Registered Nurse--Psychiatric Unit

Shift: Night
Schedule: PRN Per Diem

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Registered Nurse–Psychiatric Unit to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

The Registered Nurse—Psychiatric Unit, will direct and oversee the care provided by other caregivers through delegation, validation, evaluation, and coordination.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Perform through and timely assessment of patient’s condition including physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative aspects

  • Report pertinent observations regarding the patient to the physician, and other team members

  • Discuss patient care as it relates to evidence based practice/s

  • Develop individualized patient care plans

  • Provide education consistent with the patient/family’s learning abilities and preferences

  • Administer medications to patients in an accurate and timely manner

  • Appropriately provide charting updates to patient’s medical records

  • Transcribe, verify, and carry out physician orders in an accurate and timely manner

  • Recognize and respond to opportunities to enhance overall patient experience

  • Precept newly employed team members and students

  • Assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary strategies

  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring  

  • Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required, Bachelor's of Nursing Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a registered nurse in a psychiatric or behavioral health care facility preferred
  • Current and valid NJ Registered Nurse license
  • BLS certification required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer/patient centric attitude a must

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with Company match

  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank

  • 6 Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.