Hospice Services of Massachusetts has the following position availableFull Time RN Case Manager (Hospice Experience a Plus) for The Boston Office and Wareham OfficeRN ON-Call postion for Nights and weekends for Both Offices;PURPOSE OF POSITION:Responsible as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team for the provision of skilled nursing assessment, planning and care in order to maximize the comfort and health of patients and families consistent with Hospice Services of Massachusetts' policies and procedures. Knowledge of End of Life Planning, Pain and Symptom mgmt a MUST..ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1. Assume primary responsibility for a patient/family caseload that includes the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating phases of the nursing process. 2. Initiate communication with attending physicians, other hospice staff members and other agencies as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for the patient/family. 3. Maintain regular communication with the nurse/team leader to review caseload. 4. Maintain regular communication with the attending physician concerning patient/family care needs and response to interventions. 5. Maintain up-to-date patient records so that problems, plans, actions and goals are accurately and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur. . 6. Attend patient conference and facilitate discussion of issues from caseload for full staff discussion, consultation and evaluation. 7. Assist other nurse/case managers including assuming primary responsibility for patients when necessary. 8. Demonstrate familiarity with policies of the agency and rules and regulations of State and Federal bodies which assist in determining policies. 9. Accept other assignments as appropriate. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for performance of this job. It is not to be considered as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of this position and does not limit the assignment of additional duties at the discretion of the supervisor.EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:Possession of current license to practice as a registered professional nurse in the state of Massachusetts, Minimum two years of varied work experience as a professional nurse and one of the two years in hospice setting. Demonstrated ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients and families in varied settings. Demonstrated skill in nursing practice, ability to cope with family emotional stress and tolerance of individual lifestyles.We offer an excellent salary with a comprehensive and generous benefits package. Please fax resumes to 617-381-7579 or call 617-381-7015 Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.