Elderwood at Liverpool is searching for skilled & responsible Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Team Leaders to aide our very busy 160-bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We are in growth mode and just completed a beautiful renovation our facility including investing in new state of the art equipment and iPads for our nursing staff!
The position is PART TIME, Evening Shift (2:00 PM - 10:15 PM) with an every other weekend & holiday rotation. As a part time employee you'll have a set schedule with consistent days off and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance. We have openings on our Short Term/Rehabilitation Unit (40 Beds) as well as our Long Term Care Units (60 beds).
Perks of being an LPN Team Leader:
Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more. Elderwood has a large continuum of care and is proud to say Elderwood at Liverpool has been providing top notch care at their location for 34 years!
What our LPN Team Leaders Do:
LPN team members assist in ensuring the general health and well-being of our residents by providing direct nursing care. Direct nursing care of residents 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.
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.
What it takes to be a LPN Team Leader: