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BAMSI Nursing Director in Foxboro, Massachusetts

Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

$10, 000 New Hire sign on Bonus.

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

The Nursing Director oversee the medical and nursing supports provided within assigned day and residential programs. Provide clinical supervision to nursing staff. Work collaboratively with team members to ensure the delivery of quality services

BAMSI’s residential network includes community centered living for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, brain injuries or mental illness. The dedicated staff members provide support in the areas including, but not limited to, personal care, personal finance, and transportation. Staff members engage the residents in a variety of stimulating, therapeutic activities to build cognitive, physical, and social skills. A number of residential homes offer 24-hour nursing care designed to assist more medically involved residents with medication administration, medical treatments, medical appointments, and other care.

We are looking for a Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts with at least 7 years experience working as a nurse with progressive responsibilities. Must have a valid driver's license in state of residence, own means of transportation and a satisfactory driving record.

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 CEUs

  • 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.

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

Supervision Exercised: Collaborates with the partnering Assistant Directors and Director of Operations to provide supervision to Nurse Managers.

General Statement of Duties:

Oversee the medical and nursing supports provided within assigned day and residential programs. Provide clinical supervision to nursing staff. Work collaboratively with team members to ensure the delivery of quality services. Provide ongoing trainings.

Responsibilities

Direct Care & Coordination of Medical Services:

  • Identify health related needs, monitor medical status and work with staff, physicians and allied health professionals to formulate, coordinate and implement medical treatment plans for all individuals served.

  • Provide clinical and administrative oversight to programs regarding DPH Medication Administration procedures, protocols and compliance. Act as a MAP trainer and consultant.

  • Monitor the administer medications and treatments as prescribed, ensuring adherence to funders’ regulations, CARF, and DPH regulations.

  • Provide concise, accurate, and timely medical updates on individuals served to stakeholders including funders, guardians, and BAMSI team members.

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

  • Ensure medications, medical and safety supplies are available as needed.

  • Coordinate and delegate responsibilities affiliated with hospital admissions and discharges using a collaborative approach.

  • Provide physical support, assistance with lifting and transferring individuals served who have physical challenges as needed.

  • Work with partnering home health agencies to secure assessments, therapies and equipment for individuals served.

  • Participate in the planning and oversight of programs in the absence of a Nurse Manager.

Staff Management & Development:

  • Assist with interviewing and hiring nurses within the program.

  • Identify and provide training to nurses and direct care staff.

  • Provide MAP and agency wide in-services and trainings as needed. Must be a MAP Trainer within 6 months of hire.

  • Collaborate with Assistant Directors to provide supervision and conduct performance appraisals of assigned RNs and LPNs in the day and residential system.

  • Provide 24 hour on-call, on a rotating basis, to ensure nursing coverage, provide medical support, and access to resources.

  • Attend and coordinate meetings within the cluster.

  • In conjunction with staffing coordinators, hire, train, evaluate and supervise the assigned staff.

  • Collaborate with staffing coordinator to ensure that the centralized system for coordinating nursing coverage is implemented effectively.

  • Approve bi-weekly time cards, including the management of holiday coverage.

  • Review and update job descriptions as indicated.

Quality Management:

  • Ensure the maintenance of medication books, house log books, etc. to ensure program compliance with all regulations; regularly audit systems and provide feedback for improvements.

  • Ensure highest quality of safety standards and that infection control protocols are followed.

  • Complete written reports, assessments, etc. as required in a clear, concise and professional manner.

  • Coordinate the medical and medication reviews conducted at assigned programs. Ensure identified issues are rectified in a timely manner.

  • Attend and participate in senior level nursing and director meetings.

Other:

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

  • Must have weekend availability.

  • Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • A minimum of five (5) years nursing experience or three (3) years supervisory experience required.

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

  • Two years experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in state of residence.

  • Basic computer literacy, including the ability to record data, use electronic time and attendance software, receive and send electronic mail, work with the agency approved electronic health care record is required.

  • Effective critical thinking, communication and writing skills.

  • Must possess strong organizational, time management, interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize responsibilities and work within a team environment.

  • Ability to push, pull and lift at least 25 lbs.

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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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: 2022-5804

External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.

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

Schedule: M-F 8a-4p

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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