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LPN Team Leader - Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Elderwood
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: Starting at $23.00 - wages increase with experience Overview:New wage increase LPN Starting Rate: $23.00 / hour (Earn more with experience)Including additional Shift Differentials!LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse Team Leader - 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 sub-acute patient. Our LPNs enjoy a unique opportunity to gain extensive clinical experience and provide advanced care in a home-like setting.Direct nursing care of residents encompasses planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the care of residents to ensure that the highest degree of quality care and regulatory compliance is maintained at all times.State LPN license required.Elderwood Benefits as a LPN (must qualify):Tuition Reimbursement ProgramsEmployee Referral Bonus401K with Employer MatchingPTO & Holiday PackageFull Suite of Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, VisionShift DifferentialsOther Compensation Programs!Join Our Team: Are you ready to change your life with a rewarding career move ? Employee Perks!: Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule! Responsibilities:(LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse):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.LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse Skills/Competencies:Exceptional customer service skillsProblem-solving skillsStrong decision making abilityProficient computer skillsExcellent verbal and written communicationQualifications:(LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse):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 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, Buffalo , LPN Team Leader - Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Buffalo, New York

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