Seven Hills Foundation

Lead Registered Nurse Cape Cod Region

Affiliate
SHCS
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job ID
21120
Schedule
Monday through Friday 32 Hours

Overview

Seven Hills Community Services is offering a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus

plus $1,500 student loan repayment per year completed!

 

To advocate for all medical needs of assigned program participants focusing on optimal health for all assigned individuals in the SHCS Residential Care setting.

Supervise the coordination of medical services and nursing staff in the Cape Cod Region.

Hrs as assigned by supervisor; on call responsibilities.

Responsibilities

•Assess and coordinate healthcare and services for participants on Cape Cod in residential programs. Select programs have a greater number of assigned nursing hours and thereby a greater oversight responsibility. Institute appropriate follow up and communicate all medical issues to: Residential Manager, Southeast Nurse Supervisor, Health Care Director, Area Director, and any other appropriate SHCS staff.

•Maintain, Review, and supervise all medical care services on Cape Cod .

•To Provide supervision and training to RN at Bosuns and assigned LPN’s.

*Attend and participate in residential staff meetings and provide in-service training of residential staff on medical topics as needed.

•Complete reports in accordance with regulations.

•Facilitate effective communication with participant’s physician to obtain medical information and treatment.

•Document medical needs of participants and interventions as needed in TIER.

•Advise the Southeast Nurse Supervisor/ Health Care Director of any medical problems that may hinder a person’s progress or placement in current residential setting.

•To foster the growth of individuals and to treat them with respect, dignity and in an age and culturally appropriate manner.

•Assist individuals with their medical appointments and transport if necessary in designated programs as recommended by their physicians and DDS standards.

•To be familiar with the regulations and statutes governing and insuring the human rights of program participants.

•To implement procedures and services including medical interventions, or additional duties, as assigned by the Southeast Nurse supervisor/ Health Care Director of Seven Hills Community Services.

Additional Responsibilities

•To carry out all responsibilities professionally and efficiently.

•To treat individuals receiving supports with respect and dignity and maintain confidentiality and integrity at all times.

•To foster an environment which promotes responsibility, cooperation, consideration, and hospitality.

•To work in harmony and in support of the Seven Hills Foundation operating subsidiaries.

•Provide supervision of nursing staff and report to Health Care Director status of region’s medical/staff concerns.

Qualifications

  • Registered nurse (RN) with current license to practice in Massachusetts with minimum of one year experience.
  •  Experience working with people with intellectual/developmental disability preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Valid Massachusetts drivers license.

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