Registered Nurse- Per Diem- Riverhead Medical Associates
Company: NYU Langone Health
Posted on: October 6, 2021
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed
university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated
diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and
subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional
healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and
research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for using his
/her clinical expertise to plan the delivery of safe, therapeutic,
population-specific patient care through assessment planning,
implementation and evaluation. With the patient and family central
to the care, the RN incorporates the unique characteristics and
needs of each patient and family member into the care delivery
process. Works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary Health
team to promote wellness and optimize patient outcomes.
Participates in unit/department/institutional performance
improvement activities that impact patient/family and service
outcomes based on professional practice standards.
- Educates patients about procedures to gain cooperation,
understanding and allay apprehension. Initiates a patient education
plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as
prescribed by physician and/or insurance policy including patient
and family instruction. Ensures that calls by patients are returned
by the end of the day. Provides patient with explanation of his/her
condition as indicated. Communicates assessment data in an orderly
fashion by recording, updating and verbalizing pertinent
information to health team members and to appropriate agencies.
Recognizes and utilizes health teaching opportunities and resources
- Ensures that clinical policies, procedures and standards of
care are being followed. Provides general staff direction during
specific situations (i.e. emergencies). Assists in completing
assessment performance appraisals according to institutional
schedules and policies. Actively participates in maintaining a
clean, safe environment. Knowledge of CDC, DOH & OSHA standards as
they apply to the healthcare environment. Ensures appropriate ER
equipment is operational. Maintains quality assurance assignments.
Recognizes legal responsibilities and works within guidelines
specified by law.
- Conducts clinical assessment prior to any treatment or
procedure as applicable (i.e. Nuclear tests, Endoscopy, Recovery
Room, etc.). Takes vital signs to detect deviations from normal and
reports condition of patient to the physician. Prepares equipment
and aids physician during treatment and examination of patient.
Performs ancillary treatments, lab work for study visits and for
patients requiring only lab tests as applicable. Reports
communicable diseases to appropriate agencies and logs on office
files. Observes patient, records significant conditions and
reaction and notifies physician of patient's condition, reactions
and notifies physician of patient's condition, reaction to drugs,
treatment and significant incidents. Provides discharge education
and reviews instructions with patient/family (diet, medication,
etc.) as needed. Communicates patient status to appropriate
- Determines medication to be administered, its action,
indications, therapeutic effects, adverse reaction, etc.
Administers medications timely and accurately per protocol (i.e.
Coumadin program); performs medication reconciliation. Demonstrates
knowledge in the administration of medication based on patient's
age. Reviews expiration dates of all stock medications and disposes
of out-of-date supplies. Performs inventory of all medical
supplies, medications and vaccines. Follows ordering procedures by
filling out and submitting order sheet to the manager as required.
Ensures appropriate equipment is operational.
- Ensures all sterilized materials meet standards; i.e. no tears,
holes, etc. Demonstrates correct hand washing techniques.
Identifies monitors and adheres to sterile boundaries. Assures
equipment is cleaned and disinfected according to infection control
policy and manufacturer guidelines. Performs and promotes
compliance with center policies and procedures regarding electrical
safety hazard identification, waste disposal and standard
precautions. Serves as a resource for problem solving to all
members of the health care team.
- Demonstrates understanding of the needs of patients and
visitors for each specific age group. Addresses safety and
psychological needs of the special age groups, as appropriate, in
the performance of work activities. Addresses the needs of special
groups, hearing impaired physically challenged and various issue
relating to the facility.
- Serves as a role model for other members of the team. Assists
in orientation of new staff. Acts rapidly and effectively during
- Provides leadership within the clinical setting. Participates
in area based performance improvement.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a Diploma OR Associate's Degree Nursing.
Registered Nurse License-NYS. Current and valid BLS certification.
Current and valid ACLS and/or PALS and/or NRP, as required by
population, within one (1) year of Hire. Excellent communication
(oral and written), organizational, customer service, and
interpersonal skills. Basic computer skills..
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse
Bachelor's Degree Nursing. 1 - 2 years of experience in
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate
with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more
than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be
proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your
time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in
all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals
are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without
regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex,
sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national
origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status,
marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information
or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an
employment decision. We require applications to be completed
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO
policies, please click
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