Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Supervisor

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/9/2021 1:37 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-17271
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Nursing
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood Asst Living at Tonawanda
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
3pm - 11pm

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Overview

Full time evenings: 3pm - 11pm Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Supervisor.  Assisted living settings are an excellent starting point for new graduate nurses! Your daily efforts will dramatically affect and improve the lives of our residents.  

 

Our Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) assist in ensuring the general health and well-being of our residents by providing nursing care. This position is responsible for assisting with medications and monitoring the personal care services provided by Resident Assistants; and reporting care and change in condition of residents to staff of next shift and Director of Nursing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Supervise/Administer and/or assist with medications to assigned residents; monitor monthly residents participating in self-medication program.
  • Monitor the personal care provided by Resident Assistants.
  • Assist Resident Assistants with direct care of residents, as necessary.
  • Report to Director of Nursing change in condition, daily needs, and progress of residents.
  • Follow the plan of care for each resident.
  • Responsible for all aspects of receiving, storing and distributing controlled substance medications; ensure proper placement and use of medication stored by facility including med cart and medication room refrigerator.
  • Maintain documentation regarding the provision of care to residents in the Case Notes, Medication Administration Records and other required records.
  • Assist in problem-solving related to staffing, supplies and resident care during shift.
  • Ensure that resident care standards are maintained in performance of duties, and that the rights of residents and preferences in care and treatment are respected.
  • Receive and store lost/found articles and notify the Director of Nursing and/or Case Manager
  • Ensure that residents are treated with respect and kindness at all times

Qualifications

  • Credentials as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a current State license required.
  • Experience in geriatric nursing (LPN) preferred.
  • Organizational skills and ability to supervise department staff effectively and work well with personnel of other departments required; ensures high standards of care are maintained.

 

 

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Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Close to thruway entrances/exits, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Substantial employee referral program, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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