St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Registered Nurse (RN) delivers nursing care for patients across their life span, and through the nursing process, assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, evaluates and documents the effects of care. Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-care personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. These nursing functions of the RN are carried out according to the New Jersey Nurse Practice Act and applicable hospital policies. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
- Performs in depth, systematic assessment of all assigned patients.
- Formulates collaborative and individualized plan of care and identifies expected patient outcomes using the nursing process.
- Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
- Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes patient care consistently utilizing available resources.
- Demonstrates competency in and current knowledge required for the area of assignment.
- Demonstrates competency in and current knowledge of cardiac monitoring and dysrhythmia interpretation and management, if appropriate to site.
- Functions as a professional role model and resource person providing guidance to coworkers.
- Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
- Takes active role in unit-based performance improvement and committees, as appropriate.
- Maintains an awareness of unit budget.
- Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.
- Complies with established chain of command for work related problems.
- Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and objectives that contribute to the growth of the department.
- Maintains departmental records for administrative and regulatory purposes.
- Collaborate with other caregivers to assure appropriate staffing levels on all shifts.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 8 hours per day; 4 hours at a time. Walk up to 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 pounds. Frequently lift, carry and push objects up to 75 pounds. Transport patients weighing up to 300 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate. Consistently pull up to 10 lbs. Frequently pull up to 300 lbs. with assistance when appropriate. Frequently stoop and bend, crouch, kneel and climb. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Occasional crawling. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Frequently finger and handle objects. Occasionally firmly grasp, twist, turn objects with hands and fingers. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony (e.g. computer screen).EDUCATION:
Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program as validated by a current/active Registered Nurse license in the State of New Jersey.TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year nursing experience preferred. Evidence of successful completion or completion of an approved Dysrhythmia Detection Course within one year of employment. Successful completion of individualized orientation program for all areas. Evidence of successful completion of BLS upon hire or provided as part of orientation process. Basic computer skills. Each campus may have cross-functioning requirements.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!! St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.