New Brunswick, NJ
Job posting number: #7069352
Posted: September 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Staff Nurse for the Ambulatory Practice Staff of the Rutgers Health Group at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The Staff Nurse, in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the healthcare team, oversees, coordinates, and provides focused, episodic care to Rutgers Health patients. This care encompasses health promotion, health maintenance, or management of health-related problems that is delivered in face-to-face or telephone encounters. Additional responsibilities include delegation, direction, and supervision of the activities of Rutgers Health LPNs and non-nursing clinical staff to meet the needs of Rutgers Health patients.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehension.
Responsible for assisting with patients who are medically complex and/or have sensitive medical or social issues.
Reviews plan of care, meds/tests with physicians as needed.
Contacts pharmacy for prescription renewals for patients.
Documents all patient correspondence and correspondence with other pertinent health care providers.
Administers prescribed medications, teaches patients how to administer injectable medication.
Assists with the treatment and examination of patients.