Cheektowaga SNF Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time in Cheektowaga, New York
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Full Time
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Elderwood at Cheektowaga
8 & 12 Hour Shift Options: Days / Evenings / Overnights
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8 and 12 hour shift options. Weekly pay schedule. Shift Differentials (for evening & overnights). Tuition Assistance Programs. Employee Referral Bonuses.
Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a dedicated and clinically strong Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of nurses. LPNs are highly respected and Elderwood at Cheektowaga is particularly focused on growing leadership from within. We value our LPNs and ensure those interested, understand the leadership opportunities within our organization. Tuition Assistance programs available for those looking to continue their education.
About Elderwood at Cheektowaga:
Centrally located to the metro-Buffalo region, Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a well-established long-term care community offering round-the-clock skilled nursing care and comprehensive subacute rehab services. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood's Seasons Memory Care program. The community is part of a continuum on the suburban campus that allows seniors to age in place with Elderwood assisted living and independent living communities nearby.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 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-acutepatient. Our LPNs enjoy a unique opportunity to gain extensive clinical experience and provide advanced care in a home-like setting. 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.State LPN license required.
We also offer 12 hour shifts on our Sub-Acute Unit!
All shifts include every other weekend requirements.
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.
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.
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.
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