Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903
Posted 2 months ago
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Staff Nurse for Pediatric Pulmonology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. In accordance with professional nursing standards, skillfully administers total patient care based on the individualized needs of assigned patients and families.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.
Administers prescribed medications, teaches patients how to administer injectable and inhalation medication.
Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reactions to drugs, treatment and significant incidents.
Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
Responds to life savings situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol.