LPN II Job Listing at Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Waltham, MA (Job ID commonwealthma-J28949)

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Location: Waltham, MA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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LPN IILicensed Practical Nurse II

Agency Name:
Dept. of Developmental Services
Official Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse II
Functional Title:
LPN II
Occupational Group:
Nursing
Position Type:
Non-Civil Service
Full-Time or Part-Time:
Full-Time and Part-Time
Salary Range:
$38,140.44 to $51,722.84 Annually
Bargaining Unit:
02
Shift:
Multiple
Confidential:
No
Number Of Vacancies:
1
City/Town:
Waltham
Region:
METRO BOSTON
Facility Location:
Metro Residential Services, 411 Waverly Oaks Rd.,

Suite 304, Waltham, MA
POSTING IS RE-ISSUED BECAUSE END DATE HAD EXPIRED AND ADDRESS HAD CHANGED
Application Deadline:
04-12-2015
Apply Online:
No
Posting ID:
J28949
This position is funded from the Commonwealth''s annual operating budget.Duties:
LPN II''s are responsible for the overall health services provided to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Distribution of medications, monitoring for effects; treatments, monitoring nutrition, ISP documentation, yearly health maintenance, make and attend appointments with residents, advocate with primary doctor and specialist. Must have good communication skills to work with direct care staff, workshops, service coordinators and families. LPN II''s are considered part of coverage with the direct care. LPN II''s will be responsible for providing some training. Performs other related duties as required. May be required to enter information into personal computer, comfortable with data entries.
Qualifications:
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, paraprofessional experience in the field of nursing as a licensed practical nurse.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current and valid license as a practical nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.
Preferred Qualifications:
Understand and write in the English Language. Physically assist and lift individuals.
Comments:
THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING for Metro Residential Services. Locations range from Waltham Campus to the South Shore and Western part of the state. Hours worked and days off vary from full-time to part-time to meet the needs of the Department. Depending of work location and additional Area DIfferential may be paid. Applicants must be flexible in schedule.

All applicants must be able to pass a criminal offender record check, pre-employment medical exam. All applicants are required to have a valid driver''s license.

THis position is designated as an ''EMERGENCY'' position in the Department of Developmental Services Emergency Plan. This means that whenever the Governor declares that the Commonwealth is in a state of emergency, you will be required to report to work.

This is a 24hour/7 days a week staff position. The Department of Developmental Services requires employees in this position to be able to perform "MANDATORY OVERTIME" when circumstances dictate the need.

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit
http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori
and click on -Information for Job Applicants-
How To Apply:
Mail cover letter and resume to: Annemarie Lucas, Employment and Staffing, 411 Waverly Oaks Rd.,
Suite 304, Waltham, MA 02452

FAX: 781 398-0355
Agency Web Address:
http://www.mass.gov/dmrDiversity Officer:
Lorraine Woodson, Office of Diversity/ Equal Opportunity /Civil Rights Phone # 617-624-7530 TTY # 617-624-7590
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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