Registered Nurse, Ed/Observation, Night Shift
Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: January 17, 2020
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throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a
children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma
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Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr Staff
In this role, the successful candidate Carries out patient care
responsibilities with emphasis on decision-making related to the
steps inthe nursing process to include assessment, diagnosis,
identification of expected outcomes, planning, implementation and
evaluation. Provides competent, safe and compassionate care based
on established NYUHC Patient Care and Nursing Standards. As a
member of theinterdisciplinary healthcare team, formulates the
initial plan of care with the provider (physicianor nurse
practitioner) and collaborates with them to implement a
comprehensive patient-centered plan of care to achieve expected
outcomes; utilizes principles of assignment and delegation
consistent with the NY State Nurse Practice Act.
- Collects, assesses and documents patient healthcare data.
Directs the patient/family and interdisciplinary team o identify a
plan of care and outcomes that are realistic and measurable.
Prioritize care based upon data collected. Documents assessment and
reassessment in medical records.
- Directs the coordination of patient care in a safe, timely and
appropriate manner. Applies and supports the escalation process.
Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and
cultural groups in all patient care activities. Documents
interventions per hospital standard.
- Educates the patient/family regarding health status and
established plan of care. Determines learning needs of the
patient/family. Implements an educational plan. Collaborates with
the interdisciplinary team to modify expected outcomes. Documents
learning outcomes of patient/family; evaluates and revises
education plan. (Include utilization of EHR education
- Evaluates the patient's progress towards expected outcomes.
Involves the patient/family and interdisciplinary team in the
evaluation process. Recognizes changes in patient condition and
responds to variations in patient's progress by modifing the
interventions . Reports documents and evaluates the effectiveness
of the intervention(s).
- Coordinates and directs unit activities to provide patient care
in a healing, humane and caring environment.
- Analyzes achievement of and contributes to unit throughput
efficiencies and metrics. (Include unit throughput measures e.g.
DBN, door to triage, assign to occupy, first case starts, room
- Complies with unit based and organizations professional
standards, New York State Nurse Practice Act and regulations of
relevant outside agencies, e.g., NY State Department of Health, The
Joint Commission, regulatory requirements etc.
- Organizes staff assignments to ensure appropriate delegation of
activities. Demonstrates ability to differentiate those activities
which are in scope of professional nursing practice, and those that
may be delegated to ancillary staff.
- Complies with annual education and mandatory/regulatory
requirements (Include learning transcript and supportive
- Serves as a support, resource and preceptor for nursing staff
- Engages in self-assessment and peer review; utilizes resources
to meet individual learning need and promote professional
development in clinical practice.
- Adheres to patient care and nursing standards in care delivery,
and uses clinical practice guidelines (CPG). Participates in
standard development and practice evaluation.
- Contributes to and utilizes the unit practice council (UPC)
structure to critically appraise and influence practice (Include
- Analyzes unit level quality data and participates in
improvement efforts to achieve organizational goals within the
quality and safety performance improvement plan, (QSPIP) and
outperform benchmarks in nurse sensitive quality indicators
(Include unit based quality measures e.g. HAPU, CAUTI, CLABSI,
To qualify you must have a Licensure: Current Registered
Professional Nurse in New York.Education: Baccalaureate degree in
Nursing required; Fluent written and spoken English language
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS
Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with
all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health 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
NYU Langone Health 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 Health's EEO policies, please click
here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster
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