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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader

Company: Elderwood at Wheatfield
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

This job is located in Wheatfield.Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today! 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 ALL shifts available for LPNs.We have Full Time/Part Time/Per Diem Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance, Discounted employee meals, Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Monthly employee appreciation events, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes! 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.Base wages increase with experience! 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.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.Required
      Preferred
      Job Industries
      • Customer Service

Keywords: Elderwood at Wheatfield, Niagara Falls , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader, Other , Niagara Falls, New York

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