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RN - SMNJ ER

Saint Michael's Medical Center Newark Full-Time
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Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing care in Telemetry. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her patients in the Emergency Department. He / She communicates with the physician about the changes in the patients clinical condition including results of the diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is capable of responding quickly and accurately to changes in the condition and/or response to treatment. Is knowledgeable about EMTALA regulations and reporting of child/adult abuse to appropriate agencies and Hospital Social Worker. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Current and valid state RN License.

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  • Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

  • Current PALS (AHA) certificate and/or ENPC 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

  • Minimum of one year experience as a staff nurse RN in an acute care hospital setting; E.R. setting preferred.

  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

  • Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

  • In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current.

  • EDAP certified facilities: Completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire.

  • Non OB facilities: NRP (AHA) certificate 90 days upon hire and maintain current.

  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNNC) within 12 months of hire required.

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    Established by the Franciscan Sisters of the
    Poor in 1867, Saint Michael's Medical Center is a 357-bed regional
    tertiary-care, teaching, and research center in the heart of Newark's business
    and educational district and is accredited by The Joint Commission. Combining
    state-of-the-art technology, the latest diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, leading-edge
    research, and a network of highly qualified physicians, nurses, and allied
    health professionals, the hospital provides top-quality health care services
    delivered with compassionate care.
    The first medical institution in New Jersey to
    perform open-heart surgery, and the first to develop a cardiac catheterization
    program, Saint Michael's Medical Center is home to the Heart and Vascular
    Institute, which offers a comprehensive array of innovative cardiac treatments
    and procedures.
    The Cancer Center provides patients with
    state-of-the-art cancer treatment through the seamless integration of medical,
    surgical, and radiation oncology services. The Connie Dwyer Breast Center at
    Saint Michael's Medical Center offers the most innovative diagnostics and procedures
    currently available for the treatment of breast cancer and other breast
    diseases, while also providing screening services and a host of educational and
    support programs.
    A major teaching affiliate of New York Medical
    College, the hospital offers residencies in anesthesia, internal medicine and
    podiatry, as well as fellowships in cardiology, interventional cardiology,
    gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, pulmonary and critical care.
    Behavioral
    health services are also available at Saint Michael's Medical Center.

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