28 days old

Licensed Practical Nurse, Relief

Kennedy-Donovan Center, Inc.
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
  • Job Type
    Employee

Kennedy-Donovan Center has an opening for a Licensed Practical Nurse to assist in the direct care and support of individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and complex medical needs in a group setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate as member of multi-disciplinary team in ensuring and promoting optimal health and safety for all individuals
  • Assess and record overall health status of individuals
  • Provide medical follow up upon direction of individuals' physicians
  • Assist in development of individual health plans, medical summaries and maintain updated medical records
  • Participate in staff, team meetings, group and individual supervision
  • Assist in maintenance of documentation relating to individuals
  • Administer first aid as needed
  • Participate in development of Individual Support Plans
  • In conjunction with program managers, communicate with families as needed regarding individuals health needs
  • Assist in provision of orientation and training in areas of health and safety to staff
  • Provide direct services to individuals in the home
  • Encourage community integration and accompany individuals when accessing their community
  • Assist individuals with Activities of Daily Living such as personal care, meal preparation, home upkeep
  • Participate in professional development activities and training necessary to enhance skills and maintain certification
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Frequent movement within home including but not limited to: kneeling, bending sitting, lifting, transferring and positioning of individuals
  • Operation of adaptive and specialized equipment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to meet required competency level in Microsoft Office Software
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively participate in multi-disciplinary team based approach

At Kennedy-Donovan Center (KDC), everything that we do is tied to our mission. No matter your role at KDC, we are all working together to support individuals with developmental delays, disabilities, or family challenges to pursue their personal potential and success in the community.

With over 50 years of experience in the Human Services field, we provide employees with an opportunity to join a forward-thinking agency. You can be a part of a team that provides support for over 10,000 individuals and their families every year.  And our focus isn’t just on empowering those we support- but at KDC our goal is to empower you. We value the opportunity to allow our employees to advance their careers by exploring opportunities available to them, all while providing you with the resources and tools you need to succeed. KDC is not just a job, it is a career- a career in which our employees are able to collaborate and learn from one another to succeed together.

Requirements

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • LPN Required
  • Valid driver's license 
  • Experience with individuals with Acquired Brain Injury preferred.

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Posted: 2019-07-24 Expires: 2019-08-23

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Licensed Practical Nurse, Relief

Kennedy-Donovan Center, Inc.
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

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