Mount Sinai Careers

Staff Nurse (RN) - Pulmonary/Critical Care Procedure - Mount Sinai St. Luke's - Full Time - Day Shift

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 

Dept Name- Pulmonary 
REQ #73701

Job Title: Staff Nurse 


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with all procedures undertaken by members of the pulmonary critical care division including but not limited to bronchoscopy, pleural biopsy, insertion of chest tubes and intravenous catheters, thoracentesis, pulmonary function test.
  • Schedules procedures.
  • Develops and provides patient education.
  • Follows up on the results of all procedures and report these to the respective attendings and fellows.
  • Keeps details and statistics of all procedures performed by the Division and to develop a performance improvement program with the assistance of the Division Director or designee.
  • Keeps appropriate inventory to maintain adequate functioning of the procedure room.
  • Develops new policies and procedures as determined by the Division Director.
  • Participates in research projects as determined by the Division Director or Designee.
  • Participates in divisional activities and meetings.
  • Ensures that procedures environment and equipment meets hospital standards at all times.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  • Maintains current ACLS/BLS certification
  • Maintains Moderate Sedation competency
  • Participates in the development of other staff members.
  • Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements.
  • Identifies learning strengths and needs
  • Utilizes learning resources.
  • Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients,  families and significant others.
  • Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community.
  • Maintains adaptability
  • Resolves Problems as they arise
  • Communicates with peers in an appraisal of practice as it relates to self and other nursing personnel.
  • Reflects a collaborative effort in meeting the needs of the patient and unit/team  communication with other disciplines
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Licensed and currently registered or otherwise duly authorized to practice as a professional nurse in New York State
  • 2+ years of medical –surgical experience required; ICU or PACU experience preferred
  • Experience with Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) procedure preferred
  • Basic Dysrhythmia
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Computer skills in addition to data entry. 

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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