• Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/6/2018 11:53 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-5766
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Nursing
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Grand Island
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    Full Time 2pm-10pm
  • Overview


    2pm-10pm Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)  Full time opportunities available! Includes every other weekend

     

    Join our team of caring professionals. Elderwood is growing as we expand throughout Western New York. The opportunity to grow with us is unmatched by our competitors. Investing your time with us is an investment in your future.

     

    Elderwood at Grand Island is a 90 bed skilled nursing facility encompassing Long term care, sub acute and dementia units. Our facility offers a home-like feel and we are seeking part-time LPNs for various shifts. We value our employees and have monthly employee recognition events. We are looking for team players, if this is you then apply today!

     

    Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) assist in ensuring the general health and well-being of our residents by providing direct nursing (LPN) care. Direct nursing care of residents encompasses planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating the care of residents to ensure that the highest degree of quality care and regulatory compliance is maintained at all times.

     

     

     

    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 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.

    Qualifications

    • 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.

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