Excellent Full Benefits, Shift: Nights 7pm - 7am, for a medical center.
Enjoy the natural beauty of Northern New York, minutes from Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Two RN's needed for multiple settings: Emergency & ICU.
The RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. Renders professional care in accordance with the physician/provider treatment plan and the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. He/She is a clinical practitioner who coordinates and implements patient care specific to the patient population served on the assigned units. He/She ensures that compassionate, engaged care meets or exceeds quality standards. Care is provided in an efficient and safe manner consistent with the NYS licensure. Utilizes nursing skills to determine the biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self care, cultural, ethnic and spiritual and educational needs of the patient/family/significant other to develop, implement and revise the plan of care. In doing so, performs frequent and accurate assessments, interprets and correlates finding, establishes plan of care and implements short term goals. The RN observes patient progress, records pertinent observations, implements physician and nursing treatment plans and evaluates outcomes. The RN recognizes the legal responsibilities as specified by law and abides within those responsibilities. The RN may participate in weekend, holiday, on call, and evening/night rotations.
Working Conditions :
- May have irregular hours and long periods of standing.
- Possible exposure to blood borne pathogens and other communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, pharmaceuticals/medicinal preparations, sharps and other conditions common to a hospital environment.
- May be exposed to infectious specimens (e.g. blood, body fluids and/or tissues), diseases, soiled laundry, lifting and handling of heavy patients, but potential for personal harm or injury to self or others is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed.
- Able to pass employee physical prior to orientation.
- Able to maintain emotional stability.
- Must be in good physical condition to meet the demands of an active position, including extensive walking, moderate sitting, standing and lifting.
- Physically able to perform BLS.
- Works on nursing unit which is clean, well lighted and with appropriate temperature controls.
- Must be able to utilize various medical equipment in nursing dept.
- Performs exposure prone/invasive procedures.
- May be exposed to latex.
- Must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts or other personnel to lift and move patients of all sizes and weights in a safe manner throughout the entire shift.
- Must be able to work in a very stressful environment dealing with psychiatric and detox patients, families of sudden death victims, trauma and abuse patients.
- External applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions, either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case-by-case basis.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Visual and auditory acuity with or without adaptive devices.
- Responds to code 25’s as needed.
- Minimum Education Requirement: Graduate from a School of Nursing.
- Minimum Experience Requirement: 1 year emergency room experience OR 1 year of ICU experience required.
- Minimum License Requirement: Current NYS RN license. BLS and ACLS required.