LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse *SIGN ON BONUS*

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/1/2024 8:26 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood at Amherst
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
6AM-2PM or 2PM-10PM or 10PM-6AM
$25.00 - $34.00 / Hour (Earn more with more experience!)


$25.00 - $34.00 / Hour (Earn more with more experience!)


Apply Here for Part Time, Full Time, and Per Diem LPN opportunities with Elderwood at Amherst



EARN 16% more with our Pay in Lieu of Benefits Program.

LPN SIGN ON BONUS: $7,500 (full Time) 


Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a dedicated, compassionate and collaborative Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our clinical team. 


Elderwood Benefits:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Pay In Lieu of Benefits Program - Earn a higher base wage! 
  • Weekly pay schedule
  • Shift Differentials (for evening & overnights)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonuses 
  • Free Uniforms

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position Overview:


  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are indispensable members of our interdisciplinary team and are charged with managing the daily clinical regimen of each resident and sub-acute patient. Our LPNs enjoy a unique opportunity to gain extensive clinical experience and provide advanced care in a home-like setting. 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. State LPN license required.

LPN Shift Options (all shifts include every other weekend requirements):

  • Evenings: 2pm-10pm (Part-Time Only) 
  • Overnights: 10p-6a (Part-Time and Full-Time)


(LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse):

  • 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.

LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse Skills/Competencies:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong decision making ability
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication


(LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse):

  • 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.
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

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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