RWJBarnabas Health Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Part Time - Day Shift - Extended Care / LTC in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Part Time - Day Shift - Extended Care / LTCReq #:0000124412
Facility:Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Department:Extended Care - North 4
NEW POINT CAMPUS, 655 E. Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Our Long Term Care/Subacute unit consist of 124 bed. Working a fast paced environment, the incumbent will be responsible for assessment, clinical documentation, medication and treatment. Incumbent will be responsible for admission, discharge and transfer of residents, obtain and transcribe physician orders. The position requires 67-100% standing. The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate good communication skills and provide continuity of care and service for each resident under the direct supervision on the Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager and Physician.
- Assists in planning and implementing nursing care services as per NJ Dept, of Health, State and Federal regulations. Provides for continuity of care and services for each resident under the direction of the Nurse Manager Charge Nurse, and or Physician. Assesses resident needs on admission and as needed on a timely basis. Performs treatments and administers medication with physician s order. Responsible to follow standards of practice, policies and procedures set by facility, State, and Federal standards. Supervision of ancillary personnel on unit to ensure quality of care services. Participates in performance appraisals. Functions as Charge Nurse if situation requires. Assists ancillary staff with direct patient care activities as needed example: bed baths, incontinent care, feeding, etc. Responsible for nursing documentation on each resident including, but not limited to, care plans, summaries, nurse s notes, etc,. Assists Charge Nurse in recording and collecting data needed for continuity of care example: diabetic testing, intake and output, Physician s overdue visits, etc,. Care and maintenance of nursing equipment and supplies. Communicates with nursing and ancillary personnel to coordinate planning intervention processes and procedures as needed. Observes and reports on patient status to Nurse Manager and/or Physician. Assists Nurse Manager Charge Nurse in staff replacement within guidelines and policies set by Administration. Attends and participates in meetings related to resident care and unit management. Assists Charge Nurse in coordinating and implementing interdisciplinary care plans to meet resident needs. Participates in change of shift reports. Assists in admission, transfer, and discharge of residents. Reinforces basic nursing care concepts to ancillary nursing personnel. Identification of high-risk residents who would develop pressure sores and timely implementation of preventive and supportive strategies for wound care. Accurate identification and assessments of residents prone to develop sentinel events such as dehydration, fecal impaction, fracture etc,. Assists in implementing and maintaining preventive strategies for infection control and follows infection control policies and procedures. Reinforces teaching efforts of Nurse Manager Charge Nurse/and/or In Service Education Department to all nursing personnel. Assist the nurse manager in MDS/care planning process to ensure continuation of care. Ensure and assist in order transcription and monthly recaps. Assumes responsibility for own personal educational and developmental needs.
Educational Skills Required (Degree(s), Certification(s), License, etc.)
Licensed in New Jersey as Practical Nurse having graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing.
Work Experience Required
Must have good inter personal and communication skills. Must have certification in cardio pulmonary certification; Prefer at least one year of experience in long-term care nursing, but not required.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer