Atlantic Health System

PD Registered Nurse

US-NJ-Summit
Requisition #
00092219
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
7:00am - 3:00pm
Category
Nursing
Department
03732800-PAIN MANAGEMENT
Overlook Medical Center

Overview

Overlook Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System,is seeking aPer DiemRN for thePain ManagementUnit working primarily 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. No weekends.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Candidate will have the ability to utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Responds to varied adult and pediatric patient needs throughout the dept.
  • Assesses patient response and tolerance to procedures.
  • Provides reassurance to anxious patients and their family close monitoring of Interventional Radiology Patients and all patients given moderate sedation.
  • Responds to all emergency situations within the department.
  • Makes follow up phone calls to the pain management patients.
  • Acts as a nursing resource for information.
  • Assists patients and their families with procedural education they are undergoing.
  • Helps update changes in Pain Management policy and procedures.
  • Ensures own education on current nursing issues, assists in implementation of JCAHO, and assists in the compliance of staff in the Health and Safety Training.
  • Maintains professional behavior at all times and addresses physicians in a professional manner.
  • Assists with maintaining accurate statistical data and works on the data collection for quality assurance monitoring.
  • Assists in the growth and development of the pain center while incorporating performance improvement actions at all times.

 

 

Through the model of Shared Governance, collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.Candidate will demonstrate and embrace the PRIDE core values (Professionalism, Respect, Involvement, Dignity and Excellence) in every aspect of their job.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • BSN Required

 

Required License:

  • Valid New Jersey Nursing License Required

 

Certifications:

  • BLS Required
  • PALS Required
  • ACLS Required
  • Pain Certification Preferred

 

Related Experience:

  • At least 1-2 years of Critical Care, ED, Post Anesthesia Care and/or Pain Management experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting required.
     


 

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 9th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

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