LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in South Windsor, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Village at Buckland Court is seeking a PT LPN. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you; passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference! We inspire you by honoring the passion you have for serving and caring for our residents. Come join us and be part of an amazing team at Te Village at Buckland Court!

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
• Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON
• 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!