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Registered Nurse (RN), Jersey City, NJ, Full Time, Days, 7AM - 7PM

Company: RWJ Barnabas
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you ll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center. Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health, has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.As our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organizationAmong our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.Job DescriptionThe role of the Professional Registered Nurse is to provide quality nursing care in collaboration with the medical staff and within the guidelines of the New Jersey State Nurse Practice Act. It is the responsibility of the Professional Nurse to implement the Hospital's Mission and goals through established policies, procedures and performance improvement activities. Implementation of these goals occurs through organization and administration of individualized age specific professional nursing care to patients within an assigned unit of the hospital. The understanding of the principles of growth and development will be incorporated to assess each patient's age specific needs and determine age specific treatment modalities.Additional RequirementsTo qualify you must have a current RN License in NJ, a BSN BLS Heart Saver/Heath Care Provider Certification credentials ACLS. Minimum 1 year of hospital experience, Excellent Customer Service and Communication Skills. RN s are required to work every other weekend. Additional certifications may be required. Additional experience / training may be required based on departmental specific needs Successful completion of all orientation programs. Implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Nursing Department. Utilizes the nursing process with a multidisciplinary approach in the delivery of patient care. Performs all other duties as assigned. Performs assessment and reassessment of patients according to applicable department standards and identified tools. Assists with the precepting of new employees. Initiates/develops/revises multidisciplinary plan of care and initiates discharge planning and teaching in accordance with department standards and using appropriate tools. Performs interventions in accordance with current policy and procedures, safety guidelines and infectious disease principles. Provides patient/family education according to the plan of care and documents same. Communicates pertinent patient information to appropriate individual (i.e., MD, supervisor, discharge planner, etc.). Complies with unit and departmental scheduling guidelines. Provides hand-off communication to next level of care and relief personnel. Ensures patient s environment is orderly and all excess equipment is removed. Sends patients belongings to security as appropriate. Answers telephone/ intercom in a polite manner and communicates information to appropriate personnel / family. Promotes the professional image of nursing through community activities (hospital committees, civic organizations, parish nursing, volunteerism, etc.). Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and revises plan of care accordingly. Observes the patient for ECG changes including arrhythmias, signs, and symptoms of cardiac, respiratory, neuroligic, renal, peripheral vascular compromise. Records, interprets, communicates, and accurately documents hemodynamic data, physiologic data, and vital signs data acquired during any procedures included in the diagnostic catherization, interventional, electrophysiology, pacemaker and ICD services; recognizes deviations from normal acceptable ranges and communicates same properly. Demonstrates the ability to perform therapeutic treatments or administer medications as orders using appropriate techniques, policies, or procedures, also demonstrates ability to observe and accurately document response of intervention in medical record and reassess needs. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the physican needs of the patient including but not limited to comfort, proper alignment of body; turning of the patient; lifting of the patient's legs or torso; lifting or assisting the patient to move onto the stretcher , procedure table, or clinical unit bed with assistance from other staff members.We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:S - Speak up for SafetyA - Accurately communicateF - Focus on the taskE - Exercise and accept a questioning attitudeT - Thoughtfully interactY - You and Me TogetherRWJBarnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.Equal Employment OpportunityAdditional Information:$80K $110K Annual Base SalaryLet s shape the future of healthcare, together. Our competitive base rates offered will be dependent upon your relevant experience, education and skills. In addition to base salary, we offer excellent benefits creating a competitive total rewards package to include health and welfare benefits, tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee assistance programs and many opportunities for professional and personal growth.Join our team to embark on shaping the future of healthcare!RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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