Registered Nurse (RN)
Malden, MA 
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Job Description
Caregiving is our Calling

Associated Home Care, an Amedisys company, is the leading provider of personal home care in the state of Massachusetts in addition to its service areas around Jacksonville, Florida and Knoxville, Tennessee. From companionship to around-the-clock in-home care, our customized services are designed to bring peace of mind to individuals needing extra care for their families. Customizing care to each client's need is an important part of the service plan and can always be adjusted as needs change.

Our specially trained nurses and caregivers are available from one to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. After an initial assessment over the phone or in person, our nurse will personally visit with the client and family members to discuss the most beneficial and cost-effective services.

As a personal care team member, you'll be a true advocate engaging clients throughout their coordinated daily living activities, all while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs.

If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

What You Will Do:
Per Diem
Flexible shifts: 2-12 hours
Shifts will be based in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and/or clients' homes.

The RN is responsible for administering the Care Plan and the patient/client's health and wellness as indicated by the Care Plan. Assures compliance with nursing/clinical standards federal, state, and local government regulations, and company policies. This role will treat patients, when appropriate and as needed for Skilled Nursing Services.
  • Follows the appropriate Care Plan in collaboration with the Director of Nursing, patient/client/caregivers, the patient/client's physician and other care team members as appropriate.
  • Performs on-site Orientation, quarterly Supervision Visits, Skill Checks and Annual Performances of home care aides in compliance with Federal, State and applicable Accrediting body Regulations and AHC Policies.
  • Provides on-going instructions to home health aides during field visits including reinforcement of Standard Precautions, Client Respect. HIPPA and Safety.
  • Review Personal Care Plans from Aging service Access Points, (ASAP), orienting aides in following the care plan as authorized by the ASAP RN.
  • Documents services rendered and changes in client conditions and/or family and home situation.
  • Communicates with ASAP Case Managers or client's legal representative/family any concerns or issues regarding client status as necessary.
  • Perform Mantoux tests as needed for Compliance.
  • May discuss medication changes with physician but may not take medication orders over the phone. The call must be redirected to the patient/client's pharmacist/pharmacy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Qualifications
Required
  • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing
  • Current licensed Registered Nurse in practicing state
  • Must be a licensed driver in the appropriate state and have available independent transportation with current insurance coverage
Preferred
  • One or more years of experience and responsibilities in clinical home health services, or equivalent preferred


Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
    Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision) Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan Continuing Education Fleet car for eligible employees


Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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