Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
1 year of experience required
Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and if necessary, delegating patient care for a specified group of patients. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care. Provides care for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient. Utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Involves appropriate parties (i.e., patient's family or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed.
Successful completion of a nursing program from an accredited school of nursing. Current license with the New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Nurses as a registered nurse. Current CPR certification. Interpersonal communication skills (both written and oral) required in order to educate and comfort patients and their families, maintain effective contacts with a variety of hospital personnel and maintain appropriate documentation records. Proficiency in developing a patient's plan of care, implementing effective nursing care and evaluating outcome of nursing interventions. Ability to read and communicate in the English language. BLS Certification Required.