Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Intermediate Care
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ

$27-49/hour
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Description

Associate Clinical Director- Med Surg Intermediate Care, Pavilion 6


About Us At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development. Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey. Overview Pavilion-6, an Intermediate surgical and medical surgical unit with 30 single rooms, is deeply committed to providing exceptional patient care. Our surgical services include surgical oncology, urology, bariatrics, and thoracic and colorectal surgery. Our leadership structure, comprised of a clinical director, an assistant clinical director, clinical nurse managers, and a clinical educator, is dedicated to supporting our staff and patient safety. Pavilion-6 is supported by our unit secretaries, critical care technicians and registered nurses seven days a week. Our nurses, work with ratios ranging from 3:1 up to 6:1, depending on our unit census and acuity. We work towards having all of our nurses' cross-trained in surgical intermediate within the first year at Cooper. Pavilion-6 fosters a close relationship with our providers, as our APN's and Surgical Residents are easily accessible for support, questions, and directions with patient care. They have offices right here on the unit, along with our leadership team and our transitional care team. Short Description Assumes responsibility and accountability for the direction, implementation and evaluation of patient care services within the assigned unit at the direction of the Clinical Director and in his/her absence. This role is broad in scope and requires the ability to work independently and apply a high degree of judgment. Assigns workload and assumes responsibility for the operational functioning of the department. Ensures the delivery of patient care through the coordination of customer services and the leadership and management of the nursing unit at the direction of the Clinical Director. Assists the Clinical Director in coordinating interdepartmental and ancillary activities to ensure quality, cost-effective patient care. Assists the Clinical Manager in directing the preparation and maintenance of patient's clinical record, including nursing and medical treatments and related services provided by the Registered Nurse. Assists the Clinical Director in leading the patient care team to meet the needs of the customers and to achieve departmental objectives. Assists the Clinical Director in ensuring that the staff participates in educational activities and the evaluation process to enhance their personal growth and development. Acting as a liaison between nursing and medical staff, serving as a problem-solver and mediator for positive change; develops and maintains effective intra and interdepartmental relationships. Education Requirements * Graduate of NLN accredited School of Nursing License/Certification Requirements * Current NJ-RN License (Registered Nurse); * Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers); * Certain specialties may require advanced certification (i.e., ACLS, NALS, PALS)

Pay

Average New Jersey Staff Position Pay

$37.33/hour

The average salary for a Intermediate Care is 21% lower than the US average of $45.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.