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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Job Description:

Salary: $23.00 - $33.00 / hour Overview:Apply Here for Full Time & Part Time LPN OpportunitiesLPN Compensation Package:LPN starting rate: $23.00 - $33.00 / hour (Earn More with More Experience)Shift Differentials up to $2.50 / hour!Elderwood at Lockport is seeking a dedicated, compassionate and collaborative Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our clinical team.Elderwood Benefits for our LPNs:LPN starting rate: $23.00/hr - $33.00 / hour (Earn More with More Experience)Shift DifferentialsPension PlanWeekly pay scheduleTuition Reimbursement ProgramsEmployee Referral BonusesFree UniformsLPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - 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.LPN Shift Options (all shifts include every other weekend requirements):Days: 7a-3pEvenings: 3p-11pOvernights: 11p-7aAbout 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.We are located at 104 Old Niagara Road Lockport, New York 14094.If you are a LPN, contact us for a facility tour today!Join Our Team: Are you ready for a rewarding career? Join a company that cares for you, too. 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 - Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Lockport, New York

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