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Registered Nurse (RN)

EXEMPT: No
DEPARTMENT: Neshaminy Manor/Nursing
UNION: 06

SUMMARY: Delivers or appropriately delegates the delivery of patient care and accurate documentation on a nursing unit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Responsible for supervising the work of Nursing Assistants.
  • Responsible for the administration of therapeutic drugs to residents.
  • Responsible for the performance of therapeutic procedures (treatment). Interacts with personnel of other departments involved in the therapy of residents.
  • Responsible for utilizing nursing process for nursing care.
  • Interacts with other licensed nursing personnel.
  • Interrelationship with shift supervisor as well as with attending and consulting physicians.
  • Provides a clean, orderly and safe environment for residents.
  • Records patient status.
  • Communicates with residents and their family members or visitors.
  • Defense of Residents' Rights.
  • Supports administrative policies.
  • Completes forms and paperwork.
  • Promptly reports any known or perceived incidents on resident abuse to appropriate authorities.
  • Employees may be required to perform additional work that follows prescribed or well-established procedures that can be learned within a reasonable time by training on the job.  More detailed instructions will be given at the beginning of work.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  • Current license as a Professional Nurse by the Department of State Commission on Professional and Occupational Affairs in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • One year of special training, education or experience in programs that are considered appropriate to geriatric activity programming.
  • Demonstrates understanding of exposure to blood borne pathogens.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on a frequent/regular basis and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to cleaning chemicals, pathogenic materials and hazardous materials.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Human Resources - Bucks County Courthouse Complex
50 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 215-348-6546

Government Service Center - Lower Bucks County
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 267-580-3500
Please note: In case of closure, all services performed at the GSCs can be performed in Doylestown:  PassportsWeapons PermitsDog Licenses and Job Applications

Government Service Center - Upper Bucks County
261 California Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Thursdays Only 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm
Phone: 215-529-7250
Please note: In case of closure, all services performed at the GSCs can be performed in Doylestown:  PassportsWeapons PermitsDog Licenses and Job Applications

The County of Bucks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has an EEOP that is available through the Human Resources office.