LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in Middletown, RI at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Blenheim Newport is looking for caring and compassionate LPN's to provide exceptional care for our residents! We are seeking a Full-time or Part-time LPN for flexible shifts.  

Blenheim Newport is a beautiful, home-like Assisted Living community located in Middletown, RI.  At Benchmark Senior Living, we believe in the power of human connection to transform lives!  We passionately seek to understand both our residents and our associates and connect to what matters most to them!

Responsibilities for the LPN include:

Direct Supervision

• Oversees and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants
• Is a point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns
• Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD
• Mentors and guides the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all direct care 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

Job Requirements

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 certification
• Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable

BENEFITS

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