LPN - Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse - LPN

Available shifts: 7a-3p, 3p-11p and 11-7a

Full-time and Part-time available

 

Purpose of Your Job Position

The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants.  Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Charge Nurse to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. 

 

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to make your job descriptions as complete as possible.  However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary Responsibilities - take care of the needs of the residents.
  • Administrative Functions
  • Charting and Documentation
  • Drug Administration Functions
  • Personnel Functions
  • Nursing Care Functions
  • Staff Development
  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Equipment and Supply Functions
  • Communication - Communicate effectively with Department Staff and Management.
  • Care Plan and Assessment Functions

Specific Requirements

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a RN or LPN/LVN in this state. 
  • Must possess leadership ability and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel. 

  • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.  

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. 
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. 
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must be a minimum of twenty (20) years of age. 
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long term care. 
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning. 

  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices. 

  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition. 

Educational Requirements

Must be, as a minimum, a graduate of an approved LNP/LVN program. 

 

Experience

None.  One-the-job training.

 

 

Posted
06/03/2021
Location
Jackson, NJ 08527, US