NJ Employer REGISTERED NURSE - PEDIATRICS in Edison, New Jersey
RESPONSIBILITIES: A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Meridian includes: * Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care. * Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status, rendered and treatment plans. * Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients. * Ongoing Point-of Care electronic documentation of each individual patient's assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care. * Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management. * Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care. QUALIFICATIONS: * BLS/CPR certification is required * PALS/ACLS preferred * Telemetry certification preferred * Pediatric certification preferred * Pediatric competency preferred * 1 year pediatric experience preferred, * At least 1 year Med/Surg or Telemetry RN experience or active HMH Nurse Resident * 1 year pediatric experience preferred * Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing census * The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients an their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.