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Registered Nurse/Health Care Coordinator (Wise Adult Day Health)

The RN/Health Care Coordinator must be a registered nurse licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.   As the Assistant Program Director, this position is responsible for the overall day-to-day program management in the absence of the Director, including decision making, chairing meetings, and providing staff support.  The position also requires assisting the Director to manage program daily.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Massachusetts Board of Registration, Division of Professional licensure with either:
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience with elderly and/or developmentally disabled population.
  • Awareness and commitment to principles of normalization/community membership
  • Responsible for acquiring C.P.R. certification during the first three months of employment and maintaining this certification.
  • Responsible for providing evidence of physical exam and results of TB screening within one year prior to employment.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate health related activities; i.e. nutrition counseling, physical exercise, blood pressure monitoring, medication awareness, weight monitoring, health awareness and other health care programs.
  • Provide or supervise nursing services for each member, including all skilled nursing services as necessary and appropriate.
  • Coordinate the development and ongoing review of each participant’s care plan.
  • Review and implement physician orders.
  • Train staff in specialized services for individual’s health needs; ie. use of wheelchair, how to assist wheelchair bound  persons, etc., diets, medication monitoring and awareness, lifting.
  • Maintaining records and documentation as required.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings.
  • Involvement in policy and development.
  • Involvement in policy and procedure implementation.
  • Participate in appropriate community and agency committees.
  • Attend professional conferences with or in place of Director.
  • Assist in education, marketing, and outreach.
  • Monitor medications during program hours.
  • Oversee health related issues, i.e. diets, medication, mobility, injuries, illness, exercise.
  • Maintain monthly nursing progress notes.
  • Assist and coordinate with daily activities of members, as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversee therapy and nutritional consultants and activities.

Certified Nursing Assistant – Per Diem

Seeking per diem certified nursing assistants for an Adult Day Health Program in Taunton. CNA not required, but preferred. Program is open Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm. Assist with feeding, personal care, and activities. Previous experience working with developmentally disabled adults and elderly preferred.

Required experience: Previous program aide or certified nursing assistant preferred.: 1 year

RN – Per Diem

Busy Adult Day Health program seeks RN’s and LPN’s for per diem hours. In the absence of the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, coordinate health related activities; i.e. nutrition counseling, physical exercise, blood pressure monitoring, medication awareness, weight monitoring, health awareness and other health care related programs. Assist with feeding as necessary.

Must be comfortable with direct care of elderly and disabled population. Potential for full-time opportunity beginning January 2016. Please send salary requirements with resume.

Van Drivers - relief/per diem (Wise Adult Day Health)

Seeking responsible and reliable relief/per diem van drivers to transport seniors and adults with disabilities to and from our Adult Day Health Program. Must be at least 25 years of age and have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record. Experience driving a wheelchair accessible van preferred but will train. Must have the ability to physically assist all passengers as they enter/exit vehicle. A pre-hire drug/alcohol screening is required. The center is open Monday – Friday 8am-4pm with transportation hours between 6:30am to 9:00am and 2:30 – 5:00pm.

Physical Therapist (Early Intervention)

Full-time position on a Transdisciplinary Team working with families with infants and toddlers with special needs. Therapist will accompany staff members on home visits to children to assess and monitor concerns in motor area and use of adaptive equipment. Requirements: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree with current licensure by MA Board of Registration in Allied Health Professions. Bilingual encouraged.

Speech Language Pathologist (Early Intervention)

Full-time position on a Transdisciplinary Team working with families with infants and toddlers with special needs. SLP will instruct, supervise, and monitor staff in areas of prelinguistics, receptive and expressive language, and articulation as well as accompany staff on home visits. Requirements: Master’s Degree with current licensure and CCC or clinical fellowship year. Bilingual encouraged.

Occupational Therapist (Early Intervention)

Full-time position on a Transdisciplinary Team working with families with infants and toddlers with special needs. Therapist will instruct, supervise, and monitor staff in areas of gross and perceptual-fine motor, feeding, oral motor skills, and sensory integration. Requirements: Current licensure as an O.T. by the MA Board of Registration in Allied Health Professions.

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68 Allison Avenue, Taunton, MA 02780


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508-880-0202


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508-880-2425


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508-880-0950


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