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Registered Nurse - PACU(Per Diem) Opportunity in White Plains, NY

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DirectShifts

White Plains, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Department: PACU

Job Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: Varied

Hours: Mon-Friday 11 AM -7 PM flex

Salary Range: $105,216- $145,113

Position Summary:

  • The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care.
  • The Registered Nurse collaborates with patients, family/significant others, peers, physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the delivery of healthcare services to patients.
  • The Registered Nurse assesses the patient’s needs, plans care, and implements and evaluates the medical and nursing regimens in accordance with the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards.
  • He or she demonstrates leadership skills and commitment to professional accountability and growth

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

  • Adhere to WPH Performance Standards, Policies, and Behaviors.
  • Utilize the nursing process to meet age-specific patient needs in all aspects of care.
  • Employ appropriate decision-making steps, addressing patient care and unit-based issues.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Integrate patient rights and nursing ethics into work practice.
  • Follow infection control standards to reduce nosocomial infections risk.
  • Comply with the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.
  • Delegate activities to ancillary staff as per the State Nurse Practice Act.
  • Uphold the ANA Code of Nursing Ethics and Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice.
  • Support and practice within the WPH Professional Nursing Practice Model.
  • Participate in Performance Improvement initiatives and complete competency requirements.
  • Assume Charge Nurse responsibility when required.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current New York registration
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing (BSN) is required for all external RNs hired on or after January 1st, 2018.
  • All RNs hired on or after January 1st, 2016 but before January 1st, 2018, must have a minimum of a BSN or show evidence of enrollment and completion of a BSN by January 1st, 2020.
  • All RNs hired before January 1st, 2016 must have BSN by January 1st, 2022.
  • Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices in rendering patient care.
  • One year of acute care nursing experience is preferred for areas other than medical surgical or step-down
  • BLS certification (through American Heart Association) is required.
  • As of January 1st, 2017, ACLS certification (through American Heart Association) is required for all RNs, except for NICU and OR RNs.
  • Current nurses will have 12 months to receive this certification (1/1/18).
  • Current nurses on Mother/Baby will have until 1/1/19 to receive this certification.
  • All newly hired, inexperienced nurses must receive this certification within 12 months. All newly hired, experienced nurses must receive this certification within 6 months.
  • PALS certification (through American Heart Association) is required for all RNs working in the PACU, 5I Pediatrics, Emergency Department, Armonk Urgent Care and Ambulatory Surgery.
  • All newly hired, inexperienced nurses must receive this certification within 12 months. All newly hired, experienced nurses must receive this certification within 6 months.
  • NRP certification is required for all RNs working in the Mother-Baby unit, Labor & Delivery and NICU. All newly hired nurses to the NICU, L&D and the Mother-Baby unit must receive this certification within 6 months.
  • Successful completion of Department and Unit Orientation Program

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