Registered Nurse - Telemetry (4N) - Warren Campus (Phillipsburg, NJ)

    St Luke's University Health Network
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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.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 sink and injured; education 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.

    Continue your career by joining a nationally recognized hospital with proven success indicators. St. Luke's Warren Campus has been recognized as a 5 star hospital by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (this is their highest rating for quality and patient safety) and is a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center that has received the AHA Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus award for ongoing high quality stroke care.

    We are currently seeking talented Nursing professionals to join our Telemetry department team. Various full time and part time positions are available, with various shifts. Full time positions offer 3-12 hour shifts.

    The Warren Campus Telemetry Department is a 24 bed inpatient unit with 20 private and 2 semi-private rooms. Our typical patients are hospitalized with stroke, atrial fibrillation, uncontrolled heart rate, congestive heart failure, syncope, or other medical problems. Come join our team that fosters growth, and is highly enthusiastic about providing the best care for our patients. Using a patient centered approach; clinical excellence and patient safety are our highest priorities.

    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, hospital policy, the hospital Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.

    JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • 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 competence in and current knowledge in Medical/Surgical Telemetry Nursing.
    • Demonstrates competency in and current knowledge of cardiac monitoring and dysrhythmia interpretation and management.
    • Appropriately utilizes assistive devices whenever appropriate to ensure safe patient handling. Utilizes proper body mechanics.
    • Functions as a professional role model and resource person providing guidance to co workers.
    • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
    • 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.
    PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

    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: 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. ACLS certified within one year of employment. Successful completion of individualized orientation program. Evidence of successful completion of BLS upon hire or provided as part of orientation process. Basic computer skills.

    Please complete your application using your full legal name andcurrent home address. Be sure toincludeemployment history forthe past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you areencouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications andlicenses, 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.
    Posting ID: 555165321Posted: 2020-05-25