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Good Shepherd Community Care Weekend Nurse - Part Time in Newton, Massachusetts

Weekend Nurse - Part Time

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Job Location

Main Office - Newton, MA

Position Type

Part Time

Weekend Nurse - Part Time

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 Weekend Nurse to join its expanding On-Call team. Position includes weekend hours and at least one week day. Travel to provide care in patient’s private homes and residential facilities throughout Greater Boston and parts of Metrowest. The ideal candidate is well-organized and enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced environment.

Job Description:

The Weekend Nurse is an integral part of a interdisciplinary hospice team responsible for caring for patients at the end of life. Makes home and hospital visits, provides information sessions, evaluates new patients, facilitates admissions to hospice services and coordinates care planning. Employs triage and assessment skills to titrate medications and manage symptoms appropriately and provides education to patients and families about terminal disease and end-of-life process. Communicates with a interdisciplinary hospice team about changes in patients’ needs, and outcomes of interventions.

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts, Bachelors preferred

  • 2 years of nursing experience and at least 1 year of hospice or equivalent nursing experience

  • Sensitivity to and knowledgeable about end-of-life issues

  • Comfortable working with socioculturally diverse patients/families

  • Demonstrates ability to manage pain and control symptoms

  • Demonstrates flexibility and multitasking abilities

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Adaptable to frequently changing patient needs

  • Adaptable to technology

    As long you have the relevant licensure/certifications, we encourage all interested and qualified candidates to apply.

    Good Shepherd Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Four weeks paid time off in first year

  • 12 paid holidays

  • Health and dental insurance, coverage begins as of your start date

  • Life insurance

  • 403(b) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates

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    Employment Type :

    Full Time - 24 Hours per week. Every Saturday, Sunday.

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    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.