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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Full Time

Company: Maplewood at Southport LLC
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN ($24-$47)

Maplewood at Southport, 917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT

Want to know what makes our employees eager about going to work every day? The people we serve. Being apart of Maplewood requires passion and a desire to help others. Each employee has the ability to touch the hearts of all our seniors and be a part of something bigger than themselves. It’s not just a job. It’s an extraordinary life.

Maplewood Senior Living is a state-of-the-art, forward-thinking senior living provider.  We offer a home-like, luxury environment for our residents, allowing them to live “the good life” in a safe environment.  As an associate of Maplewood Senior Living, you will have the ability to make a profound difference in the lives of seniors each and every day. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to become part of our family.  We invite you to take your first step toward a rewarding career with us!

What we offer

  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible shifts
  • Paid training & uniforms
  • Growth opportunities
  • Bonus & incentive programs
  • Competitive Benefits Package: including medical, dental, vision, 401K, company paid time-off, life insurance policy, insurance deductibles and voluntary Aflac insurance for our full-time employees

Primary Responsibilities

  • Medication administration
  • Direct care and service to residents
  • Teaching and wellness counseling
  • Health Promotion
  • Participation in assessments under the supervision of the Resident Services Director (RN)
  • Support of residents and families
  • Oversight of Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Training of associates and auditing of care
  • Completing monthly in-service training as required

Education/Experience/Licensure/Certification

  • Licensed Practical Nurse currently licensed to practice in the State
  • Two years full time or full time equivalent clinical experience
  • Experience and/or special interest working with older adults
  • Prior dementia and psych experience strongly preferred but not mandatory
  • Able to perform tasks which may be physically demanding such as pushing, bending and lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with residents, their families, peers and other staff members
  • In good physical and emotional health and free of communicable diseases

Maplewood Senior Living conducts pre-employment screening including background check, drug screening and reference checks.

All candidates will be required to show valid proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before commencing work or commit to obtaining full vaccination within 30 days of commencing work, unless they receive an approved exemption from Maplewood.  Maplewood will require unvaccinated candidates to obtain their first dose prior to commencing work and then obtaining a second dose with in thirty days after the first dose.  Those who do not obtain full vaccination within that time frame, without an approved exemption, will be terminated.  

Education

Required
  • Technical/other training or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Skills

Preferred
  • Computer/Technical Literacy
  • Communication Skills

Behaviors

Preferred
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Keywords: Maplewood at Southport LLC, Fairfield , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Full Time, Other , Fairfield, Connecticut

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