Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Department of Urology at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The Clinical Operations Licensed Practical Nurse, in collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and other members of the healthcare team, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides focused, episodic care to clinical operations patients. This care encompasses health promotion, health maintenance, or management of health-related problems that is delivered in face-to-face or telephonic encounters. Additional responsibilities include delegation, direction, and coordination of the activities of Clinical Operations unlicensed assistive personnel to meet the needs of clinical operations patients.
Provides and documents nursing care within the scope of practice for a specific RWJMS patient, group, or population in face-to-face and telephone encounters; provides input to the plan of care by communicating information pertinent to the patient's status to the Registered Nurse and other members of the healthcare team, as appropriate and in a timely manner.
Engages in ongoing performance improvement activities to enhance the quality and effectiveness of one's clinical and professional nursing practice, and that of the RWJMS organizational system.
Optimizes use of time by efficiently using tools, resources, systems, and prioritization in consultation with the Ambulatory clinic Supervisor to facilitate patient access and flow for effective and efficient RWJMS clinical operations.
Applies the principles of professional codes of ethics that ensure individual rights in all areas of nursing practice.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Possession of a valid registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
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