RN

Company Details

Registered Nurse Needed


Well-Staffed Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Qualifications:

  • Currently licensed and registered as a professional nurse in the State of New Jersey.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a geriatric facility as a licensed nurse.
  • Demonstrated competence as a nursing practitioner.


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates resident care on assigned unit in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a physical, social and psychological environment conducive to the welfare of residents.
  • Documents in the resident’s record according to Documentation Guidelines including all mandatory documentation.
  • Initiates and maintains a care plan on all residents according to policy.
  • Coordinates nursing assistants’ assignments daily.
  • Makes daily rounds, seeing every resident daily.
  • Identifies significant changes in the conditions of residents and reports same to supervisor immediately.
  • Reports all accidents to supervisor immediately and completes required documentation.
  • Calls physician directly regarding residents and keeps supervisor informed.
  • Evaluates nursing care provided for each resident and requests in-service for staff as needed.
  • Gives report to nursing assistants at beginning of shift and receives report from them at end of shift.
  • Coordinates nursing rehabilitation program on assigned unit.
  • Interacts with physician coordinating nursing needs with medical orders.
  • Identifies potential infections, completes infection report and submits it to Infection Control Officer.
  • Completes 24-hour report as per guidelines.
  • Monitors unit for compliance with Infection Control practices.
  • Continually observes, supervises and evaluates quality and quantity of care given by staff members.
  • Assists with orientation of new personnel.
  • Participates in in-service programs and staff meetings.
  • Communicates with other shifts regarding resident care to maintain 24-hour continuity of care.
  • Identifies problems occurring on all shifts and refers to supervisor.
  • Maintains professional atmosphere on unit.
  • Completes nursing assistant accountability/assignment at beginning of month and makes corrections and updates as needed.
  • Monitors completion of accountability records by nursing assistants.
  • Monitors mealtime and assures that meals are maintained according to facility policy.
  • Interprets philosophy, objectives and policies of the facility to staff, residents, relatives and visitors.
  • Maintains responsibility for the safety and well-being of all residents, employees and visitors.
  • Reports all unsafe conditions and faulty conditions and completes an appropriate repair request.
  • Acts as liaison between unit and other departments.
  • Conducts staff meetings to clarify matters such as policies, interpersonal relationships and lines of authority, and documents same.
  • Evaluates annually, or as necessary, performance of nursing staff and makes recommendations for hiring new staff and promotions.
  • Counsels and disciplines nursing staff/may provide disciplinary action:
  • Collects, analyzes and evaluates data for purpose of determining validity for counselling, complaints and/or grievances.
  • Participates in grievances/arbitrations.
  • May immediately suspend and/or require staff to clock out and leave the facility for such unacceptable actions as drunkenness, fighting, patient abuse, refusing an assignment, insubordination, etc
  • Performs all duties of staff nurse as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact:


Howard Newman


Account Manager, Bond Health Staffing

5824 12th Avenue

Brooklyn, NY, 11219

Office:
1-718-302-0040 ext. 204

Fax: 1-718-302-0070

[email protected]

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