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Nurse Consultant - RN (LTSS Residential Boston)

Company: Bay Cove Human Services
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places To Work, Bay Cove Human Services is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides a wide variety of services to individuals and their families who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness and drug and alcohol addiction. We have a wide variety of programs available to our clients including residential services, employment support, and day habilitation programs. Bay Cove's 2,000 highly trained employees serve more than 20,000 individuals and their families each year at more than 160 different program sites throughout Greater Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.Nurse Consultant - RN (LTSS Residential Boston)Schedule: M-FSalary: $76,000Responsibilities:The Nurse Consultant (RN) is responsible for providing direct nursing care, monitoring the health care of individual assigned caseload in the Brockton Area (with our subsidiary Growthways, Inc.) and assisting them with accessing appropriate health care. The Nurse Consultant is also responsible for monitoring the medication system and providing health related training to staff and individuals. The Nurse Consultant will be responsible for the clinical supervision of LPN's in the assigned caseload. The Nurse Consultant contributes to Bay Coves mission by providing effective and compassionate services and through advocacy, education and leadership. This is an exempt position, and does require on-call consultation and responsibilities. Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervision of LPN(s) in the assigned caseload when applicable. Essential Functions of the Position:Actively participate on clinical teams, consult with Program Director(s), Senior Program Director(s) and Nurses to advocate for health and wellness needs of individuals in programs through on going consultation with program management, staff/clinical meetings, and supervision.Monitor, evaluate and make recommendations regarding medical issues.Facilitate communication with program staff and medical professionals including meeting with them as necessary, regarding medication and or health care needs of individuals.Advocate for access to high quality health care for individuals.Provide training to staff and individuals on health care topics, such as diabetes blood pressure monitoring, insulin management, g-tube and j-tube feedings, skin care, health care documentation, etc.Complete documentation and maintain records such as nursing notes, health care assessments, or health care treatment plans.Monitor medical record keeping systems and Medication Administration Program (MAP) to ensure compliance with all State and Federal regulations.Provide direct nursing care to individuals as needed.Provide clinical supervision of LPNs in the assigned caseload when applicableAct as on-call consultant to staff on a rotating schedule.Performs all other duties and projects as assigned by the DHS or VP of LTSSQualifications:Massachusetts Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)Proficient in clinical and professional interpersonal skills, verbal, writing, and computer skillsValid Driver's licenseUse of personal cellular telephone and vehicle for work purposesDriving License Required? YesBenefits:Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses.TO APPLY:Apply online by going to https://www.baycove/org/apply/index.cfm?pid=10412.Bay Cove Human Services, 66 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02114Bay Cove is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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