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Registered Nurse Operating Room -Surgical Services- Full Time Days at Penn Medicine Princeton Health

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Job ID: 175116
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time, Days

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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 searching for an Operating Room Registered Nurse for our Surgical Services Unit. This is a full time day commitment. 

Registered Nurses are responsible for establishing a therapeutic relationship and an individualized plan of care with the patient for the Peri-operative period and for communicating that plan of care to his/her collaborative partners. Registered Nurses are accountable for planning, delivering, coordinating, evaluating, and modifying the patient’s care for that defined period of time. The Registered Nurses will effectively transition the plan of care with attention to continuity across shifts and settings. The Registered Nurse will assure communication between patients, families and all members of the health care team. The Registered Nurse delegates and functions in accordance with the NJ Board of Nursing Statutes and Regulations.

Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Collect and document comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or the situation, in a systematic and on-going process.
• Analyze the assessment data to determine diagnoses or issues.
• Develop and document an individualized plan of care considering patient characteristics or the situation.
• Identify expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or situation, considering patient/family cultural values, ethics, environment, and other associated risks, benefits, costs and current scientific evidence.
• Coordinate implementation of the individualized plan of care and documents interventions and any modifications of the identified plan.
• Evaluate and document progress toward attainment of outcomes, including the patient and others involved in the care or situation.
• Possess the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet patients’ physical, psychological and social needs with those growth and development levels/patient populations served within the department.

Credentials:

  • Active New Jersey Registered Nurse License (Required)
  • Basic Life Support Certification (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing (Required)
  • Greater than 15 months nursing experience in the OR

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.

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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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