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Pay: $31.74 - $36.46 / hour
• NEW! Clinical staff are eligible to opt out of certain elected benefit options in exchange for up to 16% in additional pay
Come and join our fast-growing team here at Elderwood of Scallop Shell!
• Weekend and shift differentials provided - $2 night shift for weekdays, $4 night shift for weekends.
• Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield is seeking a collaborative & compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join out team for a full-time or part-time LPN position! Be where you are needed and appreciated, finding true balance between work and home life!

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position 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.

About Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield
• Located in the Wakefield-Peace Dale area just a few miles west of Narragansett, RI, you’ll find Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield, a cozy community offering subacute rehab, skilled nursing and memory care. Nationally recognized for quality short-term rehabilitation services, Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield provides physical, occupational and speech therapy in a spacious therapy suite on its dedicated rehab unit. Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood’s Seasons Memory Care program.
• 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.
• 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.
• This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

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
Wakefield Rhode Island United States


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