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Registered Nurse-Pain Clinic- FT-Days

Cayuga Medical Center Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Compensation

    $35.63 to $44.18 per hour

Company Overview:

Cayuga Health is the region's leading healthcare system, and most trusted driver of integrated health services, together with valued partners. We empower our people and employ our capabilities to equitably improve the well-being of the communities we serve. At Cayuga Health System, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies, and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Nestled in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cayuga Health provides an outstanding place to work in a vibrant community. Come discover all that Ithaca, New York and Cayuga Health has to offer!

Position Overview:

The purpose of this job is for the Registered Nurse (RN) to support the physicians and/or mid-level providers in the practice with clinical activities and provide direct patient and family support and nursing care within their full scope of practice. The responsibilities will include: observation, data collection, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient's physical, psychological, emotional, educational and spiritual needs as guided by an individualized and ongoing plan of care. The RN will work collaboratively as a member of the interdisciplinary team. The RN may also assist in appointment scheduling and other related activities for optimal patient service. RN's by nature of licensure have an oversight responsibility to other clinical staff (LPN's and medical assistants).

What you'll do:

  • Assesses patients and families, whose needs range from uncomplicated to complex and quickly recognizes normal parameters, deviations and abnormalities in physical, emotional, developmental and behavioral status based on past clinical experience. Use a person-centered care approach in the development of care plans and in prioritizing nursing care to meet patient and family needs.
  • Plans for care of patients, demonstrating the ability to effectively prioritize both expected and unanticipated needs. Involves patients and families in establishing care goals.
  • Demonstrates competence in the implementation of the technical skills required for the care of patients and families and for the services delivered. Demonstrates initiative in remaining current on CMC policies, procedures and standards. Acts as a resource to peers.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills by making appropriate clinical decisions, prioritizing both planned and unplanned events, and proactively addressing potential and actual problems.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of care giving, and shows on going follow through in care delivery. Evaluation of care is reflective of the attainment of care goals. Demonstrates proficiency and compliance with established practices in clinical documentation.
  • Is self-directed in assuming responsibilities within the team and care delivery system within scheduled shift.
  • Assists peers and team members in acquiring department specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Floats to other hospital units of competency or with JIT.
  • Assists others and provides leadership in implementing the standards of the patient care.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current NYS licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Graduation from an accredited RN program
  • BLS Certification upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the practice management system, EMR and scheduling protocols

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing-- 70%, Sitting-- 30%, Reaching-80%, Bending-- 50%, Lifting-- must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers (e.g., use of computer keyboard)
  • Must be able physically to operate the equipment used for the job.
  • Must be able to assist patients to transfer and ambulate, sitting, walking, or standing for long periods of time may be necessary

Travel Requirements:

  • This position is required to be onsite

At this time Cayuga Health System will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you require an accommodation, please contact Cayuga Health System at

Cayuga Health System Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Cayuga Health System commits to treating all people with dignity so that everyone who comes to us is safe, cared for, and respected. We will support the growth of our employees and the health of our community by embracing the rich diversity of social and cultural identities, needs, and life circumstances of all people. We strive to recognize and overcome personal biases and systemic policies that marginalize others and contribute to disparities in healthcare access, equitable care, and good health outcomes.

Cayuga Health is dedicated to our vision for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As we strive towards our vision, we welcome the opportunity to work alongside a diverse range of employees.

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Posted date: 26 days ago

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