Atlantic Visiting Nurse, part of Atlantic Health System, is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to work Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM in the Sussex / Warren County area, including weekends and on-call as required by department. In this position you will work with adult and geriatric patients of all backgrounds who require daily care in their homes. You are compassionate, thoughtful, and comfortable working with elderly and terminally ill patients. You will be responsible for managing a heavy caseload; time management skills are essential. However, it is important to provide each patient with the time and attention necessary to meet his or her needs.
Entry level offers start at $43.00 / hour and increase based upon experience. Mileage reimbursement ($.65 1/2) included.
Essential Job Functions:
Physical assessment of patient providing MD ordered treatments, extensive patient education, frequent communication with providers.
Candidate will have the ability to utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served. Through the model of Shared Governance, collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.
Candidate will demonstrate and embrace the PRIDE core values (Professionalism, Respect, Involvement, Dignity and Excellence) in every aspect of their job.
Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review.
Administer medication as prescribed by the patient's physician
Dress or undress open wounds and assess progress of healing
Educate patients and families on proper home health care strategies and procedures
Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and anyone else involved in the patient's care plan
Provide palliative care as needed to keep patients comfortable.
Make recommendations for devices or tools that might improve the patient's quality of life.
Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests.
Graduate from an accredited RN program, BSN preferred
Valid New Jersey RN License
At least 1-2 years of acute care experience
Homecare experience helpful
Wound care and IV experience a plus
About USAt Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters anyone of our facilities, receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. That commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 18,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state, and committed to creating a Trusted Network of Caring®. Our facilities and sites of care include:
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Overlook Medical Center, Summit NJ
Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morriston NJ
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. We are part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and are a member of AllSpire Health Partners. We receiver awards and recognitions for what we provide to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine (13 years in a row)
Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
Gold-Level 'Well Workplace': Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials' Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
Security 500: Security Magazine
Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
NJ Sustainable Business
Our Home care and Hospice teams work with more than our patients, we work with their families, inside their homes and in their community. When you join our team, you also join theirs, bringing them your comfort, compassion, education, and expertise. We celebrate these close connections every day, by delivering the best comprehensive home care and hospice services possible.
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