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Lathrop Home

215 South Street
Lathrop Home
NORTHAMPTON, MA 01060
Website:lathrophome.org

Company Description:
Lathrop home is a non-profit Residential Care Facility, we specialize in providing a home like environment and quality care to every resident. We offer freshly prepared meals and snacks to our residents by utilizing fresh fruits and vegetables. Lathrop Home is the only residential care facility in Western Ma to offer 24/7 nurses on staff for medication administration and quality care.
Salary Range:Location:
To Commensurate With Experience NORTHAMPTON, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHealthcare Office
Education Level:Work Experience:
Professional
Preference: Preferred

Preference: Nice to have
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Registered Nurse - Preference: Required
BLS and CPR - Preference: Preferred
Description:
Job Summary: Full-time Wellness Director, day shift, weekends and holidays off!

The LATHROP HOME is home for 39 individuals needing support with activities of daily living including medication administration. Ages of residents range from 55-97 currently. The Lathrop Home offers residents great food, activities, events and 24/7 nursing services.

The Lathrop Home is a gracious place to work. Our success is due to the relationships developed with staff and residents and there is time during the day to cultivate these connections. Our employees enjoy working as a team to provide care for our residents, and it shows! The Lathrop Home has high staff retention rates and has earned high staff and resident satisfaction.

The Lathrop Home Wellness Director provides leadership and support for all resident care services to ensure care is provided in a safe and effective manner. The Wellness Director upholds the principles of resident rights, while maintaining compliance with Level IV Residential Care Regulations.

Responsibilities and Duties

Provides supervision for nursing team members including hiring, training, evaluating and providing progressive discipline
Creates and maintains schedule for resident care staff
Completes the intake/admission assessments of new residents
Schedules training to all team members on nursing and dementia-related topics, and assists in maintaining team member training records
Develops resident care plans that accurately reflect resident needs and services
Communicates with residents, family members and physicians regarding resident health care issues, changes in resident condition, and medication changes
Manages medication administration, ensures that medications are dispensed in a safe and effective manner
Reviews resident medical charts to ensure compliance with State Regulations
Participates in on call rotation
Qualifications and Skills

Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with a background in long-term care nursing
Basic computer skills, including Word, Email and Excel
Strong documentation skills
Ability to maintain and organize daily responsibilities,
Prioritize tasks as needed to meet the needs of the Nursing Department
Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, team members and the general public
Previous supervisory experience in a healthcare setting preferred
Benefits

Lathrop Home offers a flexible schedule with competitive benefits:

Employer sponsored health insurance
Dental insurance
Generous accruals of vacation, sick time and personal time
Paid holidays
Employer matched retirement plan
Requirements:
Experience working with elderly preferred
Management experience preferred


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