CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey’s leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals – Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.
CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.
What You'll Be Doing
The Transitional Care Unit Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of care. The professional nurse assumes the responsibility and accountability for the delegation of patient care to other members of the health care team, which may include coordination of services with rehabilitation staff to maximize the patient’s independence to return to their prior residence.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Identifies patient/family education needs and ensures that patient/family members have adequate information to participate in transition planning.
Evaluates and analyzes physical and psychosocial assessment data.
Interprets laboratory/diagnostic tests.
Conducts a comprehensive patient/family assessment and transition/home care planning evaluation upon program enrollment to initiate and maintain the patient's transitional plan of care.
Initiates and maintains communication and collaboration with physicians, social workers, care team leaders, staff nurses, other care giving disciplines, and patients/families to develop, implement, and evaluate a transition plan of care for each patient.
Assesses complexity of care needs and potential/actual issues or gaps in care.
Arranges post-discharge medical and community referrals for patients with health problems requiring further evaluation and/or additional services.
Advocates for patients and families within the health care system with community providers and across the continuum of care.
Identifies, tracks, and conducts root cause analyses on readmissions to address programmatic and system-wide improvements.
Works with physicians, providers, researchers, and Transitional Care leadership to identify broader system issues affecting patient care.
Perform other duties as needed or assigned.
What We're Looking For
Per Diem 1, Day shift, Weekdays, day shift; 7a to 730pm, 12-hour shift. Rotating Weekend.
- Associates Degree in Nursing required; Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred.
- Must possess licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey
- 2 years of relevant experience
- Completion of an BLS, ACLS (American Heart Association), and IV certification.
- Must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
What We Offer
• Competitive pay• Medical, dental, and vision insurance• 401k with Company match• Generous paid time off• Paid Holidays• Tuition Reimbursement• Advancement and career development opportunities
CarePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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