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Clinical Resource Nurse - F/T Nights

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Manahawkin
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. Its also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.
Responsibilties: A day in the life of a Clinical Resource Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Communicates and collaborates with all members of the interdisciplinary team to provide coordinated care to the patient during unit huddles and multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport and participating in team problem solving.
  • Collaborates with bed board to give clinical input for appropriate bed placement.
  • Prioritizes ED throughput to inpatient units.
  • Proactively rounds on and assists nurse residents and new skills.
  • Provides proactive management of patients at risk for clinical deterioration:Achieved through surveillance of the EWS service provider report, House rounding to identify patients of concern, Assess and provide recommendations, Assist with communicating with care team and with interventions, Assist with clinical troubleshooting, Assist with high risk - low volume nursing interventions
  • Assists role of critical care nurse during rapid response and inpatient code blue calls: Assesses and stabilizes patients who are clinically deteriorating in collaboration with the care team, Provides support for management of Code Stroke, Code STEMI, Sepsis Protocol, Targeted Temperature Management (TTM), Provides care until patient is stable or is transferred to a higher level of care, Assumes a collaborative role, directing and assisting team members in setting priorities for patient care, Utilizes broad knowledge base to effectively triage multiple time sensitive requests, In the event of multiple calls will request critical care RN to assist at other calls. Partners with the nursing supervisor to prioritize emergent response.
  • Provides mentorship for nursing staff in managing complex patient challenges including Assessment, Development of critical thinking skills, Nursing Interventions, Communication and collaboration skills, Use of HRO tools. Serves as a role model to establish positive relationships with team members and patients. Maintains a presence post call, follows up with care team on patient status, facilitates debriefing. Provides post rapid response/code blue call debriefing.
  • Participates in quality improvement, chart reviews, and productivity reporting, data collection includes documentation to capture all RRT and Code Blue data points,RN Peer review of charts, Development of Rapid Response and Code Blue spreadsheets and dashboards
  • Supports the unit charge RN as needed. Assists with the throughput of the unit, and escalates discharge barriers.
  • Offers support to the unit RNs with challenging assignments, procedures, and/or active changes in a patient's condition.
  • Serves as a role model and leader to other nurses in the organization. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending internal educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in committee/council activities.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior. The CRN models processes and best practices as defined by HMH policy, along with guidelines and best practices. Qualifications:
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, current registered nurse license in the State of New Jersey required
    • Minimum of 3 years of critical care experience required
    • NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License required
    • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification - BLS required
    • ACLS required
    • Telemetry certification, Titratable and Non-titratable drugs required
    • Exhibits self-direction and use of a broad knowledge base, critical thinking, delegation, problem solving skills and protocol development.
    • Exceptional verbal and non-verbal, written and listening skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences and function in a collaborative role.
    • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple complex situations simultaneously.
    • Computer proficiency in Google applications required
    • Preferred professional certification in CCRN. If certification is not met, the CRN must obtain certification within one year of hire. If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!by Jobble

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Toms River , Clinical Resource Nurse - F/T Nights, Healthcare , Manahawkin, New Jersey

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