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Full-Time Practical Nurse LPN

Job Description

Sign on Bonus Available for Nursing Staff!


CO-OP, an expanding nonprofit organization in southeastern MA, has an exciting opportunity for a LPN to work with individuals with acquired brain injuries part-time and or full-time at our Marion and Wareham locations. Opportunities for per diem hours are also available.


The LPN is responsible for implementing and monitoring an array of health care and other personal support services designed to enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities and/or acquired brain injuries.


 


Essential Duties:


1. Administer medications and implement nursing treatment plans.


2. Confer with physicians, dentists, and therapists as appropriate.


3. Communicate with/provide necessary information on relevant health issues to parents, guardians, and applicable Agency staff.


4. Respond to participant complaints of illness and recommend appropriate action.


5. Confer with pharmacists regarding medications and their acquisitions as appropriate.


6. Monitor seizure disorder records.


7. Monitor general health status of participants, including hygiene issues and skin integrity.


8. Administer minor first aid when necessary.


9. Complete all health related documentation requirements.


10. Provide standard First Aid/CPR certification training and/or other assigned training/s to Agency employees.


Requirements:



  • Current License by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Practical Nurse.

  • Experience working with adults with disabilities preferred, CO-OP will provide training

  • A valid driver's license with a good driving record

  • Acceptable Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, upon hire


 



Company Description
ORGANIZATION
Based in southern Massachusetts, this organization is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals with developmental and other disabilities through a diverse menu of programs and clinical services, including residential, employment supports acquired brain injury, other specialized services, and a variety of day program activities. CO-OP's mission focuses on individualized services and community participation. Founded in 1972 and currently serving approximately 300 individuals and family members in Southeastern Massachusetts.
For more information, go to www.co-op.cc.



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