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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader

Company: Elderwood
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Overview:4, 8 and 12 hour shift options. New weekly pay schedule. Robust Tuition Assistance & Employee Referral Programs.Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a clinically strong and dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of nurses. LPNs are highly respected and Elderwood at Cheektowaga is particuarly focused on growing leadership from within. LPN Team Leader roles can lead to leadership opportunities for strong nurses. Tutition Assistance programs available for those looking to continue their education.Elderwood at Cheektowaga - a skilled nursing facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population - offers a unique campus setting. This campus also includes an assisted living facility and an independent living community. On this campus, staff and residents experience multiple levels of care and diverse settings for nurses to hone their skills.Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position Overview:Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are indispensable members of our interdisciplinary team and are charged with managing the daily clinical regimen of each resident and subacute 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.Shifts:Days:7a-3p, Evenings:3p-11, Overnights:11p-7aWhat we are currently hiring for (Full time, Part Time & Per Diem):12hr days 12hr nights 8hr days 8hr eveningsAll shifts include every other weekend requirements.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.Company Details:Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a 172 bed skill nursing facility (SNF) offering a unique campus setting. This campus also includes an assisted living facility and an independent living community. We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac, and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Specialty Programs include Oncology, SMARTS Express Care, Wound Care, Palliative and Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care. 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. Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, license, licensed, licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, lpn, med, vocational

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