SUMMARY: Provides nursing care to assigned
Residents in accordance with the policies and core values of Jewish
Senior Services. Practices within the scope of the role of the RN.
Responsible for assisting the Salsa in the overall evaluation,
implementation, delivery and coordination of Resident care services
including assisting in monitoring the medication management
Reports To: Salsa
Titles Supervised: Certified Nursing Assistants
1.Assists in supervising the medication program including
clarifying, transcribing and carrying out physician orders,
performing medication management evaluations, administering
medication and treatment, and provides teaching to Residents.
2.Performs Resident assessments and implements service care
3.Responds to and provides emergency care within guidelines as
4.Documents accurate information in a timely, concise manner as
required per State regulations and the Community.
5.Communicates and collaborates effectively with Residents,
families, colleagues and other members of the assisted living team
to meet Resident and household needs.
6.Maintains positive relations with Residents, families and
7.Reports any significant incidents or changes with Resident's
needs to Executive Director or Salsa.
8.Supervises the CNA's in implementing, delivering and
coordinating service care plans to assure compliance with the
quality of care.
9.Assists Residents with Activities of Daily Living as
10.Assists with the training of CNA's and participates in
orientation of new staff.
11.Participates in educational programs, in-services, meetings
and workshops and utilizes current literature to enhance
professional skills and knowledge.
12.Participates in quality improvement programs.
13.Adheres to the policies and procedures of Jewish Senior
Services. Maintains confidentiality at all times.
14.Successfully completes the Medication Management training and
the Core Competencies for licensed nurses.
15.Works weekends and holidays on a rotating basis according to
the needs of the department.
16.All other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Experience: 1+ years clinical experience in a hospital, home
care or similar health care setting
Licensure: RN , State of Connecticut, CPR certification