Commonwealth Community Care is a growing organization that has been nationally recognized for our innovative approach to healthcare for people with disabilities. We have openings for individuals who want to be part of a committed and collaborative interdisciplinary team providing high quality primary care and service coordination to individuals with special health care needs. Our innovative care model is nationally recognized for its effectiveness in improving health outcomes for these vulnerable populations.
Our unique care model is empowering for our employees as well as our members. Whether you are a clinical or administrative professional, all of us at Commonwealth Care Alliance receive the satisfaction of knowing our work truly makes a difference. We enjoy a company culture of passionate advocacy in a supportive work environment with opportunities for growth and learning, competitive salaries, and a generous and comprehensive benefit package. Position Summary
Opportunity for a flexible, creative LPN to develop and manage primary care clinic and patients. LPN will be the primary office support to the NP’s and MD’s, will assist with clinic visits, triaging phone calls, and maintaining clinical space. This is a clinic-based position. Key Responsibilities
Education and Experience Requirements
- Under the supervision of Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) and Physicians (MD), assess the health needs of patients.
- Develops creative resources with patients and clinical team for medication adherence.
- Establishes plan of care jointly with the MD, the primary care APC, the patient, and family or caregivers.
- Provides education to patients, family members and staff on cueing and monitoring.
- Observes patients charts and reports changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and takes any necessary action.
- Manages prescription refills for the clinic.
- Provides initial triage of medical calls from patients, providers, and caregivers.
- Provides basic patient care and treatments, such as wound care and other treatments as required.
- Demonstrates proven skills, knowledge base, and judgment necessary for independent clinical decision making within scope of care.
- Graduate from a school of practical nursing that is accredited by the State of Massachusetts
- Minimum of 2 years clinical experience
- Must hold current LPN License to practice in Massachusetts
- Sufficient visual/hearing ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to comprehend written/verbal communication and perform physical exams and assessments of patients.
Commonwealth Care Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws
- Bilingual in Spanish, required