• Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Float Pool

    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/15/2018 9:02 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4305
    # of Openings
    2
    Area of Interest
    Nursing
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Grand Island
    Position Type
    Per Diem
    Shift
    Various
  • Overview

    LPN - choose your shift, choose your location! Per Diem LPN openings with flexible hours! Elderwood now has a LPN Float Pool spanning the WNY area facilities.  Choose the locations and times that work best for you!

     

    Want to own your schedule and work as many hours as you would like? Need the flexibility to work while going to school or supplement your current salary? Elderwood in WNY is seeking LPNs to join our new float pool team at Elderwood Staffing Solutions located in Western New York. The float pool offers a premium pay rate and flexible scheduling. Individuals are given the opportunity to work in our local facilities within the region.  Come join our growing LPN per diem team!

     

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

    Responsibilities

    • 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 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.

     

    Qualifications

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

    • 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.

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