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Location: Wakefield, MA
Job ID: 152707-1A
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2019
Continuing Care is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Responsible for the development of an interdisciplinary approach to the supportive care of patients at home. Responsible for palliative and hospice program operations for both the in-home program and the Hospice House residence.
Registered Nurse from a Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing, with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Massachusetts. BSN, strongly preferred. Maintains a current American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
3 to 5 years of oncology or community health experience; 1-2 years’ experience managing a team of clinicians in a home health setting; Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid regulations in hospice / homecare; Understanding of documentation requirements
Proven ability to manage clinical team. Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. Strong clinical assessment skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Able to facilitate cooperation and communication among team members. Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Computer skills and ability to learn programs. Proven ability to interact in a positive and courteous manner with patients, families, employees, vendors, volunteers and the community members. Detail orientated and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order
Full time, 40 hour, day shift position
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.