Clinical Support Nurse
Company: Albany Medical Center
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Greenville, NY, United States Department/Unit: Emergency
Department Work Shift: Day (United States of America) The Clinical
Support Nurse, (CSN) assumes a leadership role by providing on-site
expert consultation to Patient Care Services Staff in clinical
patient care situations. The CSN teaches and supports staff to
learn patient care skills that require additional education, may
require clinical certification and are not easily met by unit
specific opportunities. The CSN also has specific direct patient
care responsibilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist staff develop clinical skills and problem solve in
complex patient care situations.
- Teach and support staff to initiate access and manage
- Provide direct care in selected complex patient care
- Negotiate effectively to reach consensual decisions with staff
and managers. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily as outlined in the attached annual competency
assessment. Reasonable accommodations may be made, where feasible,
to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
job's essential functions. EDUCATION: Graduate of a professional
academic nursing program. BSN or actively pursuing BSN preferred.
Holds current RN Registration or a Limited Permit to practice in
the State of New York. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years recent
acute care clinical experience in specific patient populations
served. COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Communicates effectively with
patients, family members, employees and others. Listens actively
and verifies and clarifies messages. Seeks the input of others to
achieve consensus. Applies problem solving, negotiating and
conflict resolution skills into communication. Utilizes Chain of
Command as needed to reach optimum outcomes. Reads and interprets
documents such as Quality Reports and Hospital Policy and
Procedures. Ensures that patient care is documented on established
forms. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Carries out responsibilities in
adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct as defined by
AMC and the tenets of the Professional Nursing Organization.
Demonstrates conscientiousness in such matters as record-keeping.
Uses good judgment when performing the functions of the job or when
interacting with others. Accepts direction, carries out
instructions, works cooperatively Thank you for your interest in
Albany Medical Center!--- Albany Medical is an equal opportunity
employer. This role may require access to information considered
sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and
partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health
Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York
State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:
Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the
minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or
disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information
needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts,
consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be
made to ensure that information is adequately protected from
unauthorized access and modification.
Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Albany , Clinical Support Nurse, Healthcare , Greenville, New York
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