Qualifications: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey required. BSN preferred. Adult Medical/Surgical experience preferred. ACLS and BLS required. Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS). Ability to employ problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable accommodations. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. Successful completion of a Progressive Care Course or Progressive Care Certification, preferred but must be achieved within first six (6) months of hire. Phlebotomy Certification or IV Certification is preferred but must be achieved within first six (6) months of hire. Proficiency in the English language is required. FIT Testing required. Successful completion of a Critical Care Course or CCRN Certification preferred.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires that you stand, walk, talk or hear 2/3 of the time. It requires that you sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms as well as climb or balance under 1/3 of the time. It requires that you stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell none of the time. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable accommodations. This position requires that weight be lifted up to (50) pounds 2/3 of the time. There are no special vision requirements.
University Hospital offers a competitive salary. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.