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Elara Caring Behavioral Health Registered Nurse in Springfield, Massachusetts

At Elara Caring, we have a unique opportunity to play a huge role in the growth of an entire home care industry. Here, each employee has the chance to make a real difference by carrying out our mission every day. Join our elite team of healthcare professionals, providing the Right Care, at the Right Time, in the Right Place.

Job Description:

Registered Nurse Behavioral Health - Springfield

At Elara Caring , we care where you are and believe the best place for your care is where you live. We know there’s no place like home, and that’s why our teams continue to provide high-quality care to more than 60,000 patients each day in their preferred home setting. Wherever our patients call home and wherever they are on their health journey, we care. Each team member has a part to play in this mission. This means you have countless ways to make a difference as a home based, Behavioral Health Registered Nurse . Being a part of something this great, starts by carrying out our mission every day through your true calling: developing an amazing team of compassionate and dedicated healthcare providers.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, full time

Why Join the Elara Caring Mission?

  • Work autonomy

  • flexible schedules

  • 1:1 patient care

  • Supportive and collaborative environment

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Tuition reimbursement for full-time staff and continuing education opportunities for all employees

  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • 401(K) with employer match

  • Paid time off, paid holidays, family and pet bereavement

  • Pet insurance

As a Registered Nurse Behavioral Health, you’ll contribute to our success in the following ways:

  • A ssesses assigned case load of behavioral health care patients and families to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs of patients as evidenced by documentation, clinical records, Interdisciplinary Team reports, after hours reports, and on-site evaluations.

  • A ssumes primary responsibility for caseload, including assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the plan of treatment.

  • A ssesses patient needs and obtains data on physical, psychological, social, and spiritual factors that may influence patient/family/caregiver health status and incorporate that data into the plan of care.

  • M akes the initial evaluation and re-evaluates the patient’s nursing needs during each visit. Makes follow up visits according to patient, family, and facility needs.

  • C ommunicates significant findings, problems, and changes in health condition, environment, or unsafe facility conditions to the Clinical Supervisor, physician, facility, and/or other personnel involved with patient care.

  • R evises the plan of care in response to identified patient care issues and notifies the Clinical Supervisor, physician, facility, and other team members.

  • C ounsels, instructs, and includes the patient, facility, and family in following the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care.

  • T eaches behavioral health philosophy and pain and symptom management to staff in alternate care settings (nursing homes, hospital, assisted-living facilities, etc.).

  • I nitiates, supervises, and documents observance of the behavioral health aide and LPN delivery of care per agency policy.

  • I nforms supervisor and/or facility supervisor of unusual or potentially problematic nursing facility issues.

  • P rovides appropriate support at time of death and perform bereavement assessment.

What is Required?

  • Current, unrestricted state RN licensee

  • 1+ years of experience in a clinical care setting as a nurse

  • Able and willing to travel within branch/office coverage area.

  • Must have a dependable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and current auto insurance in accordance with state laws.

  • Must be able and willing to travel 50%

  • Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Nursing is preferred

  • Previous Home Health or Hospice Experience is preferred

  • Previous experience with Homecare HomeBase is preferred

  • Must be comfortable with home based care

You will report to the Clinical Manager or Clinical Supervisor

This is not a comprehensive list of all job responsibilities ; a full job description will be provided. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Elara Caring provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age (40 and older), national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law.

Elara Caring participates in E-Verify and we will provide the Federal Government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States. Employers like Elara Caring can only use E-Verify once you have accepted the job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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