Staff Nurse - Per Diem

Rutgers University New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 4 days ago

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Staff Nurse - Per Diem in the Residential, Partial Hospital and Outpatient Services within Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.

The Staff Nurse provides nursing services and participates in the delivery of individualized, goal directed nursing care through the use of the nursing process in accordance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures and all regulatory requirements. The Staff Nurse functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team; participates in quality improvement activities, educational activities and supports research endeavors. The role is consistent with the scope and standards outlined by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Assesses and diagnoses client, family and significant other needs in order to provide quality care to assigned clients.

  • Collaborates with treatment team, clients, family and significant other in the development of individualized plan of care, on an as needed basis in an effort to promote wellness and recovery.

  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement the plan of care, nursing interventions and procedures as necessary for the care and safety of the client.

  • Evaluates progress toward attainment of expected outcomes on an as needed basis in order to meet the client and family/significant other needs to ensure overall quality of care delivered.

  • Maintains concurrent and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the multidisciplinary team, in order to ensure quality care.

  • Promotes effective working relationships and works effectively as part of the multidisciplinary team, inter and interdepartmentally to facilitate program goals and objectives.

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Staff Nurse - Per Diem

Rutgers University