Float Registered Nurse

Float Registered Nurse
NJ - Elizabeth (07202)

Job Description

As a RN, you will:

  • float to a variety of Med/Surg units, Telemetry and Oncology units.
  • Apply nursing and scientific principles to thoroughly assess patients on a continuous basis.
  • Assess patient’s potential for wellness and response to various treatment strategies.
  • Review charts and incorporate findings of other disciplines to facilitate plan of care and enhance outcome.
  • Utilize recognized standards to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care.
  • Re-evaluate and modify plan of care to consistently meet appropriate level of care.
  • Document relevant patient assessment and care information every shift.
  • Promote and implement the concept of patient and family-centered care.
  • Notify the physician of laboratory results, radiological findings, and significant alteration in patient status.
  • Manage the care of the pre and post operative/procedural patient according to hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Respond to patients’ needs in a timely manner.
  • Implement accurately the medical plan of care according to identified treatment priorities.
  • Delegate appropriately and ensures completion of task.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in pain assessment and implements appropriate strategies for pain management.
  • Apply restraints in clinically justified situations, monitors patients, and documents according to policy and procedure.
  • Understand and incorporate cultural diversity into all aspects of patient care.
  • Recognize and respond to patient emergencies. Verifies accuracy of transcription of physician orders.

Job Requirements

Current New Jersey Professional Nurse License; Ability to perform all competencies of the position is required for employment in the position. 2 years prior RN experience.

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