• Barnabas Health
  • $82,010.00 -105,710.00/year*
  • Belleville , NJ
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 50 Crescent Terrace

RN, Transitional Care Unit (per diem 11p-7a)
Req #: I33710
Category: Nursing
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Night
Transitional Care Unit, 1 CLARA MAASS DRIVE, BELLEVILLE, NJ 07109

The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Clara Maass Medical Center offers a special caring environment for patients who no longer require all the resources of an acute care hospital, but who are still too sick to be cared for at home. The TCU is a 20-bed unit which provides a sub-acute level of care within the acute care hospital, an option in the continuum of care. Typically patients are admitted to the TCU for the following types of care: cardiac recovery, post surgical recovery, oncology and pain management, pulmonary management, skin and wound care, and complex medical management. Organize and administers individualized age specific professional care to patients within the Transitional Care Unit in support of medical care. Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the State Nurse Practice Act. Maintains the standards of nursing care as established. Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning. Participates in unit Quality Improvement evaluation activities. Graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred. Current New Jersey RN licensure required Current one year RN experience in Transitional Care Unit or LTC / Sub-Acute setting required. BLS certification required IV certification preferred Previous experience with EKG's, wound vacs preferred. Current experience with EMR highly preferred.

Company Description:

Barnabas Health is New Jersey s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than two million patients each year. Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.

Barnabas Health offers a broad depth and breadth of services and is one of the leading health care systems in the nation, receiving widespread recognition for clinical excellence and patient safety. Barnabas Health s network includes seven acute care hospitals, two children s hospitals, a behavioral health center, including a statewide behavioral health network, ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, specialized women s health services, and comprehensive home care and hospice services. Our 5,200 doctors and 21,000 employees deliver top quality care to 1.5 million outpatients, 220,000 inpatients, and 540,000 Emergency Department patients, and deliver 20,000 babies each year.

We want our patients and their families to know that they can expect the highest level of care, delivered cost-effectively, wherever they see the name Barnabas Health. Each Barnabas employee contributes to a culture of responsibility, improvement, and quality at every one of our facilities, every day.

Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, care, ccu, coronary, hospice, intensive care unit, psychiatric, recovery, unit

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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