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Residential Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - (Grafton/Baldwinville)

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Templeton
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

SalaryUSD $27.00/Hr.Description and ResponsibilitiesThe Licensed Practical Nurse works in close collaboration with the Registered Nurse to ensure the medical needs of people supported are met. This position involves acting as a liaison between the program and other stakeholders including residential program, family members, and other medical providers. The LPN can expect to provide support to people served while at the program and while out in the community. This is a 40-hour position which will be assignedto residential programs in both Grafton and Baldwinville. Work in close collaboration with the Registered Nurse to maintain medical records and oversee proper documentation. Administer and monitor individuals' medical needs in accordance with orders by prescribing physicians as needed. Maintain ongoing relationship with other health care providers, to provide consistent carry over of prescribed treatment procedures techniques, etc. Assist with staff training on current medical issues, procedures and techniques, including MAP training. Maintain relationship with residence as to current status and to obtain medications. Provide coverage as needed. Participate in the program Health and Safety Committee. Attend in-service trainings as related to general job responsibilities. Advocate for individuals served with physicians and other service providers. Ensure physical plant maintenance, included but not limited to health & safety and cleanliness of the program. Acquire and maintain all required certifications. Perform other related tasks as assigned.Qualifications Must be Massachusetts licensed. Minimum 2 years experience working with people with developmental disabilities and behavioral involvement preferred. Physical stamina and lifting individuals served is required. Valid driver's license required.About UsAt Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL.At Open Sky, youll join over 1,100 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility, and begin your career with Open Sky today!Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include: Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities Generous paid time off plan you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!) We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid) Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program And more!Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled Veteran status.

Keywords: Open Sky Community Services, Worcester , Residential Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - (Grafton/Baldwinville), Healthcare , Templeton, Massachusetts

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