NJ Employer Registered Nurse (RN) C6 Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit in Newark, New Jersey

REGISTERED NURSE (RN) C6 CARDIOTHORACIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT Job Number: 1936Category: ICU/Critical Care NursingLocation: Newark, NJ OPENING: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) and Children s Hospital of New Jersey (CHONJ) is an award winning medical institution and teaching hospital. NBIMC is a 673-bed medical center offering comprehensive health care, with more than 800 physicians and 3,600 employees and serves a major referral source and treatment center for patients throughout the region. Established in 1901, the hospital has a long history of providing many firsts in the national and state medical community. NBIMC is third in the nation in the number of heart transplants with better than expected outcomes, has the only lung transplant program in New Jersey, and combined with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, both Barnabas Health affiliates, is third in the nation for kidney transplants, by volume. DESCRIPTION:The role of the Professional Registered Nurse is to provide quality nursing care in collaboration with the medical staff and within the guidelines of the New Jersey State Nurse Practice Act. It is the responsibility of the Professional Nurse to implement the Hospital's mission and goals through established policies, procedures, and performance improvement activities. Implementation of these goals occurs through organization and administration of individualized age-specific professional nursing care to patients within an assigned unit of the hospital. The understanding of the principals of growth and development will be incorporated to assess each patient's age-specific needs and determine age-specific treatment modalities.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Current NJ RN license Current BLS Heart Saver/Health Care Provider 2 plus years of Critical Care Experience Preferred Additional certifications may be required Additional experience/training may be required based on departmental specific needs.CLOSING Equal Opportunity Employer.