Bay Cove Human Services LPN - Per Diem in Dorchester, Massachusetts
Position Title:LPN - Per Diem
Division:Kit Clark Senior Services
Program Name:Adult Day Health
Responsibilities:Provides nursing services and treatments to participants.
Supervises the care and services provided to participants by program aides, volunteers and other personnel, as applicable.
Participates in the completion of participants’ comprehensive assessments and plans of care.
Writes nursing notes at least one time per month or more often as necessary to address significant changes and health-care teaching in each participant’s health record.
Responds appropriately to any acute changes in a participant’s health or functioning.
Provides appropriate health-care education for each participant and legally authorized representative.
Obtains, reviews and implements primary care provider orders.
Coordinates the participant’s care with the primary care provider and, if applicable, community service providers.
Administers prescribed medication and treatments ordered by the primary care physician
Participates in educational programs for personnel.
Assists participants in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
Coordinates care with other staff assigned to the participant
Consults and communicates with other professionals and skilled service providers.
Qualifications:A Licensed Practical Nurse currently registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Two years of recent experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons.
Computer proficiency required.
Must have had a physical within the past 12 months, including TB screening.
Physical exam required every two years. TB screening required every year.
Must pass Nurse Aide Registry Check per DPH requirements.
Able to communicate effectively in English – both verbally and in writing.
Certified in CPR and First Aid.
Driver's License Required?No