Atlantic Health System

Hire Learning Residency Program, Atlantic Visiting Nurse

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
8:00am - 4:00pm
Category
Nursing
Department
03775700 - Atlantic Visiting Nurse
Facility
Home Care/Hospice

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Hire Learning Residency Program in Morristown, NJ. In this position you will work days and weekends closely alongside a preceptor with adult and geriatric patients of all backgrounds who require care in their homes. You are compassionate, thoughtful, and comfortable working with elderly and chronically ill patients. You will be responsible for managing a patient caseload; time management skills are essential. However, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform thorough assessments that are systematic, comprehensive and accurate.
  • Review charts and assessment and reports any abnormal findings to the Physician.
  • Utilize the appropriate scales in regards to fall prevention, pain management and cultural/educational needs of the patient.
  • Consistently demonstrate competent clinical skills.
  • Perform direct patient care activities in support of patient care delivery and collaborates with interdisciplinary team.
  • Analyze situations critically and makes effective clinical decisions which reflect an integration of nursing knowledge and available resources (actual and potential problems).
  • Assume responsibility for documenting components of the nursing process and patient’s progress toward meeting outcomes in the patient’s chart including patient education.
  • Attend pertinent educational offerings to keep abreast of agency and industry changes.
  • Respond to patient’s/families and co-workers in a professional, courteous, positive manner to promotes an environment where the patient and family is at the center and the patient care team works cooperatively toward their goal and objectives.
  • Follow agency policy, regulatory guidelines and TJC regulations including hand hygiene and identifying patient’s utilizing two patient identifiers. Demonstrates use of safe transfer techniques and proper body mechanics for self, and patients.
  • Maintain a safe patient care environment including adhering to infection prevention and consistent implementation of hand hygiene.
  • Collaborate with patient/family and multidisciplinary team to optimize patient and family care.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Compassionate and friendly demeanor
  • Ability to travel to multiple patients per day
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team

Minimum Education: 

  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program required

Education:

  • BSN preferred

Licenses/Certification: 

  • Valid New Jersey Nursing License required
  • Current BLS certification required

Relevant Experience: 

  • 1-2+ years of home care or acute care experience strongly preferred

 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with 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 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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