RWJ Barnabas Jersey City , NJ 07097
Posted 2 months ago
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 organization
Among 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.
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. Performs assessment and reassessment of patients according to applicable department standards and identified tools.
Performs interventions in accordance with current policy and procedures, safety guidelines and infectious disease principles. Promotes patient flow efforts by actively participating in patient movement and escalating barriers to management. Promotes the professional image of nursing through community activities (hospital committees, civic organizations, parish nursing, volunteerism, etc.). Provides patient/family education according to the plan of care and documents same.
Provides shift to shift report. Sets goals and formulates appropriate multidisciplinary interventions to meet these goals. Utilizes the nursing process with a multidisciplinary approach in the delivery of patient care. Ensures that all orders are carried out and documented.
To qualify you must have a current RN License in NJ, a BSN BLS and ACLS credentials. Minimum 1 year of hospital experience, Excellent Customer Service and Communication Skills.
RN s are required to work every other weekend. Answers telephone/ intercom in a polite manner and communicates information to appropriate personnel / family. Assists with the precepting of new employees.
Communicates pertinent patient information to appropriate individual (i.e., MD, supervisor, discharge planner, etc.). Complies with unit and departmental scheduling guidelines. Contributes to the unit s overall patient satisfaction score by doing regular rounding, escalation of complaints and providing service recovery. Delegates and prioritizes work assignments according to the individual associate s competence and patient care needs.
Demonstrates principles of self-care and supports peers. Ensures patient s environment is orderly and all excess equipment is removed. Sends patients belongings to security as appropriate.
Implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Nursing Department. Initiates/develops/revises multidisciplinary plan of care and initiates discharge planning and teaching in accordance with department standards and using appropriate tools. Integrates psychosocial, physical nutritional and rehabilitation needs of the patient within the plan of care. 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