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Job Details


Category: Registered Nurse
1035 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Department: Health for Homeless
Job Type: Part Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: TCH MNA-TCH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Day/Evening with Variable Start Time
Work Days: Usually Day Shift, max of 8 hrs/day, T, TH,FR variable
Hours/Week: 26
Date Posted: 04/18/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-86845

Job Details

  • Job Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Conducts a patient centered assessment utilizing appropriate assessment techniques r/t ambulatory nursing. 2. Synthesizes available data, information and nursing knowledge relevant to the presenting health situation to identify unique medical/nursing needs and implements appropriate interventions for age specific categories. 3. Competently utilizes competent, evidence-based ambulatory care nursing interventions during clinical visits, telephone encounters, and electronic communications. 4. Provides age-appropriate care in a compassionate, caring, culturally, and ethnically sensitive manner. 5. Participates in the development and implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care that identifies strategies tailored to achieve expected outcomes. 6. Documentation meets CHA, professional, and accreditation standards to facilitate communication of the patient condition in the provision and coordination of treatment and services. 7. Using CHA approved protocols for triage, the ambulatory care nurse determines the urgency and disposition based on data in order to expedite care and provide tailored health information and advice to the patient. 8. Coordinates the delivery of care within the practice setting and across health care settings. 9. Delegates appropriate interventions to ambulatory care team based on their demonstrated competency, state practice acts, available evidence-based guidelines, regulatory and governmental standards, and organizational policies and defined outcome measures. 10. Adheres to position descriptions, policies, protocols, and procedures related to nursing professional practice. 11. Serves as a point of contact for coordination of care across multiple agencies and/or health care organizations. 12. Employs strategies that promote the health/wellness of individuals/families and populations. 13. Supports the patient and their caregiver in developing skills for self-efficacy to promote, mainQualifications/Requirements Education/Training: Bachelor of Science in Nursing within 1 year of hire, graduation from an accredited school of nursing Licensure: MA. RN Licensure required Certifications: Maintains current AHA BLS Work Experience: A minimum of two (2) years current ambulatory nursing required. Previous experience working in homeless shelter/drop-in center preferred. Work Environment: The Health Care for the Homeless Clinics are in homeless shelters. We are guests of the host agency. Space maybe shared including phone and computer access at times. Flexibility and working collaboratively with shelter staff is necessary to coordinate patient treatment plans. The Health Care for the Homeless staff are very strong advocates for patients and demand a very high level of commitment from their teammates. [cha072516]

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