The Arc of Opportunity Nurse Case Manager-AFC in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
$3500 Sign On Bonus for New Hires!
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm (40 hr/week)
Make a Difference at The Arc of Opportunity!
The Arc of Opportunity is a civil and human rights movement, supporting individuals with disabilities and their families in North Central MA. You will be joining a network of over 600 national state and local chapters committed to providing the best quality of life through our multitude of programs, services, and opportunities. We believe that ever employee is invaluable and encourage their personal and professional growth. With excellent salary and benefits, including generous paid time off, we prioritize the well-being of our staff.
What is Nursing in Adult Foster Care at The Arc of Opportunity?
Our Adult Foster Care (AFC) Program is a medicaid-funded initiative that enables individuals with disabilities to live with caring providers in a safe and nurturing environment. The program provides comprehensive case management and nursing oversight. The nursing staff in our AFC program monitors the health status of individuals supported in our Adult Foster Care program, and acts as a resource for all program staff and home.
What Does the AFC Nurse Case Manager Do?
(Full list of responsibilities can be found here (https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRwOqNsfLmkec9fz6FV5odFW23X9kZCspibo7JKQ61Pk19tMtUGGi73Lhk6ZOIbhEtvv_ibrYtP46BY/pub) )
Coordinate medical information for admission and provide a comprehensive nursing assessment for the intake process when required by individual medical condition(s).
Provide participant specific medical training for home care providers and nursing case training as needed.
Monitor medical care to ensure that consumers receive quality care, treatment, and respect in the community.
Maintain Individual Confidential Files and monitor placements to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations.
Why work for The Arc?
We understand the importance of a work-life balance and offer a flexible schedule within a Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm framework. Taking time off when needed is encouraged, ensuring you can maintain a healthy work-life integration. We offer comprehensive benefits packages such as 12 Paid holidays, $3500 Sign-On Bonus, vacation & sick time, paid training, 401k, health and dental insurance, employee assistance program, financial wellness program etc.
Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing
Associates or Bachelors in relevant field is preferred.
A minimum of two years prior experience with elderly or individuals with disabilities
Proven ability to utilize electronic health record systems to monitor compliance (currently iCentrix and HCSIS)
The Arc is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.
When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply and/or interview for a job, they may request it orally or in writing through the VP of Human Resources.