Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Staff Nurse for the Ambulatory Care department within the 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.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Must have at least two (2) years of experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to function in a team environment.
Basic word processing and computer skills.
Posting Number: 21ST0932
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 130543
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.