As a member of the Home Health interdisciplinary Team, the Palliative Care RN works under the direction of the Director for Clinical Operations Home Health to advance the palliative care service line in the community. The Palliative Care RN seeks to maximize the comfort and quality of life for those persons living in the community identified as living with advancing illness to help manage discomfort related to the symptoms of chronic or acute illness.
The right candidate possesses strong clinical skills, demonstrated leadership and an ability to work across systems to meet needs of patients and community partners. Becoming a member of the Hebrew SeniorLife team offers the opportunity to collaborate with HSL leaders and experts in palliative care including those focused on impactful and ground breaking research and teaching in clinical excellence.
The RN provides holistic, community based care that includes exploratory discussions on patient and family goals of care, symptom management and consultation on supportive resources and end of life care. The Palliative Care RN is an integral member of the Hebrew SeniorLife interdisciplinary Home Health team and provides clinical and educational support internally and in the community.
License: Licensed as an RN by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing. Unrestricted license to practice in state.
Certification: National Certification as Geriatric, Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner. Advanced Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing desirable