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.
Responsible for and/or assists staff with admissions, transfers
and emergencies within the continuum of care.
Provide services to residents in accordance with all applicable
standards and practices of the Registered Nurse professional Code
of Ethics within the State of New Jersey and the Lutheran Social
Ministries Code of Ethics.
Appropriately interact with residents, responsible parties,
family, friends, physicians, other related health care and non
health care professionals, visitors, vendors and Federal, State
and local regulatory agencies in a professional and courteous manner.
Perform and/or assist with resident assessments upon admission,
following an incident or during the performance of daily assigned duties.
Initiate, participate in and/or assist with the completion of
resident’s Plan of Care and MDS 3.0 within the guidelines of
Federal and State regulations.
Participate in Care Plan meetings and departmental care planning
Administer and/or supervise the appropriate dispensing of
Document all significant reported/observed medically related
events or incidents within the resident’s file as outlined by all
Federal, State and local regulations.
Document all pertinent medical information in the electronic
medical records (EMR) systems including VISION and RL6 event
reporting while maintaining strict resident confidentially and
compliance with HIPPA.
Relay pertinent information to all appropriate staff, physicians,
responsible parties, licensing agencies as well as any other
lawful agency as indicated by scope of event or incident as it
relays to insuring the safety and well being of each resident.
Supervise staff and/or assists residents with their activities of
daily living, health related and psychosocial needs, serves as a
health educator per resident need and/or upon request.
Insure appropriate number of staff is available for each shift in
the event of a call out or “no show.”
Actively participates in the survey process by authorized State
and Federal regulatory agencies.
Meets all training requirements including RELIAS.
Practice Standard Precautions; practices the safe and proper
handling and disposal of all infected materials, equipment and
linens and enforces staff compliance.
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 the supervisor, necessary for the
efficient operation of the department/facility.