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Registered Nurse - Shared Living & Adult Foster Care (Whitinsville)

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

SalaryUSD $33.00/Hr.Description and ResponsibilitiesOpen Sky's Shared Living programs allow adults with disabilities to become part of a host family, with all of the benefits and responsibilities that sharing a life and a household entail. The host family provides emotional support as well as role-modeling, guidance on community engagement, and activities of daily living. The host family also provides basic care for things like medication management, hygiene, funds management, and ensuring transportation is provided to appointments. -Shared Living teams consist of visiting nurses and service coordinators, who provide expert assistance when necessary. Individuals will have goals of independent living, stepping down into lower level of care, or permanently requiring support and supervision. -Registered Nurses visit families in their homes for a caseload of placements in the Central Massachusetts region, operating out of an office in Whitinsville. -This is a full time position and is predominantly first shift Monday-Friday. There is no on-call responsibility. -Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Completion of intake and annual assessments.
  • Maintain necessary contact with medical service providers.
  • Hands-on requirements limited to taking vitals and blood pressure readings, and general overall visual assessment.
  • Upkeep of typical documentation and progress notes in electronic healthcare record (eHana).
  • Provide medical teaching and training to caregivers and persons served, and peers/teammates as needed.
  • Perform medication audits as needed.Qualifications
    • Must be a currently licensed RN in Massachusetts.
    • Motivated with ability to work independently and autonomously.
    • Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation.
    • All staff need annual physical and TB screening under MassHealth guidelines.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, Professional Development, and Training Opportunities
      • Access to expert consultants
      • Access to resources for licensure including 75% fee reimbursement and no-cost CEU trainings (while being compensated)
      • 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!)
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan
      • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
      • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program
      • 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 , Registered Nurse - Shared Living & Adult Foster Care (Whitinsville), Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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