Provide and evaluate direct nursing care for patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Assist the registered nurse in performing specialized procedures.
Participate in educational programs for personnel.
Observe, record and report to the immediate supervisor on general physical and mental condition of the patient.
Promote and participate in education and rehabilitation.
Administer prescribed medication and treatments ordered by the attending physician under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Prepare clinical and progress notes which include observations, response to treatment, services provided, teaching activities performed, change in patient status and indication of progress.
Assist the patient in learning appropriate self care techniques.
Coordinate care with other staff assigned to the patient.
Comply with agency policies and procedures.
Family consultation and communication with other professionals and skilled service providers.
Assist as necessary in the delivery of other required program services.
Must have a current valid license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Must have physical exam within the last 12 months, TB screening bi-annually and CPR certification and Basic First Aid.
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.
Internal Number: 10529
About Bay Cove Human Services
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.