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ID: 54080379

Shift: 13 weeks with potential to extend. M-F: 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Holidays required. On-Call typically 2x

Description: A Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health involves the 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. A day in the life of a Registered Nurse includes: Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation Assessment.1. Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or the situation. 2. Performs age and disease specific assessment / data collection independently in a systematic manner focusing on physiologic, psychological and cognitive status. 3. Recognizes clinical and diagnostic status changes in patient status. 4. Identifies variables in patient/family education needs based on age, disease, and culturally specific learning differences. Implementation 1. Communicates, coordinates, and implements the plan of care. 2. Provides ongoing communication with patient / family, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans. 3. Implements age and disease specific care in an organized and timely manner. 4. Provides or coordinates the patient / family education as needed and ensures understanding. 5. Performs according to established protocols in clinical situations, including communicating with appropriate persons and documenting events. 6. Provides nursing care and treatments that reflect the patients’ needs, advocates appropriately and demonstrates evidence-based nursing practice and compliance with standards. 7. Performs continuous Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient’s assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care. 8. Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients. 9. Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care. Evaluation 1. Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes. 2. Initiates interventions related to patient’s change in condition and unexpected response to care. Schedule Notes:13 weeks with potential to extend. M-F: 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Holidays required. On-Call typically 2x per week and 1-2 weekends per month.Unit Name/Description: Cardiac Surgery2 years experience in cardiac surgery.BLS-AHA. NIHSS. Preferred experience: CABG, MVR/AVR, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, Aneurysms, Ecmo/Impella, Lead Extractions.Skills: Unit Name/Description: Cardiac Surgery2 years experience in cardiac surgery.Preferred experience: CABG, MVR/AVR, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, Aneurysms, Ecmo/Impella, Lead Extractions. RequiredCARDIAC SURGERYOPERATING ROOMAdditionalCABGEPICEducation: 1. BSN 2. Must have six (6) or more months of relevant nursing experience OR must be an active participant with Hackensack Meridian Health’s Nurse Residency Program. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License. 2. BLS-AHA. 3. NIHSS;Languages: English Read Write Speak English(Speak, Read, Write)Job Category: Clinical

Guaranteed Hours: 40.00

Contract Weeks:124

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