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REGISTERED NURSE - MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT UNIT

REGISTERED NURSE - MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT UNIT

ID 
2017-23730
Site 
RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Red Bank
Status 
Part Time > 20 Hours
Shift 
Evening
Shift Hours 
3p - 11:30p

More information about this job

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for rendering professional nursing care to patients, including assessing, developing, implementing nursing care needs on individual and continuing basis. The nurse will lead education, focus and health wellness groups, teaching patients and families, and monitoring patients with co morbidities.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Meridian includes:

  • Addressing mental and medical aspects of care for behavioral health patient
  • Monitoring care using nursing skill set for administration of medications, monitoring health status, withdrawals and other medical issues
  • Providing educational group therapies as well as one on one therapeutic interaction
  • Maintaining a therapeutic atmosphere, participate in treatment team incorporating all modalities of treatment

Qualifications

  • Current and valid New Jersey Nursing license is required
  • Certified in BLS (Basic Life Support) is required
  • Associates Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred
  • One (1) year of med/surgical nursing experience and/or one (1) year of psychiatric nursing experience is required or must be an active participant with the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency program
  • Two (2) to three (3) years of psychiatric nursing experience is preferred
  • Previous use of Electronic Medical Record

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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