Surgical Unit – West 6Surgical 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 Fractures
Possible shifts open to:D/E/N, E/N, D/N, straight evenings, straight nights.Level III Registered Nurse (RN): The Level III RN is accountable for the provision of expert patient care based on established standards and utilizing the nursing process including service to patients with complex needs. The Level III nurse has increased responsibilities that may include staff orientation, patient care coordination, shift charge nurse, or other unit/service activities and may assume an expanded unit role as available and assigned by Nurse Manager. The Level III nurse supports peers in the delivery of patient care, uses and role models appropriate team communication methods, and documents care that reflects the patient condition and priorities. The Level III nurse provides support to team problem solving. The Level III nurse identifies opportunities for self-growth and contributes to the development of other learners. The Level III nurse contributes to safe unit environment and operations by interpreting policy and procedures, sharing new evidence with peers, adhering to practice and policy standards, and supporting efficiencies in care. The Level III nurse identifies potential problems and demonstrates an enhanced level of critical decision making and conflict management skills. The Level III nurse participates in formal and informal educational activities that support evidenced based care and outcomes.
Qualifications:1.Education - BS in Nursing preferred.2. Experience (minimum) ASPN III: 2 years' experience as a Highland RN or 3 years RN experience from another healthcare provider3. License/Certification Required – Licensed by New York State to practice as a Registered Nurse. Current CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare providers for Healthcare providers) upon hire.4. Skills (to include equipment, software, etc.): Basic knowledge of a PC including internet and email use
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