Staff Nurse - Emergency Svcs - 51849

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | 11 months
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Full Time

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Job Description

Marketing Statement

Kings County Hospital Center has a rich legacy for its pioneering role in medicine. Today, with over 625 beds, our hospital remains on the cutting edge of technology and provides the most modern procedures with state-of-the-art equipment. Built in 1831 as a one room infirmary for publicly supported care of the sick, Kings County Hospital Center continues to be a leading healthcare facility whose mission is to provide care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital provides a wide range of health services, and specialties are offered in all fields of modern medicine. More than 200 clinics provide a wide array of ambulatory care services.

Job Description

Shift 1: 8:00 pm - 8:30 am

Purpose of Position:
Under the general supervision of the Head Nurse/Nurse Manager, a staff nurse assigned to the Emergency Department provides age-appropriate professional nursing care including, triaging, assessment, planning, problem identification, care implementation, and evaluation of care of patients of all ages and population groups.
General  Responsibilities:
• Performs rapid assessment to establish priorities of care using the subjective and objective data obtained; Demonstrates competency in Basic EKG interpretation.
• Provides timely interventions to identified problems in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
• Re-assesses patients' needs to determine patients' response to treatment and promptly confer with physician.
• Manages medications according to established policy, using appropriate age specific techniques and devices; demonstrates venipuncture/peripheral IV insertion skills.
• Utilizes available technology and equipment i.e. life support systems, invasive/ noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring systems in providing patient care.
• Transports the critically ill patients to the unit and communicates significant findings to receiving staff using appropriate handoff technique.
• Performs venipuncture and peripheral intravenous access consistent with training guidelines.
• Complies with COBRA/EMTALA, Child Abuse/Neglect, Violence/Rape/Elder Abuse management
• Demonstrates knowledge of special screening requirement: depression, ligature, Alcohol (CAGE)
• Participates in Unit Performance Improvement activities
• Conforms to regulatory agency standards that guide care in the assignment specialty
• Demonstrates commitment to continued professional development, including Specialty Board Certification.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Licensed and currently registered or otherwise duly authorized to practice as a Professional Nurse in New York State; and,
2. Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.

Department Preferences

  • Has current BCLS prior to work assignment; has current ACLS and PALS or obtains by 6 months of hire.
  • Completes comprehensive orientation including clinical rotation to critical care units.
  • Undergoes Triage training, including systemic assessment and documentation
  • Obtains Stroke training within 6 months of hire
  • Obtains TRAUMA Nurse certification within 1 (one) year of hire

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