Jewish Senior Services
  • Assisted Living
  • Fairfield/Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Per Diem
  • Flex Hours

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 program.

Reports To: Salsa

Titles Supervised: Certified Nursing Assistants

 

DUTIES

Essential Job Functions:

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 plans.

3.Responds to and provides emergency care within guidelines as needed.

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 physicians.

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 needed.

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

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 or LPN, State of Connecticut, CPR certification

Jewish Senior Services
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

    By clicking the button above, I agree to ApplicantPool's Applicant Information Use Policy.
  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share this Page
.

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.

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, sholland@jseniors.org.