CentraState Healthcare System

  • Registered Nurse (RN) Long Term Care

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-8758
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    The Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center
    Shift
    Evening
    Work Schedule
    3P-11:30P
  • Overview

    Administers nursing care to assigned Residents that is in accordance with ANA standards, the NJ Practice Act, Joint Commission and established hospital and Nursing Department policy and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    • 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 an understanding of the range of care needed based on 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.
    • Obtains a complete nursing history and baseline assessment that is systematic, consistent, and continuous. This assessment is communicated effectively and documented.
    • Appropriately analyzes health status data to determine nursing diagnosis and needs for appropriate nursing care, medical intervention or services of other clinical professionals.
    • Identifies Resident problems and formulates nursing diagnosis according to physical, psychological, spiritual/cultural and educational needs in conjunction with a multi disciplinary approach.
    • Consistently includes Resident and Family in the development of an individualized plan of care.
    • Administers medications following CSHS policies and manufacture's instructions.
    • Takes immediate and appropriate actions in the event of a medication variance occurrence.
    • Recognizes changes in Resident condition and/or emergency situations and takes immediate and ap0propriate action.
    • Participates in unit conferences to discuss quality issues and quality improvement strategies.
    • Delegates and monitors components of care to professional and non-professional caregivers as appropriate.
    • Makes decision and demonstrates knowledge of nursing practice, utilizes sound nursing judgment in critical and Resident care management situations.
    • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in the care of Residents and in the coordination of are to assure the achievement of maximum outcomes.
    • Documents pain assessment, intervention and follow-up.
    • In conjunction with the Nurse Manager, participates in the evaluation of the nursing staff and identifies performance goals.
    • Provides Resident/family with education regarding pain.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Graduate of an approved program for Registered nurses currently licensed to practice in NJ.

     

    Work Experience:

    Previous RN experience preferred.

     

    Licenses and Certifications:

    RN License / New Jersey Required

    CPR certification Required

     

    Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured Residents.

     

    Exposure:

    Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

     

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking - Continuously

    Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

    Bending/Climbing - Rarely

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Occasionally

     

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

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