Surgical Unit– West 6• Surgical unit specializing in Bariatrics, GI/GU, ENT, Geriatric Fractures, Urology, Vascular, and Thoracics• Pediatric patients who have had ENT surgeries• Board certified in Bariatrics and Geriatric Fractures3-5 years of Nursing Experience Five 8-hour shifts per week, 9am-5:30pm, may need to flex hours at times. Minimum weekend commitment with call.The position will be fully clinical. Highly motivated individual needed that takes initiative in a fast paced environment. -Discharge nurse/Admission nurse role-Facilitating discharges/ admissions-Collaborating with the interdisciplinary, and unit team leaders to coordinate care while streamlining patient flow.-Provide patient education, day of discharge, and prior to estimated discharge date-Safety Nurse Champion, attend HAC committee meetings monthly, perform audits, involved in unit-based quality/performance improvement initiatives, providing staff in-services/education -CHF Champion, working closely with the unit care coordinator to ensure CMS measures are met Senior Level III Registered Nurse (RN): The Senior Level III RN is accountable for the provision of expert patient care, including service to patients with complex needs. The Senior Level III serves as a unit staff mentor and has increased responsibilities that may include staff orientation, patient care coordination, shift charge nurse, and or other unit/service/ nursing department, or hospital practice activities. The Senior Level III Registered Nurse may assume an expanded unit role as assigned by Nurse Manager. The Level III nurse supports peers in the delivery of patient care, uses and role models team communication methods and coaches others in team communication principles. The Senior Level III nurse documents care that reflects the patient condition and priorities and coaches others to use professional and complete documentation. The Senior Level III nurse provides support to team problem solving. The Senior Level III nurse identifies opportunities for self-growth and takes a leadership role for the development of other learners. The Senior Level III nurse contributes to safe unit environment and operations by interpreting policy and procedures, sharing new evidence with peers, adhering to standards, monitoring care and operational outcomes, and supporting efficiencies in care. The Senior Level III nurse identifies potential problems and demonstrates an enhanced level of critical decision making and conflict management skills. The Senior Level III nurse identifies learning needs of others and patient safety issues, and develops an appropriate plan of action based on best practices
Minimum recent 3-5 years RN expertise in an acute care setting. BS in Nursing preferred. Licensed by New York State to practice as a Registered Nurse. Current CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare providers preferred).
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