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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • Record-keeping

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.