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Good Shepherd Community Care Shift Nurse - LPN in Newton, Massachusetts

Shift Nurse - LPN

Job Details

Job Location

Main Office - Newton, MA

Per Diem Shift Nurse - LPN

Recently named by The Boston Globe as one of The Top Places to Work in Massachusetts, our community based, mission-driven hospice and palliative care organization seeks a Per Diem Shift Nurse for Continuous Care to join its expanding hospice 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.

Job Responsibilities:

This position provides direct patient care including on-going assessment, pain management. and symptom control in line with the plan of care established for the patient. The Shift Nurse notifies the Nursing Care Coordinator of any significant change in patient’s condition or any changes necessitating physician notification and documents all care provided including clinical observations and interventions.

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Current Massachusetts LPN License in good standing.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in community health, oncology nursing, or a related field preferred.

  • Comfort working independently in a one on one setting with patients.

Good Shepherd Benefits:

  • Competitive rate

  • Earned Sick Time

  • 403(b) with company match eligibility

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates



Employment Type:

Per Diem - variable hours based on employer needs

Job Functions:

CLINICAL - Healthcare Provider

About Us:

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.