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Registered Nurse, General Rehab at Hackensack Meridian Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Edison, New Jersey





Job Description:

Registered Nurse, General Rehab

Job ID

2020-86589

Department

1 East Rehab

Site

Johnson Rehabilitation

Job Location

US-NJ-Edison

Position Type

Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week

40

Shift

Day

Shift Hours

6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Weekend Work

Every Other Weekend

On Call Work

No On-Call Required

Holiday Work

Four of 6

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute (JRI) is a major component of JFK one of the most comprehensive health care networks in New Jersey . Licensed by the state of New Jersey as a Comprehensive Rehabilitation Hospital, the Johnson Rehabilitation Institute is accredited by both the Joint Commission and Committee on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Adult Program, Inpatient Rehabilitation Adult Brain Injury Specialty Program, Stroke Specialty Program, Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Adult Brain Injury Specialty Program, and Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services. JFK Johnson offers 94 inpatient beds in a separately licensed hospital that is attached to JFK Medical Center
As a leader in rehabilitative care, JFK Johnson's team of professionals works with the patient and family to set short- and long-term treatment goals for recovery. In order to meet the unique needs of patients recovering from an orthopedic condition, we have specially trained staff to manage the physical and emotional needs of each patientThe program offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation with the goal of helping the individual to return to the highest level of function and independence.
Johnson Rehabilitation Institute is nationally ranked by US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT. Learn more at https://jfkjohnson.org/

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care.
- Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status, rendered care and treatment plans.
- Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients.
- Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient's assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care.
- Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management.
- Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care.

Qualifications

- Current and valid New Jersey Registered Nurse license is required
- BLS/CPR certification by American Heart Association is required
- (6) or more months of nursing experience OR must be an active Participant with Hackensack Meridian Health's Nurse Residency Program preferred
- The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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