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.
MAIN FUNCTIONS: Able to initiate and deliver critical care nursing to adult and geriatric patients. Identify, demonstrate and evaluate appropriate critical care nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrate ability to use equipment specific to the Critical Care Services. Respond to cardiopulmonary arrest (Code Blue), RRT and emergencies throughout the facility, performing functions of advanced cardiac life support, including defibrillation, transcutaneous pacing, documentation and supervision of the code team members.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
EXPERIENCE: Previous critical care experience including but not limited to: angioplasty, ventilators, hemodynamic monitoring, ICP, ECG interpretation, defibrillation, AICD, transcutaneous and transvenous pacing, physical assessments, transporting critically ill patients.
LICENSURE/QUALIFICATIONS: Current license to practice professional nursing in NJ, completion of a critical care course, CCRN preferred, completion of BLS, ACLS as per Hospital policy, IV certification as per hospital policy. Must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Full Time 7:00pm-7:30am every other weekend every other holiday
*An Equal Opportunity Employer*