Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Staff Nurse for the Outpatient facility at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The Staff Nurse provides nursing services and participates in the delivery of individualized, goal directed nursing care through the use of the nursing process in accordance with departmental and program policies and procedures and all regulatory requirements. The Staff Nurse functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team; participates in quality improvement activities, educational activities and supports research endeavors. The role is consistent with the scope and standards outlined by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assesses individual's served, family and significant other’s needs in order to provide quality care.
Collaborates with treatment team, individual served, family and significant other in the development of individualized plan of care, on an as needed basis, in an effort to promote wellness and recovery.
Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement the plan of care, nursing interventions and procedures as necessary for the care and safety of the client.
Performs all responsibilities/duties required by Outpatient Services as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the uniqueness of the individual served is addressed. This includes, but is not limited to, the age of the individual served.
Minimum Education and Experience:
One (1) year of experience in substance abuse treatment program or facility.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to provide psychiatric nursing.
Ability to relate to clients.
Ability to use the nursing process.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to problem solve.
Ability to direct non-professional staff.
Ability to request help as, needed.
Demonstrated strong clinical nursing specialty.
Excellent communication skills.
PC literate with proficiency in word processing.
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posting Number: 21ST0051
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 124818
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.