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Job Details

Nurse Practitioner- Elder Service Plan

Category: Nurse Practitioner
Location:
CHA East Cambridge Care Center, Cambridge, MA

Department: Elder Service Plan
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Union
Union Name: SH MNA - SH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Per diem
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 08/23/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-90415

Job Details

  • The Elder Service Plan of the Cambridge Health Alliance is a Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). ESP of CHA serves adults 55 years old and older with chronic medical and mental health difficulties with the goals of achieving the highest level of community independence and preventing nursing home placement. ESP of CHA's high functioning interdisciplinary team works to fully integrate and coordinate medical and behavioral health care, community resources, and in home support services.

    Job Purpose: Under the general direction of the Medical Director and in collaboration with a physician, and within established departmental policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties designed to meet the health care needs of individuals, families, and the community in general. Essential job functions are focused on customer satisfaction, effective use of resources, teamwork, innovation and continuous quality improvement. The responsibility of creating a respectful environment for patients and staff is a Core Value of the Cambridge health Alliance. All employees are expected to treat patients and co-workers respectfully. This includes demonstrating respect for differences in language, culture, race, religion, citizenship, gender, and sexual orientation, without discriminating on the basis of income, insurance status, immigration status or disability. Assess the physical and psychosocial health of individuals and families by: a) Obtaining health, medical and social histories using the problem oriented (SOAP) recording system. b. Evaluating, interpreting and recording the developmental status of the patient and family in order to plan and execute proper intervention.

    Qualifications:

    Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or graduate of a Bachelors or Masters Degree program, with an incorporated Nurse Practitioner Program.

    MA RN license

    American Heart Association BLS

    Knowledge of a second language highly desirable.

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