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LifePath, Inc LPN/RN in Northampton, Massachusetts

HAMPDEN AND HAMPSHIRE COUNTIES - Registered Nurse or LPN- Full Time - Hampden, Hampshire counties Seeking nurses! No need to be on call! No night, no holiday and no weekend shifts! Assessment work only! :) LifePath provides support services to older people, people with disabilities and caregivers. We are currently seeking a Nurse for our Personal Care Attendant Program (PCA) to support the program in Hampshire and Hampden Counties. The PCA Nurse is responsible for the performance and completion of clinical assessments of individuals who receive MassHealth Personal Care Attendant Services. Assessments occur in-person in the individuals\' home. When possible, nurses complete assessments in regions near their home-base. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Requires: Current Massachusetts RN/LPN License; at least one (1) year of clinical and/or nursing in a community or long term care setting. Must have: excellent assessment and evaluation skills; computer proficiency to process all consumer records in electronic database; ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. working knowledge of a wide range of disabilities, assistive devices and other modalities for maintaining independence and available community resources. Compensation and Benefits: \$32/hr LPN and \$34/hr RN Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, generous paid time off, HRA, FSA, EAP, and 6% pay differential for bilingual individuals. Please submit your cover letter and resume. LifePath is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Bilingual, minorities, women and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBLITIES: Assess PCA Consumers\' functional limitations, both face-to-face (in the consumer\'s home) to determine the need for PCA Services. Identify disabling diagnoses and other medical conditions. Complete MassHealth Application and Evaluation for PCA Services in compliance with MassHealth regulations. Meet deadlines for completion and submission of these assessments. Work collaboratively with Occupational Therapists on Evaluations as needed. Work in conjunction with Functional Skills Trainers and the PCA Program Director to ensure consistency and compliance of all Evaluations before submission to MassHealth. Attend LifePath staff trainings and meetings. Physical demands of the PCA RN/LPN: Visual, speaking, auditory and mobile capacity necessary: Capacity to see computer screen, read written material, and drive a car. Capacity to hear and speak on the telephone. Capacity to communicate verbally with consumers, caregivers, supervisors and managers. Capacity for fine manipulation in the frequent use of office equipment such as computers, copy machines, fax machines, telephones, calculators, etc. Capacity to drive in all weather to visit consumers in their homes Capacity to navigate uneven terrain in all weather to visit consumers in their homes Capacity to climb stairs Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Occasional reaching and grabbing objects with both hands, twisting of hand and wrist, and pushing and pulling of objects. Occasional bending, squatting, and twisting to perform work functions. Occasional capacity to lift up to 25 pounds. Mental demands of the PCA RN/LPN: Ability to understand and/or interpret complicated program instructions and laws. Capacity to maintain confidentiality of all documentation and client communications according to HIPPA standards. Capacity to learn complicated computer software Capacity to deal rationally and calmly with varying personalities Capacity to work well in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.