Riverside Community Care Registered Nurse - RN in Waltham, Massachusetts
Great opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Registered Nurse for our amazing Developmental and Cognitive Services Division!
In this vital role, the Registered Nurse is responsible for monitoring the health and safety of identified individuals.
The Registered Nurse will:
assess the health care needs of the people identified and coordinate with the staff and outside providers regarding the individuals’ medical needs
educate and train individuals and staff to increase their awareness of health related issues to promote optimal health for all individuals
monitor the medication administration system to ensure the safety of the people we serve in the division
Why You'll Love Riverside We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace in 2022 and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.
Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
Eleven paid holidays
Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan
Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee
Learn more about our benefits and culture:
Our Benefits (https://www.riversidecc.org/careers/employee-benefits/)
Hear what employees think about working for Riverside! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh5_qJ-SZ7o)
Excellent written and verbal skills in the English language
Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required.
Valid driver’s license and available, dependable transportation required for local travel
Current valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts
Certified Developmental Disabilities Nurse (CDDN) preferred
Minimum of four years of nursing experience required - with two years in community health and two years of nursing case management preferred; Alternatively must have a background of at least two years (full-time) or four years (part-time) in the field of human services working with people living with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, and/or Acquired Brain Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury.
Knowledge of the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries
Previous supervisory experience preferred
Certified MAP trainer preferred
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.