RN Charge Nurse, Full Time, Night Shift

Posting Date: 

12.5.17

Community: 

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City: 

Plainsboro, NJ

Long Term Care/Sub Acute Nursing home located in Plainsboro, NJ looking to hire a full time RN Charge Nurse. Night Shift - 11 PM to 7 AM or 3 PM to 11 PM.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Registered Nurse licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing.

* Being responsible to coordinate growth (care) plan and/or communicate/ suggest changes to growth (care) plan to the care partner team, and evaluate the results of the identified changes;

* Models, teaches and utilizes effective communication skills such as active listening, giving

* Evaluates the degree to which person-directed care practices exist in the care team and identifies and addresses barriers to person directed care;

* Problem solves complex medical/psychosocial situations related to resident choice and risk;

* Being responsible to coordinate and provide assistance, schedules for activities during the flow of daily life ( such as meals, showers, assistance with toileting), medications, treatments, therapies, doctor rounding’s to the extent possible to allow residents to participate in activities of choice;

* Being responsible to coordinate the formulation of growth (care) plans using the nursing process while honoring resident’s needs, choices and preferences and in adherence to State/ Federal regulations;* Collaborating with other disciplines (Rehabilitation, Dietary, Social Services, etc.) to ensure that resident’s needs are met and avoidable decline is prevented;

* Acts calmly and coordinates care to be rendered or action to be taken during emergency situations;* Ensures that each resident’s attending physician/ designee and family or responsible party are notified of any change in condition, any occurrence of incident or accident, and other events that warrant prompt notification;

* Being responsive to the needs of residents during moving into or moving out of the home (during neighborhood transfer, transfer to acute facilities, or during death);

* Being responsible to adhere to standards of professional nursing practice in all resident care areas

* Being responsible for maintaining accurate resident care records and documents, important date using the nursing process, as defined by your Clinical Advocate Growth Partner;

* Being responsible to act as a steward to properly utilize human and material resources in the WHC HOME;

* Being responsible to promote a safe environment for everyone in the home by identifying potential safety hazards and identification of noncompliance in *WHC HOME’s Well-Being Strategies (policies and procedures)

* Shows commitment to growth and learning by attending required in-services and taking an active role in educating resident, family members and staff;

* Respect and desire to foster positive interactions for everyone the RN care partner comes in contact with;

* Being responsive to the needs of the residents, families, and your peers by keeping your promises;

* Flexibility and a willingness to modify role duties for the residents and the overall good of the community;

*Being responsible to maintain an active licensure in the state of New Jersey

  • *Must provide annual verification of a negative Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)*