LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Per Diem

Posted Date 1 month ago(9/8/2021 10:42 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-18443
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Nursing
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Amherst
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Day, Evening & Overnight Options (potential for 12hr shifts)

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Overview

Elderwood at Amherst is now accepting applications for LPN PER DIEM opportunities! Minimum requirement includes two (2) shifts per month, one of those shifts is a weekend pick-up. 

 

Elderwood Offerings (must meet min hours to qualify in some cases):

  • Benefits available for those that qualify (even part-timers qualify if minimum hours are met!)
  • Shift Differentials for Evenings & Overnights
  • Thinking about continuing your education? Tap into our Tuition Assistance Programs

LPN Position Overview:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is assigned to a team of Nursing Assistants and is responsible for skilled treatments, passing of medications and monitoring the personal care services provided by Nursing Assistants; LPNs are also responsible for reporting care and unusual symptoms of residents to supervisor and staff of next shift.
  • Shift Details:
    • Days:            6a-2p 
    • Evenings:      2p-10p 
    • Overnights:   10p-6a

 

Apply today to Elderwood at Amherst. We are centrally located at 4459 Bailey Road, Amherst, NY 14226.

Please send us a message at Careers@elderwood.com if you’d like to communicate with our Talent Acquisition Team directly!

Responsibilities

  • Administer medications and treatments to assigned residents as ordered by physician and utilizing the five rights as applicable.

  • Direct and monitor the personal care duties and nursing care procedures carried out by Nursing Assistants of the assigned team.

  • Assist Nursing Assistants with direct care of residents, as necessary.

  • Report to Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge Nurse Supervisor unusual symptoms, changes of condition, daily needs, and progress of residents.

  • Follow the Plan of Care for each resident, and monitor the performance of Nursing Assistants in implementation of the care plan.

  • Receive controlled substances from the shift Supervisory Nurse and is responsible for all aspects of the storage and distribution of these medications; ensure proper and safe placement and use of medications stored in medication cart, stock medication cupboards, medication room refrigerator and narcotic cabinets.

  • Document as applicable in the care plans, Nursing Notes, Medical Administration Records, Treatment Records and other required records.

Qualifications

  • Credentials as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) with a current state license required.

  • LPN Training and work experience in a geriatric setting preferred.

  • Ability to supervise and work well with other personnel required.

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

  • Caring, respectful attitude towards residents required.

  • Physical stamina for constant activity required.

  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

 

 

 

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

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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