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Nurse Coordinator

Job ID 5946861 Date posted 10/10/2017

Matheny Medical and Educational Center

65 Highland Avenue

Peapack, NJ 07977

Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a unique special hospital and school for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities, is seeking a:

Nurse Coordinator

*Full Time*

  • Provides active, ongoing supervision to the outpatient clinic staff to ensure that daily operations and functions occur at an optimal level of efficiency.
  • Performs nursing duties for all primary and subspecialty clinics, coordinating with the MCMD Medical Director.
  • Develops and maintains departmental policies and procedures with their direct supervisor
  • Ensures compliance of policies with state, federal and other regulatory agency requirements (OSHA, Joint Commission, and NJDOH).
  • Reports clinical activity and utilization through the CNO to the Executive Medical Committee
  • Represents the outpatient clinic on interdisciplinary committees within the hospital.

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Experience preferred.
  • Registered Nurse within New Jersey.
  • CPR/BLS required.

    Matheny offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, tax deferred retirement plan, and generous paid time off.

    To Apply Please Send Your Resume to: jobs@matheny.org

    EOE M/F/D/V

  • Nursing at Matheny is a challenging and rewarding experience. Our focus is on maintaining patient wellness so they can benefit fully from participation in our therapy, education, recreation and community programs. The nurse’s role involves a close partnership with the medical staff to provide the best possible care for each patient. Nurses at all levels are active members of the interdisciplinary team, various committees and in the complete strategic planning process.

    It takes special people to care for those with special needs.

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    While the great majority of Matheny patients have cerebral palsy as their primary diagnoses, Matheny also has patients with spina bifida, Lesch-Nyhan Disease (LND) and a wide range of uncommon conditions including Rett syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Cornelia De Lange syndrome, Wolf-Hirshorn syndrome and 4Q Deletion syndrome. Lesch-Nyhan Disease is a rare x-linked recessive disorder associated with cognitive impairment, high levels of uric acid in the blood, kidney involvement and the hallmark symptom -- severe and involuntary self-injurious behaviors. Matheny is recognized as the leading source of information on care issues regarding LND.

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