Registered Nurse Per Diem Days Behavioral health
Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Posted on: May 16, 2022
OverviewThe Registered Nurse functions as a caregiver for a
specific patient population in order to achieve desired outcomes.
This position focuses on expanding knowledge and skills, provides
effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a
variety of complex patients. This position directs and oversees the
care provided by other caregivers through delegation, validation,
evaluation, and coordination. This position effectively coordinates
patient care/unit activities among nursing peers, physicians and
support services.ResponsibilitiesA Registered Nurse at Hackensack
Meridian Health involves the delivery of nursing practices
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. A day in the
life of a Registered Nurse includes: Assessment, Planning,
Implementation and Evaluation Assessment 1. Collects comprehensive
data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation. 2.
Performs age and disease specific assessment / data collection
independently in a systematic manner focusing on physiologic,
psychological and cognitive status. 3. Recognizes clinical and
diagnostic status changes in patient status. 4. Identifies
variables in patient/family education needs based on age, disease,
and culturally specific learning differences. Plan 1. Develops a
plan of care that prescribes strategies and interventions to attain
expected outcomes. 2. Formulates age and disease specific patient /
family centered goals / outcomes based on assessment data. 3.
Develops and coordinates a plan of care which is patient / family
focused, prioritized and encompasses the continuum of care.
Implementation 1. Communicates, coordinates, and implements the
plan of care. 2. Provides ongoing communication with patient /
family, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care
team regarding patient's status, rendered care and treatment plans.
3. Implements age and disease specific care in an organized and
timely manner. 4. Provides or coordinates the patient / family
education as needed and ensures understanding. 5. Performs
according to established protocols in clinical situations,
including communicating with appropriate persons and documenting
events. 6. Provides nursing care and treatments that reflect the
patients' needs, advocates appropriately and demonstrates
evidence-based nursing practice and compliance with standards. 7.
Performs continuous Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each
individual patient's assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and
evaluation of rendered care. 8. Medication administration utilizing
the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation
technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications
to our patients. 9. Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to
ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care. Evaluation 1.
Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes. 2. Utilizes
critical thinking skills based on nursing knowledge to achieve
desired patient outcomes. 3. Initiates interventions related to
patient's change in condition and unexpected response to care.
Additional Responsibilities: 1. Identifies ethical issues in the
practice setting and brings them to the attention of other team
members. 2. Recognizes and responds to opportunities to enhance
patient satisfaction. 3. Must acquire and maintain competencies,
certifications and continuing education in order to meet any
facility accreditation or individual licensing requirements. 4.
Adheres to American Nurses Association Code for Nurses with
Interpretive Statements. 5. Lifts a minimum of 35 lbs., pushes and
pulls a minimum of 10 lbs. and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.
6. Adheres to HMH's Organizational and Managerial competencies and
standards of behavior. 7. Other duties and/or projects as
assigned.QualificationsEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required: 1. BSN . 2. Must have six (6) or more months of relevant
nursing experience OR must be an active participant with Hackensack
Meridian Health's Nurse Residency Program. 3. 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. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1.
National Certification in area of specialty preferred when
eligible. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. NJ State
Professional Registered Nurse License. 2. AHA Basic Health Care
Life Support HCP Certification. Licenses and Certifications
Preferred:Our Network Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a
Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility As a courtesy
to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume
to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may
have current openings that fit your skills and experience.
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