Provide nursing/health care services for residents within the Adult Service day program. May rotate into the school, as needed.
Monitor the health/nursing care needs of all participants during the day program
Monitor participants' health status in a manner that is not disruptive to program activities and maintain comfort and dignity
Maintain the physical safety of participants and staff in compliance with pertinent regulations, standards, and guidelines
Administer treatments and medications during day programming as recommended by PCP
Work collaboratively with nursing, education, therapy, medical, and social work staff to maintain the health of program participants in order for them to engage in programming
Accompany designated participants with complex health needs on community field trips in the Seven Hills Pediatric Center van with a trained driver
Attend staff meeting as scheduled
Provide in-service trainings for staff as needed on health topics of interest to staff and participants
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
Work requires frequent stooping, bendingg, reaching and grasping objects above and below shoulder level; pushing and pulling wheelchairs, equipment carts, etc. that weigh up to 50 pounds
Work will require long periods of standing and walking
Work environment may be crowded
Work will occur in various environments, including but not limited to classrooms, treatment rooms, bedrooms, and other settings, such as a transport van, swimming pool, and a variety of community sites
Current Massachusetts nursing license. Registered Nurses are preferred; Licensed Practical Nurses will be considered.
Strong interpersonal skills required and experience working as a member of interdisciplinary teams.
Experience working with individuals with chronic developmental and medical needs.