Meridian Health REGISTERED NURSE - CTICU in Neptune, New Jersey

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Meridian Health our nursing teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of nursing services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care to open heart surgery patients, while demonstrating knowledge and competency in his/her professional practice. S/he performs clinical assessments of patients, establishes, implements a plan of care and evaluates the outcome of that care. Responsibilities include:

  • Direct oversight and care to cardiac surgery patients in the intensive care unit.

  • Obtaining and interpreting hemodynamic parameters.

  • Titrating IV infusions based on hemodynamic status.

  • Analysis of laboratory tests, managing, and weaning ventilated patients.

  • A current and active New Jersey RN license is required

  • 1-2 years critical care experience required

  • Cardiac surgery RN experience preferred

  • BSN strongly preferred

  • Telemetry certification required

  • (ACLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred

  • (BLS) Basic Life Support required

  • IV Certification required

  • Ventilator management preferred

  • Preferred National Certification/CARE

  • IABP and CVVH certification preferred

Job ID: 2016-18467

Process Level Name: JERSEY SHORE UNIV MED CTR

Shift: Night 12 Hours

Shift Hours: 7p-7:30a