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Job Title: Nurse Residency Program September 2020: Emergency Department
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This program is designed to provide a clinically based post-graduate residency program in acute care/emergency nursing services. ED Residency Program is framed on a core belief of learning though experience and consists of structured and unstructured learning experiences. The program is learner focused and based on action learning and reflective practices that support the development of critical thinking, professional practice behaviors, organizational commitment and clinical judgment. The nursing residency program is grounded in a developmental model of practice. The learning pathway begins with caring for patients with non-emergent health care issues and progresses toward caring for multiple patients with complex emergent health care issues. Emphasis is placed on the foundations of professional nursing practice, including professional role development, management of patient care, physical assessment and technical competency, organization and priority of patient care, and integration of critical thinking and judgment. Central to the success of this program is the partnership between the nurse resident and expert professional nurse. Participants create a learning network that supports learning through doing and guided reflection. Included in this program will be learning strategies that include, assigned readings, e-learning modules, human patient simulation interaction, journaling, case discussions and presentations at nursing rounds and competency assessments. This residency program is designed to enhance the clinical competency and professional development of graduate nurses from novice to clinical competency.
Through this program and prior theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, expectations are that the participants will:
- Understand role and responsibilities of nurse resident position.
- Comply with Mount Sinai Hospital Standards/Standards of Care/Guidelines/Protocols and Procedures.
- Apply previous theoretical knowledge and skill in the clinical setting.
- Assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate a plan of care for selected patients.
- Conduct a physical assessment on selected patients.
- Integrate compassion, respect and unconditional positive regard in caring for selected patients.
- Enhance critical thinking skills in caring for patients with multiple complex medical problems.
- Perform personal care for selected patients with alteration in self-care.
- Document utilizing the nursing process.
- Conduct patient teaching/discharge instructions to selected patients.
- Perform selected procedures and treatments consistent with current nursing care standards
- Use equipment required for patient care services consistent with operating instructions and safety regulations.
- Integrate new nursing knowledge and technical skills in a progressive manner.
- Formulate one’s own professional practice model.
- Transition from novice toward competent professional nurse in the clinical environment.
- Develop effective clinical decision making skills related to clinical judgment and performance.
- Incorporate research-based practice linked to patient outcomes into clinical practice.
- Strengthen professional commitment, role identification and advocacy with nursing profession.
- Current New York State RN License
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing – conferred by January 2018
- Volunteer experience
- Career experience
- GPA minimum 3.5 (or equivalent)
- Required employment commitment for 24 months (night shift)
- Available to start August/September 2020
- Required Master Preceptor schedule compliance
- Required Essay: Every new nursing graduate is on a journey. Each new graduate has stories to tell. This nursing personal statement should “show” rather than “tell” your reasons for electing to apply for this Residency program. This personal statement is your opportunity to communicate to the readers that your qualifications and attributes demonstrate genuine interest and ability.
Question: Some Emergency Nurses are said to have been born for the role; others come about the skills after long hard work. How have your prepared yourself for this commitment? (500 words)** Please attach essay in the Cover Letter section of your profile. If you would like to upload a cover letter and an essay please upload it in one file in order for it to upload as one document**
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