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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Part Time

Company: Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield
Location: Charlestown
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

This job is located in Wakefield.

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Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield is in growth mode and currently seeking a Part time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team! Enjoy a great work life balance with flexible scheduling alongside a team devoted to providing top patient care. 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. LPN's are also responsible for reporting care and unusual symptoms of residents to supervisor and staff of next shift.

 

Benefits and Perks of being an LPN at Elderwood

  • Clean, Neat, and Newly Renovated Facility
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Package
  • Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Matching
  • Substantial Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance

Shift: We are currently offering the following

  • 7am-3pm (4 days a week)
  • 3pm-11pm (4 days a week- Weekend shift will be days) 
  • All shifts require rotating weekends and some holiday availability

best LTC  best short term

Responsibilities:

What are LPN's do at Elderwood

  • 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:

What it takes to be a LPN at Elderwood of Scallop at Wakefield

  • 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 or religious 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.

Keywords: Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield, Warwick , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)-Part Time, Other , Charlestown, Rhode Island

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