Shift: Night Site Location: Princeton Medical Center
Position Type: Full Time
Functional Department: Emergency Department
Princeton HealthCare System is a leading provider of healthcare services. As a respected nonprofit, community teaching system, we offer compassionate care supported by advanced technologies and an outstanding medical staff. Over 97% of our physicians have achieved board certification, the hallmark of professional excellence. Through our academic and clinical affiliations with institutions including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we are setting new standards in diagnostic and treatment protocols and achieving successful clinical outcomes for our patients. Princeton HealthCare System is Redefining Care through our commitment to delivering an exceptional level of clinical care and individualized caring for each and every patient.
The nurses of PHCS are dedicated to promoting the health and well being of our patients. PHCS patients receive exceptional nursing care in an environment that is empowering, educational, and nurturing. We act as guides to our patients and their families as they move throughout our healthcare system. As nurses we are part of an organization which promotes shared governance, and is focused on recognizing and rewarding clinical excellence in nursing.
Princeton HealthCare System is currently in search of a Full Time, Nights, Registered Nurse at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, Emergency Department.
Schedule: The hours of this position are 7:00PM - 7:30AM
Registered Nurses are responsible for establishing a therapeutic relationship and an individualized plan of care with the patient for a defined period of time (length of stay on that unit) and for communicating that plan of care to his/her collaborative partners. The collaborative nurse follows the plan of care created by the Attending Nurse and the patient/family, making revisions based upon the patient’s response to treatment and changing needs. Registered Nurses are accountable for planning, delivering, coordinating, evaluating, and modifying the patient’s care for that defined period of time and for effectively transitioning that plan of care with attention to continuity across shift and settings of care. It is expected that the patients and/or families will know the name of the Attending Nurse, and the collaborative nurse. In order to achieve the defined outcomes of care, the registered nurse will assure that patients and families experience exceptional cooperation among all members of the health care team who treat them and each other with dignity, respect and sensitivity.
All PHCS employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program
- Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of New Jersey
- Basic Life Support certification (BLS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association (AHA)
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association (AHA) - Required within 1 year
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association (AHA) - Required within 1 year
- Computer Literacy
- High Level of physical strength, stamina and agility
- Great interpersonal and communication skills
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- One (1) year of recent nursing experience
Join Princeton HealthCare System family and be a part of Redefining Care in our community!
Princeton HealthCare System is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V
Internal Number: 8446
About Princeton Health
Princeton Health is proud to be among the most comprehensive healthcare systems in New Jersey. Our full continuum of care includes acute care hospital services, behavioral healthcare, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing, home care, hospice care, ambulatory surgery, and fitness and wellness services.