PER DIEM REGISTERED NURSES / LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES

LifePath Inc. View Company Profile

No nights, no weekends, and flexible scheduling! Per Diem Registered / Licensed Practical Nurses LifePath provides support services to elders and people with disabilities, and we are currently seeking per diem RNs/LPNs for the Personal Care Attendant Program (PCA). The PCA program assists people of all ages in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, and Worcester County. At this time, our greatest need is in the Montachusett Region – Gardner, Fitchburg, North Quabbin/Mount Wachusett! The Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Program Nurse is responsible for the performance and completion of clinical assessments of individuals who receive MassHealth Personal Care Attendant Services. Assessments occur in-person in the individualsxe2x80x99 home. When possible, nurses complete assessments in regions near their home-base. Per diem rates are $32/hr LPN and $34/hr RN. 6% pay differential for bilingual skills. Please submit your resume and a brief letter of interest. LifePath is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusiveness. Bilingual, minorities, women and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: Requires: Current Massachusetts RN/LPN License; at least one (1) year of clinical and/or nursing in a community or long term care setting.Must have: excellent assessment and evaluation skills; computer proficiency to process all consumer records in electronic database; ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. working knowledge of a wide range of disabilities, assistive devices and other modalities for maintaining independence and available community resources. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBLITIES OF PER DIEM PCA RN/LPN: Assess PCA Consumers’ functional limitations, both face-to-face (in the consumerxe2x80x99s home) to determine the need for PCA Services. Identify disabling diagnoses and other medical conditions. Complete MassHealth Application and Evaluation for PCA Services in compliance with MassHealth regulations. Meet deadlines for completion and submission of these assessments. Work collaboratively with Occupational Therapists on Evaluations as needed. Work in conjunction with Functional Skills Trainers and the PCA Program Director to ensure consistency and compliance of all Evaluations before submission to MassHealth. Attend LifePath staff trainings and meetings. Physical demands of the per diem PCA RN/LPN:Visual, speaking, auditory and mobile capacity necessary:Capacity to see computer screen, read written material, and drive a car.Capacity to hear and speak on the telephone.Capacity to communicate verbally with consumers, caregivers, supervisors and managers.Capacity for fine manipulation in the frequent use of office equipment such as computers, copy machines, fax machines, telephones, calculators, etc.Capacity to drive in all weather to visit consumers in their homesCapacity to navigate uneven terrain in all weather to visit consumers in their homesCapacity to climb stairsAbility to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.Occasional reaching and grabbing objects with both hands, twisting of hand and wrist, and pushing and pulling of objects.Occasional bending, squatting, and twisting to perform work functions.Occasional capacity to lift up to 25 pounds. Mental demands of the per diem PCA RN/LPN::Ability to understand and/or interpret complicated program instructions and laws.Capacity to maintain confidentiality of all documentation and client communications according to HIPPA standards.Capacity to learn complicated computer softwareCapacity to deal rationally and calmly with varying personalitiesCapacity to work well in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment. Environmental working conditions of the per diem PCA RN/LPN::Work is split between indoor office work and traveling outdoors to meetings, trainings and consumersxe2x80x99 homes.Must be able to tolerate odors and pollutants including but not limited to smoke, air fresheners, pet dander, personal odors, etc. from a variety of in-home conditions.Must be able to tolerate by-products of office machine operation.Must be able to tolerate heat and cold of seasonal changes and indoor temperatures. Job Type: Part-time Pay: From $32.00 per hour Expected hours: 1 xe2x80x93 35 per week Benefits: Employee assistance program Medical specialties: Dialysis Geriatrics Home Health Hospice & Palliative Medicine Medical-Surgical Occupational Medicine Pain Medicine Perioperative Care Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Public Health Wound Care Work Location: In person

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