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.
Directly supervise Skilled Nursing Unit staff within the Skilled
Nursing Unit during the performance of their duties
Appropriately interacts 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
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.
Responsible for or assists staff with admissions, transfers and
emergencies within the continuum of care.
Perform or assist with resident assessments upon admission,
following an incident or during the performance of daily assigned duties.
Document all significant reported/observed medically related
events or incidents within the resident’s file as outlined by all
Federal, State and local regulatory agencies.
Document all pertinent medical information in the electronic
medical records (EMR) systems including VISION and RL6 event
reporting while maintaining strict resident confidentiality and
compliance with HIPAA.
Relays pertinent information to all appropriate staff,
physicians, responsible parties, licensing agencies as well as any
other lawful authority as indicated by scope of event or incident
as it relays to insuring the safety and well being of each residents
Assist with the completion of the resident’s Plan of Care and MDS
3.0 especially in the absence of the MDS Coordinator.
Assist residents with activities of daily living, health related
and psychosocial needs, serve as a health educator per resident
need and/or request
Insure appropriate number of staff is available for each shift in
the event of a call-out or “no show”
Analyze nursing staff performance ie. Completion of mandatory
assessments, falls, B & B, pain, etc.
Participate in evaluating potential residents for skilled and
assisted by reviewing medical records assessments, interviews, as
well as possible hospital visits.
Assume responsibility as Assisted Living supervisor in the
absence of the Director of Assisted Living.
Assist with emergencies within the continuum of care in the IAU
Assist nursing department when call outs result in short staffing
by assuming responsibilities of a charge nurse, ie. Dispensing
Actively participates in the survey process by authorized State
and Federal regulatory agencies.
Meets all training requirements including Silver Chair.
Practice Standard Precautions; practices 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.