• Nurse Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Dedham
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/22/2018 11:52 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1388
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing
    Schedule
    Mon-Fri 8a-4p
    Minimum Pay Rate
    USD $29.00/Hr.
    Maximum Pay Rate
    USD $29.00/Hr.
    City
    Dedham
    State/Province
    Massachusetts
    Postal Code
    02026
  • Overview

    $2000 New Hire sign on when hired at BAMSI for all regular Full Time and Part Time LPN and RN Positions!

     

    40 HOURS - Schedule: Mon-Fri 7a-3p

     

    Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI believer!

     

    When you join BAMSI's nursing team, you join a group of dedicated care givers, both RN's and LPN's who enjoy making lives better through hands on, personalized direct care that challenge critical thinking, analytical abilities, and support for wellness. Nurse Managers are a lead member of the multi-disciplinary team. The Nurse Manager will case manage the health care needs of individuals, provide training to staff, and communicate health care information to funders and other stakeholders. at BAMSI our nurses are in a unique position to provide care for individuals served in their home, in the community and with their friends. Our community based group homes for adults with complex medical needs, developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and/or mental illness are designed to support individuals in a large comfortable home setting. Persons served are encouraged to become active members of their communities including engaging in employment, volunteer activities as well as social and recreational activities. Our homes house 3-8 individuals each providing opportunity to build relationship with those that you care for and their families.

     

    Must possess a Massachusetts license as a nurse and possess a minimum of  3 years of nursing experience. A valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record is required. Must be currently certified in CPR. Prior supervisory experience and 2 years experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred.

     

    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

     

    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package
      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time
    • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEU's
    • Weekend Differential
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • 403B plan with discretionary match
    • Wellness Activities
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Career Development Opportunities

    *Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

     

    Responsibilities

    General Statement of Duties: A lead member of the multi-disciplinary team. The Nurse Manager will case manage the health care needs of individuals living in a community setting; provide trainings to staff; communicate health care information to funders and other stakeholders.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    Direct Care & Coordination of Medical Services:

    • Identify health related needs, monitor health status and work with staff, physicians and allied health professionals to formulate, coordinate and implement health related treatment plans and or protocols.
    • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed, ensuring adherence to funders regulations, CARF, and DPH Medication Administration Program policies and regulations.
    • Provide direct care and support to individuals served as needed, including ADL care, transportation, and community outings.
    • Provide accurate, and timely health related updates on individuals served to stakeholders including families, funders, guardians, and BAMSI team members.
    • Ensure medications, medical and safety supplies are available as needed.
    • Coordinate hospital admissions and discharges.
    • Utilize Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) practices, to create a thoughtful and supportive environment by ensuring activities, plans, and routines reflect the preferences, needs and goals of individuals.

    Staff Management & Development:

    • Assist with interviewing and hiring nurses within the program.
    • Identify and provide training to both staff and individuals served in relevant areas (e.g., health, hygiene, safety, diet, etc.).
    • Provide oversight of daily operations in absence of supervisor or designee, as requested.
    • Collaborate with the Program Manager to provide guidance for direct care staff and nursing staff, including implementing the progressive discipline process and recognition of staff achievements.
    • Supervise nursing staff.

    Quality Management:

    • Maintain medication books, house log books, etc. to ensure program compliance with all regulations.
    • Ensure safety standards and infection control procedures are followed.
    • Complete accurate written reports, assessments, etc.

    Staff Management & Development:

    • Perform other related duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.
    • Provide coverage at day habilitation programs or other residential programs as needed.
    • Provide 24 hour on-call, on a rotating basis, to ensure nursing coverage, provide medical support, and access to resources.
    • Rotate schedule to work holidays as needed.

     

    Qualifications

    • Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 3 years of nursing experience required
    • Prior supervisory experience preferred
    • CPR certification required
    • Knowledge of the theories, methods, procedures, and practices of nursing care.
    • Two years experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and satisfactory driving record
    • Basic computer literacy , including the ability to record data, use electronic time and attendance software, and receive and send electronic mail, as needed, is required.
    • Effective critical thinking, writing and communication skills.
    • Ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 25 pounds.
    • Ability to reach, bend, stand, sit and walk; perform fine motor activities.
    • Work effectively in a moderate to occasionally loud work environment.

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