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

Date Posted: 5/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark offers several levels of care within our communities. We provide a personalized care plan tailored to the needs of each resident, so they remain empowered as they age. Benchmark at Clapboardtree serves our resident in both assisted living and memory care neighborhoods. We are seeking a  part time evening nurse every other weekend - (1pm -9pm). 

The nurses is here for resident rounds, interact daily with our resident and outside vendors to provide the best care for residents. Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job

Responsibilities for the LPN include:

• 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

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