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RN-Medical Surgical-VNA

Company: Southcoast Health System
Location: Fairhaven
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:


200 Mill Road

Nursing/Nursing Mgt

Day shift, weekend & holiday rotation

At Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., we acknowledge that our employees are what makes us great!

For Three Consecutive Years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World's Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey). In addition, since 2018, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group's Best Place to Work. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!

* Hours: 32hrs
* Shift: Day shift with weekend and holiday rotation; 8:00am-4:30pm
* Location: Westport, MA; Dartmouth, New Bedford, Fairhaven and Mattapoisett.
* Travel: This is a home care position. Will require driving.

We are searching for a Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical to perform a variety of duties within agency and department policies and procedures, establish the standards of practice for the Staff Nurse which are based upon the American Nurses' Association of Standards of Home Health Nursing Practice. Assess and care for patients with various health problems ranging in severity. Work in cooperation with individual patients, caregivers and ancillary staff. Advise regarding various modalities to meet patient wellness and illness needs including medication, nutrition, exercise and technical nursing treatments. Teach and support various positive self-care activities including problem solving and treatment alternatives.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

* Graduate of a National League for Nursing accredited school is required.
* A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred.
* Minimum of one-year hospital medical/surgical or other relevant nursing experience is required.
* Has knowledge and skills necessary to provide care that is appropriate to the population of patients served.
* Proficient computer skills, including experience with various software, database and electronic records programs is preferred.
* Homecare experience strongly preferred.

Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and COVID 19 and provide required vaccination documentation, unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.

Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) has a long history of serving people in our community by helping patients of all ages recover or live well with illness or injury. We provide compassionate and personalized care in comfort and privacy of the home to more than 9,000 patients each year.

Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

Together We Are More.

* 311 years of hospitals' collective continuous 920 + square miles of service across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
* 7,500 + employees: physicians, nurses, IT, Finance, HR, and more
* Named to Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2019 and Best Place to Work by the readers of SouthCoastToday

We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

* Generous Earned Time Off Package
* Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
* Tuition Assistance
* Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
* Life & AD&D insurance*
* Flexible Spending Accounts*
* 403B Retirement Plan with match
* HealthQuest Wellness Program
* Employee Assistance Program
* Employee Discount Program
* Career Development Opportunities
* Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.

Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than medicine. Southcoast Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Southcoast Health System, New Bedford , RN-Medical Surgical-VNA, Healthcare , Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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