Seven Hills Foundation Shared Living Nurse in Sturbridge, Massachusetts
To provide medical oversight, assessment and consultation to program staff, sub-contracted caregivers and participants of the Shared Living Program.
Develop person specific protocols and procedures for various medical conditions such as pica protocols, seizure protocols, etc.
Develop and train staff and caregivers on preventative and/or maintenance measures and interventions for various medical conditions/topics such as diabetes, nutrition, g-tubes, etc.
Assess participant’s health status and provide consultation and recommendation as needed.
Facilitate effective communication with participant’s physician or other emergency medical professionals to obtain medical information and treatment.
Complete Medication Treatment Plans for all participants requiring behavior altering medications.
Work in collaboration with interdisciplinary team including case manager, area director, caregiver, DDS service coordinator, etc to ensure all health care needs are met.
Maintain confidential health record documentation for all participants requiring health care monitoring and consultation.
Become familiar and comply with all regulations set forth by the Department of Developmental Disabilities.
Provide medical insight and recommendations during Individual Support Plan development.
Proficiency in electronic health records and computer skills a must.
Significant travel is required for this position.
LPN or RN required.
Minimum of three (3) years experience in related support services or substantially equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid Driver’s License required.
Experience with Developmental Disability and/or Intellectual Disability population is a must.
Job Code: 16.37
Schedule: Mon-Fri; Flexible schedule
External Company Name: Seven Hills Foundation
External Company URL: www.sevenhills.org
Street: 208 Charlton Road