University Hospital

We Don't Just Practice Medicine. 

We Lead It!

 

Located in Newark, New Jersey The University Hospital is an independent medical center with 519 licensed beds, an active medical staff of more than 525 and more than 3,600+ employees.  We are a regional resource for advanced care in a wide range of medical specialties.  We are home to northern New Jersey’s Level I Trauma Center and to complex medical specialties such as the Liver Transplant, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Stroke, and more...

 

BE AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL. 

 
                                 
 

University Hospital is near NYC with easy access to public transportation to and from Manhattan. Convenient parking is available. As one of New Jersey’s most outstanding hospitals, we are dedicated to patient care, research, and educating the physicians of tomorrow.

Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Environmental Services Worker position is to perform various tasks to maintain a clean, safe, and sanitary environment at University Hospital. Qualifications Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to carry out the duties of the position; prior experience in institutional environmental services is preferred.   University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety and goal achievements of assigned patients through assessing, diagnosing, planning and intervening in actual or potential health problems and evaluating patient’s response to the care. These responsibilities also include patient education and discharge planning. The Registered Professional Nurse places emphasis on mobilizing patients and preventing skin break down, falls and implements the appropriate measures to achieve this. The Registered Professional Nurse is a member of a designated care team and collaborates, coordinates and guides team members in planning patient care in a safe environment and achieving patient care goals according to the patient/family developmental stage and cultural expectations.   The competent practice of the Professional Registered Nurse is evidenced by patient/family goal achievement, patient/family satisfaction,...
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
Part Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Unit Clerk position is to be responsible for the management of clerical tasks and activities and coordination of unit/service area communication and information. This role supports the care teams, provides communication between departments and maintains an organized, functional desk/station. The competent functioning of the Unit Clerk is evident by meticulously maintained patient charts. Clear, respectful and efficient communication with patient/families, physicians, departments and unit staff, as well as a neat, organized station/desk.   Qualifications High School Diploma or GED/College Degree/Courses preferred. One (1) year of experience in general clerical duties is required. Medical terminology course is desirable. PC literacy required. Effective interpersonal skills. Basic computer skills. Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously.   University Hospital...
Assistant & Support Counseling
Jul 19, 2024
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Patient Care Technician (Certified) position is to be responsible for the delivery of safe, quality patient/family focused care and services under the direction of a Professional Registered Nurse. The Patient Care Technician (Certified) is a member of a designated care team and collaborates with team members in achieving goals. Patient care is provided congruent with the patient/family developmental stage and cultural expectations. The competent practice of the Patient Care Technician is evidenced by patient/family goal achievement, patient safety, patient/family satisfaction, and care and services that are thoroughly documented as dictated by policy and procedure. The Patient Care Technician (Certified) conducts her/himself according to the behavioral expectations articulated for this role. Qualifications Certified as a Patient Care Technician by National Healthcareer Association (NHA)...
Technician
Jul 19, 2024
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety and goal achievements of assigned patients through assessing, diagnosing, planning and intervening in actual or potential health problems and evaluating patient’s response to the care. These responsibilities also include patient education and discharge planning. The Registered Professional Nurse places emphasis on mobilizing patients and preventing skin break down, falls and implements the appropriate measures to achieve this. The Registered Professional Nurse is a member of a designated care team and collaborates, coordinates and guides team members in planning patient care in a safe environment and achieving patient care goals according to the patient/family developmental stage and cultural expectations.   The competent practice of the Professional Registered Nurse is evidenced by patient/family goal achievement, patient/family satisfaction,...
Technician
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities Responsibilities:   The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to be accountable for the care activities, safety and goal achievements of assigned patients through assessing, diagnosing, planning and intervening in actual or potential health problems and evaluating patient’s response to the care. These responsibilities also include patient education and discharge planning. The Registered Professional Nurse places emphasis on mobilizing patients and preventing skin break down, falls and implements the appropriate measures to achieve this. The Registered Professional Nurse is a member of a designated care team and collaborates, coordinates and guides team members in planning patient care in a safe environment and achieving patient care goals according to the patient/family developmental stage and cultural expectations. Qualifications Qualifications:  Licensed as...
