CentraState Healthcare System

  • Registered Nurse (RN) LDRP

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 2:21 PM)
    ID
    2018-8987
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    CentraState Medical Center
    Shift
    Night
    Work Schedule
    7P-7:30A
  • Responsibilities

    • Obtains a complete nursing history and baseline assessment that is systematic, consistent and continuous. 
    • Documents results of patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, care plan nursing interventions and evaluation and patient progress in medical record according to
    • hospital/nursing policy and the Nursing Standards of Care/Practice for the specific patient type.
    • Appropriately analyzes patient information/assessment to determine nursing diagnosis and needs for appropriate nursing care, medical intervention or services of other clinical professionals.
    • Identifies patient problems and formulates nursing diagnosis according to physical, psychological, spiritual/cultural and educational needs in conjunction with a multi disciplinary approach.
    • Recognizes adverse reaction to medications and takes immediate and appropriate action.
    • Recognizes changes in patient condition and/or emergencies situations and takes immediate and appropriate actions.
    • Evaluates the patient's needs for discharge and accesses appropriate resources for the patient and/or family.
    • Consistently provides written and verbal education to patients and/or families.
    • Participates in unit conferences to discuss quality issues and quality improvement strategies.
    • Delegates components of care to non-professional caregivers as appropriate. 
    • Makes decisions that demonstrate knowledge of nursing practice; utilizes sound nursing judgment in clinical and patient care management situations.
    • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in the care of patients and in the coordination of care to assure the best patient outcomes.
    • Functions as a Resource Nurse, making decisions in the absence of the Clinical Leader and/or the Nurse Manager.
    • Supports cost containment through efficient use of equipment, supplies and other pertinent resources.
    • Consistently promotes teamwork within the unit and between departments.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an approved program for Registered Nurses currently licensed to practice in NJ
    • BSN required
    • Previous experience preferred
    • Satisfactory completion of the specialty specific pharmacology test is required
    • American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support is required
    • Specialty credentialing required to be achieved within the first year and maintained thereafter include: CSMC IV Certification, CPR, NRP and Basic Fetal Monitoring
    • Specialty professional nursing certification preferred

     

    Physical Demands

    Standing; Walking; Typing/Filing; Lifting/pushing or pulling up to and greater than 40 pounds; Kneeling/stooping; Reaching at waist, below waist, and above shoulder; Bending; Climbing; Sitting.

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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