Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Elderwood Staffing Solutions (WNY)

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/14/2024 8:15 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood Staffing Solutions
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
$30.16 - $38.16 Per Hour


$30.16 - $38.16 Per Hour


Elderwood Staffing Solutions (ESS) is seeking experienced Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to join our clincial network in our new, reimagined internal Float Pool at Elderwood.

We’re looking for confident clinical staff that are ready to service our residents and strengthen staffing across our Western New York communities.


We can offer Full Time, Part Time or Per Diem Assignments.. Build monthly schedules that work for you. 


Why Elderwood?

  • At Elderwood, our Mission is People Caring for People. Our values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect & Excellence are at the core of everything we do. We strive to not only be the partner of choice for our residents, their families and community players – but also for our valued employees.
  • Established in 1978, Elderwood has grown to become the largest network of rehabilitation, skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living communities in Western New York. With over 40 facilities and 5,000 employees, Elderwood is well known and highly regarded by the communities that each location serves.
  • As an Elderwood employee, you’ll have all the tools, training and resources you need to succeed. 

ESS Position Opportunities for Facility Assignments:


  • CNA
  • LPN
  • LPN Supervisor
  • RN
  • RN Supervisor
  • MDS Coordinator
  • RN Educator
  • RN Unit Manager
  • ADON
  • DON

What ESS Can Offer You:


  • Full or Part Time Facility Assignments (typically 1 month in duration per assignment) OR Per Diem Shifts.
  • Opportunity to Complete Assignments at Multiple WNY Skilled Nursing Locations.
  • On-site Training and Orientation.
  • Opportunities for Career Growth.
  • Preferred Status’ for Promotions to Reach Your Career Goals.

WNY Skilled Nursing Locations:


  • Amherst              Elderwood at Amherst                4459 Bailey Avenue
  • Grand Island      Elderwood at Grand Island          2850 Grand Island Blvd.
  • Lancaster           Elderwood at Lancaster               1818 Como Park Blvd.
  • Wheatfield         Elderwood at Wheatfield             2600 Niagara Falls Blvd.
  • Cheektowaga    Elderwood at Cheektowaga         225 Bennett Road
  • Hamburg            Elderwood at Hamburg                5775 Maelou Drive
  • Lockport             Elderwood at Lockport                 104 Old Niagara Road
  • Williamsville      Elderwood at Williamsville          200 Bassett Road

ESS Requirements:


  • Current NYS License/Certificate
  • Clinical Staff must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience to be eligible for employment.
  • Part Time - Every other weekend or 4 weekend shifts within a four-week period and 2 Holidays per year.
  • Full Time (37.5 Hours) - Every other weekend or 4 weekend shifts within a four-week period and 3 Holidays per year. 
  • Per Diem - At least 4 Shifts per month, which includes 1 weekend Shift, unless otherwise determined by the program manager; 1 Holiday per year. 

Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Flexible Scheduling, Flexible Shifts, Friendly and supportive staff, Strong leadership


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Duties: 

  • Pass medications and give skilled treatments to assigned residents.
  • 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 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 carrying out the appropriate aspects 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.
  • Maintain documentation regarding the care plans of residents in the Nursing Notes, Medical Administration Records, Treatment Records and other required records.
  • 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.
  • Participate in Change-of-Shift Report and is responsible for bringing nursing personnel of next shift up-to-date about the care and needs of residents.
  • Provide assessment of needs and resident care planning information as necessary and requested by nurses and other health care disciplines.
  • Participate in quality assurance programs upon request.
  • Telephone physicians for orders or updates; conduct skin care assessments and diabetic nail care; update family members as needed; start pressure sore, treatment and routing sheets.
  • Perform all job duties according to safety rules and practices required for this job position, and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and visitors of this facility.
  • Exhibit the highest level of customer service towards residents, staff and visitors.
  • Perform other work tasks as assigned by the Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge Nurse.
  • Required to float to at-least 2 of our facilities of your choice

Base wages increase with experience!


USD $28.60/Hr.


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Qualifications: 

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

  • One year licensed experience
  • PCC experience
  • 2 years of Training and LPN work experience in a geriatric setting preferred.

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

  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.

  • Caring, respectful attitude towards residents 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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