Registered Nurse First Assist
Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Job DetailsReq Id - - -58561 -
Department - - -SURGERY -
Shift Hours Worked - -12.00 -
Work Schedule - -SEMC NU 12 HR -
Employee StatusA1 - Full-Time
Union NYSNAJob SummaryThe Registered Nurse promotes and restores
patients health by completing the nursing process: collaborating
with Physicians and multidisciplinary team members: providing
support to patient, visitors and families. A Registered Nurse is
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 SystemCore 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
--- - - -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.
--- - - -The nurse is responsible and accountable for individual
nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks
consistent with the nurses obligation to provide optimum patient
--- - - -Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive
maintenance requirements following manufactures instructions
troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs; maintaining
equipment, inventories, and evaluating equipment and
--- - - -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.
--- - - -Document patient care service by charting in patients'
medical records accurately and timely in accordance with licensure,
regulatory hospital 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
--- - - -Maintain nursing supplies inventory checking stock to
determine inventory and PAR level; anticipating needs supplies;
placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of
supplies; using equipment and supplies; using equipment to
--- - - -Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops, mandatory in-services; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal networks;
participating in professional societies.
--- - - -The nurse participates in the advancement of the
profession through contributions to practice, education,
administration, and knowledge development.
--- - - -Engage in quality improvement initiatives including
continuing education, participation in hospital-wide and unit
specific teams, identifying nursing practice areas for quality
improvement and safe outcomes.
--- - - -Maintain a cooperative relationship among the healthcare
team by communicating information; responding to request; building
rapport; participating in team problem solving.
--- - - -Provide service excellence to patients and their
families/visitors that meets or exceeds patient expectations
through offering empathetic and compassionate patient-centered
--- - - -Professionally manage patient and family/visitor needs and
concerns using AIDET and positive service recovery methods.
--- - - -Respond to patient requests and makes active referrals to
subject matter expert/decision maker who can fulfill the patient
--- - - -Provide culturally sensitive careEducation
RequirementsRequired:Graduate of an accredited associate degree
Preferred:Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing
program or higher degreeLicensure/Certification
RequirementsRequired:Current New York State licensure as a
Preferred: - -Basic Life Support CertificationEOE AA
M/F/Vet/DisabilityQualified 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.
Keywords: Mohawk Valley Health System, Albany , Registered Nurse First Assist, Healthcare , Mohawk, New York
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