Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement. We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff.
The Licensed Practical Nurse is provides nursing services in accordance to comprehensive written therapeutic service plan to individuals at the Day Habilitation Program.
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Monitor recommendations in conjunction with the comprehensive written therapeutic service plan (DHSP/ISP) process and the interdisciplinary team. Provide daily nursing notes and monthly summaries as necessary. Review, maintain and update medical information in each file.
Promote community inclusion and self-advocacy.
Collaborate with and provide consultation to Team Leaders, Case Managers and Skills Instructors to develop and implement DHSP/ISP curricula in pertinent areas.
Administer over-the-counter and prescribed medication as necessary.
Provide emergency first aid and direct staff in the case of a medical crisis.
Consult with Team Leaders, Case Managers, Skills Instructors, Aids and other essential individuals on a day-to-day basis to share any pertinent medical information.
Provide structured opportunities for groups and individuals to ask questions regarding health/medical information.
Graduate of an approved nursing school with current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Licensed Practical Nurse and one year of experience in a community healthcare setting.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with individuals, families, funding sources, consultants, the community at large, and the program and administrative staff.
Basic computer knowledge.
Must hold a valid driver's license and have access to an operational and insured vehicle.
Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.
For more information, and to apply please visit: https://careers-advocatesinc.icims.com/jobs/3564/licensed-practical-nurse-%28lpn%29---day-supports/job