Advocates

Residential LPN - Brain Injury Services

US-MA-Beverly | US-MA-Rockport
Job ID
2017-3921
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing services as defined in the LPN scope of practice and under the direction of the Residential Program Nurse.

 

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Responsibilities

  • Assist residents with all aspects of medical management including physicals, referrals, prescriptions, appointments and treatments.
  • Coordinate with residents, family members, physicians, other medical providers, and site team regarding all medical care and changes in status, treatment or medication.
  • Implement, oversee, and supervise medication management in accordance with agency and funder regulations.
  • Oversee direct care staff, under the direction of the Residential Program Nurse.
  • Provide emergency first aid and direct staff in the case of a medical crisis.
  • Promote and maintain a safe environment.
  • Complete all documentation in a timely manner to ensure the availability of accurate information in accordance with established standards.
  • Monitor and evaluate resident care and generate ideas for quality improvement.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, service planning meetings, resident and family meetings.
  • Ensure that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with the Brain Injury Services Division Human Rights Policy.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved nursing school with current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Licensed Practical Nurse and 1 year of experience in a community healthcare setting.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with individuals, families, funding sources, consultants, the community at large, and the program and administrative staff.
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Must hold a valid drivers’ license, access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport consumers.

Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

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