NJ Employer REGISTERED NURSE in Camden, New Jersey

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: Nights of the week varies; 7:00pm - 7:00am (3 - 12 hour shifts per week); including a rotational weekend and holiday schedule. Education: Graduate of NLN accredited School of Nursing. 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) Experience: 1-2 years of Critical Care and Emergency Department experience.Cooper University Health Care is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, Veteran status, national origin, or any other category protected by federal or state law