  • Required to travel to multiple work sites.

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COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:

The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.

The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.

The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook’s bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.

THE OVERLOOK WAY:

All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."

Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

Compassion: understanding and empathy for others

Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly

Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

JUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Solid Track Record of Promoting

  • Team Members from within

  • Plenty of Free Parking

  • Free Daily Lunch on

  • Campus

  • Vacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating Holidays

  • Travel Reimbursement

  • Professional Development

  • Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short + Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Access to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite Massages

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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