Nurse (RN or LPN)

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Berkshire Meadows
249 North Plain Rd
HOUSATONIC, MA 01236

Phone:413-528-2523
Fax:413-528-0293
Website: berkshiremeadows-jri.com

Company Description:
Berkshire Meadows provides a home, school and day rehabilitation for children and adults with complex medical and developmental differences. Our mission to help those who can't help themselves to live happy, engaged lives. We value our employees with respect, flexibility, great pay and benefits and a cohesive team atmosphere.

What is JRI?
Berkshire Meadows is a division of Justice Resource Institute, a nationally recognized non-profit. Our staff work with children, adolescents, and adults, facilitating therapeutic and fun recreational activities, maintaining safety and security and working as part of an interdisciplinary team including clinicians, nurses, teachers and paraprofessionals. This is a job where you can make a real difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Why should I work at Berkshire Meadows?
Working at Berkshire Meadows adds to life's precious moments. Helping those who can't help themselves, reminds us of all the positive in our lives. Spending time with people who need help makes us feel useful and valued, every day. When you work at Berkshire Meadows, you care for those who can't care for themselves. And you work with others who support you and want you to be successful and learn and grow.

Nurse (RN or LPN)
To Commensurate With Experience
Housatonic, MA
Full Time
Human Services
Certification
Required
First Aid and CPR - Preference: Nice to have
LPN / RN - Preference: Required
The ideal licensed Registered Nurse or LPN will be caring, compassionate, consistent and reliable with a desire to make a difference in the life of individuals with limited communication, physical and cognitive skills. Must be a team player capable of effectively working across departments, providing a positive and supportive environment. Engages and promotes joyful interactions with all students, clients and staff at Berkshire Meadows. Candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, follow policies about medical and clinical care, and have the ability to work independently.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Administration and documentation of medications
• Follow procedures on authorization, monitoring, Drs orders, observation, and documentation
• Acting as an advocate while accompanying students on medical appointments
• Working as a team to support best treatment plans

Shifts Available:
- Day: 6 AM to 2 PM
- Evening: 2 PM to 10 PM
- Overnight: 10 PM to 6 AM
• Massachusetts RN or LPN license
• Current certification in CPR (Training provided if needed)
• Must be able to work alone unsupervised
• Residential program or mental health program experience preferred
• Experience working with specialized populations of adolescents preferred.
• Meet programs background and driving record check requirements
• Maintains valid driver’s license.

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