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Registered Nurse

Atlantic Group - New York Westchester County ,NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics/Women's Health

Essential Functions:

  • Identify patient care requirements by establishing a personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of common disease processes and treatments, including pertinent diagnostic/laboratory testing and medical/nursing interventions.
  • Perform telephone triage with particular emphasis on assessment, problem or priority identification, and decision-making.
  • Prepare patients for the doctor’s examination.
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, families and friends.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and technical ability in medication and treatment administration; administers prescribed medications correctly, with knowledge of proper dosage, route, site, and possible side effects.
  • Perform authorized technical procedures; such as EKG, phlebotomy, starting and monitoring IVs, and selected laboratory tests, competently and in compliance
  • Promote patient\'s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand the condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Schedule sick appointments and future appointments.
  • Measure health outcomes against patient care goals and standards, making or recommending necessary adjustments, following organizational standards of care.
  • Resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures, medication administration and storage procedures, and mandatory controlled substance regulations.
  • Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintain continuity of treatment by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing patient treatment needs.
  • Maintain patient confidence by keeping their medical information confidential.
  • Maintain nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, needed supplies.
  • Place orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies, using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish treatment results.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and training seminars.
  • Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, participating in team problem-solving.
  • Provide assistance to patients with regards to understanding their medical healthcare plans coverage and assists patients with referrals and pre-certifications.
  • Assist in managing patient interaction with the front desk and management of telephone triage.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills, particularly when urgent or unexpected clinical or administrative events arise in order to maintain both the effective functioning of the department and patient safety.
  • Ensure patients understand necessary follow treatment and when their next appointment is scheduled.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • RN license to work in state of New York.
  • Maintain CPR/BLS/First Aid/AED certification.
  • Demonstrate high degree of professionalism and service excellence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to educate patients and family members.
  • Ability to provide counseling and emotional support with compassion and respect for the individual.
  • Ability to work as a member of the care team.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of medical records.
  • Knowledge of infection control.
  • Experience and proficiency in electronic medical records.

Atlantic Group - New York

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Westchester County, NY
USA

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