You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health , has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
As our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
Performs assessment and reassessment of HIV patients according to applicable department standards and identified codes.The registered nurse provides nursing care in the health care system within the scope of practice defined by the Nurse Practice Act and regulatory standards
1. Maintains the standards of nursing care which are evidence based and outcome driven and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Nursing Department, and are based on ethical principles which adhere to the ANA code of Ethics. 2. Utilizes the nursing process with a multidisciplinary approach in the delivery of patient care. 3. Performs assessment and reassessment of HIV patients according to applicable department standards and identified codes. 4. Initiates/develops care plans and discharge plans in accordance with department standards and using appropriate tools, e.g., patient care pathways. 5. Triage patients and alert medical providers of any conditions that may need immediate attention, referral for emergency care and/or inpatient admission. 6. Sets goals and formulates appropriate multidisciplinary interventions to meet these goals. 7. Performs interventions in accordance with applicable policy and procedure, safety guidelines and infection- control principles. 8. Administer medications as ordered, documenting as per protocol, including evidence of sites, adverse reactions and side effects. 9. Maintains proper medication administration documentation including but not limited to the patient s medical records, declining inventory log, monthly inventory records, medication orders and returns. 10. Prepare and review patient s charts for completeness, obtaining current laboratory reports, and/or test results for review by providers. 11. Provide initial review of all incoming laboratory and tests results, alerting clinicians of critically labeled abnormalities as per policy. 12. Delegates and prioritizes work assignments according to the individual associate s competence and patient care needs. 13. Performs evaluation of patient care according to applicable
Current NJ Licensure BLS Healthcare Provider Current ACLS-Where Applicable NRP-Where Applicable PALS-Where Applicable Experience and knowledge of HIV is preferred Experience working with urban populations of multiple ethnic and cultural backgrounds Good oral and written communication skills
RWJBarnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.