LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in Newton, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Newton, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/25/2020

Job Description

We are hiring for all shifts and hiring for Full-Time, Part-Time, and Per Diem. We provide 24-hour care and are filling positions for days, evenings, and over-nights. Come join a great team and make a lasting impression with our residents. We are growing and would like you to join our team.

 

Call to RSVP or to arrange for an interview day/time: 617-544-3454 157 Herrick Road Newton, MA 02459

Come join us on Wednesdays for walk-in Wednesdays and have an interview on the spot. Walk-in Wednesdays are from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Parking IS available at Adelaide! We are alois close to the Green Line.

Directions From The Newton Centre Green Line To Adelaide

  • Head southeast toward Braeland Ave
  • Turn right onto Braeland Ave
  • Turn left onto Herrick Rd
  • Turn right to stay on Herrick Rd
  • Adelaide will be on your right

 

Responsibilities for the LPN 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 (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!