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.
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, Area Director, NE Nursing RN Supervisor/ and or Health Care Director and any other appropriate SHCS staff.
Registered Nurse with current MA license. One year working in a residential setting with disabled adults or Home Care experience. One year supervisory experience in a medical model. Leadership abilities (articulate, organized, and teamwork orientated). Excellent communication skills. Valid Massachusetts driver’s license.