Residential Care Nurse Residency - South
Employment Type: Full-Time
Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking New Jersey Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses to join our Nursing & Rehab Team!
Why work for Hackensack Meridian Health Nursing & Rehab?
Hackensack Meridian Health Rehabilitation delivers a seamless continuum of comprehensive, high quality rehabilitative health care including
Acute Care, Sub-acute Care, and Long-term care at our various skilled nursing and rehab and assisted living facilities in New Jersey.
In addition to offering competitive pay rates,
Hackensack Meridian Health's Nursing & Rehab, Sub-Acute, and Assisted Living Facilities offer team members a
Total Rewards package including excellent and affordable benefits customizable to each team member's needs. Benefits include:
* Low-cost health and wellness benefits through Horizon Blue Cross for medical, dental, vision and Rx
* Company-paid life and disability insurance with the option to purchase supplemental insurance at a low cost
* 401(k) savings plan through TIAA including an annual company contribution and a matching contributions
* Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy
* Substantial tuition reimbursement for full-time and part-time team members
* Quality of life benefits at no cost to make balancing work and life easier
* An excellent culture and work environment where team members can be collaborative, creative, courageous and compassionate
while providing superior care to our patients as they advance their careers with a leading health network!
We offer full-time, part-time and per diem opportunities on day, evening and night shifts.
Our New Jersey Facilities
Nursing & Rehab in Brick provides both short-term and sub-acute rehabilitation programs for patients as an alternative to prolonged hospital care. In this 137 bed facility patients receive various services on site in order to eliminate re-hospitalization. Brick is the only skilled nursing facility in New Jersey to receive the Advanced Certification in Heart Failure from the Joint Commission in conjunction with American Heart Association. It's conveniently located near Parkway Exit 91, just down the street from Ocean Medical Center.
Manor By the Sea in Ocean Grove is a 147 bed inpatient nursing & subacute rehabilitation facility providing personalized medical care programs for Long-Term and Short-Term Nursing & Rehabilitation to patients of all ages. Our services are an alternative to prolonged hospital care. The facility provides easily accessible living space with luxurious amenities and beautifully decorated private and common areas which make our patients feel at home. The subacute unit offers the latest technologies, design, equipment and spaciously well-appointed rooms, including private bedrooms and living space for bariatric and palliative care patients. This location is easily accessible by public transportation, located right between Bradley Beach and Asbury Park.
Nursing & Rehab in Wall is strictly a rehabilitation facility with 126 beds caring for patients of all ages whose length of stay can range from three days to several weeks. This facility has achieved the Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, signifying based on team member job satisfaction that nurses can flourish and feel empowered in their careers. Also, this facility is CARF Certified (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), which means that standards for providing top-quality services and the best rehab care have been achieved. This facility is not far from Garden State Parkway Exit 98.
HMH Nursing & Rehab at Red Bank is a newer addition to the HMH Family, located on a quiet street within minutes of Garden State Parkway Exit 109. In this 180-bed sub-acute and long-term care facility, skilled professionals provide care for residents age 35 and over who have complex plans of care. This facility works closely with the Riverview Medical Center and is Medicare and Medicaid-approved.
Nursing & Rehab in Shrewsbury provides a wide range of short- and long-term medical and rehabilitation programs. Meridian Nursing & Rehab's continuum of care approach helps achieve the most successful outcomes. The Subacute Care Unit at Meridian Nursing & Rehab at Shrewsbury has 140 beds and cares for patients who require complex medical care, requiring skilled nursing and progressive rehabilitation services. Shrewsbury also offers palliative and hospice care on site. This facility is conveniently located between Red Bank and Eatontown.
Bayshore Health Care Center in Holmdel, located on the Bayshore Medical Center campus right off Garden State Parkway Exit 117, is a Medicare and Medicaid-approved skilled nursing facility with 232 total licensed beds including 121 long-term nursing care beds, 37 Alzheimer's/Dementia unit beds, 52 subacute rehabilitation beds, and a separate 11-bed Ventilator Unit. The center's central location on the hospital's campus offers residents immediate access to acute care and diagnostic services.
The Willows in Holmdel is an assisted living facility adjacent to Bayshore Health Care Center and Bayshore Medical Center, near Garden State Parkway Exit 117. With 74 beds, this facility provides comprehensive services, amenities and support tailored to the unique needs of each resident. Our registered nurses will assess each patient's individual needs and develop a personalized program of assistance designed to promote health, safety, independence and dignity. In addition to receiving assistance with daily tasks such as housekeeping, medication administration and personal care, residents of our all-inclusive assisted living communities enjoy restaurant-style dining, entertainment, social events, games and trips - all specially designed to keep residents engaged, vibrant and active.
