Good Shepherd Community Care Cantonese or Mandarin-Speaking Hospice Nurse with $5000 Sign-On Bonus in Newton, Massachusetts
Cantonese or Mandarin-Speaking Hospice Nurse with $5000 Sign-On Bonus
Main Office - Newton, MA
Recently named by the Boston Globe as one of theTop Places to Work in Massachusetts, our community based, mission-driven hospice and palliative care organization seeks a Cantonese or Mandarin-Speaking Registered Nurse to join its expanding multicultural clinical team. Travel is required for this position. Care is provided in patient’s private homes and residential facilities throughout Greater Boston and parts of Metrowest. This position is eligible for a $5000 sign-on Bonus.
Responsible for patients’ comprehensive plans of care, including collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and other health care providers/facilities to ensure smooth coordination of care. Provide clinical assessment of patients’ ADLs, functional, psychological, and environmental needs. Implement and monitor aspects of patient care including managing discomfort and symptom relief. Consult with and educate patients and families about hospice care, terminal disease, self-care techniques and end-of-life processes.
Education, Skills and Experience:
Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts
Fluent in Cantonese or Mandarin
Sensitivity and understanding of end-of-life issues
Experience in community health, hospice, oncology or related field preferred
Demonstrated assessment skills for pain management and symptom control
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Exceptional communication skills
Good Shepherd Benefits:
Four weeks paid time off in first year
12 paid holidays
Health and dental insurance, coverage begins as of your start date
403(b) with company match
Flexible Spending Account
Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates
Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Please note that Good Shepherd Community Care requires vaccination for Covid-19 as a condition of employment. We believe in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide. Our team members benefit from a collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.