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Registered Nurse - Center for Eating Disorders - Penn Medicine Princeton Health(Per Diem Day)

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Job ID: 142193
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: 5 shifts per 4 week schedule

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is hiring for a Per Diem RN to join our Eating Disorder unit. This role is a day shift position - 7 am - 7 pm.

The Princeton Center for Eating Disorders provides inpatient treatment for adults, adolescents and children as young as 8 years old who are suffering from anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders. We offer a warm, welcoming environment in an award-winning medical center. Our patients not only benefit from treatment for the physical, psychosocial and nutritional aspects of their eating disorder, but they also have immediate access to full-service care for other medical needs.

 Our Nurses do full assessments, medications, and work collaboratively with other departments in the hospital - communication skills are key to working with this unit. 1-year minimum experience of working on a Med Surge floor is preferred. 

  • Our 22 bed Center for Eating Disorders Care at Penn Medicine Princeton Health provides state-of-the-art medical and psychiatric care. The Eating Disorders unit is staffed by board-certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists, therapists, registered dietitians, a supervising psychologist, and has access to a full spectrum of medical specialists.
  • Princeton Center for Eating disorders care has been recognized as a leader in eating disorders care for over 25 years.
  • As a Registered Nurse in the Eating Disorders unit, you will Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to support implementation of the treatments & therapy as per the patients’ care plans, meet the physical & emotional needs of patients in a helpful, honest, responsible, respectful and empathic manner. Full time RNs receive up to $8000/year tuition assistance, and those in need of clinical sites for their NP studies are offered priority placement at PMPH.

 

As a Registered Nurse at you will:

 · Partner with the treatment team to support daily oversight and management of patient care and the care environment. You will assist patients with admission and discharges, medication management, psychoeducation, medical procedures, and will complete medical documentation, provide on-going clinical staff supervision to unlicensed nursing staff, and perform other duties assigned.

· Responsibilities

·Assess client health and well-being daily. Promptly reports concerns to the physician and other team members who need to know and documents all findings and interventions.

·Communicate pertinent nursing and care plan related information to direct care staff on a daily basis. Ensure “hand off” communication each shift.

·Participate in treatment team meetings and contribute to the client care plan on a regular basis.

·Participate in developing and maintaining the patient treatment plan.

·Participate in patient education and lead psychoeducation groups as assigned.

·Serve as a liaison between physicians and the clients to answer questions about medication changes, physician appointments, and health related issues in a language the client can understand.

·Performs other duties as assigned.

 Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - NJ (Required)
  • Active New Jersey Registered Nurse License (required prior to first day of hire) required National Nursing Certification preferred.

 

Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor of Science Nursing (Required)
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or in pursuit of a BSN Greater than 15 months professional nursing experience
    • Associate of Arts or Science
    • A registered nurse with an Associate’s Degree with greater than 5 years of clinical experience in a clinical specialty may be considered.

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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