Registered Nurse with home care experience wanted in Trumbull, CT at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Senior Living is seeking an experienced FT Registered Nurse. Are you tired of all the traveling and then coming home to do paperwork? Consider a career in assisted living, we offer a homelike atmosphere for residents and are proud to be a human connection organization that is committed to developing their employees. We offer a great work environment, opportunities for training to advance into leadership roles within our organization. 

If you are looking to grow than apply to this opportunity! In this role you will manage the successful operation of the Resident Care Department, under the leadership and mentoring of our Resident Care Director. Responsibility includes direct oversight, coaching, and direct supervision of all resident care service providers in the community.  Provide on floor nursing support to our residents and interacting with family members. Incumbent will also conduct external and internal assessments and be available to take on call as needed.

Apply and fulfill your desire to care for others in a meaningful and caring way! 

Additional responsibilities  include: 

  • Communicating with families and friends of residents
  • Assuring compliance with all resident care related regulations (e.g., medication management)
  • Documenting and providing accurate record-keeping, as appropriate
  • Demonstrating personal/resident safety methods and procedures

Job Requirements

Additional requirements include: 

  • Being a Registered Nurse, per state regulations; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing a plus
  • Required is a minimum of 1 year Assisted Living/Home Care or Hospice experience as a RN and 2 years experience in a care setting as a RN   
  • 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
  • Ability to be on call as identified by the community