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RN, Labor & Delivery (Nights)

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to assigned patients with simple to complex health care needs

What you will do
  • Delivers patient care in accordance with the ANA Scope and Standards of Care and Practice, Patient Bill of Rights and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  • Delivers patient care in accordance with specialty specific standards (e.g. Oncology Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses) as appropriate
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the patient plan of care according to changing health care needs.
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient teaching using appropriate education resources and evaluates the effectiveness of the teaching.
  • Models effective leadership skill through role modeling, mentoring and effective communication. Assumes charge nurse responsibilities as assigned.
  • Directly delegates and supervises the practice of ancillary staff (LPN’s, PCA’s, Tech’s, Unit Secretaries, etc.) and is knowledgeable of the tenets of the NJ Scope of Practice guidelines.
  • Supports a professional practice environment by functioning as a role model and resource person and also functions as a preceptor for nursing staff and participates in the orientation of other unit employees.
  • Participates in unit-based and organization-wide activities, committees and community activities as appropriate
  • Identifies own learning needs with respect to nursing practice and pursues educational support to meet these needs.
  • Routinely utilizes Evidence Based Practice literature, policy and procedure manuals and other available reference materials to ensure consistency and accuracy in the delivery of care.
  • Participates actively in the Performance Improvement process to evaluate the quality of nursing care delivered to patients


Education Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing holding current New Jersey license Required
  • Bachelor's Degree BSN degree Preferred
  • Will consider newly licensed graduates

Experience Qualifications
  • 1-3 years Minimum one-year current clinical experience Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
  • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure and/or Compact State Licensure Current NJ License Upon Hire Required
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS through American Heart Association Upon Hire Required
  • National certification related to specialty area Upon Hire Preferred
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support May be required dependent on specialty area
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support May be required dependent on specialty area
  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation May be required dependent on specialty area

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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