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RN

  • Location: New Brunswick
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Jeanne Bacatan
  • Contact Email: jeanne@medstaffservices.com
  • Contact Phone: 7323534247
  • Start Date: 03/29/2021
  • Job Ref: 21-04182
SUMMARY The Staff Nurse in collaboration with physicians nursing staff and other members of the healthcare team oversees coordinates and provides focused episodic care to Health patients This care encompasses health promotion health maintenance or management of healthrelated problems that is delivered in facetoface or telephone encounters Additional responsibilities include delegation direction and supervision of the activities of Health LPNs and nonnursing clinical staff to meet the needs of Health patients

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1 Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation understanding and allay apprehension
2 Responsible for assisting with patients who are medically complex andor have sensitive medical or social issues
3 Reviews plan of care medstests with physicians as needed
4 Contacts pharmacy for prescription renewals for patients
5 Documents all patient correspondence and correspondence with other pertinent health care providers
6 Administers prescribed medications teaches patients how to administer injectable medication
7 Assists with the treatment and examination of patients39
8 Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patients39
9 Observes patient records significant conditions and reactions and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient39s condition and reactions to drugs treatment and significant incidents
10 Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards policies procedures and protocol
11 Documents all nursing history and assessment for patients in their charts
12 Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by Physician including patient and family instruction
13 Reviews laboratory results and brings abnormalcritical results to the attention of the physician
14 Answers all clinical phone calls triages calls according to acuity obtains history and with the physician developsadministers therapeutic plan
15 Fills out school forms Department of Children Protection and Permanency DCPampP forms Social Security Forms writes letters reviews orders from home carenursing agencies with physician
16 Helps obtain precertificationauthorization with insurance company prescribed medications or procedures
17 Maintains proficiency in electronic medical records for documentation
18 Schedules procedures and Radiology exams
19 Participates in department or unit quality improvement activities
20 Coordinatesparticipates in research studies
21 Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal state compliance standards as they appear in RBHS39 Corporate Compliance Policy Code of Conduct and Interest policy
22 Understands and adheres to compliance standards as they appear in Corporate Compliance Policy Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy
23 Performs other related duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge skills minimum education training licensure experience andor ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
EDUCATION ANDOR EXPERIENCE Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey as a Registered Nurse RN required Must have at least two 2 years of experience The ability to function in a team environment is required Basic word processing and computer skills are required
Credential Required Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey
Primary Source Verification New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Board of Nursing and University verification service
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Position requires standing to 23 of the time walking to 23 of the time requires sitting to 23 of the time use of the hands to finger handle or feel to 23 of the time reach with hands and arms over 13 of the time stoop kneel crouch or crawl under 13 of the time talk or hear over 23 of the time Position requires lifting 13 of the time up to 10 pounds and under 13 of the time up to 25 pounds
WORK ENVIRONMENT Moderate noise environment with some exposure less than 13 of the time to blood borne pathogens requiring the use of personal protective equipment some potential exposure less than 13 of the time to hazardous waste

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