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LPN Team Leader

Company: The GreenFields Continuing Care Community
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description LPN Team Leader Summary: We are looking for caring, compassionate Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our team at GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center, the area's premier skilled nursing facility Our goal is to provide our employees with the the work-life balance that they need. We offer flexible scheduling, onsite child care services, free access to our employee wellness center ,and many other perks that you won't find anywhere else Full-time and Part-time opportunities available LPN Team Leader Pay & Perks $5,000 Sign-on Bonus Available Competitive wages, based on experience Shift Differential for Weekends, Evenings & Nights Tuition Reimbursement On-site Child Daycare Employee Wellness Center/Gym Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time Personal Time Paid Life Insurance and Pension Tuition Reimbursement Uniform Allowance We welcome recent Nurse Grads to apply LPN Team Leader Qualifications: Two years--- experience in med surg or geriatrics setting preferred Long Term Care experience required Valid NYS Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN BLS/CPR training LPN Team Leader Responsibilities: - Receives report from nurse going off duty. - Evaluates and assigns resident care on the basis of resident need. Schedules and prepares paraprofessionals--- assignments, if needed and supervises same. - Inventories controlled drugs at the beginning and end of each shift and follows established policies and procedures. - Administers prescribed medications and treatments. Reorders medications and treatment supplies as needed for assigned team. - Performs ROM exercises for assigned residents in the absence of the Rehab Aide. Assures nursing rehab has occurred as indicated and is documented. - Assesses residents--- condition on a daily basis. Reports changes in condition to Coordinator/ Supervisor including, but not limited to, reaction/effectiveness of medication and treatments, changes in physical or mental status, or significant incidents. Documents all such findings, completes incident reports and updates care plans, as needed. - Maintains residents medical record according to facility policy. To include, but not limited to, medication and treatments given, I&O, vital signs, tests weights, physical, mental and emotional status and completion of weekly skin assessments on a daily basis. - Instructs, assists and supervises nursing assistants in rendering nursing care on the unit. Maintains ongoing communication with nursing assistants throughout the shift and receives end-of-shift report from same. Assesses completion of the nursing assistant assignments and appropriate documentation on the restraint sheets, toileting sheets and BM records. Makes periodic rounds during shift and reports significant problems to coordinator or supervisor. - Admits and orients new residents to the unit by completing initial assessment of residents--- condition, skin, care needs, etc. and documents such utilizing the nursing assessment form. Assists in initiating the resident plan of care. - Completes other required documentation ie: tube feeding flow sheet, glucometer records etc. - Supervises dining areas and assists with feeding of residents. Completes Meal Acceptance Sheet on a daily basis. Supervises nourishment pass and documentation. - Answers resident call lights to determine resident needs and performs the service or directs them to a paraprofessional for performance of service. - Accompanies physicians on rounds and assists with exams and treatments, when necessary. Receives and transcribes physician orders. Completes nightly medication checks (11-7 nurse). - Requisitions supplies, equipment, linen, etc. to meet unit needs. Checks to see that unit is clean and functioning properly. Maintains equipment according to established policy and procedure. If you meet the above qualifications for our LPN Team Leader position, please apply today Company Description We take pride in being an employer that recognizes the need for work-life balance. We offer flexible scheduling, premier child care services and free access to our employee wellness center & gym to help our employees find the balance that they need in their lives.

Keywords: The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, Buffalo , LPN Team Leader, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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