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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Benchmark Senior Living
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities for the LPN include: Direct Supervision Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care AssistantsIs the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concernsParticipates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associatesHas direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCDHas direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the RCDClosely 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 processMeasures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulationsEffectively balances service demands with supporting resident independenceAccurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents' statusObserves and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA's, and Executive Director per state regulationsSuccessfully implements the plan of careRecognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulationsResponds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup 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 certificationPrevious 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!

Keywords: Benchmark Senior Living, Waterbury , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Waterbury, Connecticut

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