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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader

Company: Elderwood at Wheatfield
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

This job is located in Wheatfield.

Join Our Team: Dramatically Increased Wages! Overview:

DRAMATICALLY INCREASED WAGES!

 

Elderwood at Wheatfield is Hiring FT LPN's!

Industry leading pay rates!

 

We need you. Work with our professional nursing team led by our dedicated DON. 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.

 

Are you the type of LPN who wants to get to know her patients? We treat our residents like family and need someone who wants to use their expertise and knowledge to help maintain if not raise the level of care we provide our residents.

 

We offfer:

  • Competitive wages!
  • Shift Differentials
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Internal Referral Bonus Program that allows you and your referral to earn extra money!
  • An excellent benefits package; including health, dental, and vision coverage!
  • Education and Tuition Assistance Programs, 401k, paid vacations and holidays, and much more.
  • See more perks below!

 

Tell us which full time shift you prefer:

               6:00am-2:00pm - Including every other weekend

               2:00pm-10:00pm - Including every other weekend

               10:00pm-6:00am - Including every other weekend

 

Apply Today!

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.

 

 

 

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!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Dramatically Increased Wages!, Employee of the Month recognition, Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Increased Wages, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Monthly employee appreciation events, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Quiet suburban neighborhood, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care, Tuition reimbursement program 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 Wheatfield, Buffalo , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader, Other , Buffalo, New York

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