LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in Smithtown, NY at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 4/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

New Assisted Living community coming to town!!Benchmark Senior Living at Whisper Woods is opening in June 2018 and we are looking for caring and compassionate LPN's to provide exceptional care for our residents! We are seeking Part-time and Per Diem nurses for second and third shifts only!

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 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 
    • 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 Resident Care Director, physician, family, RCA’s, and Executive Director per state regulations 
    • 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!