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Long-term care nurse (Geriatrics) - Brooklyn, NY



Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024


Participates in determining conditions, resources, and policies essential to the delivery of nursing care services by:

  • Knowing and adhering to objectives, policies of the facility and Nursing Department related to resident care
  • Establishing and maintaining good interpersonal relationships with residents, families/significant others, and visitors in accordance with patient Bill of Rights
  • Maintaining effective and proper use of equipment and supplies, including safekeeping of resident’s belongings
  • Maintaining the safe keeping of drugs and their records according to the law
  • Participates in maintaining standards of nursing practice by: knowing and applying scientific principles in performing nursing procedures and applying knowledge of drugs, diagnostic tests, and other therapeutic modalities based on established principles and precautions
  • Conducts residents care rounds to identify residents’ needs and problems; receives reports from staff nurse of the previous shift; distributes and discusses assignments with staff members
  • Initiates assessment of resident’s needs (physical, psychological, social, and rehabilitative) and develops a comprehensive plan of care to meet these needs, utilizing the nursing process
  • Completes assigned sections of the Minimum Date Set Plus; applies appropriate RAPS, DS+; applies appropriate RAPS, to the facility, on a quarterly basis, change of condition and during annual reviews as per State guidelines. Coordinates and participates in the Comprehensive Care Planning process
  • Implements the comprehensive care plan in the conjunction with residents/families and members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Assesses the nutritional needs of the residents; actively participates at mealtime by assessing staff, observing and feeding residents
  • Revises nursing assignments as needed; observes and supervise staff members to ensure that care is given in accordance with facility policies/procedures.Ensures that unit programs of restorative nursing care are adequate to meet resident needs
  • Provides direct nursing care based on the needs of the residents. Administers medication and treatments according to physician’s order


  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program
  • Completion of an orientation on caring for residents with AIDS
  • Knowledge of MDS+


  • Recent staff nurse experience, preferable in AIDS care

Licensed to practice in New York State as:

  • Registered Professional Nurse
  • CPR Certification
  • PRI Assessor