Per Diem Registered Nurse Hiring in White Plains, NY
Department : Nursing Float Pool
Job Schedule: Per Diem
Shift : Day
Hours: Mon-Fri 7A-7P-2 shifts every four weeks, one weekend quarterly
Salary Range: $105,216- $145,113
- 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, 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 across all aspects of care.
- Make informed decisions and prioritize patient care and unit-based issues effectively.
- Collaborate and communicate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
- Incorporate patient rights and nursing ethics into their work practice.
- Follow infection control standards to ensure patient and staff safety.
- Comply with the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.
- Delegate tasks to ancillary staff within the State Nurse Practice Act guidelines.
- Follow the ANA Code of Nursing Ethics & Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice.
- Support and practice within the WPH Professional Nursing Practice Model.
- Contribute to sustaining and advancing the Magnet model.
- Participate in Performance Improvement initiatives.
- Fulfill competency requirements.
- Attend mandatory in-services and staff meetings as needed.
- Utilize cost containment practices.
- Assume Charge Nurse responsibility.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
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.
- 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 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 of patient care.
- One year of acute care nursing experience 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.
- 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.