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LPN Supervisor

LPN Supervisor

Requisition ID 
2017-2225
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
9/15/2017
Area of Interest 
Nursing
Company 
Elderwood
Location 
Elderwood Asst Living at West Seneca
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
2:00 pm -10:00 pm

More information about this job

Overview

LPN Supervisors 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 Resident Care Manager.

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 Resident Care Manager 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 Resident Care Manager and/or Case Manager
  • Ensure that residents are treated with respect and kindness at all times.

Qualifications

  • Credentials as a Licensed Practical Nurse with a current State license required.
  • One year nursing experience in a nursing leadership role preferred; experience in geriatric nursing 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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