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Registered Nurse: Director of Nursing 5K Sign-on!

Company: Benchmark Senior Living
Location: Hamden
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Want to make your mark? Join Benchmark, a new type of senior living company. 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 at Hamden is looking for an Assisted Living Director of Nursing! We are seeking a personable, enthusiastic, and dynamic Assisted Living Wellness Director to oversee the quality of resident care within one of our communities and ensure that it is in compliance with all company polices and state regulations. You will manage nursing staff and interact with residents and families.

Job Responsibilities

As an Assisted Living Director of Nursing for Benchmark Senior Living, you will be responsible for the quality of resident care at your facility. You will also appropriately schedule employees including Nurses, Aides and other staff members to ensure that there are enough people to provide adequate care for our seniors.

Additional responsibilities for the Assisted Living Director of Nursing 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
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


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 experience a plus
Certified in Gerontology through the American Nurses Credentialing Association a plus
Knowledge of Dementia care a plus


At Benchmark Senior Living, we recognize how hard our employees work in order to provide our resident seniors with the best care possible. Therefore, we are proud to provide our Assisted Living Wellness Director with great compensation and excellent benefits!

Benefits available to the Assisted Living Wellness Director include:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
401(k) Retirement Planning
Working Advantage
Culture Compensation
Tuition Reimbursement
Adoption Assistance
Discounts on MetLife Auto and Home Insurance through payroll deduction
Paid Membership fees for SitterCity

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