Wellness Nurse LPN - Somerset, NJ

Spring Hills Senior Communities - Somerset, New Jersey
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Job Title: Wellness Nurse

Department: Resident Care

We are currently looking for an experienced LPN to provide the highest level of personal care to our residents. Meet all residents needs, by performing the daily clinical aspect of the Nursing Department. Ensure medication administration for the Nursing Department is in compliance with Federal & State regulations and Spring Hills, LLC guidelines. Provide general consultation regarding health related concerns within the community and notify physicians and/or family members of any change in residents health and while providing proper documentation. Respond quickly to all emergencies.

Essential Functions:
*Responsible for medication administration for the Nursing Department in
compliance with Federal & State regulations and Spring Hills, LLC guidelines.
*Provides general consultation regarding health related concerns within the community.
*Notifies physicians and/or family members of any change in residents health and
information.
*Understands roll in the Safety & Disaster Plan.
*Provides educational meetings for residents and staff.

Non-Essential Functions:
*Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
*Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the
preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
*Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and
co-workers.
*Adheres to all policies and procedures of Spring Hills, LLC.
*Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:
*An Associates Degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or
six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience
*Must have a Licensed Practical Nurses License or a Registered Nurses License current,
with no judgments against it, in the state in which he/she is practicing.
*Must be CPR certified.

This position requires time spent on the following physical activities:

Stand - 1/3 - 2/3
Walk - 1/3 - 2/3
Sit - Under 1/2
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Over provides proper documentation.
*Responds quickly to all emergencies.
*Maintains close communication with all departments and staff members.
*Maintains confidentiality of residents and prospective residents 2/3
Reach with hands and arms - Over 2/3
Climb or balance - None
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl - Under 1/3
Talk or hear - Over 2/3
Taste or smell - Under 1/3

Up to 10 pounds - 1/3 - 2/3
Up to 25 pounds - Under 1/3
Up to 50 pounds - Under 1/3
Up to 100 pounds - None
More than 100 pounds - None

Spring Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Somerset, NJ

Somerset, New Jersey



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