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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time (BONUS INCENTIVE)

Company: Elderwood at Williamsville
Location: Akron
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

This job is located in Williamsville.

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$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for FULL TIME LPNs on the EVENing SHIFT ($2,000 for Part Time) 

 

Elderwood at Williamsville is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our clinical team. 

 

We welcome applications from newly graduated nurses seeking a GPN or bridge opportunity. Come to Elderwood at Williamsville and work under the direction of the DON and Unit Managers to practice your skills and gain the confidence needed to grow as a nurse. 

 

Position Overview:

  • 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.

Shift Options:

  • Days: 7a-3p
  • Evenings: 3p-11p
  • Overnights: 11p-7a 
  • Ask about 12 Hour Shift Options! 

About Elderwood at Williamsville

  • Just steps from St. Gregory The Great RC Church on a quiet, tree-lined street, Elderwood at Williamsville is easily accessible from anywhere in Amherst and the northtowns., Elderwood offers comprehensive subacute rehab services to get you home sooner as well as skilled nursing and memory care.. The community is also is home to WNY’s only non-hospital-based ventilator unit. The 22-bed unit is staffed by respiratory therapists and trained nurses offering 24-hour ventilator care under medical supervision of a board-certified pulmonologist.
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.

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 Williamsville, Buffalo , LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time (BONUS INCENTIVE), Other , Akron, New York

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