Sep 29, 2022

Registered Nurse / RN Residency Program OR

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Westwood, NJ, USA

Job Description

Registered Nurse RN, Residency Program Surgery OR, Full Time, Days


Who We Are


Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, NJ is a full-service, 128-bed hospital that serves the Pascack Valley and Northern Valley communities with a caliber of care that is consistent with Hackensack Meridian Health’s world class standard. The medical center is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Healthcare, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies. This state-of-the-art health care facility features fully renovated and brand-new private rooms at no additional cost to patients. Pascack Valley Medical Center has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission in the area of Orthopedics (hip and knee), Sepsis and for Stroke. In addition, the medical center is a designated Stroke Center.


Pascack Valley Medical Center is committed to offering excellent care to the local community through various hospital services including a Women’s Center, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, Imaging and Diagnostics, Sleep Center, a Wound Care Center and a Center for Joint Replacement. In 2016, Pascack Valley Medical Center opened a brand new Emergency Department featuring over 22,000 square feet with all private exam rooms, fast track rooms for more efficient care and state-of-the-art equipment and technology.


We are looking for dynamic and passionate recent Registered Nurse graduate to join our Perioperative 101 Registered Nurse Residency Program!


What You'll Do  


The Perioperative 101 Program Resident will be engaged in a comprehensive education and training program (Perioperative 101 RN). The Perioperative 101 program is specifically designed to transition nurses without OR Nursing Experience into safe, competent, and professional Operating Room Nurses. The Nurse Resident will take part in a highly integrated and systematic approach. This program requires a commitment from the organization to the resident and vice versa. The transition from Nurse Resident to Operating Room RN will ensure responsible planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care, developing nursing care plans in coordination with the patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary and communicating changes in patient’s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate. The Operating Room Staff RN functions as a caregiver for a specific patient population in order to achieve desired outcomes. This position directs and oversees the care provided by other caregivers through delegation, validation, evaluation, and coordination. This position effectively coordinates patient care/unit activities among nursing peers, physicians and support services.  The RN Staff Nurse reports to the Nurse Manager and Nurse Director


What You'll Bring  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN preferred
  • Must be familiar with the basic nursing performance standards as
  • Previous experience in acute care nursing
  • Current state Registered Nurse license
  • Basic life support (BLS) required
  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS) must obtain before clinical
  • Must have NJ License
  • ACLS must obtain before clinical

Required skills knowledge & abilities:

  • Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Must have the ability to adapt to changing situations