Registered Nurse – RN in Newton, MA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Newton, MA
  • Job Type:
    Nurse
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/6/2018

Job Description

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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
• 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
• Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

• Current state license as an RN and CPR certification
• Graduate of an approved R.N program (per state requirements)
• Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience working as a nurse preferred
• Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable

BENEFITS

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