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Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021


· The Registered Professional Nurse is
responsible and accountable for prescribing, delegating and coordinating all
nursing care as defined by The New York State Nursing Practice Act.
Comprehensive Medical/Surgical nursing care focuses on helping each patient to
achieve their optimum health potential. This is achieved within the framework
of the nursing process. The Medical/Surgical Registered Professional Nurse is
responsible and renders services to Adult Medical/Surgical patients ranging
from 18 years and older.


· In accordance with professional nursing
standards and practices, the Medical/Surgical nurse will provide nursing care
to all patients with medical and surgical diagnoses.

· The Medical/Surgical Nurse is responsible and
accountable for the nursing care of the patients.


· Assesses patient’s physical, social and
behavioral, mental status through direct observation, interview, and medical
record review.

· Utilizes observational skills to assess
patient’s needs.

· Documents a nursing assessment to include
psychosocial, environmental factors, educational level and needs.

· Obtains and reviews available data base and any
data collected by other members of the health team (medical, surgical or other
history, physical exam mental status, therapist reports and community

· Identifies medical problems resulting from
mental illness and use of medications.

· Communicates findings with other members of the
health team. (Social Worker, Case managers, therapist, physician).


· Identifies and addresses needs for admission
based on acute medical and surgical diagnoses and presenting physical or psychological

· Identifies and addresses patient level of
education, learning needs.

· Makes appropriate referral to other disciplines
and documents same.

and Implementation

· Management of clinical skills in the provision
of nursing care and management of the patient including but not limited to:

· Identification of symptoms

· Management of the disease entity

· Treatment modalities

· Administration of medications

· Intervenes appropriately in medical and surgical
emergencies utilizing non-violent crisis intervention.

· Utilizes infection control procedures;
collaborates with the infection control department in preventing and
controlling infection control.

· Practices infection control: personal hygiene;
hand washing; and dress code

· Provides for psychosocial and educational needs
of all medical and surgical patients.

· Provides health teaching and medication

· Ensures that all procedures are performed based
on established standards of care

· Demonstrates competency in performing all
procedures within the scope of practice and in accordance with Interfaith
Medical Center.

· Investigates and communicates all required
information regarding unusual occurrences or patient care incidents.

· Acts as a patient advocate.


· Revises the patient’s plan of care based on
evaluation of the interventions and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other members of the health care team.

Qualifications Education

· Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.


· Minimum three (3) years' medical-surgical
nursing experience preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

· Ability to communicate effectively in English
both verbally and in writing

Licenses and Certifications

· Current NY State RN License required.

· Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

Physical Requirements

· Involves standing, walking, sitting, talking,
hearing and bending.

· May include some repetitive motions.

· Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.