Benchmark Senior Living at The Village at Brookfield Common (VBC) is an assisted living community located off of Federal Road in Brookfield, Connecticut. Our 100 apartment community includes independent, traditional, and memory care neighborhoods. We are currently seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals who can contribute to our growing team.
The Village at Brookfield Commons is seeking a part time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for days and evenings! As a LPN you will provide nursing care to our residents. You must have a valid Connecticut nursing license to qualify for this position!
Responsibilities for the LPN include:
* Oversees the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants * Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns * Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job.
* 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
In addition to offering competitive pay Benchmark also offers a wide variety of benefits, incentives, and professional development opportunities:
Mileage reimbursement for trainings & other work-related travel
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Benchmark, as the name implies, is committed to setting the standard of excellence in Senior Housing. Benchmark Senior Living, based centrally out of Wellesley, Massachusetts, is the largest provider of senior housing in the New England region. With a mission centered on a commitment to providing personalized services to our residents, our professionals add quality to the lives of seniors each day through their compassion, skill and our unique programs designed to improve the experience of senior living.