Bay Cove Human Services Per Diem LPN in Mattapan, Massachusetts
Position Title:Per Diem LPN
Division:Developmental Disabilities Services
Program Name:Orlando Street
Responsibilities:Provide training and leadership to staff and residents in health care.
Consult with Program Directors and Senior Program Directors to promote and ensure optimum health and health care of individuals in programs.
Monitor medical record keeping systems of assigned caseload, in compliance with all State and Federal regulations.
Oversee healthcare duties of Certified Nurse Assistants and Direct Care Staff
Advocate for access to high quality health care for individuals.
Monitor, evaluate and make recommendations regarding medical issues.
Facilitate communication with medical professionals including meeting with them as necessary, regarding medication and or health care needs of individuals.
Work collaboratively and in a leadership role with Residential Counselors.
Provide medication administration in compliance with MAP policies.
Complete shift nursing notes, treatment sheets, flow sheets, vital signs, and pain monitoring documentation.
Drive the wheelchair van to take residents to and from appointments.
Provide personal hygiene care including bathing, showering, shaving, nail clipping, dressing, grooming, changing, oral hygiene, etc. while promoting independence.
Work under the Clinical direction of the RN Nurse Manager
Work under the Administrative direction of the Program Director.
Qualifications:Massachusetts Licensed Practical Nurse with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience.
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams.
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Professional writing, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Driver's License Required?Yes