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LOC0028 - 30 Reservoir Park Drive30 Reservoir Park Drive
Rockland, MA 02370
VNA Team 3
Evening (United States of America)
The community health nurse is a professional nurse knowledgeable
in community health nursing who provides nursing care to patients
in the community setting.
Completes weekly schedule and makes scheduled home visits per
assignment. Schedules and prioritizes nursing visits according to
client acuity and in accordance with the organization's emergency
- ASSESSMENT/DOCUMENTATION ADMISSION VISIT
For each admission to caseload, develops an individualized and
holistic plan of care for the patient in collaboration with the
patient/family/caregiver. Performs admission physical and
psychosocial assessment to determine appropriate plan of care.
- REASSESSMENT/VISIT DOCUMENTATION
For each visit, demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary
to implement the plan of care, nursing interventions, and
procedures necessary for the skilled care of the patient, as
evidenced by chart review and observation. Updates the plan of care
on an ongoing basis as goals are met and problems are
- DISCHARGE/DOCUMENTATION DISCHARGE
For each discharge, documentation demonstrates improvement in
outcomes or applicable variances are identified. Patients are
appropriately prepared for discharge and all disciplines involved
in the care of the patient are in agreement with plan.
Demonstrates knowledge of department policies and procedures for
administering and documenting medications.Medication reconciliation
is completed every visit and medication profile is reviewed and
updated with changes as appropriate. DRR is run with each
additional medication. Medication management is taught to each
patient/family member each visit , including side effects.
The casemanager demonstrates responsibility and accountability
for coordinating the plan of care for each patient on caseload. The
patient /family is involved and participates in the plan of care.
Communicates with all disciplines to insure quality of care.
- SAFETY AWARENESS
Fosters a "Culture of Safety" through personal ownership and
commitment to a safe environment. Complies with current hand
hygiene and infection control guidelines.
- PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Responds to and participates in opportunities to maintain,
enhance, and promote the image of the professional nurse.
- LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Serves in a formal or informal leadership role
- ADVANCED CLINICAL SKILLS/ADVANCED CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE
Responds to and participates in opportunities to demonstrate the
use of individual advance clinical skills and advance clinical
knowledge. Assumes overall responsibility for own professional
development by incorporating knowledge of evidence-based practice
and research into clinical practice
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from a college/university
accredited by the NLN is preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
One to two (1-2) years of medical/surgical nursing experience is
Write, speak, understand English. Basic Nursing
Evening shifts 1-9:30pm-days TBD, with every 4th weekend, 3
holidays a year.
Responsibilities if Required:
Education if Required:
Registered Nurse - Board of Registration in Nursing