Registered Nurse Per Diem - (Level II Or Iii)

Capital Health Trenton , NJ 08601

Posted 4 months ago

OverviewPosition #: 2198* Unit Based, per diem Registered Nurse.Responsibilities * Delivers quality care to patients through a team effort in working with others through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. * Assures patient safety by executing appropriate policies. * Uses considerable judgment in providing a wide variety of services. * Works with other healthcare professionals, including case managers, to optimize patient outcomes and customer satisfaction. * Educates patients and the public about various medical conditions. * Treats patients and helps in their rehabilitation; and provides advice and emotional support to patients' families. * Formulates and documents a discharge plan that maximizes the patient's ability to continue with meaningful life activities. Confers with treatment team regarding special needs of patient and family upon discharge.Requirements*
  • Associates degree or graduation from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred * Two years nursing experience in an acute setting. * Valid NJ RN License * Level 2* Minimum of 36 hours/4 week schedule. * Minimum of 2 weekend shifts per schedule (equivalent of 24 hours). * Holidays: 1 winter; 1 summer and 1 difficult to fill shift * Level 3* Minimum of 24 hours/4 week schedule * Minimum of 12 hours weekend time. * Holidays: 1 winter; 1 summer and 1 difficult to fill shift.
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