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RN – Health Care Supervisor (Day Habilitation)- Westwood MA

Recruitment

Lifeworks, Inc

Job Title: RN – Health Care Supervisor (Day Habilitation Center)

Hours: 40 (Monday – Friday) / 8:00 am – 4 pm

Pay Rate: $40.00

Locations: Westwood, MA

Job ID#: 827

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Who Are We?

Lifeworks has been a champion for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1954. Lifeworks was founded by families who recognized the importance of advocacy and breaking down barriers for people with disabilities to be part of the community.

If you want a position in which the work you do every day makes a meaningful impact on many lives, then this is the agency for you!!   Lifeworks continues our commitment to self-determined support, careers with competitive wages, and developing innovative opportunities that enhance everyday lives as an industry leader.

Lifeworks Mission

Advocacy – Empowerment – Opportunity

We focus on serving the community and people with disabilities as we live and work together. We envision a community where people with disabilities are more broadly valued, hired by employers, receive support, and participate in ordinary activities.

SUMMARY:

Ensures the health and safety of individuals by assessing individuals for specific nursing needs. Provide quality training and services that will increase the individuals’ self-sufficiency and independence. Serve as a role model for others through positive and respectful interactions with clients. Complies with all principles of Human Rights, D.P.P.C., Department of Developmental Services, the Division of Medical Assistance, and all other applicable funding regulations as adhered to by Lifeworks.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (include the following. Other duties may be assigned).

  • Administer and observe the safe storage of all medical supplies and prescribed medications.
  • Administer prescribed medications when needed.
  •  Treat any daily health care problems, including first aid and emergency problems.
  • Regularly assess clients for specific nursing needs, and health problems and monitor accordingly.
  • Lift and transfer individuals as appropriate to their needs.
  • Provide preventative health maintenance: blood pressure check, weight, health care education.
  • Work with staff to develop programs related to clients’ health and related issues, i.e., exercise programs, and self-care.
  • Act as a resource person to program staff, clients, families, and care providers regarding health care issues and concerns.
  • Coordinate health care services with Speech therapists, Occupational therapists, and Physical Therapists.
  •  Assist the Physical Therapist in providing ROM and other exercises when the Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant is unavailable.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of client medical files and ISP requirements.
  • Participate in or complete nursing assessments, progress notes, and other applicable documentation.
  • Act as liaison between the Day Hab Program and the health community.
  • Participate in the team process.
  •  Attend training sessions and staff meetings as required.
  • Protect the health and safety of all consumers and staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Directly supervise and evaluate nursing team members for the day habilitation program(s).

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • Current registration with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, BSN, and
  • One year of experience in a developmentally disabled program is preferred.

All candidates must be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference, multi-state background, and driving record check.

Please contact our recruiter for further information:

Dorothy Scott

HR Recruiter

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA

781-762-4001 ext.329

To apply for this job email your details to dscott@lifeworksarc.org