Seven Hills Foundation

  • Adult Services Day Program Nurse

    Affiliate
    SHPC
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Job ID
    14986
    Schedule
    8am-12pm Monday through Friday (20 hours a week)
  • Overview

    Provide nursing/health care services for residents within the Adult Service day program.  May rotate into the school, as needed. 

    Responsibilities

    • 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 

    Qualifications

    • 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. 

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