RN Weekend Hospice Manager

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Location: Watertown, MA
Job ID: 169879-1A
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home. Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.

About the Job

The Weekend Hospice Coordinator is responsible for ensuring weekend hospice and palliative care referrals are processed timely and in an efficient manner. This position enters information in the electronic medical record (EMR), coordinates ordering of DME and symptom relief kits, assesses patient needs, triages and assigns visits as needed.

Part time - 16-20 hours - Sat/Sun every weekend

Education:

  • Registered Nurse from a Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing.  
  • BSN, strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certification & Registration:

  • Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Massachusetts.
  • Maintains a current American  Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in hospice services.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of hospice regulations.
  • Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Essential computer skills to work with EMR.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently; nursing skills per competency

 

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.