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LPN - Full or Part Time

Company: Elderwood Asst Living at Williamsville
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

This job is located in Williamsville.Join Our Team: Are you ready for a rewarding career? Join a company that cares for you, too. Overview:Elderwood is in growth mode and currently looking for a Resident Care Supervisor / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team! Assisted living settings are an excellent starting point for new graduate nurses! Our Licensed Practical Nurse's assist in 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 Resident Assistants; and reporting care and change in condition of residents to staff of next shift and Director of Nursing.Responsibilities: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 ManagerEnsure that residents are treated with respect and kindness at all timesQualifications: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.Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.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.

Keywords: Elderwood Asst Living at Williamsville, Tonawanda , LPN - Full or Part Time, Healthcare , Tonawanda, New York

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