The Hartwyck at Oak Tree in Edison, a 120 bed facility, is a very unique facility offering highly skilled and specialized care. This facility is recognized as a Five-Star Facility by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In addition to providing long term care, Oak Tree offers specialty care for ventilator patients as well as those with traumatic brain injury. The treatment team consists of physical therapists, social workers, recreation therapists, as well as specialized treatment care providers, including respiratory therapists, cognitive therapists, head trauma nurses and specially trained support staff. Oak Tree is one of the few facilities in the area offering such comprehensive services making our facility truly one of a kind.
Whispering Knoll in Edison offers an alternative for people who are looking for more than just senior housing; it offers them a special place to call home. We believe that 'assisted living' means allowing seniors to maintain their independence and pursue their interests for as long as possible. The beautifully designed facility features numerous unique amenities in addition to one and two bedroom living spaces, including scenic gardens, peaceful patios, library, a cinema, gym and game room, formal dining room and bistro. This facility is proud to have the designation of Advanced Standing, given by the New Jersey Department of Health and the Health Care Association of New Jersey Foundation (HCANJF). Advanced Standing was created to bestow distinction upon Assisted Living facilities, like Whispering Knoll, who have demonstrated a level of quality and service excellence that exceeds those standards established by state regulations.
The Hartwyck at Cedar Brook in Plainfield is a Medicare and Medicaid approved skilled nursing facility with 106 total licensed beds, including 24 beds designated specifically for Huntington's disease patients. Cedar Brook is honored to be one of a few centers in the nation that provides specialized Huntington's disease services to its residents. A passionate, caring team of dedicated professionals provides Huntington's residents with the specialized care and support they need, while maintaining the highest quality of life and care for them. This facility also provides long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, physical, occupational, speech and recreation therapies, 24-hour skilled nursing, respite and hospice care, physician services and family support. The facility's home-like setting along with Cedar Brook Park in its backyard, allow for a warm, cozy, friendly atmosphere for all to enjoy. Residents, patients and team members are truly family at Cedar Brook. Many team members at this facility have been part of the facility for many years.
The Harborage in North Bergen, located right on the Hudson River and adjacent to Palisades Medical Center, offers spectacular views of Manhattan along with the peace of mind that comes from being so close to acute care if and when it's needed. And the opposite is true, too - Palisades Medical Center residents in need of continued care can find it at The Harborage. In each section of The Harborage - Long Term Care, Subacute Care/Rehabilitation and Ventilation Therapy - residents receive consistent, comprehensive care and services from a dedicated Care Team. Care Teams are assembled based on the type of care required as well as individual needs. But we're just as committed to other aspects of our residents' lives.
Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!
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. The Hackensack Meridian Nursing and Rehabilitation (HMNR) RN Nurse Residency Program is a twelve-month program developed to expand upon 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 of $2 per hour for obtaining their BSN, and all nursing roles are eligible for additional compensation for earning and maintaining up to two approved nursing certifications at $1 per hour for each certification.
Please review the current shift patterns at our various sites:
Bayshore Health Care Center: Four 10-hour shifts for RNs and LPNsNursing & Rehab at Wall: Three 12-hour shifts for RNs and LPNsNursing & Rehab at Brick: Three 12-hour shifts for RNs and Five 8-hour shifts for LPNsNursing & Rehab at Shrewsbury: Varied/flexible shift patterns for RNs and LPNsManor by the Sea in Ocean Grove: Varied/flexible shift patterns for RNs and LPNs
A day in the life of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health can be described as follows:
* Functions responsibly as an educator; teaches patients and families based on identified health needs.
* Utilizes appropriate teaching methodologies based upon the learning needs of the patients.
* Performs as a practitioner in a safe and efficient manner.
* Actively perpetuates assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of resident care plan are reflective of Policy and Procedure and Standard of Care, measured by complete and accurate documentation.
* Demonstrates team approach to problem solving through frequent communication and collaboration on complex issues.
* Monitors and supervises nursing staff to ensure quality of care.
* Maintains all facility equipment as per facility policy. Follows Manufacturers' specifications for use of equipment.
* IV pumps
* Identifies equipment problems and safety hazards and takes appropriate action to initiate repairs and/or correction of deficiencies.
* Supplies are stocked and cleaned as appropriately so equipment is readily available.
* Delegates tasks and assignments to appropriate staff within their scope of practice.
* Current and valid NJ RN or LPN License is required
* Experience with geriatric patients is preferred
* CPR/BLS Certification by American Heart Association is required
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!