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Baystate Health Home Health Registered Nurse in Springfield, Massachusetts

Sign On and Stay On Bonuses of $10,000 being offered for nurses in Home Health!

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, offers high quality, compassionate and patient focused care and is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the Home Health team!

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

Baystate Home Health interdisciplinary care teams consist of experienced nurses, therapists, social workers, hospice aides, spiritual and bereavement counselors, and volunteers. Care teams work together with both the patient and family, to ensure a safe and swift recovery from illness, accident, or surgery in the comfort of home. All care is expressly tailored to meet each patients’ needs.

POSITION BENEFITS:

  • Abundance of training

  • Competitive rates with a 50% weekend differential

  • Career development, CEU allowance and loan reimbursement

  • Comprehensive benefits package with low cost medical/dental

  • Robust paid time off

  • Baystate takes the safety of employees and patients very seriously and is adhering to all PPE and safety guidelines for Covid-19

  • Flexible schedules

  • A supportive work environment, which allows the care team to provide optimal patient care

  • Mileage reimbursement

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Home Health Registered Nurses provide nursing services in patient homes and assume responsibility for the care and well being of assigned patients. They play an integral part of the care team and contribute to the efficacy of care delivery and an overall positive patient experience.

In addition, the Registered Nurse will;

  • Act as a leader on the interdisciplinary care team, using current clinical knowledge to educate patient, family and staff on diagnosis, treatment program and resources available

  • Assess and revise goals and treatment plans as appropriate for high quality service to patients, in collaboration with care managers. The goals established will be realistic and inclusive of patient, family members and care team suggestions

  • Collaborate with managers to provide appropriate observations and experiences for students and orientees

  • Demonstrate knowledge of developmental stages for the applicable age groups (neonate infant, toddler, adolescent, adult, elder adult) and apply developmental theories and concepts when implementing care

  • Demonstrate current knowledge of pharmacology and medication administration.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse Certification with an Associate's Degree

  • Valid Driver's License, reliable vehicle and clean driving history

  • RNs in this position are required to demonstrate competency in IV and Phlebotomy within one year of their date of hire

  • One year of medical-surgical nursing with experience in community health care preferred

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Associates of Science: Nursing (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Driver License - Other, Registered Nurse - State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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