Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Day Supports

Job Locations US-MA-Ashland
Minimum Education Required
High School Diploma/GED
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
Business Unit
Developmental Services



$3,000 sign on bonus

(applicable to external candidates only)


The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing services to adults at the Day Habilitation Program in Ashland, MA. Open to new graduates! 


Are you ready to make a difference?


Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor recommendations in conjunction with the comprehensive written therapeutic service plan (DHSP/ISP) process and the interdisciplinary team.  Provide daily nursing notes and monthly summaries as necessary.  Review, maintain and update medical information in each file.
  • Promote community inclusion and self-advocacy.
  • Collaborate with and provide consultation to Team Leaders, Case Managers and Skills Instructors to develop and implement DHSP/ISP curricula in pertinent areas.
  • Administer over-the-counter and prescribed medication as necessary.
  • Provide emergency first aid and direct staff in the case of a medical crisis.
  • Consult with Team Leaders, Case Managers, Skills Instructors, Aids and other essential individuals on a day-to-day basis to share any pertinent medical information.


  • Graduate of an approved nursing school with current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Licensed Practical Nurse and 1 year 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.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • 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.  Must have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport consumers.



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