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BAMSI Licensed Nursing Staff LPN/RN in Middleboro, Massachusetts

$32.00 per hour

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30 hours - Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30a-2:30p

BAMSI. Essential employees doing exceptional work.

Licensed Nursing staff at BAMSI coordinates, monitors and supports the health care and physical needs of persons served; provide staff and persons served trainings. Maintain all electronic and paper medical records

General Statement of Duties: Coordinate, monitor and support the health care and physical needs of persons served; provide staff and persons served trainings. Maintain electronic and paper medical records

BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • Generous Time Off Package

  • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday

  • 11 paid holidays

  • up to 2 weeks Sick Time

  • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 403B plan with discretionary match

  • Wellness Activities

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Career Development Opportunities

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As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated, by their start date. Details related to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to candidates who have been selected for employment.

Responsibilities:

Clinical Coordination:

· Maintain an assigned caseload and act as case manager, as directed.

· Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the PCP, ensuring adherence to CARF, DDS, and Mass Health regulations.

· Ensure annual updates of physical examinations, health care provider orders, etc. in order to meet established guidelines.

· Maintain medication books, appropriate sections of member medical files, to ensure program compliance with all regulations.

· Monitor persons served health status and document those findings in the members medical record at least monthly, and every six months as part of the interdisciplinary team review and more often if indicated.

· Report changes in the members condition to the member’s PCP.

· Provide oversite of therapy treatment as recommended by a licensed therapist and or PCP order.

· Advise the program director and staff of any medical problems that may hinder a member’s progress or that affect participation in the program. In collaboration with the program director, communicate medical updates to residential providers and families.

Training and Supervision:

· Participate in the recruitment process and make recommendations for the hiring of prospective employees.

· Provide staff and persons served training in relevant areas (e.g., health, hygiene, safety, diet, medical protocols, safe lifting, VNS, etc.).

· Provide supervision of daily operations in absence of the program director.

Direct Care Responsibilities:

· Monitor member lunch breaks as assigned and ensure protocols and diets are followed.

· Provide direct care as needed by assisting persons served with ADL care.

· Provide physical support, assistance with lifting and transferring members who have physical challenges as needed.

Administrative Duties:

· Ensure compliance with Mass Health regulations governing day habilitation services, CARF standards and DDS regulations.

· Maintain effective working relationships with funding source personnel, internal and external provider staff, persons served and family members.

· Ensure that member’s Day Hab Service Plans are coordinated with other health care professionals and documented.

· Attend ISP reviews and all other required meetings as assigned.

· Complete all required documentation in a timely manner.

· Utilize BAMSI’s electronic health care system; update information as required.

· Utilize BAMSI’s electronic human resource system.

· Participate in the orientation of new referrals.

Other:

· Ensure adequate medication and medical supplies are on hand (e.g., routine, PRN and stock medications, gloves, gowns, etc.).

· Provide assistance at other day programs as needed.

· Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

· Perform duties to reflect program and agency policies and procedures.

· Perform duties with a team approach.

· Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

Qualifications:

· Licensed Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

· Knowledge of rehabilitation activities, ISP development, CARF regulations, DDS philosophy, and behavior management experience desired.

· Must possess a valid driver’s license in state of residence.

· A demonstrated ability to make appropriate, accurate judgments including handling of emergency situations, and the mental and physical ability to successfully perform job duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, providing physical support to consumers having physical challenges such as lifting and transferring persons served as needed. Ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 25 pounds.

· Basic computer literacy, including the ability to record data, use electronic time and attendance software and receive and send electronic mail, as needed, is required.

· The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with persons served, families, service providers and case managers.

· Demonstrated ability to set limits, to solve problems independently, and to appropriately protect confidential information.

· Demonstrated ability to monitor and report on a participant’s progress, challenges and status verbally or in writing as required.

We at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Reasonable Accommodations for Applying/Recruitment

Reasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs.

Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSI’s application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI.

Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally, can be initiated by a BAMSI employee, qualified applicant, or by someone acting on that person’s behalf. Either call 508-484-7171 or, send letter to Talent Acquisition, 15 Christy's Dr Brockton, MA 02301. Note: please do not use these contacts to follow-up on job inquiries.

ID: 2022-6251

External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.bamsi.org/

Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:30a-2:30P

EEO: We at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.

BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Reasonable Accommodations for Applying/Recruitment Reasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs.

Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSI’s application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI.

Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally, can be initiated by a BAMSI employee, qualified applicant, or by someone acting on that person’s behalf. Either call 508-484-7171 or, send letter to Talent Acquisition, 15 Christy's Dr Brockton, MA 02301. Note: please do not use these contacts to follow-up on job inquiries.

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