LPN Supervisor

2 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-2311
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Nursing
Company
Elderwood
Elderwood Asst Living at Hamburg
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Weekends

Overview

LPN Supervisor Opportunity!

Our LPN Supervisor's 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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