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Hackensack Meridian Health Registered Nurse - Neonatal ICU (NICU) - Per Diem Nights in Hackensack, New Jersey


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • 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

  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status, rendered care and treatment plans

  • Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients

  • Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient's assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care

  • Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management

  • Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care


  • NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License is required

  • BSN in progress and/or willing to acquire within three (3) years of hire

  • Per diem positions require a minimum of 1 year of experience in NICU

  • 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.

  • BLS/CPR certification by the American Heart Association is required within 60 days of hire.

Job ID 2024-148514

Department Neonatal ICU (NICU)

Site Hackensack University Med Cntr

Job Location US-NJ-Hackensack

Position Type Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week 4

Shift Night

Shift Hours Night

Weekend Work One Weekend a Month

On Call Work No On-Call Required

Holiday Work Two of 6