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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Part Time

Company: Elderwood at Amherst
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today! Overview:

Elderwood at Amherst is seeking a compassionate Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our clinical team. 

 

Elderwood Offerings:

  • 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:
    • Days:              6a-2p 
    • Evenings:       2p-10p 
    • 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 Careers@elderwood.com if you’d like to communicate with our Talent Acquisition Team directly!

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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Keywords: Elderwood at Amherst, Tonawanda , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Part Time, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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