Status: Per Diem
Facility: Jersey City Medical Center
Department: Emergency Room
Jersey City Medical Center, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302
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.
A s our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded M a g n et 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.
The 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.
To qualify you must have a current RN License in NJ, a Current BSN BLS and completion of required skill level courses. ACLS, PALS within 6 months of hire. TNCC within 1 year of hire. Certification in Emergency Nursing preferred and highly encouraged to attain. Minimum 1 year of hospital experience, Excellent Customer Service and Communication Skills. RN s are required to work every other weekend. Delegates work assignments appropriately to individuals deemed competent to perform activity. Demonstrates Competency in Clinical Practice. Follows JCMC s documentation policies and procedures. Follows JCMC s policies and procedures related to time and attendance. Provides accurate report on patients health care status to members of the health care team. Provides and evaluates patient/family education based on the patient s individual needs. Reports changes in the patient s condition to the appropriate member of the health care team in a timely manner. Serves as mentor to new employees. Utilizes resources to provide safe, appropriate, and efficient patient care. Demonstrates proper use of the chain of command to report issues. Utilizes the nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide safe and effective patient care in a timely manner. Performs all other duties as assigned.
We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:
S - Speak up for Safety
A - Accurately communicate
F - Focus on the task
E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude
T - Thoughtfully interact
Y - You and Me Together
RWJBarnabas 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 Opportunity
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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