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Overnight Med/Surg RN
Ref No.: 19-05763
Location: Potsdam, New York
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Care of adult/geriatric and pediatric medical/surgical patients in an acute care setting.
**Preferred Charge Nurse experience
The registered nurse provides assessment, care planning and direct delivery of treatment utilizing professional nursing care processes in a patient and family centered manner in accordance with licensure and regulatory scope and standards, and established hospital policies, procedures and protocols.
Core Job Responsibilities:
1. (15%) Performs a comprehensive patient assessment to identify patient and family needs.
2. (15%) Develops and implements a comprehensive plan of care involving the patient and the family.
3. (15%) Performs and documents direct patient and family centered care and patient education according to nursing standards of practice.
4. (15%) Identifies and responds to patient conditions to achieve positive patient outcomes.
5. (15%) Performs discharge planning to ensure safe and appropriate transition of care.
6. (15%) Directs and delegates care provided by unlicensed team members.
7. (10%) Provides world class customer service to patients and families.
Education Requirements:
Required: Graduate of an accredited nursing school program
Preferred: BSN from an accredited nursing school program
Licensure/Certification Registration Requirements:
Required: Current, unrestricted New York State registered professional nursing license
AHA BLS upon hire
Preferred: National Certification
ACLS/PALS
Required Experience:
Required: No experience required.
Preferred: One year of post-licensure practice as a registered professional nurse
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, working collaboratively with a variety of licensed and unlicensed professionals internal and external to hospital operations, application of clinical knowledge and skills in performance of patient care in new and evolving situations, clear communication of educational materials and clinical procedures, clinical administration of a patient assignment, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

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