LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in Ridgefield, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/3/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready for a change? Do you want to be part of a community that supports and recognize how difficulty your job can be? Then keep reading!

Be part of our team. Be the Benchmark.

Driven by our core values of Called to Care, Better Together and Be the Benchmark, Benchmark Senior Living associates are making a difference in the lives of residents and their families, while fulfilling their own professional and personal goals.


We have a great opportunity for a reliable LPN with 2 + years of experience. (Licensed Practical Nurse) Ridgefield Crossings is an award-winning assisted living and mind and memory care campus where love grows. We are without a doubt, the premier retirement community in the area. Our community is a dream come true for a Nurse! Bring your passion and Ridgefield Crossings. The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing diverse basic care to those who need it while remaining patient and calm. It is a demanding job but also very rewarding.


Responsibilities

  • Record a patient’s medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions

Skills

  • Proven experience as LPN or similar role
  • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and able to handle stress
  • Successful completion of LPN license program is a must
  • BENEFITS
  • 401(K) retirement
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Vacation Time
  • Birthday Loyalty Reward
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday Time 
  •  Home and Auto Insurance Discounts
  •  Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • UNUM
  • Life Insurance
  • Working Advantage
  • Culture Compensation
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Paid Membership fees for Sitter City

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

• Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program (per state requirements)
• Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical 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!