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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN


Job ID 2015-1981
Job Location Hopedale, Massachusetts, United States
Category Nursing
Starting Salary USD $20.19/Hr.
Type Regular Part-Time
Overview
The Licensed Practical Nurse works in close collaboration with the Registered Nurse to ensure the medical needs of people supported are met. This position involves acting as a liaison between the program and other stakeholders including residential program, family members, and other medical providers. The LPN can expect to provide support to people served while at the program and while out in the community. This 30 hour position is first shift Monday-Friday, 6 hours per day.
Responsibilities

  1. Work in close collaboration with the Registered Nurse to maintain medical records and oversee proper documentation.

  2. Administer and monitor individuals' medical needs in accordance with orders by prescribing physicians as needed.

  3. Maintain ongoing relationship with other health care providers, to provide consistent carry over of prescribed treatment procedures techniques, etc.

  4. Assist with staff training on current medical issues, procedures and techniques, including MAP training.

  5. Maintain relationship with residence as to current status and to obtain medications.

  6. Provide coverage as needed.

  7. Participate in the program Health and Safety Committee.

  8. Attend in-service trainings as related to general job responsibilities.

  9. Advocate for individuals served with physicians and other service providers.

  10. Ensure physical plant maintenance, included but not limited to health & safety and cleanliness of the program.

  11. Acquire and maintain all required certifications.

  12. Perform other related tasks as assigned.


Qualifications
Must be Massachusetts licensed. Minimum 2 years experience working with people with developmental disabilities and behavioral involvement. Physical stamina and lifting individuals served is required.

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