Staff Nurse - Emergency Svcs, 00042204 (Q) - 61242

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | 23 days

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Full Time

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Job Description


About NYC Health + Hospitals

Queens Hospital Center is making good on its promise to the people of southeastern and central Queens to maximize both patient convenience and positive clinical outcomes. Residents of Queens can count on the delivery of quality medical care right in their own borough.  In 2002 the hospital opened a state-of-the-art, 261-bed facility that includes the Queens Cancer Center, the first comprehensive cancer treatment center in the borough.



Job Description

1. Identifies and discriminates between physical and psycho-social signs and symptoms. Selects and performs those therapeutic measures which are essential for effective execution of the nursing regimen for assigned patients/clients.

2. Develops, implements and continuously evaluates the nursing regimen for assigned patients/clients.

3. Records and maintains nursing care plans and progress notes on patients/clients to ensure continuity of care.

4. Interprets and reports responses of patients/clients to appropriate members of the health team.

5. Participates with interdisciplinary health team members to plan a comprehensive patient care program.

6. Determines and assigns those components of the nursing regimen which may be carried out by allied nursing personnel.

7. Provides teaching, guidance and direction to allied nursing personnel in rendering patient care.

8. Participates in defining, implementing, maintaining and interpreting standards of nursing practice.

9. Participates in departmental and interdisciplinary conferences pertaining to policies and procedures affecting nursing practice.

10. Participates in determining conditions, resources and policies essential to the delivery of nursing care services.

11. Participates in development and maintenance of a system of evaluation of nursing care, practices and procedures, including evaluation of nursing personnel.

12. Interprets philosophy and objectives of agency and Nursing Department to patients/clients, families and other groups.

13. Maintains professional competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences.

14. Performs other professional nursing activities as delegated by nursing service administration.



Minimum Qualifications

1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State; and
a. A Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing or higher (or other nursing degree, as identified by NYS
Education Department including Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Science) from an accredited college or university, registered with the NYSED; or
b. Obtains a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing or higher, as described in “a” above, within ten
(10) years of the date of initial licensure; and
2. Valid and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association
(AHA).



How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online at employment.nychhc.org.


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