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse position is to skillfully administer total patient care in accordance with Emergency Nursing Standards of Practice, provides leadership and clinical expertise in the assessing, planning and delivery of emergency care.  Provides specialized primary nursing care for acutely ill and injured trauma cases in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures. Qualifications Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.  Critical Care or Medical/Surgical experience preferred.  BLS required.  Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS).  ACLS and PALS required within twelve (12) months of employment and must maintained throughout employment.  Phlebotomy Certification or IV Certification is preferred but must be achieved within first six (6) months of hire.  Proficiency in the English language is required.  BSN...
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The Clinical Crisis Relief Worker provides basic patient care. Performs routine treatment procedures and assists in maintenance of a safe, clean patient environment. Ensures adherence to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Employee will work to the extent of their license and/or training. Qualifications Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must be able to take temperatures, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, and other simple procedures where indicated. Must be currently enrolled as a medical or nursing student.
Jul 19, 2024
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Nurse Anesthetist (Certified Registered) position is to administeranesthesia and anesthesia-related care in four general categories: (1) pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation; (2) anesthesia induction, maintenance, and emergence; (3) post-anesthesia care; and (4) perianesthetic and clinical support functions. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited Nurse Anesthesia Education Program with a Master’s Degree in a related field; or graduation from a program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education programs prior to January 1998 is required. Candidate must have sufficient sensory capacity to observe the patient and patient monitors. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively in both academic and health care settings. Must show evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work in teams and possess demonstrated...
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Nurse Anesthetist (Certified Registered) position is to administeranesthesia and anesthesia-related care in four general categories: (1) pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation; (2) anesthesia induction, maintenance, and emergence; (3) post-anesthesia care; and (4) perianesthetic and clinical support functions. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited Nurse Anesthesia Education Program with a Master’s Degree in a related field; or graduation from a program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education programs prior to January 1998 is required. Candidate must have sufficient sensory capacity to observe the patient and patient monitors. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively in both academic and health care settings. Must show evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work in teams and possess demonstrated...
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The Senior Patient Representative serves as a patient advocate and liaison between patients, visitors, physicians, and team members. This position will capture feedback through proactive patient rounding and serve as a lead to Patient Representatives. This role involves training new staff, providing guidance, and mentoring team members. Senior Patient Representative utilize resourcefulness, interpersonal communication skills, and service recovery methods to address complaints, and grievances. They support families in crisis through effective communication and information sharing between patients, family members, and staff. They proactively work to prevent complaints and grievances by consulting with other departments and advising on the most effective ways to promote patient satisfaction and resolve patient dissatisfaction. Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in the behavioral or social sciences, plus a...
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) position is to provide high quality patient care. The APN utilizes advanced practice nursing expertise to provide care to patients in the Emergency Department. Other responsibilities for the APN include, but are not limited to, participation in staff orientation, consultation and evaluation for patients, families and health care team members. Works collaboratively with Physicians, Nursing Director and Managers to identify patient care and staff development needs and quality improvement opportunities. Qualifications Certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Three (3) years of nursing experience in Emergency Department, Critical Care or Medical/Surgical required. One (1) year of experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Emergency, Critical Care, Adult or Family preferred. Demonstrates effective leadership competencies...
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Medical Office Assistant position is to provide support with the daily activities of the clinic including answering phones and routing calls, scheduling appointments, patient referrals, greeting and registering patients. Responds to requests and questions from hospitals, patients and referring physician offices. Assists with billing and record retention activities. Qualifications High school diploma or GED required; Associate degree preferred.  Two (2) years of progressively responsible clerical experience, including receptionist and scheduling duties required.  Experience in medical office setting including some billing preferred.  Computer skills (proficient w/MS Office & experience w/electronic registration and medical record systems) and excellent customer service skills required.  Ability to multi-task and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group...
Assistant & Support Physician & Surgeon
