Home Health RN – variable hour schedule



Posting Date May 6, 2019
Job Title Home Health RN – variable hour schedule
Specialty
Hours Per Diem
Overview HCS is looking for a qualified, compassionate nursing professional to serve patients in southwestern NH - depending on where you live, you can work in the Keene, Peterborough, or Charlestown areas. This position provides home nursing care in accordance with agency policy and procedures and the competent application of thoughtful nursing process. Home care is a rewarding, challenging environment - no day is the same! Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS) is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive services in southwestern New Hampshire. HCS’s clinical services include visiting nurses, physical and occupational therapies, social work and home health aides. Hospice at HCS offers end of life care, grief support and Pet Peace of Mind for patients and family members where ever they call home, including in assisted living and nursing homes. Hospice at HCS rates above state and national averages in many important quality measures and maintains a 100% overall satisfaction rating. (From data compiled by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) HCS is unique in the wide range of community services that are offered to the community, including Healthy Starts maternal and child health services, Meals on Wheels and senior dining, City Express and Friendly Bus transportation, Age In Motion exercise for older adults and Nurse Is In blood pressure and foot care clinics. HCS is Medicare certified and licensed by the State of New Hampshire, and proud to be a Monadnock United Way agency.
Qualifications Qualifications include: graduate of a state-licensed basic nursing program; preparation in Community Staff Nursing through a National League for Nursing approved program; one (1) year professional nursing experience under appropriate nursing supervision; or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the person has acquired the necessary competencies required for the position. possession of a current State of New Hampshire license to practice as a licensed practical nurse as well as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification; able and willing to learn to utilize a portable electronic field device and able to manage electronic patient health information (ePHI) remote access in accordance with HCS' policies and procedures; Keeping the Patient Care Manager informed of availability and call when changes in availability occur; available to work a minimum of two (2) shifts per month; sensitivity in human relationships, including the ability to cope with family emotional stress, being tolerant of individual lifestyles, skill in using psychological principles in both one-on-one and group situations, knowledge of measures to comfort the dying, emotional stability, flexibility and respect for various religious and spiritual beliefs; and a valid driver’s license and access to an automobile during working hours that meet the State of New Hampshire registration regulations and auto liability insurance.
Agency / Location Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
312 Marlboro Street
Keene, NH 03431
Contact Information Chaille Cohen
Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
Keene, New Hampshire 03431
Phone: 6033522253
Fax: 6032421800
Email: jobs@hcsservices.org
Website: http://www.HCSservices.org
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