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Central Boston Elder Services
Boston, Massachusetts - Boston Metro, United States
28 days ago
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Central Boston Elder Services
Boston, Massachusetts - Boston Metro, United States
28 days ago

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Staff Nurse is ultimately responsible for ensuring that the clinical care, home/nursing facility visits, assessments, new admissions, screens, referrals, and documentation is completed and submitted as specified by our funders.  As a member of the Nursing Pool, he/she will ensure that EOEA’s Interdisciplinary Case Management Standards, CBES policies and procedures, program-specific requirements are met. The person in this role must be comfortable with transitioning from one assignment to another, as needed in the department.  This will include but is not limited to working collaboratively with members of the Home Care, CSSM, and AFC Programs team.  Other duties as outlined.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. With the appropriate team, assisting in determining the clinic care for Home Care clients, AFC program participants, and or besides to communicating with nursing facilities regarding plans for discharging CBES consumers.
  2. Confirm the eligibility of consumers enrolled in Medicaid-funded programs to ensure related services will be provided within the required frequency, scope, and duration as recommended.
  3. In coordination and cooperation with community agencies and institutions that provide medical and social services to consumers and collaborate with those agencies to form appropriate, cost effective, quality service plans and service substitutions.
  4. Participate in the interdisciplinary review and assessment of cases with the appropriate staff member, external nursing facility, and AFC caregivers to ensure clinical recommendations for care will be scheduled, documented, and monitored as required.
  5. Conduct home visits to assess clients’ functional, health and income status to determine eligibility and appropriateness to coordinate services which include community long-term care service and other social service programs.
  6. Performs MassHealth screenings to determine clinical eligibility for specific programs. Assessments will be conducted on time according to EOEA Regulation.
  7. Partner with external facilities to review Physicians Summary Forms PFS and completed nursing assessments for program participants.
  8. Determine the need for an additional short-term stay (STA) for consumers who require additional medical care in a nursing home facility.
  9. Develop, review, and monitor care plans and logs for consumers on a continuously basis and adjust clinic services as needed.
  10. Provides backup coverage as needed across all teams and programs in conducting home visits and community assessments.
  11. Assists in problem-solving as it relates to care management and consumer-related issues.
  12. Conduct and participate in agency meetings, task forces, training, and workshops as needed.
  13. Maintain electronic and other records and prepare reports as required.
  14. Completes CDS in addition to other systems with 90% accuracy based on random 10% audit.
  15. Consistently meets budgetary requirements for ECOP, Choices, and other programs as required.
  16. Updates care plan and adds them to SAMS 100% of the time
  17. Provides excellent customer services as evidence by lack of complaints.
  18. Maintain accurate Outlook calendars at all times.
  19. Adheres to all HIPAA Regulations as evidenced by no complaints or reported incidents.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS FOR RN, CSSM and AFC vary; outlined below are the minimum requirements.

  1. Must possess a valid Massachusetts license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  2. Minimum of three years of clinical experience, one of which must have been in community nursing.
  3. Must have demonstrated leadership ability.
  4. Must be able to work effectively within a diverse team.
  5. Must be organize and detail oriented.
  6. Possess working knowledge of community resources and reimbursement systems for health and social services.
  7. Specific job-related tasks as outlined per program will be distributed upon hire.

 EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or Associates of Science degree in Nursing and at least (1) year of clinical experience or nursing in a community or long-term care setting. or
  • A Diploma RN and two (2) additional years of community-based nursing experience or long-term direct care service experience.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

  • Ability to lift and carry objects frequently weighing up to 10 to 15 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • Ability to travel to the community to perform visits at consumers’ homes.
  • Work requires regularly standing, stooping, and bending.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 57576418
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts - Boston Metro, United States
  • Position Title: Staff Nurse
  • Company Name: Central Boston Elder Services
  • Job Function: Nurse
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Required Travel: 25-50%
  • Salary: $70,000.00 - $72,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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