BAMSI Float LPN in Middleboro, Massachusetts
Join BAMSIs growing workforce delivering compassionate care!
LPN FloatsatBAMSIprovide direct care service to individuals with disabilities living in supervised residential settings and identify health related needs, monitor medical status and work with residential staff to ensure
a safe and healthy environment for individuals served. Mileage is reimbursed between sites and for any mileage in addition to paid mileage for the commute to and from home base.
BAMSI is a 1900+ employee health and human services organization with locations across Eastern Massachusetts. We offer generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid trainings in a supportive environment that offers growth opportunities! Health and Dental Insurance
is available for employees working 30+ hours.
Candidates must have a Massachusetts nursing license and nursing experience with a disabled population. Work experience in a health or human services setting, a valid driver's license in state of residence and transportation are also required. Please note,
for this position female gender is a bona-fide occupational qualification and only female applicants will be interviewed.
Schedule: Mon-Fri 3p-11p
General Statement of Duties:Identify health related needs, monitor medical status and work with residential staff to ensure a safe and healthy environment for individuals living in a community setting. Provide
direct care service to individuals living in supervised residential settings and do so in a manner that promotes growth, independence, and dignity for those individuals served.
Attend to the daily needs of consumers on an individual basis as well as foster increased independence and self-determination.
Teach socialization skills and activities of daily living including: household maintenance; self-care and hygiene; self-awareness and human development, menu planning, food shopping and preparation; money management skills/budgeting; transportation and community
orientation; consumer skills; and utilization of community resources.
Provide clinical oversight to agency programs regarding DPH Medication Administration.
Work with community physicians and program staff to formulate and implement effective medical treatment plans.
Ensure safe and proper storage of medications and ensure medications are administered as prescribed.
Record and appropriately utilize necessary data, daily progress notes, staff log and complete all other ISP and program required documentation.
Advise program manager and staff of any medical problems that may hinder an individuals progress or that may be aggravated by activities at the program.
Consult with staff on methods of medical treatment and care.
Review medical records and physician orders to ensure program compliance, updating information as needed.
Transport consumers to and from day programs, medical appointments and other activities as required.
Provide opportunities for leisure time activities and foster independence in the choice and participation of those activities.
Maintain knowledge of ongoing program issues and developments as well as informing supervisor of program issues and concerns.
Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by program manager or designee.
Perform duties to reflect agency policies and procedures.
Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
If needed, provide 24hr on-call support on a rotating basis.
Possession of Massachusetts license as a nurse with experience working with disabled population.
Knowledge of the theories, methods, procedures and practices of nursing care and physical rehabilitation as applicable to community residential services.
Work experience in a health or human service setting required; experience with people with developmental disabilities in a community setting desired.
Must possess a valid drivers license in state of residence and own means of transportation required.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41