Seven Hills Foundation Adult Services Day Program Nurse in Groton, Massachusetts

Provide nursing/health care services for residents within the Adult Service day program. May rotate into the school, as needed.

  • Monitor the health/nursing care needs of all participants during the day program

  • Monitor participants' health status in a manner that is not disruptive to program activities and maintain comfort and dignity

  • Maintain the physical safety of participants and staff in compliance with pertinent regulations, standards, and guidelines

  • Administer treatments and medications during day programming as recommended by PCP

  • Work collaboratively with nursing, education, therapy, medical, and social work staff to maintain the health of program participants in order for them to engage in programming

  • Accompany designated participants with complex health needs on community field trips in the Seven Hills Pediatric Center van with a trained driver

  • Attend staff meeting as scheduled

  • Provide in-service trainings for staff as needed on health topics of interest to staff and participants

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Work requires frequent stooping, bendingg, reaching and grasping objects above and below shoulder level; pushing and pulling wheelchairs, equipment carts, etc. that weigh up to 50 pounds

  • Work will require long periods of standing and walking

  • Work environment may be crowded

  • Work will occur in various environments, including but not limited to classrooms, treatment rooms, bedrooms, and other settings, such as a transport van, swimming pool, and a variety of community sites

  • Current Massachusetts nursing license. Registered Nurses are preferred; Licensed Practical Nurses will be considered.

  • Strong interpersonal skills required and experience working as a member of interdisciplinary teams.

  • Experience working with individuals with chronic developmental and medical needs.

Affiliate: SHPC

ID: 14986

Schedule: 8am-12pm Monday through Friday (20 hours a week)

External Company Name: Seven Hills Foundation

External Company URL: www.sevenhills.org

Street: 22 Hillside Avenue