Registered Nurse Specialist in assisted living in New Haven, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Want to make your mark? At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

Benchmark Senior Living is searching for a Registered Nurse Specialist to support a cluster of communities within an assigned region. We are seeking a personable, enthusiastic, and dynamic Resident Care Specialist by providing nursing support to a cluster of communities focusing on the quality of resident care and ensuring compliance with all company polices and state regulations. This position reports to a Regional Director of Resident Care.

Job Responsibilities

The Resident Care Specialist will be responsible for providing support, education and nursing support to an assigned group communities to ensure compliance with regulations and Benchmark standards. In some situations, s/he may be required to provide interim leadership as a Resident Care Director.

Additional responsibilities for include:

  • Communicating with families and friends of residents from assigned communities
  • Assuring compliance with all resident care related regulations at assigned communities (e.g., medication management)
  • Documenting and providing accurate record-keeping, as appropriate
  • Demonstrating personal/resident safety methods and procedures at assigned communities
  • Taking corrective action and disciplining employees in writing, if necessary
  • Representing Benchmark Senior Living with pride and knowledge so as to educate outside groups and organizations


Job Requirements

Job Requirements

As a Resident Care Specialist for Benchmark Senior Living, 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  Resident Care Specialist.

Additional requirements of the Resident Care Specialist include:

  • Being a Registered Nurse, per state regulations; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing a plus
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a care setting; Assisted Living/Home Care or Hospice setting required
  • 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