LPN - Resident Care Supervisor

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2024 9:50 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-29254
# of Openings
2
Area of Interest
Nursing
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood Village at Colonie
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
11 PM- 7 AM
Salary
Pay: $25.00 - $34.00 / hour

Salary

Pay: $25.00 - $34.00 / hour

Overview

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.

Elderwood is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - referred to as a Resident Care Supervisor - to join our clinical team.

 

Whether you are a seasoned LPN interested in serving lower acuity patients or a graduate nurse looking to gain confidence in the field, Assisted Living Communities can offer rewarding experiences for all nurses.

 

Resident Care Supervisor / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position Overview:

  • The Resident Care Supervisor (LPN) for Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) assists with 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 the Resident Assistants; and reporting care and change in condition of residents to staff of next shift and the Resident Care Manager.

At Elderwood, our assisted living and adult home communities promote independence while providing just the right amount of assistance with daily needs. We take care of chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry, as well as medication management and personal care. You can depend on a caring staff dedicated to ensuring your comfort and safety. We’re always mindful of personal needs, while seamlessly coordinating important health services.

Responsibilities

Resident Care Supervisor / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

  • 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 Director of Nursing 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 Director of Nursing and/or Case Manager
  • Ensure that residents are treated with respect and kindness at all times

Qualifications

Resident Care Supervisor / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):

  • Credentials as a Licensed Practical Nurse with a current State license required.
  • 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.
  • 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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