Registered Nurse -
Registered Nurse
Cooperstown, New York
Bassett Healthcare Network

Bassett Healthcare Network

The Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services in upstate New York.

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Registered Nurse

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Bassett Medical Center is a proud affiliate of the Bassett Healthcare Network, an innovative and unique health care system that connects comprehensive care and services to people living throughout a 5,600-square-mile area of Central New York.

Job Summary:
The Registered Professional Nurse is accountable for the delivery of safe patient care. The RN assesses, plans, delivers, coordinates, integrates and evaluates nursing care related to patient’s needs. The RN contributes to the support of patients through interdisciplinary teamwork.

Essential Functions:
1. Collect, analyze and record relevant patient health data accurately.
2. Analyze assessment data to identify patient problems.
3. Identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient.
4. Develop a plan of care that describes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
5. Implement and record interventions appropriate to diagnosis or patient problem.
6. Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attainment of identified goals.
7. Adhere to approved, research-based practice standards.
8. Direct and supervise patient care provided by LPNs and support personnel.
9. Demonstrate consideration of safety, effective utilization of equipment and materials and cost in managing patient care.
10. Deliver care in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to patient diversity.
11. Assure that patients have informed consent signed for indicated procedures.
12. Act on behalf of patients in an ethical manner.
13. Adhere to ANA Code of Ethics for Professional Nurses.
14. Commit to an attitude of inquiry, research based practice and the advancement of nursing science.
15. Help to identify clinical problems requiring investigation.
16. Assist in the collection of data within a structured format.

Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population.
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
• Life insurance and disability protection
• Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

Job Qualifications:
• License/Certification: Current registration as Registered Nurse in New York State or valid interim permit. BLS certification or equivalent.
• Education: Graduation from a Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma Professional Nursing program.
• Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to assess patient status and take appropriate action. Demonstrates competency in required nursing skills relevant to area of practice. Able to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment.
• Physical Requirements: Walking, standing, squatting and kneeling through the shift. Ability to lift and position patients. Category I risk exposure as defined by OSHA. Must be able to identify and differentiate colors.
Cooperstown, New York 13326
Registered Nurse
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