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Acquired Brain Injury Nurse

Company: Mental Health Association Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

MHA is hiring immediately for an Acquired Brain Injury Nurse. MHA is seeking a Full-time LPN and a Part-Time RN. The Nurse will be responsible for performing diversified nursing services for residents including coordination of health services for participants, act as medication administration policy consultant, teaching, training, policy implementation, and other similar duties. Maintain an ongoing assessment of health care needs for the well-being of the participants served, in compliance with the Federal, State and Association policies, procedures and regulations.Acquired Brain Injury Nurse Essential Position FunctionsAnswer and respond to calls from Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) residences and administration concerning health needs of ABI participants. Coordinate medical treatment including triage, staff discussion and implementation on emergency basis. Communicate with doctors, nurses, etc. regarding participant medical or clinical issues through office visits or telephone calls. Instruct staff to carry out proper medical triage as needed.Make routine scheduled visits to residences to meet with staff, answer questions, educate and assess participants. Make emergency visits to participants when necessary.Perform medication audits as part of MAP policy. Review all medical documentation such as; medication status sheets, medication administration sheets, physician contact sheets, etc. Assess all laboratory work for participants including ordering, receiving calls or sending results to other providers.Plan, design, and implement various training programs for staff, to teach and institute health care procedures in coordination with the Nurse Coordinator.Transport or accompany participants to doctor appointments as needed.Participate in clinical assessment and recommendations as required.Attend various meetings within the agency and with other organizations, associations, etc.Attend and advise staff team meetings.Visit or call families of participants regarding health care issues.Maintain a safe workplace environment by identifying and addressing any safety hazards/issues, reporting all employee accidents to Human Resources and participant accidents to supervisor, and following established MHA safety policies and procedures.Acquired Brain Injury Nurse QualificationsKnowledge of procedures and practices in the specialized field of nursing.Possess current and valid Massachusetts RN/LPN licenseMinimally one year nursing experience preferred but not required.Must be self-directed, have strong communication and organizational skills.Possess current driver's license and have car and willingness to use car for work purposes.
EEOC Statement: MHA Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MHA Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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Keywords: Mental Health Association Inc, Springfield , Acquired Brain Injury Nurse, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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