Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey

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Full-Time LPN

at Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey

Posted: 5/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 661796

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Job Description:

Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices.

LSMNJ team members are dedicated to providing healing, hope and hospitality, regardless of religious background through a diversified social ministry program addressing many critical human care needs. We are seeking employees that share those same values and want to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

LIFE Senior Care, a program designed to assist seniors with their customized healthcare needs, located in Jersey City Medical Center, is currently seeking a Registered Nurse. This full-time position offers competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and generous paid time off.

The incumbent will perform various nursing related tasks that include assisting with participant assessments in the clinic or in the home and/or following an incident or during the performance of daily assigned duties and assists with implementation of the plan of care coordinated by interdisciplinary team.

Duties include the following:

  • Supports the mission and values of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, which is: Through the power of the Holy Spirit, and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of the Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those in New Jersey who hurt, are in need, or have limited choices.

  • Assists with participant assessments in the clinic or in the home and/or following an incident or during the performance of daily assigned duties.

  • Assists with implementation of the plan of care coordinated by interdisciplinary team.

  • Administer and/or supervise the appropriate dispensing of participant medications excluding intravenous push medications. Documents and tracks medications per policy.

  • Pre-fills medication boxes in the home per physician orders and schedule as needed.

  • Counts narcotic daily.

  • Document per SOAP note style all patient encounters.

  • Maintains vaccine/medication refrigerators. Administer vaccinations for participants and team members.

  • Reconciles participant medication record with all medications and treatments ordered by provider.

  • Perform wound measurements and document findings on a weekly basis.

  • Assist with phlebotomy.

  • Complete EKG’s.

  • Transcribe provider orders into the medication record.

  • Perform monthly clinic environmental rounds.

  • Appropriately communicates participant condition with LIFE staff; assisting with supervision of the Clinic CNAs and Medical Assistants/Home Health Aides.

  • Completes annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the LSMNJ Code of Ethics and Business Integrity in the performance of duties.

  • Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures regarding the Compliance Program of the organization and is timely in reporting any possible concerns.

  • Follows all local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to the position.

  • Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures covering Privacy and Security in Compliance with HIPAA regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor, necessary for the efficient operation of the department/facility.