Registered Nurse, Long Term Care Pediatrics
Company: RWJ Barnabas
Location: Toms River
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Children s Specialized Hospital is the nation s leading provider
of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21
years of age facing special health challenges from chronic
illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal
cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism
and mental health.
Children's Specialized Hospital is now in its third century of
caring for those in need. Our Boards of Trustees, physicians,
therapists, nurses, staff, volunteers, and donors remain dedicated
to the very ideals of the Hospital's founders and committed to
providing the best care possible so that every child who seeks our
help reaches their fullest potential.
At 16 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists
partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and
medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children
can achieve more of their goals.
Job Summary: Provide rehabilitative nursing care for pediatric
patients and thier families.
Essential Job Functions:
Demonstrates evidence of use of the nursing process within time
frames defined by the hospital and departmental policy. Recognizes
and accurately identifies patient and family healthcare needs.
Plans, implements and evaluates pediatric rehab plans for patients
with a variety of problems. Begins to plan and implement pediatric
Implements appropriate and individualized patient and family
education within time frames defined by hospital and departmental
policy. Begins planning and implementing patient and family
Understands the importance of the interdisciplinary process.
Functions as a rehab nurse in a team structure. Promotes continuity
of nursing care and interdisciplinary interventions.
Incorporates LPNs and nursing assistants into attainment of short
term goals and delegates appropriately.
Recognizes and respects patient-family rights in a culturally and
religiously sensitive environment of care.
Requests guidance from CNII, III, and other resources when
appropriate. Supports hospital s policies and procedures.
Consistently appraises clinical performance and learning needs
through self evaluation. Exhibits consistent professional behavior
and is accountable for actions with regard to professional
Guides, assists and serves as a role model for, LPNs, nurse
externs, nursing assistants, nursing students and new staff.
Assumes the role of relief charge nurse. Keeps nursing supervisor
informed of patient needs and problems. Demonstrates effective
problem solving skills.
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience:
Graduate of National League of Nursing Accredited School of
Nursing. 0-6 months nursing experience. Pediatric and - or
rehabilitative nursing experience preferred. BSN preferred. AHA BLS
Provider Certification required. Current NJ RN License. Evidence of
interpersonal skill and ability to collaborate with others.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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