Sign On Bonus $3000 Registered Nurse - RN

Company: Benchmark Senior Living ( Learn More )

General Information
US-VT-Burlington
$23.00 - $35.00 /Hour
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

This is a full time day shift position. We are offering a Sign On Bonus of $3,000. Bonus will be paid out in increments of $1,000 after 6 months, 9 months and one year of employment.

In addition to nursing supervision, this individual will also be responsible for completion of MDS assessments.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 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 DON
* Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the DON
* 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
* 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
* Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations



REQUIREMENTS

* Current state license as an RN and CPR certification
* Graduate of an approved R.N program (per state requirements)
* Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience working as a nurse preferred
* 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!

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