Licensed Practical Nurse

Job ID: 84473 Posted: 2017/07/28 Position Type: Full-time, Part-time, Per Diem
Category: Nursing City: Rochelle Park, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Rochelle Park


Job Information:

Alaris Health at Rochelle Park, a 235 bed-skilled nursing Center in Rochelle Park, New Jersey, seeks a licensed practical nurse to provide resident care, treatment and services to the residents of the Center. Additional responsibilities include:

• administering residents’ medication and/or treatment
• assisting in developing and implementing resident and nursing care plans
• counting and recording class drugs at the beginning and end of every shift
• communicating pertinent data to charge nurse, superior and/or physician
• providing residents emotional and physical comfort and ensuring their safety
• assisting physicians in making rounds and examining residents
• supervising and coordinating nursing personnel in providing direct resident care in adherence with state and federal regulations
• and above all, ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights

Job Requirements:

• Graduate of an approved school for practical or vocational nursing
• Currently licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing
• Rehabilitative or geriatric nursing experience is preferred
• Able to withstand strenuous physical activity
• Possess manual dexterity to handle instruments and equipment and visual and aural acuity to detect changes in residents’ conditions
• Possess understanding, patience and tact in dealing with infirm, chronic or acutely ill residents, their families and visitors
• Ability to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public
• General knowledge of personnel policies and procedures and an understanding of supervisory responsibilities
• Ability to work independently, problem solve and make decisions as necessary
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in the English language, which may be of a technical nature

About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at ymitchell@alarishealth.com