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Registered Nurse - Early Intervention

Company: Kennedy-donovan Center
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

At KDC we are on a mission to empower and support all people to meet their full potential in a world where every individual and family thrives; no matter the circumstances.About this role:This role is part of team of specialists that provide family-centered programs that support and enable families to meet their childs individual needs through education, training and support. You will work with families in a hybrid of telehealth and in-person capacity to provide services.You will work closely with and learn from a team of specialists who are experts in childrens physical development, cognitive development, communication, social or emotional development, and adaptive development.In addition to on-the-job learning, KDC offers professional development activities and training necessary to maintain relevant certification/licensure in accordance with your professional discipline and EI Operational Standards.In this role, you'll get to:Partner with families to identify each childs strengths and developmental needs. Together develop an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).Work closely with a transdisciplinary team on program planning and delivery of services for families by providing intake, screening, assessments, and ongoing service coordination according to agency and DPH standards.Provide a minimum of 25 hours of direct services for children and familiesOversee case management and referral services to assigned caseload, including participation in interagency case conferences.Conduct home visits to provide developmental stimulation, parent training, and supportFacilitate parent/child and/or child groups to help children thrive within their family and communitiesComplete reports of assessments, progress reports, IFSPs, and discharge summariesMaintain appropriate communication with physicians, clinics, and community agencies participating in each childs careProvide information to parents that enable them to make informed decisions for their child's progressThis role allows for flexibility in creating your own schedule to visit with familiesWe are looking for people who:Must possess current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.Strong written and verbal communicationExpress excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skillsProficient with technology (i.e. computers, phone, internet...etc.)Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportationThe physical requirements for this role:Frequent movement within classroom including but not limited to: kneeling, bending, sitting, lifting, and positioning of studentsOperation of adaptive and specialized equipmentAbility to lift 50 pounds alone, 51+ pounds with the assistance of another person or adaptive equipmentAbility to physically assist individuals as determined by their needsAbility to tolerate significant amounts of walking, standing, and sittingKDC values a diverse workforce. We are committed to a culture of equality and inclusivity that fosters dialog, innovation, compassion, respect, and collaboration. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, neurodiversity, or any other protected characteristic outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Your uniqueness drives our excellence!IOH4OC1HnNby Jobble

Keywords: Kennedy-donovan Center, New Bedford , Registered Nurse - Early Intervention, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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