RN in the ED administers culturally sensitive nursing care to assigned patients that is in accordance with ANA standards, the NJ Practice Act, Joint Commission, professional standards and established hospital and Nursing Department policy and procedures in accordance with evidence based nursing practice. Utilizes the Nursing Process in providing patient centered care. Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing care through the analysis of nurse sensitive indicators and patient outcomes. Orientation will include satisfactory completion of CPR Certification, IV Course, and Departmental Orientation. A patient focused care model utilizing a multidisciplinary approach is used as the method to deliver patient care.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Previous related experience preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
RN license/NJ required.
BLS certification required.
Specialty credentialing required to be achieved within the first year and maintained thereafter include Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 8 hours Trauma Education, CPR and CSMC IV Certification. Specialty professional nursing certification preferred.
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 - Rarely
Standing/Walking – Continuously
Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally
Bending/Climbing - Occasionally
Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Occasionally
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Occasionally
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Occasionally
Typing/Filing - Frequently
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.