Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg / Telemetry
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ

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Registered Nurse- Med Surg-Telemetry, Kelemen 8

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 Kelemen 8 is a medical-surgical unit that cares for patients with a wide variety of diagnoses, illnesses and disease processes. North and South 8 have telemetry capabilities for our patients. Kelemen 8 has frequent admissions and discharges and can accept a total of 77 patients. The North side houses 37 patients and 2 hallway areas, and the South side houses 36 patients and another 2 hallway areas. There are two negative pressure rooms with an anti-room. There is a pharmacist present on the unit to assist the RNs with medication questions/concerns. Multidisciplinary rounds occur every Monday through Friday. Rounds involve all aspects of the healthcare team, including the patient and family. Short Description The Registered RN is a professional caregiver who, as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and who supervises and provides care to these patients utilizing the nursing process including the therapeutic use of self. * Follows established policies and procedures. * Communicates openly with internal customers and supervisors. * Provides excellent customer service interfacing well with all levels of staff, management. * and physicians. * Applies Cooper core values. * Other duties as required. 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)


Average New Jersey Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Med Surg / Telemetry is 25% lower than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.