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LPN per diem in East Lyme, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 Are you a natural born leader who thrives on ensuring your nursing department provides exceptional care and customer service? Do you like the idea of working in a newly renovated facility in Fairfield County that will bring a whole new level of world-class rehabilitation care to the Stamford area?

 We are pursuing a personable, enthusiastic, and dynamic candidate to manage nursing staff and interact with residents and families. In this role you will ensure compliance with all company polices and state regulations. If you are a proactive, compassionate nurse who is passionate about seniors, then Benchmark Senior Living is the right place for you to make a difference in people’s lives!

 Job Responsibilities

The “Nurse Manager” is responsible to assist the Healthcare Administrator and Director of Nursing in the oversight of the daily clinical and administrative operations of the nursing department to assure that each resident receives the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being, in accordance with their comprehensive plan of care. Assists in the assurance that the nursing department’s philosophy and objectives incorporate evidence-based practice in providing high quality care and quality of life to each resident. Serves as an advocate for the residents and staff under his/her direction. Assists with fostering high standards of resident care through the provision and promotion of diligent orientation and continuing education efforts, adequate levels of nursing personnel, properly prepared nursing supervisors and managers, and current policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

You must be approachable as well as flexible and professional with your staff, residents and family members. You must also demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of Benchmark Standards and Practices before assuming your position as a nurse.

Additional requirements of the position include:

  • Being a RN or LPN, per state regulations; 
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in gerontological nursing/long-term care nursing
    • Valid CPR Certification
  • Certified in Gerontology through the American Nurses Credentialing Association a plus
    • Knowledge of Dementia care a plus
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds individually
    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time