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University Hospital Staff Nurse, Critical Care Services, Medical ICU (MICU) - Per Diem in Newark, New Jersey

The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety

and goal achievements of assigned patients through assessing, diagnosing, planning and intervening in actual or potential health problems

and evaluating patient’s response to the care. These responsibilities also include patient education and discharge planning. The

Registered Professional Nurse places emphasis on mobilizing patients and preventing skin break down, falls and implements the

appropriate measures to achieve this. The Registered Professional Nurse is a member of a designated care team and collaborates,

coordinates and guides team members in planning patient care in a safe environment and achieving patient care goals according to the

patient/family developmental stage and cultural expectations.

The competent practice of the Professional Registered Nurse is evidenced by patient/family goal achievement, patient/family satisfaction,

care and services demonstrated and thoroughly documented in accordance with American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical

Practice, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Organization Standards Sentinel Event Alert Recommendation, Patient/Family

Centered Principles, Department of Health Standards and University Hospital Policies and Procedures. As a professional licensed staff and

member of an interdisciplinary team, the Registered Professional Nurse exemplifies the behavioral expectations articulated for this role

and the Nursing Department Philosophy.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey required. BSN preferred. Adult Medical/Surgical experience preferred. ACLS

and BLS required. Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS). Ability to employ

problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable

accommodations. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. Successful completion of a Progressive Care Course or

Progressive Care Certification, preferred but must be achieved within first six (6) months of hire. Phlebotomy Certification or IV

Certification is preferred but must be achieved within first six (6) months of hire. Proficiency in the English language is required. FIT

Testing required. Successful completion of a Critical Care Course or CCRN Certification preferred.

Banner Position Number: H96549

Job ID: 2021-9782

External Company Name: University Hospital, Newark NJ

External Company URL: http://www.uhnj.org/

Street: 150 Bergen St

Telecommute: No

Salary Range: XH99H: $48.00

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