Princeton HealthCare System Registered Nurse in Princeton, New Jersey

Registered Nurse

Location: University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

Shift: Day

Site Location: University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

Position Type: Per Diem

Functional Department: Surgical Care Unit

Description

Princeton HealthCare System is a leading provider of healthcare services. As a respected nonprofit, community teaching system, we offer compassionate care supported by advanced technologies and an outstanding medical staff. Over 97% of our physicians have achieved board certification, the hallmark of professional excellence. Through our academic and clinical affiliations with institutions including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we are setting new standards in diagnostic and treatment protocols and achieving successful clinical outcomes for our patients. Princeton HealthCare System is Redefining Care through our commitment to delivering an exceptional level of clinical care and individualized caring for each and every patient.

The nurses of PHCS are dedicated to promoting the health and well being of our patients. PHCS patients receive exceptional nursing care in an environment that is empowering, educational, and nurturing. We act as guides to our patients and their families as they move throughout our healthcare system. As nurses we are part of an organization which promotes shared governance, and is focused on recognizing and rewarding clinical excellence in nursing.

Princeton HealthCare System is currently searching for a Per Diem, Days, Registered Nurse for the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, Surgical Care Department.

Position Summary: Registered Nurses are responsible for establishing a therapeutic relationship and an individualized plan of care with the patient for a defined period of time (length of stay on that unit) and for communicating that plan of care to his/her collaborative partners. The collaborative nurse follows the plan of care created by the Attending Nurse and the patient/family, making revisions based upon the patient’s response to treatment and changing needs. Registered Nurses are accountable for planning, delivering, coordinating, evaluating, and modifying the patient’s care for that defined period of time and for effectively transitioning that plan of care with attention to continuity across shift and settings of care. It is expected that the patients and/or families will know the name of the Attending Nurse, and the collaborative nurse. In order to achieve the defined outcomes of care, the registered nurse will assure that patients and families experience exceptional cooperation among all members of the health care team who treat them and each other with dignity, respect and sensitivity.

Qualifications:

All PHCS employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Active New Jersey Registered Nurse license

  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Computer Literacy

  • High Level of Physical Strength, Stamina and Agility

  • Great Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  • One (1) year recent nursing experience

Join Princeton HealthCare System family and be a part of Redefining Care in our community!

Princeton HealthCare System is a qualified employer under the rules of the Government Public Service Loan Forgiveness program & an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V