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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse( Fulltime, Days)

Company: Benchmark Senior Living
Location: Hamden
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Hamden Benchmark is currently seeking a caring and compassionate LPN. As an LPN, your primary focus will be to provide nursing care to our residents in a home like setting. We are conveniently located right off of two main highways and on a direct bus line! If you have a strong passion for helping others and take pride in what you do and are looking for a great company who shares your vision, than this is the ideal opportunity 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


--- 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


We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!%60097563% %%mednurse%%

Keywords: Benchmark Senior Living, Hamden , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse( Fulltime, Days), Healthcare , Hamden, Connecticut

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