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Exciting Opportunity for NeuroSciences Registered Nurse (Sign-On Bonus) in White Plains, NY

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DirectShifts

White Plains, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Department: NeuroSciences

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day

Hours: Days Varied with on call

Sign On Bonus: $20,000

Salary Range: $110,052 - $145,113

Position Summary:

  • The Neuro Interventional Surgery Nurse's role requires a high level of knowledge, expertise, and independence because the department provides services to a wide variety of patients with diverse needs and about whom information may be limited. 
  • The Neuro Endovascular Nurse provides critical nursing care to the neurovascular patient while assisting the Neuro Endovascular Surgeon and Vascular Surgeon in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. 
  • They closely monitor the patient for complications, administer medications including moderate sedation, document the procedure, and may circulate or scrub into procedures. 
  • Neuro Endovascular Surgery nurses also play an important role in communication and patient education both pre and post-operatively.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Prepares patients for procedures by checking vital signs, medications, NPO status, lab results, and medical history.
  • Provides education to patients and family members about the procedure and plan of care.
  • Inserts and removes intravenous lines, access ports, and CVCs.
  • Administers medications, including moderate sedation.
  • Monitors patient patterns and vital signs during procedures.
  • Ensures patient safety and comfort throughout the process.
  • Circulates/scrubs procedures as needed.
  • Provides post-procedure monitoring for complications and symptoms.
  • Manages complex Neuro cases, vascular, trauma, imaged-guided biopsies, catheter placement, vascular access, and more.
  • Cares for patients on ventilators, A-lines, conscious sedation, capnography, Ramsey score, and ventriculostomies.
  • Monitors patients in MRI with pacemakers in conditional mode.
  • Assists in transitioning IV medications for inpatient nurses.
  • Assists with contrast reaction management.
  • Educates and supports patients undergoing imaging procedures.
  • Assists with other services as required.
  • Performs related duties as needed.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current New York registration
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing (BSN) required for all external RNs hired on or after January 1st, 2018.
  • Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices in the rendering of patient care.
  • At least two years of acute care RN experience in Critical Care
  • AHA BLS, AHA ACLS, AHA PALS

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork & Adaptability
  • Acts as a Professional Role Model
  • Assessment Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills (both verbal and written)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Sound Problem-Solving, Judgment and Decision-Making Skills
  • Stress Tolerance