Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield is 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.
Shift: We are currently offering the following
What Do our LPN's Do?
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 an LPN at Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield?
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.
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.
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