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8/13/2008 - Head Nurse - Cumberland Manor
COUNTY OF CUMBERLAND
JOB POSTING

DATE POSTED: August 13, 2008
CLOSING DATE: August 19, 2008
DEPARTMENT: Cumberland Manor
JOB TITLE: Head Nurse
# POSITIONS: One (1)
SALARY RANGE: $52,202-$66,355
HOURS/WEEK: 40

JOB DESCRIPTION: A head nurse is a unit manager who has clinical responsibility for the 24 hour quality care for residents on the unit. A head nurse coordinates the interdisciplinary assessment and care planning process. A head nurse supervises all aspects of nursing care and promotes the rehabilitative focus of OBRA. A head nurse assists in the development of nursing care delivery systems, develops standards of care, monitors the quality of care and makes changes in practice to improve resident outcomes. As a unit manager a head nurse may interview prospective employees, supervises all nursing employees on the unit, provides training, counsels, evaluates and recommends disciplinary action.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: R.N., currently licensed in New Jersey. Minimum of one year of experience as an RN, preferably in a leadership capacity. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of professional nursing standards and practice standards of gerontological nursing. Leadership ability and good personal relation skills.

Please submit letter of interest within 5 working days to:
Ralph S. Brownlee, Deputy County Administrator; Cumberland County Administration Building; 790 E. Commerce Street; Bridgeton, NJ 08302.

Cumberland County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.