Company: Mass General Brigham
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Partners HealthCare at Home - Home Hospital Program
What Is Home Hospital?
PartnersHealthCare at Home works with MGH and is based on our
patients strongdesire to maximize their time at home. When illness
develops and is significantenough to require a hospital stay, Home
Hospital is able to provide similarcare for patients at home to
avoid time in the hospital. You can think of HomeHospital as
sending the hospital home with the patient. Home Hospital is
moreadvanced than traditional home health care. Just like if a
patient were in the hospital, thisprogram would provide for several
visits with our clinicians each day totreat the conditions until
the patient is safe enough to be cared for by aregular clinical
Commonconditions treated by Home Hospital include congestive heart
failure, COPD,pneumonia, skin infections such as cellulitis and
urinary tract infections aswell as many other conditions deemed
safe enough to do in the home.
Inthis role the RN supports the Home Hospital Program based at MGH
and worksin a 10 mile radius surrounding the hospital treating
patients in that area
Providequality, clinical services to patients in various settings
in thecommunity. Patient care is deliveredwithin organizational
philosophy, policy and standards of nursing and communityhealth
practice. The responsibilitiesare performed in accordance with PHH
policies and standards of practice, utilizingthorough and timely
electronic documentation and interdisciplinarycommunications.
Skilled nursing care isprovided in the form of assessment,
teaching, treatment, documentation and carecoordination
demonstrating high quality customer service, and
- Graduate of an approved School of Nursing
- Current Massachusetts license as Registered Nurse
- Minimum of one year previous nursing experience in acute,
emergency or post-acute care setting required.
- Prior home care experience preferred.
- Travel required within PHH's geographic area
- Ability to work with various computer software applications and
- Strong interpersonal and customer service and ability to work
with a diverse population
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and
- Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team of
health care providers
- Ability to organize and prioritize work, and adapt to changing
- Ability to work independently, be self-directed and adapt to
PHH is committedto diversity in the workplace which begins with
respect and opportunity forall. PHH takes affirmative action to
ensure that equal employment opportunityis provided to all persons
regardless of race, religious creed, color, nationalorigin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information,
age,ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other basis that
would beinconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation in coming to or
participating in the interview process, please let us know.
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