Good Shepherd Community Care Weekend Nurse - Part Time in Newton, Massachusetts
Weekend Nurse - Part Time
Main Office - Newton, MA
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.
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:
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 and Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates
Employment Type :
Full Time - 24 Hours per week. Every Saturday, Sunday.
Job Functions :
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.