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Adult Family Care Nurse

Communitas, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Wakefield, MA posted May 29, 2023.

Join our community nursing position in our well established Adult Family Care (AFC) Program! We have opportunities for full time or part time hours.

Who We Are…

Communitas is dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, throughout their lifespan and in their communities. We offer a substantial benefits package, mentioned below!

What You Will Do…

The AFC Nurse provides nursing case management for AFC Participants and Caregivers including development and evaluation of AFC Plan of Care, goal setting, training, advocacy, and referrals.

  • This position can be filled by either a RN or LPN
  • This is a full time 40 hour position, Monday through Friday with some flexibility based upon families’ needs. Opportunities for part-time work as well.
  • This position will provide support both remote and in person.

Benefits Offered To All Full-time Employees…

  • Pay increase after 1 year of service, pending a performance evaluation.
  • 4 weeks of vacation, 1 week of sick time, 12 holidays.
  • Employee Referral Bonus of up to $500!
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance, employer paid life Insurance, and long term disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan

You can make a difference by…

  • Conducting on-site and telehealth visits with each participant and caregiver in the qualified setting monthly or bi-monthly and as needed.
  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing the AFC plan of care.
  • Training, evaluating, and supervising AFC caregivers in conjunction with the case manager.
  • Completing nursing assessments and progress notes, ensuring the documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Submitting a semi-annual health status report to the member’s primary care physician and communicates with primary care physician as needed.
  • Assisting the participant in obtaining information and accessing other healthcare and community services.
  • Interfaces with other agencies to coordinate services.

Qualifications And Skills

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with current Massachusetts license. New Grads welcome to apply!
  • A demonstrated ability to make appropriate, accurate judgments including handling of emergency situations, and the mental and physical ability to successfully perform job duties and responsibilities.
  • The ability to communicate, monitor and report effectively on an individual’s progress, both verbally and in writing with individuals, families, physicians, service providers and case managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to set limits, to solve problems independently, and to appropriately protect confidential information.
  • A valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is required.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check including references, CORI, and fingerprinting.

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