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PRN Registered Nurse- Penn Medicine, Plainsboro NJ - Telemetry Unit, Cardio Specialty:Per Diem Night
  • Job ID: 87823
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Cardiology/Cardiovascular
  • Primary Shift: Night
  • Work Schedule: Night Shift, Per Diem
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine Princeton Health
  • Location: Plainsboro, NJ
  • Address: 1 Plainsboro Road
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Per Diem


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Position Description:
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Per Diem Nurse For the Night Shift to join the Telemetry Unit located in Plainsboro, NJ

The Telemetry Unit is a 36 bed medical-surgical unit with a specialized focus on cardiac patients requiring cardiac monitoring. Patients are admitted to our unit for a wide variety of diagnoses, including: need for pacemaker; syncope; chest pain; tachycardia; initiation of medication therapy; CHF; Sepsis; pulmonary embolism; stroke; and others. Our patients receive more frequent monitoring than on our other medical-surgical units, and often have co-morbid diseases which make them complex. We value teamwork and collaboration, and are focused on providing appropriate patient-centered care. Clinical skills performed regularly include: EKGs; care of tracheostomies, chest tubes, foley catheters, invasive lines, and wounds; blood transfusions; medication administration- including antiarrhythmic medications and IV drips; evaluation of cardiac rhythms; and response to inpatient Rapid Responses. 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Professional Nursing:
• Confidentiality: The Registered Nurse maintains standards of confidentiality.
• Ethics: The Registered Nurse integrates ethical provisions in practice by delivering care that protects the autonomy, dignity, and rights, of persons served thereby serving as a patient advocate and reporting illegal, incompetent and impaired practices.
• Professional Practice Evaluation: The Registered Nurse evaluates one’s own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.
• Health Teaching/Health Promotion: The Registered Nurse provides health teaching using methods appropriate to the situation and to the persons served developmental level, learning needs, readiness and ability to learn, language preference and culture. Health teaching addresses such topics as: healthy lifestyles, risk-reducing behaviors, developmental needs, activities of daily living and preventative self-care. The Registered Nurse documents the teaching provided and evaluates the effectiveness of strategies used through persons served feedback.
• Quality of Practice: The Registered Nurse systemically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participating in Performance Improvement activities and using the results to initiate creative and innovative changes in nursing practice and in the healthcare delivery system.
 Education: The Registered Nurse demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning through self identification of learning needs, by participating in ongoing educational activities, and by seeking experiences that reflect current practice in order to maintain skills and competence. The Registered Nurse maintains his or her own records that provide evidence of competency and lifelong learning.

Minimum Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required or in pursuit of

Related Work Experience
• One year recent nursing experience - preferred

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
Active NJ Registered Nurse license - required
• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) - required

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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