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Family Service Association - Fall River Registered Nurse Per Diem in Fall River, Massachusetts

Adult Day Health is a medically-based program that helps the participant remain independent while promoting good health and well being.  Adult Day Health helps participants to reach their highest level of independence and functioning.  

We are currently seeking a Registered Nurses (RN) Per Diem in our Gen Center, Cornerstone, and Countryside Adult Day Health centers located in Fall River and Raynham, MA.  Our schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with no weekend or no major holiday shifts.

The Registered Nurse (RN) monitors participant's health status and is responsible to complete quarterly health status reports and participant care plan. Other duties included but not limited to providing case management services, supervising all other services involving health issues of the participants, and assist the Program Leader with the implementation of policies and procedures.

Job Description

  • Serve as liaison between physician and participant for medical information and service authorization of participants.  Obtain, review, and implement primary care provider orders.

  • Coordinate the development, on-going review, and revisions of each participant’s plan of care.  Coordinate the completion of, and ensuring the accuracy of, each participant’s assessment forms and all other medical participant requirements.

  • Monitor participant’s health status, and respond to any acute changes in the participants’ health or functioning, administer medication and document on medication sheets, complete participant daily flow sheets and record monthly vitals and monitor participant health status if requested.

  • Supervise other health care staff members.

  • Provide case management services.

  • Review and supervise participant’s personal care plan at least bi-annual or quarterly, and as needed.

  • Attend supervisory meetings at least monthly.

  • Supervise program aides and all other services involving health issues of the participants and assist with ADL and overall health care needs.

  • Complete nursing progress notes in each participant’s record at least monthly.

  • Responsibility of RN for all skilled nursing services listed in 105CMR-901.

  • Assist the Program Coordinator with the implementation of policies and procedures.

  • Assume the role of Assistant Program Coordinator in the Program Coordinator’s absence.

  • Ensuring on-going education, training, and professional development of all program staff that is relevant to the care of the participants.  Provide both individual and group education for health and nutrition to participants as appropriate.

  • Ability to provide services outlined in this job description at any of the three Adult Day Health sites as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

  • Respond to reasonable expectations of The Agency and/or supervisor.

Education and Experience:

  • The ideal Registered Nurse (RN) must be licensed by the Board of Registration to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in good standing.

  • Must have at least two (2) years recent experience in the direct care of the elderly or chronically disabled persons.

  • Must be CPR certified.

Interested individuals should submit their resume to this e-mail address or visit to complete an on-line application and learn more about our agency. Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 135-year tradition of high quality.

Family Service Association is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Make a difference and join our team today!

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