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BAMSI Lead Nurse Coordinator in Carver, Massachusetts

$32.00 per hour

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[40] - Schedule: Mon - Fri, 7a - 3p

BAMSI. Essential employees doing exceptional work.

BAMSI is now hiring LPNs and RNs for programs throughout Massachusetts. This is the perfect job for nurses who wish to truly know their patients and provide holistic health. Our nurses work with a team of caring and talented employees, providing medical care and fostering a social environment.

Join BAMSI, where employees turn houses into homes. We are looking to expand our family, a team of dedicated human service and healthcare professionals who support individuals with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and medical complexities in their homes. Nurses will provide and coordinate medical care, assist with activities of daily living, foster community connections, and individuals with developing and maintaining meaningful relationships.

Benefits:

  • Tuition assistance and paid CEUs

  • Career advancement

  • 403B plan with discretionary match

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Immediate access to your pay

  • Generous paid time off

  • Health/dental insurance, wellness activities, and more.

Qualifications:

  • Massachusetts nursing license

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

  • Demonstrate proficiency in English

  • Able to lift, push and pull 25 pounds

Go to www.bamsi.org to apply. BAMSI will respond to all applicants within two business days.

As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 by their start date. Details related to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to candidates who have been selected for employment.

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 supervise assigned nurses, 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 incident reports and other documents 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 and infection control 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.

  • On a rotating basis, provide division wide health care trainings

  • 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.

  • 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 all duties in compliance with BAMSI policies and applicable laws.

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

  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • 3 years of nursing experience preferred, with 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..

  • Excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to provide high-quality customer service to internal and external customers

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.

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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: 2021-4537

External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.

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

Schedule: Mon - Fri 7a - 3p

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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