Summary:Provides nursing care to assigned residents in
accordance with the core values of The Jewish Senior Services.
Practices within the scope of the role of the RN. Manages charge
responsibility of nursing unit and assumes responsibility for the
delivery of care to all residents/patients on the unit.
Reports To: Assistant Nurse Manager, Nurse Manager, Nursing
Titles Supervised: Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing
Hours Per Week - (30 hrs. & 37.5 hrs.) 11:00pm - 7:00am
Essential Job Functions:
1.Provides nursing care appropriate to the needs and abilities
of the resident including: medication and treatment administration;
teaching; implementation of the interdisciplinary care plan,
2.Clarifies, transcribes and carries out physician orders.
3.Documents accurate information in a timely and concise manner
as required per regulations and The Jewish Home.
4.Provide assessments when changes in resident's/patient's
condition occur. Verify and co-sign all orders transcribed by the
5.Contributes to the MDS and care plan by collecting data in an
ongoing and systematic manner.
6.Communicates and collaborates effectively with
resident/patients, families, colleagues and other members of the
interdisciplinary team to meet resident/patient and unit needs.
7.Supervise the care provided by LPN's and CNA's to assure
compliance with the interdisciplinary care plan.
8.Participates in educational programs, in services, meetings
and workshops and utilizes current literature to enhance
professional skills and knowledge.
9.Participates in quality improvement programs.
10.Adheres to the policies and procedures of The Jewish Home.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
11.Successfully completes the Core Competencies for the role of
12.Works weekends and holidays on a rotating basis according to
the needs of the assignment.
13.All other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Experience: 1+ years clinical experience in a long term care
Licensure: RN/LPN, State of Connecticut, CPR certification
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to relate to and work
with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile
residents within the facility. Ability to handle multiple demands
and deadlines; Ability to read and communicate effectively; Ability
to utilize various software packages to carryout position
This description of responsibilities is intended to reflect the
major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended
to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be
assigned from time to time.