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Registered Nurse (RN) (M-F with flexible daytime hours)

Minuteman Senior Services
Bedford, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for work/life balance and a regular weekly schedule?

Minuteman Senior Services, a Massachusetts Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) serving 16 communities, seeks an experienced Registered Nurse to join our wonderful team.

This is a full-time, 35-hour per week position. Flexible hours including both a compressed 4-day/week schedule as well as some work-from-home options and hours that meet the needs for work/life balance to care for family. WiFi enabled technology. No weekends or evenings. See below for addition information on benefits.

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

(50% after 4 weeks, other 50% after 3 months)

Know us before you need us

Our mission is to empower and advocate for those impacted by aging and disability. We offer information and supportive services that enhance health, well-being, and independence.

Learn more about us.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our Registered Nurses assess consumers for services, determine clinical eligibility for programs and develop care plans. This includes performing the duties required by the Clinical Assessment and Eligibility (CAE) and Comprehensive Screening and Service Model (CSSM) contract with MassHealth, and the MA State Home Care Program. The RN must be knowledgeable about the programs and services available to consumers throughout the 16 communities in the Minuteman Senior Services service area. The RN participates in interdisciplinary meetings with community service providers including care managers, nursing home staff, physicians, nurses and therapists from home health agencies, hospice providers, nutritionists, housing managers, mental health professionals, and other community home and health care professionals.

Our Registered Nurses:

  • Review referrals provided by Care Managers for each consumer determined to be in need of home care services, participate in Case Interdisciplinary Reviews, and consultations with Care Managers as needed.
  • Conduct initial home visits to assess and develop the personal care plan.
  • Provide yearly reassessments as deemed appropriate by state guidelines and interdisciplinary conference.
  • Serve as a consultant to our Protective Services program on health-related issues.
  • Provide pre-admission screening of Medicaid consumers seeking long-term care services with the consideration of a community-based alternative plan which may require an in-home assessment.
  • Track consumers who have been deemed ineligible for nursing home placement either due to alternative community services or not meeting the Medicaid regulations for long-term nursing home placement.
  • Process cases of all screening requests according to MassHealth and EOEA provisions.
  • Provide on-site meetings at skilled nursing facilities to meet the requirements of the Comprehensive Service and Screening Model (CSSM) and the Long-Term Care Options program for possible discharge and ASAP service coordination.
  • Assist with provision of health care related in-service training to ASAP personnel.
  • Assess consumers for clinical assessment and eligibility (CAE) for all MassHealth and State Home Care Programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse required; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
  • 3+ years clinical experience, one of which must be in community nursing, or an additional 2+ years of community or long-term care experience if nurse does not possess a Bachelor’s degree;
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle to enable travel for home visits and to area nursing homes on a regular basis.
  • Must be willing to complete the Alzheimer's Association training in Habilitation Therapy within the first year of employment.
  • Experience inputting notes into a database (SIMS) is helpful.

BENEFITS:

We provide a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision insurance, 3 weeks vacation to start, 12 paid holidays (plus an additional floating day off), generous sick time, short and long term disability, life insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan along with the benefit of a flexible work schedule, some work-from-home/telecommuting, and working with a great team of colleagues.

About Us

For over 45 years Minuteman Senior Services has been helping older and disabled adults age with independence and dignity in the setting of their choice which is most often their own homes and communities. We have been supporting caregivers, local and long distance, who want to do the right thing for their loved ones and need help and advice as they balance the competing demands of family, work and self.

We offer over 20 programs and services and are continually improving and expanding. Our consumers give us very high marks as do our professional colleagues and that is very important to us. With over 140 employees, 900+ volunteers and over 70 subcontracted service providers that make up our vendor network we bring a lot of expertise, experience and resources.

Learn more by visiting our website: https://www.minutemansenior.org

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Minuteman Senior Services

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