Staff Nurse-CARDIOLOGY CLINIC
Pay Frequency: Annual
About NYC Health + Hospitals
Kings County Hospital Center has a rich legacy for its pioneering role in medicine. Today, with over 625 beds, our hospital remains on the cutting edge of technology and provides the most modern procedures with state-of-the-art equipment. Built in 1831 as a one room infirmary for publicly supported care of the sick, Kings County Hospital Center continues to be a leading healthcare facility whose mission is to provide care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital provides a wide range of health services, and specialties are offered in all fields of modern medicine. More than 200 clinics provide a wide array of ambulatory care services.
Shift: II (8:00AM – 4:30PM)
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Under the general supervision of the Head Nurse/Nurse Manager, a staff nurse assigned to the general care unit provides age-appropriate professional nursing care including, assessment, planning, problem identification, care implementation, patient/family education, and evaluation of care in the adolescents, adults, and elderly population.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Medical/Surgical Acute Care (In patient)
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assesses and re-assesses patients’ needs/problems and to determine response to treatment/intervention; completes admission assessment within 24 hours where applicable.
- Demonstrates ability to screen and refer for psychosocial problems including elder abuse/neglect, domestic violence, depression, suicide risk, and substance abuse.
- Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in developing plan of care; provides and documents intervention according to established policies.
- Demonstrates ability to perform general procedures, including medication management, venipuncture and peripheral IV insertion.
- Utilizes available technology and equipment in providing patient care.
- Communicates patient’s progress/issues using handoff and escalation policies.
- Participates in Unit Performance Improvement activities.
- Conforms to regulatory agency standards that guide care in the assignment specialty.
- Serves as patient/family advocate; provides age-appropriate education to patients/family.
- Demonstrates commitment to continued professional development, including Specialty Board Certification.
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
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
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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/.
- One (1) year Medical Surgical RN experience preferred.
- Knowledgeable in Medical/Surgical (Acute Care)
- EPIC (EMR) Strongly Desired
How To Apply
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