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Registered Nurse RN PD Tier II
  • Job ID: 98446
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Psychiatry
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: As needed
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine at Princeton Health
  • Location: Princeton, NJ
  • Address: 1000 Herrontown Road
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Per Diem


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
The ECT nurse coordinates the pre-, peri- and post-aspects of case for the ECT patient/family following all regulatory, including ASPAN
Guidelines. In conjunction with ECT physician and ECT Coordinator, develops and maintains ECT program and quality patient care.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Documents patient/family teaching and communicates need for follow-up to primary nurse or designee.
2. Assists ECT physician to ensure completion of pre-ECT work-up. Ensures current laboratory, EKG and x-ray data in chart for all patients.
3. In conjunction with the ECT Psychiatrist, participates in the evaluation of patient appropriateness for ECT.
4. Ensures all equipment is available and in working condition. Reports immediately to ECT Coordinator any equipment not meeting standards of
patient care.

Minimum Requirements:
Education
Bachelor of science degree in nursing or in pursuit of required
Related Work Experience
One year Medical/Surgical - Required
Critical Care, PACU or Same Day Surgery experience - Preferred

Additional Information:
Registered Nurse State of New Jersey - Required
BLS & ACLS Certification - Required
CAPA or CPAN - Preferred

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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