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Registered Nurse Per Diem - Growing Elder Services Program - 8 hours/week

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Fallon Health Leominster, MA

Company
Fallon Health
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
4532
AJE Ref #
575959405
Location
Leominster, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESPONSIBILITIES

* Reviews and implements physicians orders

* Conducts nursing assessments including physical, psychosocial and behavioral status

* Involves participants and significant other(s) based on needs and abilities

* Delivers care to participants in any setting, including skilled services, based on individualized needs and according to age-appropriate nursing standards

* Provides for cultural and diverse needs of participants when providing care

* Monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions

* Participates in the development and ongoing review of each participant s care plan

* Delegates participants care responsibilities to other members of the health care team, when appropriate

* Identifies emergency situations and initiates appropriate nursing orders/interventions.

* Meets the needs of participants in a timely manner

* Participates in the interdisciplinary team (IDT) process and collaborates with IDT members to meet the needs of participants

* Consistently documents all aspects of participant care, including significant changes in health status, monthly nurses notes and health care teaching in the medical record

* Participates in training and orientation of new nursing staff as assigned

* Assists in the delivery of other nursing services as assigned

* Participates in the nursing on-call rotation as assigned

* Performs all duties in accordance with FCHP and Summit ElderCare policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing



License: Current license as an RN in the state of Massachusetts



Certification: CPR and Alzheimer s certification



Experience: At least two years of recent experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons with at least one year caring for a frail or elderly population. Ambulatory care or home care experience helpful



Weekend availabilty essential.

Fallon Health is an equal opportunity employer. It is very important for us to maintain a consistant hiring process for every candidate. In addition, we are also a government contractor with requirements to report on our Affirmative Action planning. To that end, we require everyone to apply online.

If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 1-508-368-9893 (TRS 711).