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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse: Full Time

Company: Elderwood at Lockport
Location: Lockport
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

This job is located in Lockport.

Join Our Team: You can be where you’re needed. Overview:

Elderwood at Lockport is seeking a skilled and dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of compassionate clinicians. 

 

We are offering LPNs Part time, Full time or Per Diem optionsThis particular facility is nestled in the tight-knit community of Lockport. Here we offer a friendly, home-like environment where our residents are family.

 

Elderwood at Lockport offers:

  • New Leadership
  • Full Benefits Package
  • 401 K PLUS Employer Matching! 
  • Weekly Pay Schedule
  • Shift Differentials 
  • Day, Evening, & Overnight Options
  • Part Time, Full Time & Per Diem Opportunities
  • Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Free Sets of Uniforms

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position Overview:

  • As indispensable members of an interdisciplinary team, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) at Elderwood 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. State LPN license required.

We have availability on the following shifts:

  • Days: 7a-3p                 
  • Evening: 3p-11p        
  • Overnights: 11p-7a 

About Elderwood at Lockport:

  • Elderwood at Lockport is located in a park-like setting in the City of Lockport, near the historic Erie Canal and the renowned “Flight of Five” locks. This skilled nursing facility with a long tradition in Eastern Niagara County conveys a friendly, family-like atmosphere. A unit dedicated to rehab services features a spacious gym for physical, occupational and speech therapy. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s personalized, structured Seasons Memory Care programs.
Responsibilities:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Perform other work tasks as assigned by the Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge Nurse.
Qualifications:
  • Credentials as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) with a current state license required.

  • Training and 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 or religious exemption from vaccination.

Employee Perks!: 12 hour shifts, 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Picturesque, 30-acre wooded campus, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Quiet rural neighborhood, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program, Uniform Provided 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 at Lockport, Buffalo , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse: Full Time, Other , Lockport, New York

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