Registered Nurse Per Diem Cancer Center BMT
Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Posted on: June 6, 2021
The 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
A 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. Adheres to HMH Organizational and
Managerial competencies and standards of behavior. 6. Other duties
and/or projects as assigned.
Education, 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 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:
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