Organize and administers individualized age specific professional care to patients within an assigned unit of the hospital in support of medical and behavioral health care. Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the State Nurse Practice Act. Maintains the standards of nursing care as established. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in unit Quality Improvement evaluation activities. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s age specific needs and provide age specific treatment.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred
Current New Jersey RN licensure required.
Maintains required BLS certification.
Minimum one year RN experience in Behavioral Health setting highly preferred