NJ Employer Registered Nurse- Berlin Long Term Care in Berlin, New Jersey

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB: RESPONSIBILITIES: Virtua Health and Rehabilitation at Berlin is currently hiring for Registered Nurses to join the Virtua family. These are primarily 1st and 2nd shift positions and are part time and per diem. Summary: Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of residents/patients. Administers medications and treatments and documents per facility policy. Position Responsibilities: Administers treatments/medications as ordered by physician, and documents same and closely monitors effectiveness. Performs comprehensive assessment of resident/patient including development, implementation and evaluation of a written plan of care for each resident/patient. Monitors care being rendered to patient/resident by LPN & CNA (including agency staff) to ensure that all personnel are providing care to the resident as stated by the plan of care and facility policy. Actively participates in the Patient Satisfaction program . Monitors staff interaction, keeps patient and families advised of patient/resident progress and response to care plan during their shift . Complies with Virtua Star Standards of Performance. Responds to emergencies, assess, evaluates and confers with a physician triaging patient appropriate level of care. Educates patient/resident and family/responsible party regarding individual care and needs, safety issues, etc. Practices universal precautions and adheres to facility policy with regard to spread of infections. Maintains department level competencies and participates in performance improvement activities. Required Education: Must have valid NJ RN License. Approved licenses must be presented and maintained in accordance with the State of New Jersey Licensing Board. Training/Certifications/Licensure: Current NJ RN LicenseVirtua is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin or any other category protected by federal or state law