LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time
Company: Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Posted on: September 10, 2021
Join Our Team: Make a difference in the lives of others. Join
our team today! Overview:
at Cheektowaga is seeking a compassionate and collaborative
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of
highly valued and Elderwood at Cheektowaga is particularly focused
on growing leadership from within. Tuition Assistance programs
available for those looking to continue their
- 8 and 12 hour
- 401K Plus
- Weekly pay
Differentials (for evening & overnights).
- Full, Part &
Per Diem opportunities
Elderwood at Cheektowaga:
located to the metro-Buffalo region, Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a
well-established long-term care community offering round-the-clock
skilled nursing care and comprehensive subacute rehab services.
Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s Seasons Memory
Care program. The community is part of a continuum on the suburban
campus that allows seniors to age in place with Elderwood assisted
living and independent living communities
Practical Nurse (LPN) Position Overview:
Practical Nurses (LPNs) are indispensable members of our
interdisciplinary team and are charged with managing the daily
clinical regimen of each resident and sub-acute patient. Our
LPNs enjoy a unique opportunity to gain extensive clinical
experience and provide advanced care in a home-like setting.
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. State
LPN license required.
- We also offer
12 hour shifts on our Sub-Acute Unit!
shifts include every other weekend requirements.
Administer medications and treatments to
assigned residents as ordered by physician and utilizing the five
rights as applicable.
and monitor the personal care duties and nursing care procedures
carried out by Nursing Assistants of the assigned team.
Nursing Assistants with direct care of residents, as
Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge Nurse Supervisor
unusual symptoms, changes of condition, daily needs, and progress
the Plan of Care for each resident, and monitor the performance of
Nursing Assistants in implementation of the care plan.
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.
as applicable in the care plans, Nursing Notes, Medical
Administration Records, Treatment Records and other required
Credentials as a Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) with a current state
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
- Ability to perform tasks to
established standards of excellence 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.
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