Registered Nurse - Employee and Occupational Health
Batavia, New York
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The R.N. I maintains quality patient care through consistent standards of nursing practice in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Utilizes the nursing process: assess, diagnosis, plan, implement and evaluate to execute appropriate individual patient care. The R.N. is instrumental in providing an exceptional experience for patient and family.
STATUS: Full Time *40 Hours *
LOCATION: 16 Bank Street, Batavia (Occasional travel to Rochester)
DEPARTMENT: Employee and Occupational Health
Provides age and culturally appropriate assessment, interpretation of clinical and laboratory data and develops and implements age appropriate interventions and plans of care including education within the parameters of his/her position responsibilities and licensure. Ensure staff considers age related concerns such as: hearing, vision, speech and level of understanding, when interacting with patients, employees and families.
Education/Training: Diploma or Associate’s Degree in Nursing required; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse license in New York State. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Any department specific certifications.
Experience/Skills/Abilities: Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in a caring, considerate and concerned manner. Willingness to accept responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITIES1. Provides high-quality, patient-centered, clinical care:
• Performs initial and ongoing assessment of the patient, utilizing appropriate data (i.e. physical, psychological, educational and risk-screen data appropriate for the chronological / developmental age of the patient).
• Demonstrates clinical judgment in responding to priority patient needs.
• Communicates and documents assessment of patient with the interdisciplinary team. Utilizes all available resources in order to meet the needs of the patient and family.
• Develops and documents plan of care, treatment and services which is individualized and appropriate for the patient needs, strengths, limitations and goals.
• Includes the interdisciplinary health team as needed.
• Demonstrates effective communication with the patient / family and interdisciplinary team.
• Provides care, treatment and services in collaboration with interdisciplinary health team.
• Maintains an appropriate nurse-patient relationship.
• Complies with organizational policies, procedures and protocols including policies governing safety, medication administration and documentation.
• Initiates and documents education plan for the patient and family based on identified learning.
• Ensures the patient and family receives / understands education / training specific to their needs and abilities using the teach-back method for evaluation and documents appropriately.
5. Demonstrates Compassion, Leadership and Professionalism:
• Assumes responsibility and accountability on the unit / patient care team.
• Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively with others.
• Demonstrates knowledge of legal aspects of nursing as evidenced by documentation and professional behaviors.
• Delegates appropriate responsibilities to assigned nurses and ancillary staff.
• Demonstrates ability to manage job related stressors and constructive feedback during intra/interdepartmental relations.
• Demonstrates flexibility in meeting staffing needs throughout the organization.
• Participates in problem-solving activities at the unit level by identifying the problem and collaboratively working toward resolution.
• Provides input regarding protocols, policies and procedures to immediate supervisor.
• Provides training / precepting for new team members on the unit.
6. Performance Improvement / Evidence Based Practice / Research
• Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based practice within practice area and identifies opportunities for performance improvement.
• Participates and utilizes the performance improvement process to improve clinical practice.
• Completes at least one clinical research utilization (CRU) form for submission to Nursing Research Department utilizing a research article from the last 5 years from research performed in the United States.
• Completes a minimum of 5 nationally approved contact hours (CNE or CEU) per year.
• Completes mandatory in-services and health screens in timely manner.
• Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA); RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
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