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Full Time Nurse (LPN or RN) for Human Service Agency

Merrimac, MA


Hiring Company

Shared Living Collaborative

Positions Available

Full Time

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Position Description

Unique, innovative human service agency based in Merrimac, MA serving adults with disabilities and children/youth in intensive foster care is seeking two Full Time/Part Time Nurses (RN or LPN). We offer competitive pay, full benefits to full time employees after ninety days, and amazing perks which include, upon availability, wellness days, free horseback riding lessons, discounted organic eggs and vegetables, free healthy snacks and discounted lunches, a nature trail, bring-your-dog-to-work program, onsite recreation opportunities (ping pong, basketball, etc.), ongoing mentoring and training, and more!


  • Provide oversight, supports, and guidance to Adult Individuals with disabilities, Shared Living Providers, and Foster Parents to ensure that the safety, health, dental, and wellness needs of all Adults and Youths are met at all times
  • Provide coordination, oversights, and documentation related to routine physical, dental, eye and ear exams, doctor, and follow-up appointments and emergency medical care
  • Ensure that prescription and over the counter medication is dispensed as ordered, and maintain current physician’s  orders and Medication Charts
  • Provide training to individuals, Providers, Foster Parents, and Staff on new skilled nursing functions, such as feeding tubes
  • Provide consultation, if appropriate, to Agency individuals, Providers, Foster Parents, and staff on health/medical/wellness related questions/resources
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle and preventative health care measures
  • Assist with obtaining/ordering medical supplies and adaptive equipment
  • Ensure compliance with all DCF, DDS, and SLC policies, guidelines, and licensing requirements, and enter related medical data as required, such as ISP assessments
  • Provide First Aid/medical assistance as needed and appropriate to individuals in Day and Residential Supports
  • Work collaboratively with Clinical Staff and Life Coaches on Self Medication Assessments, implementation, of strategies, facilitating individuals’ health and wellness goals, etc


Works as part of a team under the supervision of the Senior Nurse, and Directors of Adult and Youth Services


Minimum requirements Associate’s Degree in Nursing or related field, LPN or RN Licensed.


Qualified applicants should have at least two years experience in providing supports to adult and/or youths with developmental disabilities, physical challenges and/or mental health issues.


  • Extensive knowledge of nursing procedures, practices, and guidelines
  • Solid knowledge of developmental disabilities and autism
  • High degree of coachability, flexibility, organization, and attention to detail
  • Effective written and oral communication, instructional and supervisory skills
  • Ability to maintain medical records and adhere by all applicable policies, guidelines, etc
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and collaboratively with collaterals and medical providers
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, prioritize, and multi-task


  • Understanding of DCF, DDS, and EEC policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and Human Rights certification (training can be provided)
  • Extensive knowledge of safety and emergency procedures and practices
  • Working knowledge of nursing, medical, health, and wellness procedures, policies, and resources
  • Knowledge of Insurance, MassHealth, and Medicare practices and requirements


Please apply via e-mail or fax resumé to 978-346-8550.

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