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Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Registered Nurse (RN) - Team Leader (Full Time) in Cheektowaga, New York

Elderwood at Cheektowaga - a skilled nursing facility (SNF) serving the geriatric population of WNY - is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our clinical team. At Elderwood we are - People caring for People. Love for the elderly is an absolute must.

We can offer:

  • Full-time AND Part-time opportunities

  • 12 Hour Shifts (if 10 or 8 hours is preferred, the Director of Nursing will consider)

  • Maximum Flexibility with shift (6-6, 8-8…what works for you?).

Registered Nurse (RN) Position Overview:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by assisting in the planning, organizing, developing and directing nursing services provided to our residents. They also assure that nursing personnel are providing adequate nursing care in accordance with established nursing service procedures.

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Duties:

  • Consistently demonstrate Elderwood Administrative Services Core Values:

  • Administer medications and treatments to assigned residents as ordered by physician and utilizing the five rights as applicable.

  • Participate in quality improvement programs upon request

  • 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 unusual symptoms, change of condition, daily needs, and progress of residents.

  • Follow the Plan of Care for each resident, and monitor the performance of Nursing Assistants in carrying out the appropriate aspects of the care plan.

  • Ensure that resident care standards are maintained in performance of duties, and that the rights of residents and preferences in care and treatment are respected.

  • Ensure that residents and staff are treated with respect and kindness at all times.

  • Provide assessment of needs and resident care planning information as necessary and requested by nurses and other health care disciplines.

  • Arrives to work on time, regularly, and work as scheduled; responsible for own transportation.

  • Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job duties.

  • Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position, and for all staff members of this facility.

Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid and current license in New York State.

  • Preferred to have a minimum of one (1) year experience in a staff nurse capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other related medical facility.

  • Training in rehabilitative and restorative nursing practices preferred.

  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with others required.

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

  • Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company by following the core values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual required.

Elderwood at Cheektowaga is located at 225 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227.

Apply to this Registered Nurse (RN) opportunity today!

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.

Requisition ID: 2019-9810

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Shift: 12 Hour Shifts - Flexible Options