Bay Cove Human Services, Inc. a leading Massachusetts human services organization, seeks a Certified Nurse’s Aide- CNA who will provide direct care services to adults living in a Residential Program.
The Certified Nurse’s Aide- CNA will provide specialized direct care services for adults who face challenges presented by developmental disabilities. S/he will work cooperatively with staff and program participants as assigned to implement objectives and therapeutic activities that support Individual Service Plan goals.
We are looking for someone who strive to:
- Challenge thinking.
- Be different.
- Lead change.
Bay Cove is looking for people who are inspired and inspiring.
- Coordinate personal care schedule for program staff to meet all the needs of the program.
- Utilize training in personal care needs to engage individuals.
- Perform personal care functions for individuals with disabilities, including changing, toileting, feeding, and laundry.
- Train individuals to increase independent functioning in self-care and activities of daily living related to personal care, including personal hygiene, grooming, and eating.
- Report medical and health concerns to LPN, RNs and Program Directors and provide emergency interventions.
- Participate in the development and implementation Individual Service Plans as a member of the residential Services team.
- Ensure that the program participants’ needs are met and communicated with program staff and treatment team according to regulations and prescribed need.
What you will need
- Experience – two years in a training program working with this population.
- Education – High School Diploma or GED.
- Associate Degree in human services related field preferred Licensure – Certification as a Nurse’s Aide.
- Physical - Ability to operate accessible vans equipped with lifts.
- Assist adult men and women of various ages with physical, intellectual, psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities.
- Ability to lift 50 pounds.
- Keywords: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Care Worker, Caregiver, Group Home, Residential Counselor, Direct Care, DSP, CNA, HHA, Medical, Healthcare Advocacy, Support, Human Services, Nonprofit
- Driving License Required? Yes