Registered Nurse: Director of Nursing with Home Care in Woodbridge, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Want to make your mark? 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!

Coachman Square at Woodbridge is seeking a motivated and organized Registered Nurse who is devoted to providing quality care to seniors! 

Job Responsibilities

As a Director of Nursing for Benchmark Senior Living, you will be responsible for the quality of resident care at your facility. You will also appropriately schedule employees including Nurses, Aides and other staff members to ensure that there are enough people to provide adequate care for our seniors.
Additional responsibilities for the Assisted Living Wellness Director include:
• Communicating with families and friends of residents
• Assuring compliance with all resident care related regulations (e.g., medication management)
• Documenting and providing accurate record-keeping, as appropriate
• Demonstrating personal/resident safety methods and procedures
• Taking corrective action and disciplining employees in writing, if necessary
• Representing Benchmark Senior Living with pride and knowledge so as to educate outside groups and organizations

Job Requirements

As a Director of Nursing for Benchmark Senior Living, you must be approachable as well as flexible and professional with your staff, residents and family members. You must also demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of Benchmark Standards and Practices before assuming your position as Director of Nursing.
Additional requirements of the Director of Nursing include:

• Being a Registered Nurse, per state regulations; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing a plus
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a care setting; Assisted Living/Home Care or Hospice setting experience a plus
• Certified in Gerontology through the American Nurses Credentialing Association a plus
• Knowledge of Dementia care a plus
• Ability to lift 50 pounds individually
• Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

Benefits

At Benchmark Senior Living, we recognize how hard our employees work in order to provide our resident seniors with the best care possible. Therefore, we are proud to provide our Director of Nursing with great compensation and excellent benefits!

Benefits available to the Director of Nursing include:

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
• Long-term Disability Insurance
• UNUM
• 401(k) Retirement Planning
• Working Advantage
• Culture Compensation
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Adoption Assistance
• Discounts on MetLife Auto and Home Insurance through payroll deduction
• Paid Membership fees for SitterCity