Position Summary: Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct primary nursing care to complicated, critically ill adult and geriatric patients with cardiovascular/pulmonary health deficits, in whom outcomes may be unpredictable; participates in the care of unstable or complicated patients: is supported by the charge nurse and/or CN III in caring for complicated patients with unpredictable outcomes. Serves as a mentor to student nurse externs.
Experience: A minimum of 1 year experience acute care nursing is required.; cardiopulmonary and critical care experience preferred
Education: Graduate of accredited diploma, associate degree or baccalaureate degree nursing program.
Required License / Credentials: NJ State Nursing License
Other Required Skills: BLS -C certification, Basic Arrhythmia Interpretation, IV Therapy certification, Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring, ACLS and mock code within 90 days of hire/promotion –or- at the first available course offering.
Contact With Others: Adheres to Hospital and HIPPA privacy policies.
Supervision Given: Delegates activities to ancillary nursing staff, student nurses and LPN.
Supervision Received: Works under general supervision of nurse manager or designated charge nurse.
Bi-Weekly Hours: 0
Work Schedule: Per Diem