Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Full Time - Nights

Department:  EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

About

Mohawk Valley Health System Wynn Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our Emergency Department team! The Wynn Hospital is New York's newest hospital and our Emergency Department has been designed and built with our nurses and patients in mind. Our 64-bed unit is designed in a pod formation to increase efficiency and create a fully encapsulated work environment. We are also a Level III designated Trauma Center with 2 state-of-the-art trauma rooms ready for immediate response to the most emergent patients. Additionally, our ED features a Behavioral Health sub-unit for psychiatric emergency care, as well as an Urgent Care Super-Track which allows less emergent patients to be seen more quickly. Nurses generally experience a 4:1 ratio and no hallway beds. 

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse promotes and restores patient's health by completing the nursing process: collaborating with Physicians and multidisciplinary team members: providing support to patients, visitors and families. Responsible for assessing, planning, promoting and evaluating quality patient care. A Registered Nurse provides teaching to patients, families and the public. A Registered Nurses will follow the mission, vision, I-CARE values, policies and procedures of Mohawk Valley Health System.

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

Preferred:  

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing program or higher degree
  • One or more years of experience in a related setting

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required:  

  • Current New York State licensure as a Registered Nurse

Preferred:  

  • Basic Life Support Certification

Disclaimer

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.

Job Details


Req Id  88994 
Department  EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 
Shift Nights
Shift Hours Worked  12.00
FTE 0.8999 
Work Schedule  NYSNA - 12 HR
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union 2004 - NYSNA
Pay Range $33 - $48 Hourly


Nearest Major Market: Utica