Prime Healthcare

Graduate Nurse - Med/Surg/Tele

Facility St. Mary's General Hospital
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type


St. Mary's General Hospital, located in Passaic, NJ, is a community-based tertiary medical center focused on providing quality, compassionate care. It is an acute care hospital providing a broad range of services including cardiovascular services as well as a comprehensive program for cancer care. The hospital is also a center of excellence for maternal-child health and outpatient behavioral health services.  It is the only hospital in Passaic and with over 550 physicians and 1,000 employees, and is one of the largest employers in the county. Every member of the St. Mary's General team is committed to providing respectful, personalized, high-quality care. St. Mary's General Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare, which has been lauded as a "Top 15 Healthcare System" by Truven Health Analytics. For information, visit


A Graduate Registered Nurse (GRN) must hold a current temporary practice permit and may only practice professional nursing under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse. Supervision is defined as the physical presence of a license Registered Nurse in the practice area or unit where the GRN is providing patient care. The GRN is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process and that is within the scope of practice as determined by the state board of nursing and organizational policies and procedures. The GRN is responsible and accountable for the care provided to his/her assigned patients and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team. The GRN will communicate changes in the patients clinical condition to the supervising licensed Registered Nurse and the physician in regards to changes in the patients clinical condition including vital signs, cardiac monitoring, diagnostic results and other related symptomatology. He/she will respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment and document all relevant data in the electronic medical record. The GRNs temporary Nurse Permit will expire after 3 months from the date the permit is issued. During this time the GRN must successfully complete the NCLEX-RN. If the GRN does not successfully complete the NCLEX-RN within the three month timeframe the permit will expire and the individual will no longer be eligible to work.


1. Graduate from an accredited nursing program
2. Current Temporary Graduate Nurse Permit
3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
4. Current ACLS (AHA) preferred


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law:


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