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ECT Coordinator - ECT LAB at Penn Medicine Princeton Health(Full Time Day)

Job ID: 134612
Behavioral Health/Psychology
FT
Princeton, NJ, United States
May 24, 2022

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Description

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?

Summary:

  • The ECT Nurse Coordinator directs personnel, and the pre-, peri- and post-aspects of care for the ECT patient/family. In conjunction with ECT physician, develops and maintains ECT program at Princeton House.
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the supervision of nursing personnel, as well as daily operational, administrative functions of the ECT Center. Assists Director of Nursing in interviewing and hiring, counsels employees, documents appropriately, timely, completes performance evaluations, and responsible for scheduling staff. Coordinates patient/family ECT teaching either by direct intervention or through delegation to primary nurse. Oversees completion of pre-ECT work-up and notes abnormal findings. Completes pre-certification and utilization review for outpatients receiving ECT. Ensures accurate assessment of patient response to ECT, including evaluation of confusion, ECT delirium, etc., via ECT Evaluation Form.


Credentials:
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Registered Nurse - NJ (Required)


Education or Equivalent Experience:
  • Bachelor in science degree in nursing or in pursuit of required
  • Masters degree in health related field preferred
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Related Work Experience
  • 3-5 years of Critical Care, Telemetry, PACU or O.R. experience required, Behavioral Health experience a plus
  • 3-5 years of managerial experience preferred

      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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