LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse/RN - Registered Nurse *SIGN ON BONUS* in Worcester, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 12/1/2022

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Job Description

**SIGN-ON BONUS $2,000 for Full-Time, and $1,000 for Part-Time LPN's or RN's** (To be paid as follows, $500 after 30 days, $750 after 90 days, and $750 after 180 days for FT, $250 after 30 days, $250 after 90 days, and $500 after 180 days for PT).

Tatnuck Park at Worcester believes in the power of the human connection to transform lives. Our associates are part of setting a new standard in senior living by connecting residents and families to what matters most to them. At Benchmark our associates are “called to care.” We hire for heart and train for skill-continually pursuing excellence and providing the best experiences, so our residents remain empowered and engaged.

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company. At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. 

Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

Responsibilities for the LPN/RN include:

Direct Supervision

• Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants
• Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns
• Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates
• Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD
• Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the RCD
• Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job.

Resident Care

• Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process
• Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations
• Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence
• Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents’ status
• Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA’s, and Executive Director per state regulations
• Successfully implements the plan of care
• Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations
• Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup

Job Requirements

Requirements:

• Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program or RN / Registered Nurse program (per state requirements)
• Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse or RN / Registered Nurse (as required by state regulation) and CPR certification
• Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable

BENEFITS

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!