REGISTERED NURSE - ICU at Cooper University Health Care in Camden, New Jersey

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

Short Description

The Registered Nurse is a professional care-giver who, as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and who supervises and provides care to these patients utilizing the nursing process including the therapeutic use of self.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Follows established policies and procedures.

  • Communicates openly with internal customers and supervisors

  • Provides excellent customer service interfacing well with all levels of staff, management and physicians

  • Evaluates patients, implements and documents nursing care

  • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures

  • Performs various patient tests and administers medications utilizing the nursing process

  • Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills

Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: Parttime night shift; 7:00pm - 7:00am, rotation to other shifts, if needed; including a rotational weekends and holidays schedule.

Education:Graduate ofNLN accredited School of Nursing -Bachelor Degree preferred.

License/Certifications/Registration: Current NJ-RN License (Registered Nurse); Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers);certain specialties may require advanced certification (i.e. ACLS, NALS, PALS)