RN Nurse

Job ID: 55556 Posted: 2017/10/15 Position Type: Full-time, Part-time, Per Diem
Category: Nursing City: Irvington, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Essex


Job Information:
  • Alaris Health at Essex, a 212 bed-skilled nursing Center in Irvington, New Jersey, seeks a charge nurse to ensure that a consistently high quality level of care is delivered throughout the nursing Center. Additional responsibilities include:
    • collaborating and communicating with the nursing supervisor daily to exchange information regarding resident care, resident condition and all matters affecting resident well-being
    • overseeing and completing morning and nightly rounds to assess residents’ conditions, giving special attention to critically ill residents
    • ensuring that each resident’s individual nursing care plan is followed
    • orienting, training and refreshing staff’s skills in a positive environment that is conducive to learning
    • admitting , transferring and discharging all residents according to policy
    • overseeing residents’ medications, performing treatments and dispensing medications and ensuring that residents are receiving specially ordered diets
    • reporting any problems and incidents as soon as possible
    • arranging for residents’ hospitalization when ordered by the physician and notifying residents’ relatives of hospitalizations
    • assisting with implementing the Center’s quality improvement program
    • maintaining a safe work environment in compliance with the Center’s guidelines and policies
    • 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 a state-approved school of nursing
  • Currently a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse in the state of New Jersey
  • Current physical assessment skills and comprehensive knowledge of nursing principles
  • Recent experience in geriatric or rehabilitative nursing and experience in supervisory capacity are preferred
  • Possess thorough knowledge of nursing theory, technique and practices, specialized procedures applied and equipment used, dietetic, sanitation and personal hygiene and medications
  • Skilled in handling and manipulating instruments and equipment
  • Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions of a technical nature
  • Able to train subordinates in work procedures and organize and direct training
  • Ability to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public

 

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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 Jleus@alarishealth.com