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.
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
Responsible for filing physician orders, and any pertinent
resident information within the resident's file in a timely manner
while adhering to strict resident confidentiality.
Assemble and dismantle resident charts, files, systematically
thins and maintains current resident files and enters all
appropriate resident information in a timely manner. Audit files.
Answer the telephone in a professional and couteous manner.
Document all pertinent medical information in the electronic
medical records (EMR) systems including VISION and RL6 event
reporting while maintaining strict resident confidentially.
While at the nurse's station, monitors residents call systems and
resident safety bracelet alert system; alerts appropriate staff to respond.
Assist with the coordination of resident transportation, as so directed.
Order, label, and maintain Health Center nursing and operating
inventory, and create and submit resident billing reports for
supplies and equipment via Par Scan electronic supply chain system.
Maintain central supply room and auxiliary supply closets.
Provide printed reports to calculate purchase expenses.
Audit invoices for accuracy and delineate areas in which
supplies, equipment and staffing was utilized.
Schedule nursing staff on a daily and monthly basis through the
use of facility and agency staff, following PPD standards set by administration.
Maintain and process payroll for the nursing department.
Calculate shift differential. Resolve payroll discrepancies.
Assist with the facilitation of employee procedures and
communication (i.e. distribution of black keys, paychecks, photo ID)
Follows established policies and procedures.
Assure that work area is clean and equipment, supplies, etc. are
properly stored before leaving such area.
Maintains a safe environment for residents, clients, employees,
and visitors throughout the organization. Takes immediate action
to correct unsafe conditions (i.e. wipes up spills, moves
obstructions, etc.), reports broken substandard equipment to
appropriate person immediately, removes broken equipment from service.
Provide excellent internal and external customer service, serve
as resident advocate.
Explain procedures to residents and informs of delays or changes.
Demonstrate efficient use of time.
Resolve resident, vendor or staff concerns by taking prompt
active steps. Work at resolution of a problem until all parties
Manage assets within the employee’s control, including equipment,
supplies, staff and other services requiring expenditures.
Obtain authorization from DON or Administrator for any
non-routine supplies and equipment.
Responsible for or assists staff with admissions, transfers and
emergencies within the continuum of care.
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.