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Staff Nurse - Med/Surg
RN - MS
New York, New York
Permanent
NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals

Join an exciting team of dedicated employees who help all New Yorkers – without exception – to live the healthiest life possible. At NYC Health and Hospitals, in addition to clinical positions in medicine and nursing, we also offer job opportunities in allied health care, administrative support, and professional positions.
$84,744.00/year
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Job Details

Description

Staff Nurse - Med/Surg

Purpose:

Nursing care to hospitalized patients involves diagnosing and treating responses to actual and prandial health problems through case finding, health teaching, counseling, and providing care that supports healthy life and well-being.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Assesses and monitors patient’s condition and initiates appropriate nursing interventions, including direct patient care.
Plans and evaluates the delivery of nursing care utilizing the nursing process; formulates and implements a procedure of care based on identified needs; sets priorities and delivers care to meet patient needs.
Collaborates with other health professionals in the care of assigned patients, including patient/ significant other teaching and discharge planning.
Assists with diagnostic tests/procedures and administers medications according to policy; evaluates patient responses and makes appropriate revisions in the patient’s care plan.
Recognizes emergencies and acts effectively according to protocols; assumes personnel responsibility for safe work habits and patient safety; utilizes/enforces standard precautions.
Maintains professional competence through participation in continuing education; attends annual mandatory classes; maintains CPR certification.
Participates in performance assessment/improvement activities as assigned.
Performs unit management activities in the absence of HN or as assigned; keeps HN or unit activities/needs in her absence.
Participates in the accreditation process.
Participates in QI and discharge planning activities.
Provides direct care to patients in the following age groups: Geriatrics, Middle adults, and young adults.

Requirements
For individuals holding an unrestricted registered professional nursing license BEFORE July 1,
2020 in New York State, another state or United States territory:
1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse
in New York State; and
2. Valid and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart
Association (AHA).
For individuals issued a registered professional nursing license on or AFTER July 1, 2020,
based on expected implementation of Chapter 502 of the Laws of 2017 and Chapter 380 of the
Laws of 2018:
1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional
Nurse in New York State; and
a. A Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing or higher (or other nursing degree, as identified by NYS
Education Department including Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of
Philosophy Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Science) from an accredited college or
university, registered with the NYSED; or
b. Obtains a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing or higher, as described in “a” above, within ten
(10) years of the date of initial licensure; and
2. Valid and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association
(AHA).



Nurse Residency Program: Get the support you need to grow and thrive at NYC Health + Hospitals through our innovative
All full-time new hires that are recent graduates or new to their specialties are automatically enrolled in our 12-month Nurse Residency Program to assist in the transition to professional nursing practice while delivering patient care in a clinical environment. The Nurse Residency Program features interactive sessions, special educational events, simulations, and group seminars on evidence-based best practices, decision-making, conflict-resolution, end-of-life care, health care quality, patient safety and more. Participants will receive mentorship support, build relationships with nursing peers and develop leadership skills. For more information, log into https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/nurses4nyc/.

Department Preferences
Demonstrate commitment to continued professional development

Effective communication skills, oral and written

Ability to establish successful interpersonal relationship with patients and coworkers
Location
New York, New York 11226
Profession
Registered Nurse
Specialty
Medical Surgical
Employment Type
Permanent
Shift
day
Compensation
$84,744.00/year
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