Registered Nurse, Crisis

  • Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Neptune City, NJ, USA
  • Feb 05, 2021

Job Description

Description: How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system. Our Crisis Team serves the pediatric and adult populations. Our main interaction is with the ED and inpatient psychiatric units. We perform 24 hour emergency evaluations, and each patient is seen by a clinician. The patient's case is reviewed with an Advanced Practice Nurse or Psychiatrist, and a disposition is made. This could be for outpatient referrals, inpatient hospitalization or commitment through Monmouth Medical. Crisis is fast paced and high volume, so the environment challenges nurses and clinicians to hone in on their skills so that they can both work with other team members but also make independent decisions. It's a good place to sharpen skills. Skills learned/used in Crisis are very transferable to other areas of healthcare. Responsibilties: A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian includes: 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. Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans. Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients. Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient’s assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care. Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management. Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care. Qualifications: Current and valid New Jersey Registered Nurse license is required BLS/CPR certification by American Heart Association is required Must have six (6) or more months of nursing experience OR must be an active Participant with Hackensack Meridian Health’s Nurse Residency Program Behavioral health, preferably crisis, nursing experience is preferred BSN is preferred The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required. If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!