Jewish Senior Services
  • Nursing
  • Per Diem
  • Flex Hours

SUMMARY: Provides nursing care to assigned residents in accordance with the core values of The Jewish Home. 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 Supervisor

Titles Supervised: Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants

Hours Per Week - Per Diem



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, etc.

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 LPN.

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 an RN

12.Works weekends and holidays on a rotating basis according to the needs of the assignment.

13.All other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

Experience: 1+ years clinical experience in a long term care setting preferred

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 responsibilities.

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.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Jewish Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Accordingly, all applicants for employment and all persons employed in any capacity are treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religious affiliation, age, gender, sexual preference, marital status, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, physical or mental disability, Vietnam Era Veteran or other veteran status or any other legally protected class.  The fair and equitable treatment imposed by this policy encompasses, but is not limited to, all aspects of the employment process including: personnel recruitment, advertising, all hiring practices, promotions and transfers, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, benefits, selection for training, layoff and terminations, and all facility sponsored social and recreational programs.

Jewish Senior Services will strive to make a reasonable accommodation, as required by law, for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is currently employed unless doing so would result in an undue hardship on the operation of its business.  Any individual who believes they may require such accommodation should contact Employee Relations at 203-365-6457.

It is the responsibility of all staff to conform to both the letter and spirit of this Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement. The designated person at Jewish Senior Services for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Soncerria Holland, 203-365-6456,


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