Job Title: Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse (As Needed/Pro Re Nata/PRN)
Company: Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to accelerating social, academic and health equity and provides services to over 7,500 people in need within the Metrowest and Greater Boston regions each year, including assistance that supports the academic success of low income children and first generation college students, nutrition and basic family assistance for struggling families, citizenship and immigrant programs, and geriatric care management and other support services that enable frail older adults to live independently. JFS’ mission is to provide vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need.
Position Description: The JFS Homecare program is growing and JFS seeks to hire a Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to provide supervision to homecare direct service providers (As Needed/Pro Re Nata/PRN).
No direct RN medical care is a requirement of this position. LPNs will work under the supervision of an RN.
The ideal candidate is a compassionate and caring individual who has daytime availability 1-3 times per month to meet with direct service staff in the homes of medically-compromised, low-income older adults. This team member will supervise direct service staff who are providing personal care services to ensure safety and client well-being. This team members also provide quarterly supervision to direct service staff in the field and are called upon to provide assessments when client well-being is in question. Typically, each session will take approximately 1-2 hours for direct supervision and required reporting.
Hours: Very flexible, most work can be scheduled between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- Current state of MA RN or LPN License
- Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
- In good health, physical exam and TB screening mandatory
- Fluent in English/good communications skills; multilingual a plus (Spanish and Portuguese)
- (2) work references in the healthcare industry
- Must enjoy working with the older adult population
- Annual Influenza (FLU) vaccination and vaccinations against COVID-19 in compliance with CDC recommendations.
Location: Framingham, Ashland, Natick, Marlborough and surrounding towns in greater Metrowest area
- Reimbursement for travel miles