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Clinical Nurse Abstractor is to maintain, collect, and analyze patient medical records and ensures high levels of data abstraction that will be submitted into the National Cardiovascular Data Registries (NCDR). Carries out data management responsibilities for clinical data that are needed to fulfill the organizational quality improvement plan and to meet regulatory requirements. Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or a health-related field required. Master’s Degree in Information Technology preferred. Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. A minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience in the acute care setting required. Core understanding of cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, and treatment modalities preferred. Experience with Cardiology NCDR Registries data abstraction is required. Knowledge of Billing CPT/HCPCS-Codes is required....
Nursing
Jul 19, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities Performs a wide variety of administrative and support services within the Department of General Medicine. Under the direction of the practice leadership team, assists in overseeing the front-end back-end clerical operations for the practice. Assists in the planning and support of program activities. Coordinate office operations. Qualifications Associate Degree plus two (2) years of administrative experience in a medical practice or related health care business. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), etc. is required. Strong organizational and time management skills. Effective verbal and written communication. Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.   Credential required: Associate Degree Primary source verification: University
Assistant & Support Physician & Surgeon
Jul 18, 2024
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Paramedic PD (Per Diem) position is to, on a per diem as needed basis, provide and direct pre-hospital Basic and Advanced Life Support (BLS, ALS) in all weather conditions, in concert with other EMS employees and as a member of the patient care team under the direction of a licensed Medical Control Physician (MCP) and under the supervision of an EMS Supervisor, to patients of all ages and from all populations who experience any serious illness or injury, using age and population appropriate equipment and techniques to safely assess, treat, lift and move patients to the transport vehicle, and transport them to an appropriate medical facility, while completing all required documentation and other assigned duties supporting efficient EMS operations and representing UH, and EMS in a positive and professional manner.   Qualifications The Paramedic PD must have at least two (2) years EMS...
Technician
Jul 18, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities Under the direction of Manager/Supervisor(s), provides transportation service for patients from neonates to geriatrics and patient related materials. These materials may include, but are not limited to specimens, oxygen tanks, package, slips, supplies, medication orders, labs, etc. May utilize various such as equipment pagers, locks, etc. Performs preventive maintenance on all transport equipment as required. Qualifications High School Diploma or GED certificate required. One (1) year of customer service experience preferably in a healthcare environment required. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and/or communicate in English sufficiently to perform job duties. Ability to communicate with a variety of patients and health care professionals. Must be able to walk and stand for long periods, push, pull life and bend with hand and eye coordination in compliance with PM &R Physical Assessment. Must...
Technician
Jul 18, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Overview The primary purpose of the Palliative Care Coordinator position is to utilize expertise to provide bereavement services, palliative care, and spiritual support within University Hospital for patients who are dying and their families. Works collaboratively with the Advanced Practice Nurse for Ethic and Bereavement and with the Medical and Nursing Staffs of University Hospital to facilitate bereavement, spiritual support and palliative care that can serve as a model for other institutions. Assists in the gathering of data for research in end-of-life decision-making in collaboration with all health care disciplines. Facilitates bereavement support groups for families who experience the death of a loved one. Participates in staff development programs and patient/family education programs related to bereavement, end-of-life decision-making, patient rights, palliative care, and spiritual issues.  Responsibilities The primary...
Physician & Surgeon
Jul 18, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The QAPI Coordinator will collaborate with the Stroke Program Medical Director for the system, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of clinical care provided to the stroke patient population as set by the guidelines formulated from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) and for achieving/maintaining stroke certification(s) for the State of NJ and Joint Commission. Will provide in-depth knowledge of stroke care and procedures in order to drive systematic evaluation of stroke clinical care with an emphasis on patient safety and improving stroke care. Will review and analyze issues, identify opportunities for improvement, recommend corrective actions, and provide ongoing monitoring. Will utilize a standardized approach in evaluating the care delivery processes with an emphasis on decreasing variation and improving outcomes. Qualifications RN with license to practice in New Jersey...
Jul 18, 2024
Full Time
University Hospital Newark, NJ, USA
Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Central Service Technician II position is to perform duties associated with collecting, receiving, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilizing and distribution of medical devices, equipment machines and supplies used to support patient care.   Qualifications Ability to read, write, speak, understand or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. New Jersey accredited Central Service Certification is required for this position. Ability to operate basic computer systems (Windows) required.   University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit  www.uhnj.org/hrweb .
Technician