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BAMSI Per Diem LPN/RN in Massachusetts

$30.00 per hour

Per Diem LPNs/RNs at BAMSI provide direct care service to individuals living in supervised residential settings and identify health related needs, monitor medical status and work with residential staff to ensure a safe and healthy environment for individuals served.

Must be an LPN or RN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with at least 6 months experience in an acute care or long term care facility. A valid driver's license in state of residence is required.

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.

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: Provide coverage for open nursing shifts in assigned residential/ day habilitation programs. Assess, plan, evaluate and implement care according to accepted standards of practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend to the daily needs of individuals as well as foster increased independence and self-determination.

  • Assist individuals with personal care tasks, which include but not limited to: toileting, showering/bathing, grooming, personal hygiene, assisting with mobility, repositioning, dressing, range of motion exercises, meal preparation and eating.

  • Follow individual protocols, treatment plans, behavior plans, etc.

  • When indicated, follow the Department of Public Health’s Medication Administration Program policies.

  • Ensure safe and proper storage of medications; ensure medications are administered as prescribed; ensure documentation is completed as required.

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

  • When indicated, work with community physicians and program staff to formulate and implement effective medical treatment plans.

  • Assess, document and appropriately utilize necessary data, daily progress notes, staff log and complete all other and program required documentation.

  • Advise program manager / nurse manager and staff of any medical problems that may hinder an individual’s progress or that may be aggravated by activities at the program.

  • Consult with staff on methods of medical treatment and care.

  • Transport consumers to and from day programs, medical appointments and other activities as required.

  • Provide opportunities for leisure time activities and foster independence in the choice and participation of those activities.

  • Maintain knowledge of ongoing program issues and developments as well as informing supervisor of program issues and concerns.

  • Provide training and orientation for direct care / nursing staff as needed.

  • Attend required trainings.

  • Assist with admissions and discharges to and from hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

  • Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by program manager, nurse manager or designee.

  • Perform duties to reflect agency policies and procedures.

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

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

  • Possession of Massachusetts license as a nurse with experience working with disabled population.

  • Knowledge of the theories, methods, procedures and practices of nursing care and physical rehabilitation as applicable to community residential services.

  • At least six months experience in an acute care or long term care facility.

  • Work experience in a health or human service preferred; experience with people with developmental disabilities in a community setting desired.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in state of residence and own means of transportation required.

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.

ID: 2019-1715

External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.

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

Street: Varies

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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