Registered Nurse- Med Surg, Pavilion 8

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Pavilion 8 1 Cooper Plaza

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies, and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.


Pavilion-8, an Intermediate surgical and medical surgical unit with 30 single rooms and the capacity to be a complete intermediate unit, is genuinely committed to providing extraordinary patient care. Our surgical services include ENT, Vascular, Plastic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Surgical oncology, and Urology. Our leadership structure, comprised of a clinical director, an assistant clinical director, clinical nurse managers, and a clinical educator, is dedicated to supporting our staff and patient safety.


Pavilion-8 is supported by our unit secretaries, critical care technicians, and registered nurses seven days a week.  Our nurses work with ratios ranging from 3:1 up to 6:1, depending on our unit census and acuity.  We work towards having all of our nurses’ cross-trained in surgical intermediate within the first year at Cooper.  Pavilion-8 fosters a close relationship with our providers, as our APN’s and Surgical Residents are easily accessible for support, questions, and directions with patient care.  They have offices right here on the unit, along with our leadership team and our transitional care team. 

Short Description


The Registered RN is a professional caregiver who, as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team, assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and who supervises and provides care to these patients utilizing the nursing process including the therapeutic use of self.


  • Follows established policies and procedures. 
  • Communicates openly with internal customers and supervisors. 
  • Provides excellent customer service interfacing well with all levels of staff, management.
  • and physicians. 
  • Applies Cooper core values. 
  • Other duties as required.

Education Requirements

  • Graduate of NLN accredited School of Nursing 

License/Certification Requirements

  • Current NJ-RN License (Registered Nurse);
  • Current American Heart Association BLS Certification (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers); 
  • Certain specialties may require advanced certification (i.e., ACLS, NALS, PALS)


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