Licensed Practical Nurse - Adult Learning Center (Whitinsville)

Open Sky Community Services Whitinsville , MA 01588

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Earn up to $2,000 in your first year with Open Sky! For a limited time, as a way to shine a light on some of our high need programs and to help support new employees through their first year, Open Sky has created a bonus program!

Employees being hired into this position will be eligible for this Sign On/ Stay On Bonus program and receive a $500 bonus ( pro-rated for Part-Time) on a quarterly basis for their first year. This will total up to $2,000!

Open Sky Community Services is a human service agency that provides counseling services and treatment options to people diagnosed with a mental illness or developmental disability. The Adult Learning Center is a Day Habilitation program currently serving 45 adults between the ages of 23-85 with a diagnosis of intellectual disabilities and some physical challenges.

Most participants require supportive structures and staff assistance to maximize their involvement in activities. Services and supports provided to participants include, but are not limited to: occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, nursing oversight, functional skill development, communication, socialization, community membership, and self-advocacy

The Licensed Practical Nurse works in close collaboration with the Registered Nurse to ensure the medical needs of the person supported is 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 1:1 support to the person served while at the program and while out in the community. This 35-hour position is first shift Monday-Friday.

Open Sky Community Services agency provides generous time off, starting at 27 days your first year. Open Sky ialso provides various free trainings, yearly salary increases and room for advancement. Our agency is an eligible employer for the public Student Loan forgiveness Program, as well as provides tuition reimbursement and will fully compensate for some certifications, including a CNA certification.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the Day Hab Service Plan with other members of the interdisciplinary team

  • Teach skills and create opportunities for practice, including data collection

  • Attend to all personal hygiene routines/needs

Qualifications

Current Massachusetts Registration. At least 1 year experience in a health care setting working with persons who have developmental disabilities. SOLVE certified (within 6 months of hire).

Responsibilities 2021-6252



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Licensed Practical Nurse - Adult Learning Center (Whitinsville)

Open Sky Community Services