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Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader in Hornell, New York

Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today!

Weekly pay schedule. Robust Tuition Assistance Program. Employee Referral Bonus. Part Time & Full Time options (Per Diem for the right candidate).

Elderwood at Hornell- a skilled nursing facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population of Central New York - is seeking a qualified and dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team of clinicians.

In Hornell, we offer a warm, home-like, team-oriented environment where our employees benefit from a robust employee appreciation program through Kazoo. Earn points & prizes!

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 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.

We have availability on the following shifts:

  • Evenings: 3p-11p = Shift Differential

  • Overnights: 11p-7a = Shift Differential

  • 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.

Elderwood at Hornell is a 112 bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population in the idyllic Southern tier of New York State. We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. Services and programs include Respite Care, Seasonal Memory Care, Adult Medical Day Services, and Palliative Care. This facility offers convenient parking for staff members and employee appreciation initiatives throughout the year. Strong leadership inside the building understands the importance of work life balance for all staff.

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.

Requisition ID: 2020-13870

Shift: Nights

Street: 1 Bethesda Drive