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

Date Posted: 5/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description:

Do you strive to “Be the Benchmark” and go the extra mile? Do you find yourself being “Called to Care” as a compassionate individual? Do you believe that working in teams is “Better Together” than going at a difficult task alone? Do you truly want to make a difference and impact lives through human connection? If you answered yes to these questions, then consider applying with us!

The Village at Brookfield Common is one of 60 Benchmark Senior Living Communities. Our 100 apartment community includes both traditional and memory care neighborhoods. We are currently seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals who can contribute to fill morning (7a-3p), evening (3p-11p), and overnight (11p-7a) shifts. We currently have both part time and full time positions available! If you are interested in overnight shifts please note this is a temporary position! You must have a valid Connecticut LPN license to qualify for this position

As a Care Nurse Supervisor your primary focus will be to provide nursing care to our residents in a home like setting. If you are a compassionate, friendly, and energetic individual who would like an opportunity to join a growing company please apply for this position!

 

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:

In addition to offering competitive pay Benchmark also offers a wide variety of benefits, incentives, and professional development opportunities:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement for training & other work-related travel
  • AT&T cell phone discount
  • SitterCity
  • BJ’s Warehouse discount
  • Brooks Brother’s discount
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Group, Auto, & Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Community bonus opportunities
  • Career development programs
  • 401k with company match