LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (3p-11p) in Bedford, NH at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled and compassionate LPN to join our growing team at The Arbors of Bedford Assisted Living in our Harbor Program. As a LPN, your primary focus will be to provide detailed nursing care as well a rewarding and enjoyable experience for our residents with ALZ/Dementia. Benchmark is a great place for our residents to live and employees to work because our staff embraces the Benchmark values of quality service and passionate associates. If you have a strong passion for helping others and take pride in what you do and are looking for a great company who shares your vision, this Licensed Nursing Assistant position is the ideal opportunity for you!

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

Benchmark Senior Living has been voted one of the Boston Globe's Top 100 places to work 9 years in a ROW!!!

WE OFFER OUTSTANDING BENEFITS TO OUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS THAT INCLUDE:

• Competitive pay rate commensurate with experience

• Quarterly Bonuses and Awards

• 401(k)

• Tuition reimbursement

• Health and dental available

• Vacation and personal time

Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume or stop in at the Arbors of Bedford located at 70 Hawthorn Drive, Bedford ,NH and fill out an application.