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Float Med/Surg RN - Full Time - Nights

Department:  FLOAT NURSING PERSON

Job Description

Mohawk Valley Health System is seeking a compassionate and skilled RN to join our team of Float RNs on a full time basis, with night work opportunities on our Med/Surg units. 

As a Float RN, you will promote and restore patients' health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, and providing support to patients, visitors, and families. You will be responsible for assessing, planning, promoting, and evaluating quality patient care, while also providing education to patients, families, and the public. The Float Pool RN positions play a critical role in ensuring adequate staffing levels throughout our hospital. These positions provide support to various units and departments, particularly during peak periods, emergencies, or when staff members are out sick or on leave. We offer various incentives to attract qualified candidates to our Float RN positions, these include an additional $2.50 per hour for working in the float pool, as well as sign-on and referral bonuses for our employees.

Our ideal candidate will have a graduate degree from an accredited nursing program, as well as current New York State licensure as a Registered Nurse. Basic Life Support Certification is preferred.

Responsibilities of this role include identifying patient care requirements, establishing a compassionate environment, promoting patient independence, assuring quality care, and maintaining a safe and clean working environment. You will also document patient care service accurately and timely, maintain patient confidence, and protect operations by keeping information confidential.

We are committed to the professional and personal growth of our employees and offer opportunities for continuing education and professional development. Join our team and engage in quality improvement initiatives that promote safe outcomes for our patients.

At MVHS, we believe in providing empathetic and compassionate patient-centered care that exceeds patient expectations. If you are passionate about providing culturally sensitive care and building rapport with patients and the healthcare team, we want you to be a part of our team. Apply today and start your journey with us!

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Identify patient care requirements establishing personal rapport with patients and families and understanding of plan of care throughout the patient’s experience.
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends and families.
  • Promote patient independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends and family to understand disease process, medications, and self-care skills, and provide time to answer questions.
  • Assure quality care by adhering to therapeutic standards measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending adjustments to the patient’s needs.
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  • The nurse is responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks consistent with the nurse's obligation to provide optimum patient care
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements following manufactures instructions troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs; maintaining equipment, inventories, and evaluating equipment and techniques.
  • Protect patients, employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols, medication administration and controlled substance regulations. Utilize universal precautions and practice at all times.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care personnel.

Education/Experience Requirements

Required:  Graduate of an accredited associate degree

Current New York State licensure as a Registered Nurse

 

Preferred:  

Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing program or higher degree

Basic Life Support Certification

One or more years of experience in a related setting

Job Details

Req Id    82941 
Department    FLOAT NURSING PERSON 
Shift   Nights
Shift Hours Worked    12.00 
FTE    
Work Schedule    NYSNA 12 HR ED (AFTER 8/31/16) 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  E01 - NYS NURSES ASSOCIATION

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required:  Current New York State licensure as a Registered Nurse
Preferred:  Basic Life Support Certification

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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Nearest Major Market: Utica