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Specialty RN Breast Clinic - Full Time (1.06) - Days

Department:  CANCER CLINICS

Job Details

Req Id 80581
Department CANCER CLINICS
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked 8.00
FTE 1.066667
Work Schedule HOURLY NU 8 HR COMM MED
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time
Union Non-Union

Job Summary

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients, families and caregivers in the Medical Group.  The Registered Nurse promotes, assists and advocates for the patient and families health by completing the nursing process, in support of the patient centered approach and delivery model of care, and is an active care team member. Responsible for collaborating with physicians, providers and multidisciplinary care team members.  A Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, promoting and evaluating quality patient care. Nursing shall perform in accordance with the standards outlined for Registered Nurses in the NYS Education Law, NYS Office of the Professions,  by the State Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for nurses, and ANA Standards of Care. A Registered Nurse provides teaching and health promotion to patients and families. A Registered Nurse  will follow the mission, vision, I-CARE values, policies and procedures of Mohawk Valley Health System. 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • (25%) Delivery of Nursing Care - The registered nurse manages the nursing care process and delivers nursing care services to patients in accordance with New York State nurse practice act, regulatory standards and MVHS policies, practices and procedures, including but not limited to:  Identify patient care requirements establishing personal rapport with patients, families and care givers and understanding of plan of care throughout the patient’s experience;  Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, families and care givers;  Promote patient independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, family and caregiver to understand disease process, health promotion and preventative care, medication management, and self-care skills, and provide time to answer questions and evaluate understanding;  In collaboration with care team members and provider supports and adjusts plan of care as appropriate; Assure quality care by adhering to standards measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards;  Follow the MVHS and Medical Group patient centered care model and standards of care set by the State Board of Nursing, state nursing practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • (15%) Safety and Environment of Care - The registered nurse manages the nursing care safety and environment of care processes and care services to patients in accordance with New York State nurse practice act, regulatory standards and MVHS policies, practices and procedures, including but not limited to:  Protect patients, families , employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols, medication administration and controlled substance regulations; Utilize standard precautions and practice at all times;  Maintain equipment, supplies, and inventory as appropriate; Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures rules, and regulations; utilize safety devices at all times.
  • (15%) Patient Care Administration - The registered nurse manages the nursing care safety and environment of care processes and care services to patients in accordance with New York State nurse practice act, regulatory standards and MVHS policies, practices and procedures, including but not limited to:  Document patient care service by charting in patients’ medical records accurately and timely in accordance with licensure, regulatory standards; Maintain continuity of care with the nursing team by communicating plan of care and follow through with multidisciplinary team ensuring that patient administration of care for all services provided are organized, planned and delivered; Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential and maintaining a private environment; Maintain and anticipates needed supplies, equipment and medications verifying receipt utilizing MVHS ordering procedure.
  • (10%) Continuing Education - The registered nurse manages the nursing care safety and environment of care processes and care services to patients in accordance with New York State nurse practice act, regulatory standards and MVHS policies, practices and procedures, including but not limited to:  Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, mandatory in-services; reviewing professional publications and participating in department committee meetings or work groups.  

Education/Experience Requirements

Preferred:  Minimum of one (1) year of experience in Medical Office Practice, Outpatient Setting or Specialty

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required:  Current New York State licensure as a Registered Nurse

Required:  Basic Life Support Certification - Must receive BLS certification within 6 weeks of hire date

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.


Nearest Major Market: Utica