Promotes and restores patient's health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; and supervising assigned team members.
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand the condition, medications, and self-care skills; and answering questions.
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; and following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; and calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; medication administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; and using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and participating in professional societies.
Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information and participating in team problem-solving methods.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Acute care experience
ACLS will be required prior to completing ED orientation
PALS to be completed within one year of hire date with the exception of pediatrics
Specialty knowledge, skills, and abilities may be required based on department/specialty group assigned
Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
Patient, compassionate nature
Ability to operate as part of a team.
Proficiency in computer-based data management programs and information systems
At Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters anyone of our facilities, receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. That commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 18,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state, and committed to creating a Trusted Network of Caring®. Our facilities and sites of care include:
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Overlook Medical Center, Summit NJ
Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morriston NJ
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. We are part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and are a member of AllSpire Health Partners. We receiver awards and recognitions for what we provide to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine (13 years in a row)
Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
Gold-Level 'Well Workplace': Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials' Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
Security 500: Security Magazine
Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
NJ Sustainable Business
Rated the number one hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report for four years in a row, Morristown Medical Center is a nationally-recognized leader in cardiology and heart surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, geriatrics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology. We are the only hospital in New Jersey named one of America's '50 Best Hopsitals' for six consecutive years by Healthgrades and one of the World's Best Hospitals (the 34th best hospital in the United States and number one in NJ) by Newsweek. We were included on Becker's Healthcare 2020 list of '100 Great Hospitals in America'. In addition, Leapfrog recognized us with an 'A' hospital safety grade - its highest - twelve consecutive times, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded us again with its highest five-start rating in 2020. Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition achievable from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services. Our nonprofit hospital was also designated a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a Level II by the State of NJ.
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, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.