Staff Registered Professional Nurse, ICU

  • Holy Name Medical Center
  • 718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ, USA
  • Mar 15, 2021
Full time ICU

Job Description

Job Title:  Staff Registered Professional Nurse, ICU

Department:  Nursing 

Position Summary:  Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to assigned patients with simple to complex health care needs. 


Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing holding current New Jersey license. B.S.N. degree preferred.

Experience: Prefer a minimum one-year current clinical experience 

Certification: Current NJ License. Required BLS & NRP through American Heart Association. National certification related to specialty area preferred.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Delivers patient care in accordance with the ANA Scope and Standards of Care and Practice, Patient Bill of Rights and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  • Delivers patient care in accordance with specialty specific standards (e.g. Oncology Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses) as appropriate
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the patient plan of care according to changing health care needs.
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient teaching using appropriate education resources and evaluates the effectiveness of the teaching.
  • Models effective leadership skill through role modeling, mentoring and effective communication. Assumes charge nurse responsibilities as assigned.
  • Directly delegates and supervises the practice of ancillary staff (LPN’s, PCA’s, Tech’s, Unit Secretaries, etc.) and is knowledgeable of the tenets of the NJ Scope of Practice guidelines.
  • Supports a professional practice environment by functioning as a role model and resource person and also functions as a preceptor for nursing staff and participates in the orientation of other unit employees.
  • Participates in unit-based and organization-wide activities, committees and community activities as appropriate
  • Identifies own learning needs with respect to nursing practice and pursues educational support to meet these needs.
  • Routinely utilizes Evidence Based Practice literature, policy and procedure manuals and other available reference materials to ensure consistency and accuracy in the delivery of care.
  • Participates actively in the Performance Improvement process to evaluate the quality of nursing care delivered to patients

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