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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Nurse inour PACU.
To qualify you must have aBachelor's degree in Nursing, a current New York State RN license, current BLS certification, preferably alsoACLS, PALS, all with the American Heart Association. At least 2 years of acute care nursing experience Strongly Preferred.
The successful candidate will work in the PACU with our highly trained RN's to provide critical elements of care required for the vital stages of the peri-operative experience.
- 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, Falls).
- Contributes to and utilizes the unit practice council (UPC) structure to critically appraise and influence practice (Include supportive evidence)
- Adheres to patient care and nursing standards in care delivery, and uses clinical practice guidelines (CPG). Participates in standard development and practice evaluation.
- Engages in self-assessment and peer review; utilizes resources to meet individual learning need and promote professional development in clinical practice.
- Serves as a support, resource and preceptor for nursing staff and students.
- Complies with annual education and mandatory/regulatory requirements (Include learning transcript and supportive documentation).
- 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 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.
- 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 turnover)
- Coordinates and directs unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
- 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 modifying the interventions . Reports documents and evaluates the effectiveness of the intervention(s).
- 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 tools)
- 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.
- 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.
To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:
Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York.
Education: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required; Fluent written and spoken English language skills..
Required Licenses:Registered Nurse License-NYS
Preferred Qualifications: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 your talents.
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