PCU / Stepdown travel RN needed in New York City, New York
Company: Cynet Health
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Shifts: 7pm - 7am
The Clinical Nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse who provides
safe, competent quality care based on nursing theory and research
to a designated group of patients and significant others.
EPIC experience highly preferred
RN State (NY) License status must be currently active.
Minimum 2 years of experience required.
Delivers patient care by incorporating the tenets of the
professional practice model of Relationship Centered Care and
through the application of the nursing process based upon theory,
research, evidence-based practice, and approved organizational
Assesses and evaluates patient care needs and applies critical
thinking skills in patient care management.
Integrates relevant assessment and intervention skills in the
delivery of nursing care.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the
development, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of
Prioritizes all aspects of patient care including teaching,
rounding, coaching, and planning "after hospital care" and
delegating to others as appropriate.
Educates patients and caregivers while anticipating needs and
readiness to learn, about their plan of care, transition of care,
promotion of health, and prevention of disease.
Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, family
and all members of the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team.
Manages assignments within the Care Delivery Model of Modified
Primary Nursing and demonstrates allocation of material resources
Role models the tenets of facility through facilitation of the
following actions including, but not limited to, Admission Welcome,
Bedside shift Report, HELP (High Risk Medications, Equipment,
Lines/Drains/Airway, Pain and Plan of Care) AM/PM Care, 5 Minute
Sit Down, Purposeful Hourly Rounding, Medication Review, Discharge
Wrap Up, and MD/RN Unit Collaboration.
Considers the patient's values, preferences, cultural diversity,
expressed needs and knowledge in all aspects of care.
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with the
patient and family.
Uses evidence-based practices to increase understanding of
patients' perceptions of care.
Initiates service recovery for patients and family members who have
concerns and escalates to Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse
Manager/Nursing Shift Manager or Patient Relations as needed.
Demonstrates caring, respect, compassion, empathy and active
listening through dialogue, body language and actions.
Supports staff use of evidence-based practices to increase
understanding of patients' perceptions of care.
Conducts Purposeful Hourly Rounding (PHR) on assigned patients
addressing the 4 Ps.
Quality and Safety:
Practices safe and efficient patient-centered care, identifying and
escalating barriers and opportunities for improvement.
Demonstrates clinical skills and knowledge crucial to quality and
safety in the patient population served.
Implements process improvement strategies based on institutional,
evidence-based ensure and procedures.
Engages in formal and informal peer and institutional review
Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to create and implement
quality improvement projects, evidence-based practice activities
and nursing research studies.
Contributes to quality and safety practices and required compliance
Implements principles of high reliability to identify and avoid
high risk behaviors to provide a safe environment for patients.
Escalates potential safety hazards or gaps from best practice
following institutional chain of command protocol.
Utilizes institutional information technology by documenting
nursing practice to support quality and performance improvement
Performs charge nurse duties as assigned.
Coordinates with the Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Nurse
Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager to ensure
supplies are appropriately utilized and inventory is sufficient for
Escalates material or staffing resource deficits to charge nurse,
Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager or Nursing Shift
Demonstrates patient focused and cost effective approaches to
patient care in terms of equipment, staff, supplies and all other
Documents in an accurate and thorough manner in compliance with
hospital, regulatory and legal requirements and standards of
Facilitates patient throughput on shift basis.
Contributes to the environment of care to support clinical
colleagues, patients and their families and members of the
Advances clinical competence in nursing practice to progress from
novice to expert.
Projects a professional image to colleagues and communicates with
styles and methods that demonstrate caring, respect, compassion and
Incorporates ethical principles into decision making for patient
Encourages and demonstrates a spirit of scholarship, inquiry,
life-long learning and innovation for self and others.
Acquires knowledge and skills relative to the role, patient
population, clinical specialty and local and/or global health
Participates in shared decision making through specialty practice
councils, nursing department committees and unit initiatives.
Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing preferred.
Associate degree in nursing is considered only with relevant
experience and/or active matriculation in a BSN Program
Required for Onboarding
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