Community Health Nurse- BVNA


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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street
Phone:(413) 447-2784
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Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
Additional Business Name: BVNA. Berkshire Visiting Nurses Association
Community Health Nurse- BVNA
To Commensurate With Experience
Berkshire County
Full Time
Up to One Year
RN License - Current license as a professional nurse within MA - Preference: Required
Active and valid driver’s license - Preference: Required

Berkshire Health Systems is currently hiring Community Health Nurses at the Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association. 

  • Union Position
  • Shift 1
  • 8a-4:30p
  • Full Time
  • Full Benefits

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About the BVNA: The Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2022 calendar year.

The annual SHPBest™ award program was created to acknowledge home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service to their patients. The 2022 award recipients were determined by reviewing and ranking the overall satisfaction score for more than 3,200 home health providers. With the largest HHCAHPS benchmark in the nation, SHP is in a unique position to identify and recognize organizations that have made patient satisfaction a priority and have been rewarded for their efforts with high marks on the HHCAHPS survey.

About the position: The Community Health Nurse (CHN) provides, teaches, supervises and documents nursing care of the sick and injured at home. The CHN intervenes to promote, maintain or restore health to prevent illness and to effect rehabilitation. The CHN collaborates with other healthcare providers, professionals and community representatives to coordinate care at home. The CHN evaluates the individual’s and families’ response to interventions.


  • One-year acute nursing care preferred, hospital based preferred. Experience in home care setting strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply community health principles and practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform independently as a clinician with minimal supervision or assistance. Experience with self-scheduling of caseload preferred.
  • History of flexibility in assuming varied assignments.

Education and Training:

  • Registered Nurse required.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing recommended.
  • Graduate of a N.L.N. accredited nursing program.

License, Certification & Registration:

  • RN License - Current license as a professional nurse within MA
  • Active and valid driver’s license.
  • CPR required every two years.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to exercise independent judgement.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to supervise others.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to develop and maintain records and communicate clinical data in verbal and written form.
  • Willing to be flexible regarding work hours.
  • Ability to drive an automobile in inclement weather.
  • Must be willing to accept “on call” responsibilities.
  • Conforms with BHS Customer Service and Performance Standards.
  • Conforms with Patient’s Rights Policy.
  • History of dependability in meeting demands of committed work schedule.

**This is a UNION Position***

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