Registered Nurse / RN
$5,000 Sign-on Bonus!
How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our 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 services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
Hackensack Meridian Nursing and Rehab (HMNR) offers various programs designed to advance your nursing skills and your career! To ensure that our nurses can balance work, life and continuing education, HMNR makes it a priority to accommodate flexible work schedules for nurses who are enrolled in nursing degree programs.
In addition, nurses who are new to HMH and meet eligibility and scheduling requirements are eligible for SIGN-ON BONUSES as follows:
RN - $5,000
LPN - $5,000
Each of our sites offers varied shift pattern options for RNs and LPNs:
Bayshore Health Care Center: Four 10-hour shifts (40 hours)
Nursing & Rehab at Wall: Three 12-hour shifts (36 hours)
Nursing & Rehab at Brick: Three 12-hour shifts or five 8-hour shifts (36 or 4o hours)
Nursing & Rehab at Shrewsbury: Four 10-hour shifts or five 8-hour shifts (40 hours)
Manor by the Sea in Ocean Grove: Five 8-hour shifts (40 hours)
The Willows in Holmdel: Five 8-hour shifts (40 hours)
The Hackensack Meridian Nursing and Rehabilitation (HMNR) RN Nurse Residency Program is a twelve-month program developed to expand upon the critical thinking capacity of new RNs as they are guided and supported in the transition from student nurse to RN practice. Nurse Residents (NR) are expected to be active participants, fully engaged in the learning process and committed to completing the requirements of this twelve-month program. There are two tracks: one for new to practice licensed RNs and one for seasoned Rehab LPNs who have attained an RN License. At the completion of the twelve-month program, there is a graduation ceremony and a monetary award of $1,000 for each graduate! After graduation, the RN will be eligible to apply for the Senior Nurse position, which is an introduction to Leadership responsibilities/roles.
Hackensack Meridian Health Nursing and Rehabilitation's (HMNR) Clinical Ladder Program, signified as the Clinical Advancement and Recognition of Excellence or C.A.R.E., is an outcome based clinical recognition program for which clinical nurses are acknowledged and rewarded for achieving and demonstrating increased levels of expertise, and for their ability to make an impact on resident/patient outcomes at the bedside. All part-time (over 20 hours/week) and full-time clinical nurses who have met expectations on the Annual Performance Appraisal are eligible to apply after one (1) year of service. This includes all "hands-on" RNs and LPNs, including unit managers, supervisors, and case managers. Additional compensation of $1 per hour is provided to approved participants who satisfy the activity requirements and eligibility standards of this program.
In addition to these programs, RNs receive additional compensation for earning their BSN and earning and maintaining up to two approved nursing certifications.
We encourage you to review all of our benefits offerings at www.teamhmh.com!
A day in the life of a Registered Nurse - Neurology Rehab at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
- A Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health involves the delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care. A day in the life of a Registered Nurse includes: Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation.
- Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation.
- Performs age and disease specific assessment / data collection independently in a systematic manner focusing on physiologic, psychological and cognitive status.
- Recognizes clinical and diagnostic status changes in patient status.
- Identifies variables in patient/family education needs based on age, disease, and culturally specific learning differences.
- Develops a plan of care that prescribes strategies and interventions to attain expected outcomes.
- Formulates age and disease specific patient / family centered goals / outcomes based on assessment data.
- Develops and coordinates a plan of care which is patient / family focused, prioritized and encompasses the continuum of care.
- Communicates, coordinates, and implements the plan of care.
- Provides ongoing communication with patient / family, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status, rendered care and treatment plans.
- Implements age and disease specific care in an organized and timely manner.
- Provides or coordinates the patient / family education as needed and ensures understanding.
- Performs according to established protocols in clinical situations, including communicating with appropriate persons and documenting events.
- Provides nursing care and treatments that reflect the patients' needs, advocates appropriately and demonstrates evidence-based nursing practice and compliance with standards.
- Performs continuous Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient's assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care.
- Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients.
- Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care.
- Evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.
- Utilizes critical thinking skills based on nursing knowledge to achieve desired patient outcomes.
- Initiates interventions related to patient's change in condition and unexpected response to care.
- Additional Responsibilities:
- Identifies ethical issues in the practice setting and brings them to the attention of other team members.
- Recognizes and responds to opportunities to enhance patient satisfaction.
- Must acquire and maintain competencies, certifications and continuing education in order to meet any facility accreditation or individual licensing requirements.
- Adheres to American Nurses Association Code for Nurses with Interpretive Statements.
- Adheres to HMH Organizational and Managerial competencies and standards of behavior.
- Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- BSN in progress and/or willing to acquire within three (3) years of hire.
- Must have six (6) or more months of relevant nursing experience OR must be an active participant with Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency Program.
- The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
- National Certification in area of specialty preferred when eligible.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
- NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License.
- AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility
As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.