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Elderwood at Ticonderoga Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader in Ticonderoga, New York

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leader

Requisition ID

2021-16187

# of Openings

3

Area of Interest

Nursing

Company

Elderwood

Location

Elderwood at Ticonderoga

Position Type

Per Diem

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Overview

Looking to pick up some extra hours to earn some extra cash or just looking for some LTC experience? We want to talk to you! Elderwood at Ticonderoga has Per Diem LPN positions available!

This position is located in Ticonderoga, NY.

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

LPN 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

LPN 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.

Employee Perks!

Employee of the Month recognition, Free Hot and Iced Coffee, Free On-Site Parking, Monthly employee appreciation events

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.

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