Wellness Nurse - ALF

US-NJ-Chatham
6 months ago
Job ID
2017-1510
# of Openings
2
Category
Health Care
Type
PT (Part-Time) = Eligible for Dental and Voluntary products (employee works between 15-29 hours per week)

Overview

Juniper Village is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of life in each individual whose life we touch so that we may all live fully throughout all seasons of life.  We do this by encouraging an active body, an engaged mind and a fulfilled spirit. 

 

Juniper Village owns and operates assisted living and skilled care communities in four regions across the country.  The company’s operations are designed and managed to provide the finest quality personal service and exceptional care to foster healthy and independent lives for those who live and work in our communities. The company’s team of experienced committed individuals is deeply committed to achieving the company’s mission and balancing quality in service, program and environment with financial stability and prosperity.  Together, we nurture the spirit of life.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to Juniper Communities’ philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the operation of the Resident Services Department.
  • Assist in the coordination of effective communication among Resident Associates, residents, and families.
  • Maintain liaison with residents and family members.
  • Through ongoing supervision, oversight, and delegation assists in the provision of a continuous high quality of service within the Health and Wellness Department.
  • Assist in establishing rapport among Health and Wellness team members to facilitate teamwork.
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of competent Resident Associates.
  • Assist in the continuous, ongoing supervision of all Health and Wellness team members, including but not limited to training, disciplining, counseling, motivating, and evaluating.
  • Assist in the In Touch Orientation and in service training.
  • Assist to ensure that all staff follows established safety regulations, including fire protection, infection control, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous waste and quality assurance procedures.
  • Make written and oral reports to the Wellness Director concerning the operation of the Health and Wellness Department.
  • Work in concert with other members of the Resident Services Leadership Team.
  • Assist in the coordination of health care services with other resident services to ensure continuity of care.
  • Assist Wellness Director in various nursing activities.
  • Continually assess residents to verify their appropriateness to live within the Community.
  • Assist in the coordination of regularly scheduled wellness meetings.
  • Complete all administrative paperwork as required.
  • Assist with medication administration.
  • Works in conjunction with resident’s attending Physician, as needed, to make certain highest quality of service is being provided.
  • Submit recommendations to the Wellness Director for budget completion, equipment, and supplies.
  • Assist in the development of work schedules and assignments to ensure staff accountability and task completion.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident and staff information.
  • Serves as networking team member, as directed.

Qualifications

  • An RN or LPN license.
  • Previous management experience in healthcare or service related setting.
  • Knowledge of all applicable governmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community.
  • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs as well as all required meetings.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
  • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
  • Performs job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, infection control, etc.
  • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Performs other duties as required

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