BAMSI Senior Nurse Manager in Worcester, Massachusetts
Schedule: Mon - Fri
Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer!
Senior Nurse Manager at BAMSI will case manage the health care needs of individuals living in a community setting; provide trainings to staff; communicate health care information to funders and other stakeholders. This position is a lead member of the multi-disciplinary team.
You will need to be a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with 3 years experience. Prior supervisory experience and two years experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
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.
We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:
Generous Time Off Package
up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
11 paid holidays
up to 2 weeks Sick Time
Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
Health and Dental Insurance
Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
403B plan with discretionary match
Employee Assistance Program
Career Development Opportunities
Direct Care & Coordination of Medical Services:
Identify and case health related needs, monitor health status and work with staff, physicians and allied health professionals to formulate, coordinate and implement health related treatment plans and or protocols.
Administer medications and treatments as prescribed, ensuring adherence to funder’s regulations, CARF, and DPH Medication Administration Program policies and regulations.
Provide direct care and support to individuals served as needed, including ADL care, transportation, and community outings.
Provide accurate and timely health related updates on individuals served to stakeholders including families, funders, guardians, and BAMSI team members.
Ensure medications, medical and safety supplies are available as needed.
Coordinate hospital admissions and discharges.
Utilize Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) practices, to create a thoughtful and supportive environment by ensuring activities, plans, and routines reflect the preferences, needs and goals of individuals.
Staff Management & Development:
Assist with interviewing and hiring nurses.
Identify and provide training to both staff and individuals served in relevant areas (e.g., health, hygiene, safety, diet, etc.).
Provide oversight of daily operations in absence of supervisor or designee, as requested.
Collaborate with the Program Manager to provide guidance for direct care staff and nursing staff, including implementing the progressive discipline process and recognition of staff achievements.
Supervise nursing staff, including implementing the progressive discipline process and recognition of staff achievements.
Provide orientation to new nurse managers, staff nurses and per diems. As needed, participate in agency clinical trainings, such as the electronic health record, Safe Individual Care, Nurse Competency, MAP overview, etc.
Maintain medication books, house log books, etc. to ensure program compliance with all regulations.
Ensure safety standards and infection control procedures are followed.
Complete accurate written reports, assessments, etc.
Perform other related duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.
Provide coverage at day habilitation programs or other residential programs as needed.
Provide 24 hour on-call, on a rotating basis, to ensure nursing coverage, provide medical support, and access to resources.
Rotate schedule to work holidays and weekends as needed.
Participate in leadership and other nurse meetings.
Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with 3 years experience required.
Prior supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge of the theories, methods, procedures and practices of nursing care.
Two years experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
Must possess a valid drivers license in state of residence.
Basic computer literacy, including the ability to record data, use electronic time and attendance software and receive and send electronic mail, as needed, is required.
Effective critical thinking, writing and communication skills.
Ability to lift, push, pull, maneuver up to 25 pounds.
Ability to reach, bend, stand, sit and walk; perform fine motor activities.
Work effectively in a moderate to occasionally loud work environment.
External Company Name: Brockton Area Multi-Services Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.bamsi.org/
Schedule: Mon - Fri