To facilitate culturally sensitive patient care from pre-admission to post discharge by managing, coordinating and monitoring resources to achieve optimal clinical and financial outcomes, resource utilization and quality service. Assists the Nurse Manager in planning, directing and supervising the overall operation of the assigned nursing unit on a 24-hour basis. Functions as a clinical resource and educator to unit/department staff members in area of expertise. Works within the department and as a part CSHS management team to operationalize the patient care and service goals and objectives established by senior management. Bases clinical decisions on evidence-based practice in nursing to achieve desirable outcomes. A patient focused care model utilizing a multidisciplinary approach is used as the method to deliver patient care in the department.
Masters' degree required or must obtain within 3 years from date of hire (or internal transfer) as a condition of employment.
Licenses and Certifications:
Registered Nurse with current NJ license required.
BLS certification required.
CSMC IV certification required.
Certification in specialty area required.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.
Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.
Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.
Sitting - Occasionally
Standing/Walking – Frequently
Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely
Bending/Climbing - Rarely
Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Rarely
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Rarely
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Occasionally
Typing/Filing – Occasionally
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.