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

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of others? Are you looking for a rewarding job both personally and professionally? Do you want to be a part of a team that is more like a family and believes in making human connections? We are looking for Part-time and Per diem nurses to work evenings and weekends.

The Atrium at Rocky Hill is an award-winning assisted living community specializing in memory care with over 20 years of experience! We have two beautifully designed neighborhoods offering an engaging and supportive atmosphere. We strive to provide the very best for our residents and our employees. We believe in creating a workplace that you enjoy coming to, that you’ll feel empowered and give your very best.

Responsibilities for the LPN include:

• 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
• Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job.

• 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
• Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents’ status
• 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!