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BAMSI Nurse Manager in Berlin, Massachusetts

$2000 New Hire sign on when hired at BAMSI for all regular Full Time and Part Time LPN and RN Positions! (Restrictions Apply)

[40] - Schedule: Wed - Sat 6a - 4p

Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer!

When you join BAMSI's nursing team, you join a group of dedicated care givers, both RN's and LPN's who enjoy making lives better through hands on, personalized direct care that challenge critical thinking, analytical abilities, and support for wellness. Nurse Managers are a lead member of the multi-disciplinary team. The Nurse Manager will case manage the health care needs of individuals, provide training to staff, and communicate health care information to funders and other stakeholders. at BAMSI our nurses are in a unique position to provide care for individuals served in their home, in the community and with their friends. Our community based group homes for adults with complex medical needs, developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and/or mental illness are designed to support individuals in a large comfortable home setting. Persons served are encouraged to become active members of their communities including engaging in employment, volunteer activities as well as social and recreational activities. Our homes house 3-8 individuals each providing opportunity to build relationship with those that you care for and their families.

Must possess a Massachusetts license as a nurse and possess a minimum of 3 years of nursing experience. A valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record is required. Must be currently certified in CPR. Prior supervisory experience and 2 years experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred.

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 CEU's

  • Weekend Differential

  • 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

*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

General Statement of Duties: As a lead member of the multi-disciplinary team, the nurse manager will ensure the health, safety and well-being of adults with disabilities and/or brain injuries living in a residential setting. The nurse manager will coordinate the health care needs of persons served and provide opportunities for social engagement, leisure time activities and skill building in a way that fosters growth, independence, dignity, choice and a meaningful life.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow the Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Medication Administration Program (MAP) policies. Administer medications and treatments as prescribed, utilizing the agency’s electronic health care record.

  • Track and order durable medical equipment and other medical supplies on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. Provide direct care while supporting person served abilities and encouraging maximum level of independence and safety with ADL’s.

  • Provide physical health assessments to make critical, timely decisions. Document all assessments in the data tracking logs and medical records.

  • Maintain ongoing professional communication, verbally and in writing, with all members of persons served team.

  • Coordinate and transport individuals to medical appointments. Advocate for best health related outcomes.

  • Collaborate with health care providers, and persons served team members, to develop and implement effective health care treatments and protocols. Encourage self-advocacy by persons served at appointments and engage individuals in developing their treatment plan.

  • Ensure individuals’ nutritional needs are met based on personal preferences and according to prescribed diet. Provide support with preparation and eating as necessary.Organize, assess, and appropriately utilize data, daily progress notes and staff log notes.

  • Liaison with hospitals and rehabilitation centers to ensure safe admissions and discharges.

  • Ensure Positive Behavior Supports (PBS), BAMSI’s framework for delivering clinical services, are implemented by offering choices and preferred routines, meeting needs, supporting individual’s goals, modeling pro-social behaviors, and maintaining professional boundaries.

  • Use communication systems suited to persons served needs, and promote independence through the use of assistive technology and cognitive supports.

  • Collaborate with the program manager to assist in planning safe activities, connecting and integrating individuals into their communities through social, spiritual, and recreational opportunities. Provide necessary support to ensure safety while in the community.

  • Maintain knowledge of ongoing program issues and communicate issues to supervisor or designee.

  • Adhere to submission deadlines for ISP related documents and incident reports based on funding source and agency timelines.

  • Review medical records and physician orders to ensure program compliance, updating information as needed.

  • Provide oversight of daily operations in the absence of supervisor or designee, as requested.

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

  • Assist with interviewing, hiring, and supervising nursing staff.

  • Collaborate with the program manager to provide guidance for direct care and nursing staff, including implementing recognition for staff achievements and the progressive disciplinary process.

  • Facilitate staff meetings and on-going program-specific medical trainings on diagnosis, protocols, safe care, and other heath related topics.

  • Work in collaboration with Relief and Per Diem staff, and their supervisors to provide training, supervision, and job development needs that arise.

  • Attend mandatory trainings and meetings. Disseminate training materials at the program level.

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

  • Provide coverage at day habilitation programs or other residential programs as needed.

  • Provide 24 hour on-call, on a rotating basis, to ensure nursing coverage and optimal service delivery.

  • Rotate schedule to work holidays as needed.

  • Perform duties to reflect agency policies and procedures.

    • Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 3 years of nursing experience and prior supervisory experience preferred

  • CPR certification required

  • Knowledge of the theories, methods, procedures, and practices of nursing care.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record

  • Basic computer literacy, including the ability to record data, use electronic time and attendance software, receive and send email, is required.

  • Ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 25 pounds.

  • Ability to reach, bend, stand, sit and walk; perform fine motor activities.

  • Work effectively in a moderate to occasionally loud work environment.

ID: 2020-3613

External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.

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

Schedule: Wed - Sat 6a - 4p

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