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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse in Smithtown, NY at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Whisper Woods in Smithtown, one of Benchmark’s newest communities, is seeking professionals who want to be part of an innovative and dynamic community that focuses on making a difference in the lives of seniors. If you would like to join an amazing team that focuses on elevating the human connection, then join us at our Job Fair on Thursday, April 11th from
10 AM – 6 PM. We are hiring LPN's!  …

Please call 631-320-3181 to RSVP so we’re sure to have time to meet with you! Drop ins are also welcome. If you are unable to join us on April 11th, give us a call so we can set up another time to meet with you.


71 St. Johnland Rd, Smithtown, NY. 11787
WhisperWoodsSmithtown.com


Responsibilities of 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

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. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!