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Registered Nurse, Pain Management

Company: Atlantic Health System
Location: Summit
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Responsible for working with other healthcare professionals to help treat patients with various injuries, illnesses or disabilities. Monitors patients, administers medications, keeps records, consults with healthcare providers, educates patients and more.

Principal Accountabilities:

Maintains accurate, complete health care records and reports.

Administers medications to patients and monitors them for side effects and reactions.

Prescribes assistive medical devices and related treatments.

Monitors, reports, and records symptoms or changes in patient conditions.

Assesses, implements, plans, or evaluates patient nursing care plans by working with healthcare team members.

Records patient vital signs and medical information.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Provides direct patient care pre-, intra-, and post- procedure. Responds to varied patient needs and assesses patient response and tolerance to procedures. Provides close monitoring of all patients including patients receiving conscious sedation. Responds to all emergency situations within the department.

Prepares the patient for the procedure. Explains all aspects of the procedure being performed, reviews with the patient the equipment being used and medications that will be given during the procedure. Confirms the completeness of the chart prior to the patient being transferred to another unit or being discharged from the center. Ensures all charges for services and materials are entered correctly into EPIC. Makes follow up phone calls to the pain management patients.

Maintains a safe environment of care. Maintains emergency equipment and performs regular tests to ensure equipment/supply function and quality assurance. Identifies and participates in the resolution of problems related to supplies and equipment. Coordinates the ordering and use of supplies for the department.

Provides education. Acts as a nursing resource for information. Assists patients and their families with procedural education. Provides education to the nursing units regarding Pain Management Department Procedures as needed. Helps update changes in Pain Management policy and procedures. Ensures own education on current nursing issues, assists in implementation of The Joint Commission, and assists in the compliance of staff in the Health and Safety Training.

Communications with physicians, patients, and hospital personnel in a concise and informative manner. Maintains professional behavior at all times. Strives to establish a pleasant work environment and team focused atmospheres. Returns to work promptly following lunch and breaks. Adheres to hospitals shared values. Shows respect to fellow staff members at all times.

Regularly reviews patient documentations for accuracy, completeness, and compliance to regulatory regulations. Performs chart audits to identify areas for improvement.

Participates in the growth and development of the pain center while incorporating performance improvement actions. Identifies processes which are in needs of change and assists in the development and implementations of new processes. Involvement in Unit Based Shared Governance. Helps with the mentoring and development of staff members. Represents department in a positive leadership role at all times and in the absence of a coordinator.

Required:

BSN preferred

One year clinical experience in a procedural area.

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse.

BLS, ACLS, PALS required. Pain Management Certification a plus.

ABOUT US

At Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is; Anyone who enters one of our facilities, will receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. This commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 20,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the nation. Our facilities and sites of care include:

Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ

Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ

Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ

Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ

Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morristown, NJ

CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold, NJ

Atlantic Home Care and Hospice

Atlantic Mobile Health

Atlantic Rehabilitation

We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. Atlantic Accountable Care Organization is one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and we are a member of AllSpire Health Partners.

We have received awards and recognition for the services we have provided to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:

100 Best Companies to Work For - and FORTUNE - magazine for 15 years

Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare

150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare

100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review

Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP

Gold-Level "Well Workplace": Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)

One of the 100 Best Workplaces for "Millennials" Great Place to Work - and FORTUNE - magazine

One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work - and FORTUNE - magazine

Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets

NJ Sustainable Business

Named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, a World's Best Hospital by Newsweek and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the NY Metro area by U.S. News & World Report.

Our Atlantic Neuroscience Institute is the region's leader in neuroscience care. A hub for the New Jersey Stroke Network, we offer a broad range of advanced neurological, neurosurgical and neurodiagnostic services. We are also certified as a Level IV Epilepsy Center and home to the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, where more brain tumor surgeries are performed than anywhere else in New Jersey. Our CyberKnife - program is the largest and most experienced in the state. We also have a satellite emergency department in Union, NJ, which treats about 40,000 emergency cases each year.

Committed to providing exceptional care, Overlook Medical Center has achieved the prestigious Magnet - recognition. This designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. What's more, Overlook Medical Center has advanced certification from The Joint Commission for perinatal care and is designated an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Additional Joint Commission-certified services include behavioral health care, spine surgery, wound care, and primary care medical home (PCMH).

EEO STATEMENT

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

Keywords: Atlantic Health System, New York , Registered Nurse, Pain Management, Executive , Summit, New York

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