RN Per Diem
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) is required
Experience is required
JOB SUMMARYAssumes responsibility for providing holistic patient care in accordance with established standards of professional nursing care.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborates with other members of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Acknowledges the individuality and uniqueness of each person. As a patient advocate, the nurse will provide age specific treatment and care. Professional practice will be evaluated through the Performance Improvement process. Commitment to Evidence-Based practice, Shared Governance, support of nursing research, practices confidentiality and acknowledges fiscal responsibility to benefit the organization as a whole. MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSBachelor's Degree in Nursing required. If associates degree or diploma must be enrolled in BSN program within one year of hire and completed within 5 years of hire. Certificate and/or Advanced Specialized or Technical Training in Critical Care required. MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREDMinimum one year medical/surgical experience.
REQUIRED LICENSE, REGISTRY OR CERTIFICATIONCurrent New Jersey RN licensure. IV certification, American Heart Association CPR certification is required.
ACLS certification is required. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES REQUIREDMust pass annual unit clinical competency.. Ability to utilize hospital approved equipment.
Ability to use, monitor and troubleshoot: digital volumetric pumps, thermometer, mechanical ventilators, BiPap/CPAP devices, IABP, Impella, temporary pacemakers,
dysrhythmia computers, emergency equipment. Complete appropriate real-time nursing documentation of assessments, tasks, medications and notifications in the patient's Electronic Medical Record utilizing the hopsital's computerized documentation system.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND/OR ABILITYExcellent communication and interpersonal skills. Shows initiative and possesses critical thinking skills.