Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health , has been honored time and again—for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
As our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located— in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
The Nurse Educator is a registered professional nurse who has the expertise in nursing professional development, education, and/or a specific area of nursing practice. (S)He is responsible and accountable for the development and application of the Standards of Care with Jersey City Medical Center, in an effort to enhance the qualityof care provided to patients and families. The primary function is that of an educator, practitioner, consultant and change agent. This person must be able to assess data relevant to the learner's progress, and interpret the appropriate information necessary to develop group and individual learning plans. The Nurse Educator is considered tobe a clinical expert when positioned in a practice setting with abilities to foster the clinical development of the staff that she/he guides. This individual will be responsible to assess the educational needs of the staff on an on-going basis and to serve as a resource/coach for the nursing staff, educators, APNs, Management, and otherhealthcare providers. In addition to the aforementioned skills, nurse educators must possess clinical experience, training, and education aligned with their specialty practice area of focus. See Appendix A for a list of specialty-specific Nurse Educator requirements.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Required; MSN or MS preferred.
- Current NJ RN License required.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in specialty required
- Experience in Education or staff development preferred
- Knowledge of Telemetry required
- Cardiac Cath Lab experience
- Professional Certification in Nursing Professional
RWJBarnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.