Acute Care for the Elderly Unit (ACE)/Alternate Level of Care Unit (ALC) – West 4
- With 16 Telemetry beds, serves medical/surgical patients, specializing in the geriatric population
- The ACE Unit is a 27-bed unit for medical-surgical patients with acute medical needs
- The ALC Unit is an 11-bed unit for non-acute patients awaiting placement
Position Summary: Provides professional nursing services for patients and their families and/or for the nursing department. Collaborates with other health care providers and health care team members to achieve expected patient outcomes and improve the care environment. Nurses use the nursing process and evidence based practice to coordinate and provide direct care and services that support care.Level II Registered Nurse (RN): The Level II RN, under the direction of the Nurse Manager, is accountable for provision of competent patient care based on established standards and the nursing process. The Level II Registered Nurse may assume expanded unit roles as available and assigned by Nurse Manager as a charge nurse or preceptor. The Level II nurse supports peers in the delivery of patient care, uses appropriate team communication methods, and practices care that reflects the patient condition and priorities. The Level II nurse provides support to team problem solving. The Level II nurse identifies opportunities for self-growth and contributes to the development of other learners. The Level II nurse contributes to safe unit environment and operations.
At time of initial hire: 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 for Healthcare providers) upon hire. Minimum 6 months RN expertise in an acute care setting.
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