LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

Benchmark Senior Living Waterbury , CT 06701

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Village at East Farms is Hiring LPN's !

If you are Called to Care, & Believe in Being the Benchmark, this is the position for you

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

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!

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