Company Name:
Elderwood
Approximate Salary:

Location:
Lancaster, New York
Country:
United States
Industry:
Healthcare
Position type:
Unspecified
Experience level:
Education level:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader


Elderwood


Requisition ID 2017-2694
# of Openings 2
Posted Date 2 days ago
Area of Interest Nursing
Company Elderwood
Location US-NY-Lancaster
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Shift 6a-2p


Overview

Come join the 5 STAR Rated Team at Elderwood at Lancaster!!!

Shift is 6am-2pm, requires working every other weekend.

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.


Qualifications

  • 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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