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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Float Pool

Company: Elderwood Staffing Solutions
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Join our strong and growing company today! Overview:

Flexibility for your life, for when you need it the most.

 

Elderwood Staffing Solutions is seeking qualified Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our growing float pool! Supplement your full-time or part-time health care job with per diem hours, or find the flexibility you need for your busy life. We’re looking for confident clinical staff that are ready to help our beloved residents at our clean, modern communities.

 

Why Elderwood?

  • Established in 1978, Elderwood has grown to become the largest network of rehabilitation, skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living communities in Western New York. With over 40 facilities and 5,000+ employees, Elderwood is well known and highly regarded by the communities that each location serves.

As an Elderwood employee, you’ll have all the tools, training and resources you need to succeed.

 

Benefits and Perks of the Job:

  • Premium Pay with Shift Differentials
  • Sick Paid Time Off
  • Weekly Pay Schedule
  • Completely flexible scheduling (work when you want)
  • 4, 8, 10, 12 or 16 hour shifts available
  • No weekend or holiday requirements
  • Choice of 15 locations to float to
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Preferred status for permanent employment at any of our location

 

Responsibilities:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Duties: 

  • Pass medications and give skilled treatments to assigned residents.
  • 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 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 carrying out the appropriate aspects 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.
  • Maintain documentation regarding the care plans of residents in the Nursing Notes, Medical Administration Records, Treatment Records and other required records.
  • 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.
  • Participate in Change-of-Shift Report and is responsible for bringing nursing personnel of next shift up-to-date about the care and needs of residents.
  • Provide assessment of needs and resident care planning information as necessary and requested by nurses and other health care disciplines.
  • Participate in quality assurance programs upon request.
  • Telephone physicians for orders or updates; conduct skin care assessments and diabetic nail care; update family members as needed; start pressure sore, treatment and routing sheets.
  • Perform all job duties according to safety rules and practices required for this job position, and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and visitors of this facility.
  • Exhibit the highest level of customer service towards residents, staff and visitors.
  • Perform other work tasks as assigned by the Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge Nurse.
  • Required to float to at-least 2 of our facilities of your choice
  • Required to work 4 shifts a month
Qualifications:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 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.

 

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 Staffing Solutions, Tonawanda , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Float Pool, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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