St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.
Responsible for the organization and management of nursing personnel practices during a designated shift. Ensures a professional environment and assists staff as necessary. Evaluates the effectiveness of the nursing care given.
Provides direct patient care and assigns nursing staff in accordance with patient acuity. Acts as a resource to staff. Investigates complaints or incidents concerning patients, visitors, physicians and subordinates referring back to the supervisor. Assists the Manager in assuring adequate nursing staff on designated shift. Ensures a safe, professional environment for patient, families and staff. Plans and implements age specific nursing interventions, which maximize patient/significant other involvements and existing resources to provide for optimum patient outcomes. Participates in Performance Improvement. Implements and performs age specific assessment and appropriate nursing care interventions according to prescribed therapeutic regimen and reports abnormalities to MD/APN promptly with accurate documentation. Manages all aspects of designated specialties. Ensures the rooms are sufficiently stocked with necessary medical supplies and equipment bringing to the manager's attention any supplies needed to be ordered. Works in collaboration with the Central Sterile Services manager and resource staff to ensure proper use of instrumentation, and equipment. Meets with surgeons/doctors within specialty to ensure service efficiency and promote physician satisfaction. Meets all required competencies for department, unit and/or hospital. Responsible for performing all other duties as assigned. Special Projects