Graduate Nurse - Matheny Medical and Educational Center (Peapack, NJ)
The Nursing profession is life changing and at Matheny we believe that our Nurses are inspirational care giversfor our residents. Nurses at Matheny assume respected leadership roles as part of our medical team with shared decision making responsibilities. Nursing at Matheny is a challenging and rewarding experience. Nurses make a difference both through their compassion and expertise at Matheny. Our focus is on maintaining patient wellness so they can benefit fully from participation in our therapy, education, recreation and community programs. We follow a unit based model of care, with a nurse manager overseeing the overall functioning of each residential unit.
Matheny is a special hospital for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities Mathenys mission is to provide exceptional care and an optimal quality of life for children and adults with special needs and medically complex developmental disabilities. Each patient has a primary nurse who coordinates all his/her care needs. Our nurses and nurse managers work closely with our paraprofessional care staff for on-going communication and teaching about each individual patient. We maintain close contact with families and acknowledge their importance as a valued member of the healthcare team. Matheny Medical and Educational Center has immediate openings for Graduate Nurses.
Review assignments with unit nurse prior to shift.
Perform patient assessments including vital signs.
Wound care/dressing changes as needed.
Assist with obtaining patient weights as needed
Administer enteral feedings
Prepare irrigation trays and enteral feeding bags as needed
Follow CDC infection control guidelines for standard precautions and transmission based precautions.
Other tasks as assigned by Nurse Manager or Nurse Preceptor
Participates in appropriate staff meetings, as required, as well as professional growth opportunities.
Respects basic human rights, dignity and confidentiality of persons served as well as property belonging to others.
Participates in departmental and interdisciplinary performance improvement initiatives as appropriate.
Completes mandatory in-service requirements.
Maintains a clean and safe working environment for all concerned.
Effectively communicates with department head, co-workers, persons served, their families, and outside agency personnel as appropriate.
Commits time necessary to the job to ensure appropriate staffing and completion of duties and responsibilities.
Effectively manages time at work.
Complies with Employee Health requirements.
Complies with Matheny policies, procedures, standards of performance and Code of Conduct.
Approved background check required from all appropriate government agencies.
New Jersey Department of Education background check clearance or emergent hire approval required, if applicable.
Assists co-workers in the event absences create staff shortages or during emergency staffing situations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. Enriching Lives. Growing Abilities.
Associates Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university required.
Current BLS Certification required.
Job Location: Peapack, NJ
Salary Range: $30 per hour
How To Apply: Please submit resume to email@example.com