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Tufts Medicine Hospice RN- On Call in Lawrence, Massachusetts

We’re saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can’t wait to grow alongside you.

The great history of Home Health Foundation is now the future of Tufts Medicine Care at Home.

Tufts Medicine Care at Home is a proud member of Tufts Medicine, a health system that is rethinking how academic and community centers, local and national businesses, and technology and service innovators can all work together. So that clinicians can deliver expert care where it’s needed most and so that we can bring wellness back to health care, one person at a time.

*Why Join Us? *

*Benefits you'll love, generous sign-on bonuses and more! *

Our Home Health RNs tell us they love the ability to work autonomously, to build strong rapport with their patients and families, and the flexibility in managing their schedules. Come join our growing health system.

Job Overview

The Hospice RN Community serves as support RN for the interdisciplinary team (IDT) and is responsible for the delivery of quality hospice nursing care for each patient assigned. This position will not manage a case load.

Hours: Part Time: 24 Hours

11:30PM-8:00AM (3 Days per Week, Weekends Required)

Location: Lawrence MA

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Massachusetts RN Licensure.

  2. New Hampshire RN Licensure.

  3. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

  4. One (1) year hospice and home health experience.

Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Provides hospice nursing care to patients and families utilizing current principles of palliative care and symptom management to produce hospice outcomes.

  • Utilizes nursing process and current standards of nursing practice in providing hospice care.

  • Provides effective patient and family teaching.

  • Communicates with physician and Tufts Medicine Care at Home staff regarding changes in patient’s condition.

  • Understands family dynamics and works effectively within various types of family systems.

  • Acts as a patient and family advocate. Provides information to families about all available resources.

  • Accurately addresses need for additional services.

  • Performs adequate number of nursing visits and on call/ triage necessary to provide superior hospice care under Tufts Medicine Care at Home standards.

  • Communicates patient reports and status changes concisely and effectively.

  • Updates Care Plan, Medication Profile, and HHA Treatment Plan routinely and as patient condition changes.

  • Completes all nursing documentation per procedures and nursing standard of practice including assessments, interventions, responses to interventions, communications, verbal orders, etc.

  • Involves Clinical Manager and Medical Director in situations appropriately.

  • Works with Clinical Manager to identify opportunities for improvement in performance and works to address them.

  • Proactive in increasing knowledge of hospice care and standards of practice.

  • Assists in hospice education in community.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits that start on day one!

  • 403(b) retirement with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance effective day 1

  • Generous PTO

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org .

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