Enjoy the natural beauty of Northern New York, minutes from Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Help us shape Northern New York Healthcare - Incredible results start with incredible people. They are looking for eager professionals to join the growing staff in the intensive care unit!
Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension.
Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient.
Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.
Possesses a thorough knowledge of nursing principles
Must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts or move patients in a safe manner.
Must be able to function well in stressful situations and have good, creative, problem-solving skills.
Strong leadership skills with ability to prioritize and delegate. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required. May be required to assume duties as a charge nurse.
Coronary care course or successful completion of challenge exam within the orientation period. Basic lethal dysrhythmia within six months of employment.
Paid Time Off
Medical Spending Account
$7500 Sign-On Bonus
$5000 Loan Forgiveness after 1 year (up to 4 years)