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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Part Time - Bonus Incentive

Company: Elderwood at Amherst
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Make a difference in the lives of others. Join our team today! Overview:

BONUS ALERT for LPNs on EVENING SHIFT: $4500 for Full Time; $2,225 for Part Time


Elderwood at Amherst has done it again! Twice during the pandemic this facility was called upon to provide specialized care for individuals recovering from COVID-19, first as a post-acute COVID-19 unit and then again as a COVID-19 facility. Due to the teamwork, compassion, and commitment of the Elderwood at Amherst staff – truly remarkable outcomes were achieved.

Elderwood at Amherst is now a COVID free facility and the primary focus has turned to welcoming back our beloved residents on our Sub Acute Rehab, Long Term Care & Memory Care Units.


As we move forward in this transition, we are seeking collaborative, skilled and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to join our clinical team.

We are offering a BONUS INCENTIVE of quarterly payouts for Licensed Practical Nurses that come on board with us during this time.


Elderwood Offerings:

  • While we have a bonus attached to our evening shift – we are hiring LPNs for two (2) shifts: Evenings & Overnights
  • Full Time, Part Time, & Per Diem opportunities are available
  • Benefits available for those that qualify (even part-timers qualify if minimum hours are met!)
  • Shift Differentials for Evenings & Overnights
  • Thinking about continuing your education? Tap into our Tuition Assistance Programs

LPN Position Overview:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is assigned to a team of Nursing Assistants and is responsible for skilled treatments, passing of medications and monitoring the personal care services provided by Nursing Assistants; LPNs are also responsible for reporting care and unusual symptoms of residents to supervisor and staff of next shift.
  • Shift Details:
    • Evenings:       2p-10p (Retention Bonus Incentive; Full Time: $4,500, Part Time: $2,225 - paid out quarterly) 
    • Overnights:   10p-6a


Apply today to Elderwood at Amherst. We are centrally located at 4459 Bailey Road, Amherst, NY 14226.

Please send us a message at if you’d like to communicate with our Talent Acquisition Team directly!

  • 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.

  • 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.
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 at Amherst, Tonawanda , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Part Time - Bonus Incentive, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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