LPN

Job ID: 398404 Posted: 2020/10/14 Position Type: Full-time, Part-time, Per Diem
Category: Nursing City: Jersey City, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Jersey City


Job Information:

Alaris Health at Jersey City , a 180  bed-skilled nursing Center  located at 198 Stevens Avenue in Jersey City , New Jersey, seeks a  LPN to perform various medication administration  and other services  that are essential to caring for residents’ personal needs and comfort. Additional responsibilities include:

 

Dispensing medication accurately.

maybe assigned by RN to contact attending physican for follow up on a resident’s medications, illness, or discharge plans.

ability to follow directions in a prompt and accurate  manner .

may be asked to  arrange medical transportation,  and write accurate doumentaion of conversations with consultants, attending  doctors.

Will be able to follow all nursing applicable policies and procedures

may provide nursing interventions using nebulizer, oxygen, wound vacs.

Ability to follow and understand instructions given to by  RN or MD.

Ability to talk using courtesy and professionalism.

  • assisting the nursing supervisor with input in the skin appraisal process
  • making both occupied and unoccupied beds and coordinates with all departments to ensure a timely sanitation of rooms upon discharge
  • ensuring that proper adaptive devices are in place and assisting resident to eat meals.
  • Reporting anything unusual about the resident assigned to the charge  nurse.
  • Accurately documenting assigned resident and their daily statistics and demographics in the kiosk

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

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 rsmolin@alarishealth.com
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 rsmolin@alarishealth.com