Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Seven Hills Foundation | Bourne, MA, US
Salary Range:$70,000 – $88,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Description

Overview

New Hire Sign-on Bonus: $5,000.00 plus tuition assistance.

To advocate and institute the appropriate nursing interventions, according to the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts, for all medical needs of assigned program participants focusing on optimal health for all individuals. The registered nurse will establish medical protocols and interventions and supervise Rolland LPN staff ensuring: appropriate LPN nursing interventions according to the LPN nurse practice act are followed, job responsibilities are complete and other assigned tasks. The licensed registered nurse bears full responsibility for the quality of healthcare he/she provides. The Licensed registered nurse is responsible for each individual to live a safe, enjoyable life in their community with opportunities to learn and to exercise increasing independence and control over their lives. The agency and its employees are responsible to the people we support.Hours as assigned by Area Director/Lead Cape Nurse and or SE RN Supervisor and program needs.

Responsibilities

* Assess and coordinate healthcare services for participants. Institute appropriate follow up and communicate all medical issues to: Physicians, nurse practitioners, and other medical licensed providers, Residential Manager, Area Director, Lead Cape Nurse, SE RN Supervisor, Health Care Director, and any other appropriate SHCS staff.•Document all nursing interventions and changes affecting the individual in appropriate areas - TIER, Daily log, progress notes, staff communication log, and any other identified system for communication purposes.•Review ISPs for current knowledge of Areas of Life support plans and strategies, behavior plans, and physical therapy plans. Update Health Care Record and provide: yearly medical assessments/summary; and copies of necessary medical visits at ISP.•Maintain current medication and treatment orders according to MAP standards noting any side effects/adverse effects and report to appropriate people: M.D, Residential Manager, Lead Cape Nurse, SE RN Supervisor, Health Care Director SHCS, and other designated SHCS staff. •Assist in training staff in personal care, positioning, feeding, use of supportive devices•Maintain health records according to DDS standards assuring that necessary documentation is up to date.•Ensure that information in communicated to staff-residential and day program regarding recommendations and treatments ordered by prescribing physician, NP, PA, and any other licensed medical personnel. •Assist and transport Individuals if designated on necessary appointments as recommended by their Physicians and DDS standards.•Maintain all required certifications.•To maintain regular contact and positive relationship with individual's family members/guardians to include providing medical status updates, scheduling medical appointments, and acting as a positive liaison between family/guardian and the residential program for medical supports.•To assist the individuals with their personal care and ADL's, household shopping, and community integration being mindful for allowing ongoing opportunity for individuals to assume increasing control and responsibility. •To follow Foundation and Affiliate Policies and Procedures regarding scheduling, addressing crisis situations and communicating appropriate general information.•To perform additional duties as required or directed.•Monitor for the observance by all maintaining safety.(A) Meet with program Residential Director/ Lead Cape Nurse for supervision and direction as needed to ensure appropriate medical health care is provided for participants.(B) Attend staff meetings and participate in discussions of current medical/health issues; Residential topics; staff trainings - supportive devices; equipment; and any other medical house related issues.(C) Attend other designated mandatory in-services.•To implement procedures and services including medical interventions, or additional duties, as assigned by the program Residential Director, Lead Cape Nurse, SE RN Supervisor, Health Care Director SHCS.

Qualifications

Registered Nurse with current MA license with at least one year of medical experience.

One year working in a residential setting with ID/DD Adults preferred.

One year supervisory experience preferred

COVID Vaccination required for this position.