Staff Nurse - Periop Svcs - 56844

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | 16 days

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Full Time

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Job Description


Marketing Statement

Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center is attuned to the healthcare issues that matter to the people of North Brooklyn. Woodhull focuses on preventing disease and promoting healthy lifestyles by reaching out to the community at 15 convenient locations.  Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center is a non-smoking facility.



Job Description

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Admit patient and complete admission assessment and history
  • Formulates nursing diagnosis based on admission history, physical assessment and observation of patient need
  • Assesses patients who are at risk for falls and skin breakdown using the risk assessment tool
  • Identify patients who are at risk for falls and skin breakdown using risk assessment tool
  • Assess patients dietary and social needs
  • Develops a plan of care based on admission assessment including identified learning and psychosocial needs
  • Sets goals that are measurable and realistic
  • Sets the above mutually with patient and family
  • Address discharge planning needs in the plan of care
  • Establishes priorities in addressing medical and nursing diagnosis including safety measures for at risk patients
  • Provides nursing interventions as determined in the nursing care plan
  • Responds promptly to symptoms or changes in patient status exercising reasonable judgement
  • Transcribes physician orders accurately
  • Administers medications and treatments in a safe knowledgeable manner following the Department of Nursing/Patient Care policy on medication administration
  • Assists in other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within the scope of nursing practice and hospital policy
  • Implements and records patient/family teaching
  • Participates in and implements patient discharge plans
  • Evaluates nursing plans at the start and end of duty
  • Keeps nursing care plans current
  • Evaluates and records patient response to treatment, medication, teaching and other nursing interventions performed on patient
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to Head Nurse or Assistant Head Nurse and Supervisor, co-workers, physicians and other health team members as appropriate


Minimum Qualifications

  • Licensed and currently registered or otherwise duly authorized to practice as a Professional Nurse in New York State; and,
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.
  • Life Support Certification(s): BLS, ACLS, PALS


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