Senior Living Residences Wellness Nurse (RN / LPN) - Part Time in Methuen, Massachusetts
We are seeking a Part Time Wellness Nurse.
The Wellness Nurse will have on-call responsibilities as scheduled to assure that personal care staff have adequate backup. He/She may be required to work additional hours as needed in an emergency situation. The Wellness Nurse may also participate in Manager-on-Duty responsibilities for weekend and holiday coverage.
He or she will have a strong work ethic with good attention to detail, desire to work with seniors, and an interest in participating in group activities with residents. Must have a flexible schedule, and reliable transportation are a must. Computer literacy is also required. Background checks will be completed prior to employment. Walk-in applicants are welcome.
Senior Living Residences offers a competitive salary and benefits package including paid time-off and holidays, retirement option with company match and various insurance benefits. Background checks will be completed prior to employment.
To assist the Resident Care Director in his or her duties. Assignments are varied, and can include any of the following:
Assessment, Service Plan Development and Oversight
Management and Training Duties
Budgeting, Quality Control and Compliance
Assistance with Marketing and Public Education Effort for the Community
Conduct tours and community outreach, and conduct assessments of potential residents within 24 hours
Serve as “manager on duty” on a rotating weekend schedule with other managers
Participate in social activities with residents as scheduled
Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse who is a graduate of an approved nursing program with valid Massachusetts nursing license or otherwise meets the requirements of EOEA Assisted Living regulations.
Bachelor’s degree required and at least two years experience with elderly or disabled individuals.
Excellent management and interpersonal skills.
Strong assessment and care planning skills.
Experience with residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
Computer literacy required.
Acute sense of responsibility and moral integrity.
Sincere desire to work with residents and ability to deal with residents under all conditions.
Compassion and patience essential; level-headed and calm in emergencies.
Ability to cooperate with other associates in a team environment.
Must be willing to perform non-essential duties as needed. Must possess a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm in order to create an atmosphere conducive to growth.
Must be able to handle the physical requirements of the job including standing, sitting, bending and moving residents (one person assist).
Must have means of transportation to complete assessments for new and returning residents.