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Cheektowaga SNF Registered Nurse (RN) Team Leader in Cheektowaga, New York

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Overview
8 and 12 hour shift options. New weekly pay schedule. Robust Tuition Assistance & Employee Referral Programs.
Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking a clinically strong and compassionate Registered Nurse Team Leader (RN) to join our team. If you are a RN with ambitions to move up the career ladder, ELderwood at Cheektowaga is particularly focused on growing leadership from within. RN Team Leader roles often lead to leadership opportunities within Elderwood. Tuition Assistance programs available for those looking to continue their education.
Elderwood at Cheektowaga - a skilled nursing facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population - offers a unique campus setting. This campus also includes an assisted living facility and an independent living community. On this campus, staff and residents experience multiple levels of care and diverse settings for nurses to hone their skills.
Registered Nurse Team Leader (RN) Position Overview:
Registered Nurse (RN) Team Leader team members assist in the ensuring the general health and well-being of our residents by providing direct nursing care. This position is responsible for the direct nursing care of residents which 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.
Shifts: Days: 7a-3p, Evenings: 3p-11, Overnights: 11p-7a
What we are currently hiring for Full Time & Part Time (willing to discss Per Diem):
* 12hr days
* 12hr nights
* 8hr days
* 8hr evenings
* 8hr nights
All shifts include every other weekend requirements.
Responsibilities
* 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 RN Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge RN 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.
* Monitor resident care standards during performance of duties, and encourage that rights of residents and preferences in care and treatment are respected.
Qualifications
* Credentials as a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with a current State license required.
* Registered Nurse (RN) 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.
* Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required. Caring, respectful attitude towards residents required.
* Physical stamina for constant activity required.
* Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.
* Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company by following the core values of Integrity, Teamwork, and Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual is required.
Company Details
Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a 172 bed skill nursing facility (SNF) offering a unique campus setting. This campus also includes an assisted living facility and an independent living community. We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac, and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Specialty Programs include Oncology, SMARTS Express Care, Wound Care, Palliative and Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.
Employee Perks!
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.
* 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 RN Unit Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or Charge RN 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.
* Monitor resident care standards during performance of duties, and encourage that rights of residents and preferences in care and treatment are respected.
* Credentials as a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) with a current State license required.
* Registered Nurse (RN) 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.
* Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required. Caring, respectful attitude towards residents required.
* Physical stamina for constant activity required.
* Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.
* Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company by following the core values of Integrity, Teamwork, and Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual is required....

Employer's Job# 2020-13206
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