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REGISTERED NURSE - MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT UNIT

REGISTERED NURSE - MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT UNIT

ID 
2017-24489
Site 
JERSEY SHORE UNIV MED CTR
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Neptune
Status 
Full Time
Shift 
Day 12 Hours
Shift Hours 
7a-7:30p

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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:

  • 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.  
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans. 
  • 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.
  • Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care.

Qualifications

  • Current and valid RN license in the State of New Jersey is required
  • CPR/BLS Certification is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is preferred
  • One (1) or more years of med/surgical nursing experience and/or one (1) or more years of psychiatric nursing experience is required OR must be an active participant with Hackensack Meridian Health's Nurse Residency Program
  • Two (2) or more 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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