Senior Living Residences Full Time Wellness Nurse (RN / LPN) in Westfield, Massachusetts

We are seeking a full time Wellness Nurse to join our amazing team at Armbrook Village!

Senior Living Residences (SLR), an industry leader, manages and operates assisted living and memory support communities across New England.

SLR is acclaimed for its forward-thinking, pace-setting innovations in the world of senior care that include the renowned Compass Memory Support Program, the award-winning Brain Healthy Cooking Program and the stigma-shattering Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative that is quickly spreading across our area. We are committed to working and partnering with like-minded people which has led to our long-standing affiliations with other ground-breaking organizations including the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Oldways, Health Through Heritage, creators of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.

Known among our peers as the Right Values Company, SLR communities are guided by our core beliefs in resident quality of life, integrity, innovation, discovery and valued associates. We are proud of the environment we have cultivated that encourages all associates' ideas and feedback in an effort to better our programming, operations and, of course, care for our residents.

We offer a culture of constant-learning and constant-improvement, always striving to set higher standards. In addition, our associates appreciate access to professional education as well as a competitive salary and benefits package that includes paid time off and holidays, retirement option with company match and various insurance benefits.

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

  • 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.

Background checks will be performed before hire.