Lead Nurse - RN (40hrs)
BAMSI, Inc. - Hanson, MA

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General Statement of Duties: To provide medical support for the consumers, advocate for additional medical supports when appropriate, and provide staff and consumer training in health related areas. Support efforts of community membership as assigned.

  • Identify health related needs, monitor medical status and work with staff, physicians and allied health professionals to formulate, coordinate and implement medical treatment plans for all consumers.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed, ensuring adherence to CARF, DDS, Medicaid and DPH regulations.
  • Provide individual and/or group consumer and staff training in relevant areas (e.g., health hygiene, safety, diet, etc.).
  • Monitor consumer lunch breaks as assigned.
  • Maintain an assigned caseload of consumers and act as case manager as directed.
  • Provide direct support to consumers as needed.
  • Provide assistance at other day habilitation programs as needed.
  • Complete written reports, assessments, etc. as required by the program and its funding and certification sources in a clear, concise and professional manner. This includes, but is not limited to, monthly nursing progress notes, ISP and annual review documentation.
  • Maintain medication books, appropriate sections of consumer files, etc. to ensure program compliance with all regulations established by DDS, DPH, CARF and Medicaid.
  • Ensure annual updates of physical examinations, emergency treatment forms, doctors’ orders etc. in order to meet established guidelines.
  • Advise the program manager and staff of any medical problems that may hinder a consumer’s progress or that affect participation in program.
  • Ensure that needed medications are dispensed by staff on community outings.
  • Ensure adequate safety and medical supplies are on hand (e.g., gloves, gowns, etc.).
  • Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.
  • Provide supervision of daily operations in absence of supervisor or designee, as requested.
  • Participate in supervision, ISP review and all other required meetings as assigned.
  • Perform duties to reflect program and agency policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties with a team approach.
  • Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
  • Provide physical support, assistance with lifting and transferring consumers who have physical challenges as needed.

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