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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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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