Job Description

  • Utilize the nursing process to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient care.
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific patient’s needs.
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
  • Plans for expected outcomes of care for those patients assigned.
  • Communicates nursing interventions, expected outcomes and the time frames for expected completion to other members of the facility health care system.
  • Functions as a resource to the health care team members in planning for patient’s discharge.
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment.
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions.
  • Uses clinical judgments in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of and assigned unit/floor including established priorities.
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
  • At the facility, analyzes, interprets, and incorporates information from other health care members.
  • Dress/attire is clean, professional and appropriate for the clinical area assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Current Registered Nurse License for the state of NY
  • The physical ability and perceptual acuity, (e.g., visual, hearing, etc…) to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Minimum of one year acute care experience in the area of expertise within the last three years.
  • Documentation that demonstrates certification in the area of expertise (NICU) or its equivalent.
  • Current BLS card and ACLS card
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.