CentraState Healthcare System

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ID 
2018-8184
Position Type 
Regular Part-Time
Location 
Applewood
Shift 
Day
Posted Date 
2/12/2018
Work Schedule 
7A-3:30P

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Overview

Work for the Healthcare System that Brings Out the Best in You.

 

When you work with CentraState Healthcare System, you’re not just another employee, you’re part of a community of experts dedicated not only to helping our patients and their families, but also helping each other succeed.

 

Why Choose CentraState?

With ample opportunity, competitive benefits and a collaborative atmosphere, working at CentraState is not just another job, it’s a way to do what you love and to be your best you!

 

We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility

 

CentraState's mission 

To enhance the health and well being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare.

 

Our vision 

To have an organization of caring professionals trusted as our community's healthcare system of choice for clinical excellence.

 

We are dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and community.

 

Compassion, sensitivity and integrity, for those we serve as well as those with whom we work, are essential.

 

We are also committed to an environment that supports continuous quality improvement and positive change.

 

This environment is enhanced by education that improves our individual and collective capabilities. We understand that cooperation with individuals and institutions with whom we share common goals is integral to the fulfillment of our mission.

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Provides skilled nursing by performing assigned duties and services required to deliver quality Resident care. Follows established standards, JCAHO and CentraState policies and procedures.
  • Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the Residents' individual needs.
  • Affirms the Resident's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
  • Demonstrates the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the needs of the age of the Residents cared for.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of growth, development and/or adult health throughout the life span as appropriate to the job performed.
  • Successfully completes life-span education as appropriate. Successfully completes life-span education as appropriate.
  • Correctly performs all scheduled and assigned tasks while continually observing Resident needs.
  • Delegates and monitors components of care to professional and nonprofessional caregivers as appropriate.
  • Implements basic nursing care and assists Residents with activities of daily living.
  • Accurately collects Resident data utilizing learned technical skills under the direction of the RN.
  • Makes decisions that demonstrate knowledge of nursing practice and utilizes sound judgment in clinical and Resident care situations.
  • Participates in preparation and intervention of diagnostic or therapeutic Resident care.
  • Demonstrates accountability for administration, observation, charting and reporting effects of drugs, intravenous, other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Administers medications following CSHS policies and manufactures' instructions.
  • Recognizes adverse reactions to medications and takes immediate and appropriate actions.
  • Follows CSHS policy regarding restraint application, documentation and observation.
  • Consistently includes Resident and family in the development of an individualized plan of care.
  • Performs pain (5th vital sign) screening as indicated, notifies the RN immediately of patient's report of pain or discomfort, and provides appropriate non-pharmacologic interventions as directed by RN. Documents pain assessment, intervention and follow-up.
  • Documents reassessment of pain as per hospital policy. Provides Resident/family education regarding pain. Notifies physician for unrelieved pain as indicated.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved program for licensed practical nurses and licensed to practice in NJ
  • BLS certification required
  • Previous LPN experience preferred

Physical Demands

Standing; Walking; Typing/Filing; Lifting/pushing or pulling up to and greater than 40 pounds; Kneeling/stooping; Reaching at waist, below waist, and above shoulder; Bending; Climbing; Sitting.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.