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Registered Nurse (RN), Adult DDMI Psych Inpatient Full Time Day

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN), Adult DDMI Psych Inpatient Full Time DayReq #:0000146119

Category:Behavioral Health Nursing

Status:Full-Time

Shift:Day

Facility:Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Department:Psych IP-Adult DDMI

Location:

NEW POINT CAMPUS, 655 E. Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206

Job Overview:

Trinitas Regional Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, was established in 2000 through the consolidation of Elizabeth General Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Hospital. Situated in Elizabeth, NJ, the hospital serves a population across Union County, offering comprehensive healthcare across two campuses. With 554 beds, including a 120 bed long-term care facility and a 98 bed behavioral health facility, Trinitas annually treats nearly 20,000 inpatients, 70,000 emergency patients and accommodates over 450,000 outpatient visits. Trinitas is recognized for excellence across 12 Centers of Excellence, ranging from cardiology to sleep medicine. Trinitas is a Catholic teaching hospital under the oversight of the Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth. Committed to God's healing mission, Trinitas prioritizes excellent, compassionate care, particularly for the poor and vulnerable, exemplified by its status as a leading Charity Care provider in the state.

The psychiatric inpatient 22-bed, Dual Diagnosis Mental Illness (DDMI) unit specializes in treatment of patients with autism and intellectual disabilities and varying medical complexities. Trinitas is proud to be the only hospital in New Jersey with a separate unit to serve this population. Our staff are cross trained to work all the units within our inpatient behavioral health department. The psychiatric inpatient 27-bed, Closed unit is an involuntary unit. Patients are committed to be inpatient for treatment and can have varying medical complexities. Our staff are cross trained to work all the units within our inpatient behavioral health department. The psychiatric inpatient 21-bed, Open unit is a voluntary unit. Patients are able to sign themselves in for treatment and can have varying medical complexities. Our staff are cross trained to work all the units within our inpatient behavioral health department.

Qualifications:

Required:

ASN or Nursing Diploma

Strong communication and organizational skills

Proficient computer skills

Preferred:

Med./Surg. Telemetry and/or ER nursing experience

Psychiatric-Mental Health (https://www.nursingworld.org/our-certifications/psychiatric-mental-health-nursing-certification/) certifications and/or national nursing certifications

Certifications and Licenses Required:

BLS through American Heart Association upon hire

ACLS Certification within 6 months of start date

Active New Jersey Registered Nurse License or active Compact Registered Nurse License with New Jersey endorsement

Scheduling Requirements:

Day Shift, 40 hours per week, 7a-3:30p

Monday Friday, every other weekend and holiday rotation

Essential Functions:

The Registered Nurse provides nursing care in the health care system within the scope of practice defined by the Nurse Practice Act and regulatory standards and assures awareness of ethical standards of practice as defined by the ANA code of ethics.

The Registered Nurse assures safety in practice and is inclusive of the principles of evidence-based practice by maintaining a realization of own individual level of knowledge and experience and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge of self and others of the patient care team by communication with and utilizing resource persons and programs available.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for knowledge of the patient population served.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for supervising and directing the delegation of tasks to appropriate team members and collaborates with other patient care providers.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for consistently setting and evaluating priorities through appropriate interventions with measurable outcomes toward improvement.

The Registered Nurse is an individual practitioner and the interdisciplinary team manager, utilizes the nursing process to integrate all aspects of the provision of care and individualizes the plan of care to address a specific patient s needs.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits and Perks:

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance

Dental and Vision Insurance

Retirement Plans

Short & Long Term Disability

Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Wellness Programs

Voluntary Benefits

Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

BLS upon hire

Active New Jersey Registered Nurse License

Scheduling Requirements:

Day Shift, 40 hours per week, 7a-3:30p

Monday Friday, every other weekend and holiday rotation

Essential Functions:

The Registered Nurse provides nursing care in the health care system within the scope of practice defined by the Nurse Practice Act and regulatory standards and assures awareness of ethical standards of practice as defined by the ANA code of ethics.

The Registered Nurse assures safety in practice and is inclusive of the principles of evidence-based practice by maintaining a realization of own individual level of knowledge and experience and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge of self and others of the patient care team by communication with and utilizing resource persons and programs available.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for knowledge of the patient population served.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for supervising and directing the delegation of tasks to appropriate team members and collaborates with other patient care providers.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for consistently setting and evaluating priorities through appropriate interventions with measurable outcomes toward improvement.

The Registered Nurse is an individual practitioner and the interdisciplinary team manager, utilizes the nursing process to integrate all aspects of the provision of care and individualizes the plan of care to address a specific patient s needs.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits and Perks:

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance

Dental and Vision Insurance

Retirement Plans

Short & Long Term Disability

Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Wellness Programs

Voluntary Benefits

Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Elizabeth , Registered Nurse (RN), Adult DDMI Psych Inpatient Full Time Day, Healthcare , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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