NJ Employer REGISTERED NURSE - MEHANDRU 7 (OBSERVATION/CLINICAL DECISION UNIT) in Edison, New Jersey
RESPONSIBILITIES: A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Meridian includes: * Delivery of nursing practices in a high patient turn-around unit according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care. * Excellent and efficient organization skills for timely delivery of treatments, frequent assessment and evaluation of treatments. * Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues, advanced pratice clinicians, physicians and other members of the health care team regarding patient s status, rendered care, treatment plans and recommendations for discharge disposition. * Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients. * Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient s assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care. * Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management. * Efficient and timely admission and discharge of patients to ensure safe transitions and continuum of care. QUALIFICATIONS: * Current and valid New Jersey Nursing license is required Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience is required or an active participant with the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency program * BLS/CPR certification is required; Telemetry and/or ACLS certification preferred * Bachelor's degree in Nursing strongly preferred * National Certification in Nursing Specialty preferred * The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required. If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.