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Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: Bethesda Lutheran Communities
Location: Paterson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Flexible schedule!

This position is part time, 10 hours/week.

Must have ability to travel to our homes in Dumont, Montville, Oakland, and Pompton Lakes.

The Nurse endorses the promotion of wellness, normalization, and advocacy in providing services to individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities.

What we want to see from you:

  • Active and current RN registration in good standing for the state(s) assigned to practice.
  • Must be a graduate of an approved Registered Nursing educational program,
  • Must have a valid Basic driver's license and a clear driving record
  • Must have ability to travel among assigned sites
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic medical records and other computer operations.
  • Good working knowledge and application of general nursing skills.
  • If not currently certified, willingness and ability to complete Bethesda Lutheran Communities CPR course.What you'll be doing:
    • Wellness Coordination according to New Jersey state guidelines.
    • Educating and training non-licensed professionals.
    • Work in collaboration with the team; providing nursing support.
    • No direct reports.
    • Oversight of medical care and nursing tasks delegated to non-licensed professionals.
    • Collects health and functional status data for persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities systematically and continuously. The data are documented, communicated, and made readily accessible.
    • Identifies health care needs for the person based on the data collected through the nursing process.
    • Develops a plan with goals and interventions specific to the needs of the person.
    • Implements the plan to promote, maintain, or restore wellness, prevent illness, and/or provide appropriate end-of-life care.
    • Evaluates response of the person to the interventions and supports provided and revises the plan accordingly.
    • Participates in the quality assurance process in order to analyze and assure continuous improvement in the quality of health care supports.
    • Responsible for educating the individuals under his/her care, family members, members of the individual's support team and the public, including health care providers.
    • Responsible for instructing unlicensed personnel in health related subjects and courses as required by the program licensure where individuals are supported.
    • Assumes responsibility for continued competence, professional development and accountability. Obtains sufficient CEUs for continued active RN licensure in the state(s) of practice.
    • Provides nursing care according to the physician's orders, in compliance with recognized nursing standards and State and Federal Regulations.#LI-SB1


Keywords: Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Paterson , Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Paterson, New Jersey

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