Job Description

LPN - Split Shift

Location: North Shore, Massachusetts
Type: Full-time/Part-time

LPN – Split Shift

Location: Burlington and Danvers 

Description
TILL provides essential support to adults with developmental disabilities, learning differences, acquired brain injury, and other specialized needs through a wide range of housing options, from structured, staffed, small group living to individualized support options.

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting in the coordination and provision of health care services.  The goal of nursing care is to ensure that each individual reaches and maintains his/her optimal level of functioning in the least restrictive environment.  The Licensed Practical Nurse works as a member of the nursing team within the Health Services department and reports directly to the Director of Health Services and Residential RN.

30 hour split shift between our Burlington and Danvers locations. Flexible hours with no weekends. 

Responsibilities
•    Monitor and manage routine and episodic health care and medical needs as defined in the individual health care plans and as needs arise 
•    Administer individual medications and treatments as prescribed
•    Ensure proper storage and maintenance of medications and medical supplies in accordance with state regulations 
•    Keep residence and day program staff informed of health problems
•    Attend weekly staff meetings
•    Maintain current and complete medical files and write health care progress notes
•    Assist with writing and implementing health care plans in conjunction with RN
•    Participate in routine direct care activities including personal hygiene, mealtime activities, and individual activities and programs
•    Schedule and accompany all individuals to high profile medical and dental appointments
•    Accompany and assist individuals with emergency evaluations and treatments
•    Act as liaison with hospital staff during individual hospitalization  
•    Assist in staff in-service training
•    Other health care duties as assigned by supervisor
•    Ensure that on-call nurse is notified upon admission and discharged for all planned procedures in a hospital setting

Qualifications
•    Current LPN license
•     1 year experience preferred
•    Valid driver’s license and vehicle required 
•    Good written and oral communication skills to communicate individuals’ needs and goals
•    Ability to physically assist individuals in activities of daily living, including lifting, hand-over-hand assistance, and passive restraints required
•    Experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities preferred
•    CPR certification is a condition of employment

Benefits
TILL offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees working 20hrs or more per week with:
•    Competitive pay
•    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance plans
•    Paid time off - generous vacation, holiday and sick time benefits
•    A 403B retirement plan 
•    Recruitment bonuses, tuition and student debt opportunities, and discount tickets