LPN – Nursing Home

LPN – Nursing Home

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Department: Nursing
Hours: Full Time Part Time Per Diem
Facility: Courtyards Assisted Living Home Care Manor Nursing Home
Salary: 25-32/hour

Position Overview:

Oversee aspects of care in accordance with physician’s orders, resident, and family needs. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coach & lead those staff members reporting to Charge LPN – work as one ‘Team’ to keep things running smoothly.
  • Responsible for dispensing medications to residents.
  • Charting & paperwork – Ensures all reporting requirements are met and completes all required paperwork; ie infection control, accident/incident reports, etc.
  • Complete MDS+ on residents per assigned unit(s).
  • Sterile technique / aseptic technique.
  • Skin assessment, Decubitus Care, Dressings / Irrigations, Catheterization, Tropical applications.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with issues that arise while on duty.
  • Assist with wing staff evaluations.
  • Assist with physician rounds.
  • Working with residents and staff.
  • All other Duties as assigned.

Education Required:               

  • LPN license

Experience Required:             

  • Dispensing meds and Medical aspects.
  • Previous charge and/or long-term care experience preferred.

Hazards:                     

Exposure to the following may be present in this position:

  • Blood-borne pathogens and infectious body fluids/waste.
  • Needles.
  • Combative residents.
  • Disinfectants and cleaners.
  • MSDS sheets are available for all chemicals used.

Equipment Used:                    

  • Oxygen equipment, suction machine, keofeed pumps, hoyer lifts, and all other generally required nursing equipment.
  • Computer, photocopier, fax machine, and general office equipment.
  • IVAC pumps for tube feedings when applicable.


Working Conditions:              

  • Indoor – Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Every-other weekend required, and holidays may be required as needed.
  • May be required to work past regular shift, or off-shifts as necessary.
  • Working conditions for this position may include the following: inside, odors, adequate lighting, working with/around others, working alone.

Physical Demands:

  • Some heavy lifting required at times:
    • ~20 lbs, @ 5% of time.
    • <20 lbs, throughout the shift.
  • Pushing wheelchairs.
  • Constant walking, standing, turning crouching, pushing wheelchairs & carts, sitting, talking, hearing, seeing, depth perception, and concentration are required for this position.
  • The ability to concentrate on more than one job at a time, and the flexibility to handle multiple tasks and prioritize as needed are essential.

Personal Protective Equipment & Uniform Requirements:

  • Scrub uniforms (with lab coat optional).
  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when performing personal care, injections, dealing with blood or body spills, and working with chemicals (cleaning agents).
  • Bethany Village photo I.D.

Additional Qualifications:       

  • Excellent supervisory skills and ability to be a good listener are beneficial to successful performance in this position.
  • Ability to practice choice theory may also be required.
  • Must be able to communicate with staff, residents, and the families of the residents.
  • Resident-focused at all times, while acting as a pleasant professional is essential.
  • Task-centeredness, punctuality, and a pleasant demeanor are beneficial to successful performance in this position.

Apply Today!

Interested applicants are invited apply online or in person at:

Bethany Village – HR Dept
3005 Watkins Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

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