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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Job Description:

Responsibilities for the LPN include: *** DOUBLE Sign on bonus for qualified individuals** Please contact us for more information***

Excellent work/life balance

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!%51614791% %%mednurse%%

Keywords: Benchmark Senior Living, Springfield , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Wilbraham, Massachusetts

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