RN Experienced - Maternal Child Float FT Night

Job Posting Date:
Jan 21, 2015
A NYS licensed RN with a minimum of 3 years hospital experience in Labor Delivery, Mother / Baby, NICU, Peds or PICU as an RN. Certification requirements include ACLS, BLS, telemetry and ventilator. BSN preferred.
Duties and Responsibilities:


Our Registered Nurse's mission is to provide quality patient care to our patients and their families. As a Registered Nurse, you will perform an age-specific plan of care for a designated group of patients using the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. You will collaborate with physicians and other health team members in coordinating and implementing procedures and treatments, using your leadership skills and clinical judgment in coordinating patient care.

Responsibilities include:

1. Demonstrates strong clinical and critical thinking skills

·         Demonstrates ability to prioritize, organize and manage patient care assignment

·         Performs initial and ongoing assessments using appropriate techniques and resources

·         Develops an individualized plan of care, using the best available evidence and/or research data to obtain expected and desired outcomes

·         Implements and evaluates progress of interventions identified in the plan of care 

·         Discusses daily plan of care with interdisciplinary team and identifies and coordinates interdisciplinary referrals as needed

2 Acts as a patient advocate in all aspects of care

·         Respects cultural differences, religious differences and the individuality of internal and external customers

·         Identifies and meets educational needs of patients and  families, including healthy practices and treatment modalities

·         Nurtures collaborative and cooperative relationships with other members of the health care team to facilitate patient care outcomes

3. Administers medications correctly and safely

·         Correctly identifies medication: action, dosage, side effects and implications for the patient

·         Meets standard on medication administration exam

·         Demonstrates preparation as needed

·         Educates patients and significant others related to drug and food interactions 

 4. Assures responsibility and accountability for decision making and patient care

·         Positively adapts to change and is responsive to new ideas 

·         Practices within the scope of practice as outlined by the American Nurses Association and other regulatory agencies 

Our Mission

"To be the premier healthcare institution serving our greater community by providing excellence in clinical care and patient safety, education, clinical research, and service."

Our Values:

·         Caring and Compassion

·         Commitment

·         Caution

·         Candor

·         Courage

·         Competence

·         Continuous Learning

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