Assist with planning, developing, organizing implementing, evaluating and supervising resident care services, including assistance with medication in accordance with current rules, DOH regulations and guidelines that govern the community.
Meet with administration, medical and Resident care staff, as well as other related departments in planning resident care.
Interpret care policies and procedures to staff, residents, family members, etc., as necessary.
Maintain service records, resident files, and progress notes as required.
Make written and oral reports or recommendations to the Nurse Manager, as necessary or required, concerning care services.
Maintain an adequate liaison with families and residents.
Create and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the department.
Make appropriate reports to the Nurse Manager as required or as may be necessary, including departmental performance evaluations.
Assist in identifying and correcting problem areas and/or the improvement of services.
Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals to the Nurse Manager.
Review resident care needs and physicians’ orders throughout each shift.
Ensure staff, residents, visitors, etc., follow established safety policies and procedures at all times.
Encourage residents, as necessary, to participate in ADLs based on their level of care (ALR, EALR, SNALR).
Licensed Practical Nurse License
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LPN in New York State.
Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a care facility or other related health care facility.
Health and dental with optional Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
Paid time off for vacation and personal time
Paid sick days
403(b) tax-sheltered savings accounts
Variety of voluntary supplemental insurances
Employee assistance program
Discount tickets for movies, car washes, attractions and much more!
Friendly Senior Living is a not-for-profit organization supporting a continuum of innovative and dynamic services to meet the social, personal and healthcare needs of seniors in our community. We embrace a person directed philosophy honoring choice and independence. We are dedicated to living our values each day allowing us to provide excellent care and services – always.