Registered Nurse – Part-time; Newark, NJ

Part-Time
New Jersey

 

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development organizations in the country; New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development. It has provided training to community development professionals from around the country and the world, having hosted representatives from more than 20 countries throughout the years. The mission of New Community is to help residents of inner cities improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.

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Job CategoryHealthcare
Job DescriptionRegistered Nurse – Part-time
ResponsibilitiesProvides 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. 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. Coordinates and adjust schedule to ensure adequate staffing. Maintain records as required by the facility policy Responsible for interviewing the resident and/or caregiver in order to evaluate the resident’s health status and health care needs. Coordinate resident’s rehabilitation services. Monitor resident’s clinical behavior and nutritional status. Assist with the maintenance or redevelopment of the activities of daily living skills. Communicate with Administrator and nursing management regarding emergency and routine matters involving residents and health service issues. Interacts with residents, staff and family members in a helpful, professional manner. Ensure all medical forms, charting, and evaluations are completed in a timely fashion. Make transportation arrangements as needed for residents needing appointment out of the facility. Review, receive, and complete phone orders relayed by doctor. Transcribes on order sheet and for EMAR. May be asked to assist in the planning discharge of residents. Participate in survey inspections. Follows all dispensing of medication protocols as indicated in policy and procedure manual. Reports abuse of resident to supervisor. Maybe asked to participate in quality assurance/infection control/cost containment/compliance meetings.
Experience and SkillsExperience and Skills: Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Interpersonal Skills – Maintains confidentiality. Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; respond well to questions. Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively. Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments. Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.

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