• Psychiatric Registered Nurse

    Job Locations US-NJ-Rochelle Park
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    Great new Career Opportunity in Home Care!


    Now Hiring –  Psychiatric Registered Nurse –Rochelle Park,NJ

    Full Time




    Ascend Home Health - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.


    We are proud to Offer:
    • Competitive Salaries
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!


    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.


    Ascend Concierge Home Care an Equal Opportunity Employer



    The Psychiatric Registered Nurse will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and oversight of the nursing process for residents assigned to his/her care. Responsibilities include both the direct and indirect provision of care according to each resident's nursing and medical plan of care and in accordance with state and federal regulations and accepted nursing standards of practice. Essential job duties can include, but are not limited to:

    1. Communicate completely at all times. Listens attentively and clarifies understanding. Explains what is happening.
    2. Attitude of pride and professionalism. Is accountable for actions and environment. Looks for opportunities to improve performance.
    3. Respects privacy and confidentiality. Is sensitive to patient's cultural and spiritual needs. Is considerate of others.
    4. Initiates action and obtain resolution. Responds promptly, professionally and patiently. Works collaboratively.
    5. Nurture by supporting all patients. Acts with courtesy, care, concern, and compassion. Educates others by sharing knowledge and expertise.
    6. Greets patients in a friendly welcoming manner. Create a positive first impression. Smiles, projects a positive attitude.
    7. Through the continuous improvement of standards of practice and by providing a safe and secure environment the patient will be assured a sense of safety and well-being, free from risk and harm.
    8. Attendance/Tardiness: Contributes to the effectiveness of the Agency by remaining within the acceptable standard of the Agency's Attendance/Tardiness Control Policy.
    9. Is responsible for own actions and for seeking patient information necessary to function effectively in assigned health setting.
    10. Performs assessment of patient needs. Implements, evaluates and documents nursing care performed according to a care plan that she/he developed.
    11.  Observes the patient's condition and reports change of condition and the need for nursing care measures beyond his/her knowledge.
    12. Is capable of writing legible, accurate clinical and progress notes regarding the patient's care and condition.
    13. Assists the patient in personal care along with basic nursing care.
    14. Assists the patient's family and other health care team members in providing continuity of care and meeting the emotional needs of the patient and immediate family.
    15. Continually updates professional knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in continuing education and in-service classes.
    16. Performs all skills, treatments and procedures competently and within the regulations and licensing laws of the State Nurse Practice Acts, ACHC policies and procedures and other applicable local/federal laws.



    Associate's Degree in Nursing, Bachelor's preferred


    Professional Experience:

    • Must have a State Certified RN license
    • 1 year professional nurse experience
    • Experience in Certified Home Care and OASIS
    • Must be willing to travel
    • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation



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