Registered Nurse

    • Job Tracking ID: 85434-346431
    • Job Location: Newark, NJ
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 15, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Registered Nurse provides direct care and supervision of all nursing services to ensure that each resident’s needs are being met in accordance with their medical/nursing plan of care, which is based on a comprehensive assessment and in accordance with current nursing standards of practice, federal, state, local, and facility standards, regulations, and guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for insuring all initial and re-admission assessments are completed per facility policy.
  • Reports any significant changes in resident’s condition to supervisor and /or Physician and formulate a plan of care.
  • Ensures resident’s rights protocols are followed.
  • Explain procedures and treatment to residents
  • Adheres to all facility procedures and policies
  • Ensure all infectious disease protocols are followed.
  • Maintain awareness of comfort and safety needs of residents.
  • Accepts delegation of medication administration and supervises C.N.A on assigned shift.
  • Maintain awareness of comfort and safety needs of residents.
  • Administers prescribed medication and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Responsible for narcotics counts according to state regulations and facility policy.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal.
  • Assists Physician as requested.
  • Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BSN or BS) from four year college, university, or an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must possess a valid Registered Nurse License from either NJDHSS or New Jersey Board of Nursing