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Job Title: Staff Nurse
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Nursing assessment is based on interview, examination, observation and review of records of the patient
- Develops a goal oriented care plan based on the nursing assessment, with participation of patient and significant others
- Nursing actions are consistent with the care plan and medical regimen and hospital procedures
- Demonstrates a competent level of technical skill
- Duties specific to Endoscopy Department
- Sets up procedure rooms for specific procedures
- Performs equipment check prior to start of procedure
- Reports equipment malfunction to ANCC/NM
- Prepares patients for procedures: pre-procedure assessment, IV insertion, proper positioning of patients for procedures.
- Assists in endoscopic and related procedures
- Documents in Provation MD and Provation MulticareGiver
- Performs clerical functions: stamp specimen requisitions, labels, etc
- Performs supply inventories, reports supply needs to ANCC/NM
- Patient’s progress, or lack of progress, is reflected is the progress notes and in the revised care plans
- Discharge planning is consistent with the patient’s status and reflects inter-departmental and inter-agency communication
- Communication of information to the patient is based on the patient’s level of awareness and readiness to learn
- 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.
- Utilization of Personnel Resources
- Supports orientation of new staff members by observing professional behaviors, providing feedback to the staff member and by acting as a role model and a resource person
- Patient care assignments reflect awareness of patient needs and skill level of personnel
- Organization of provision of care meets priority needs of patients and unit.
- Condition of patients and unit requiring additional intervention is communicated to the leadership person in the relevant discipline.
- Adaptation to changing departmental needs reflects awareness of the needs of the Hospital Center.
- Time management meets needs of the unit/department.
- Maybe required to perform charge nurse responsibilities when necessary.
- Interpretation of Policy
- Feedback on policies affecting nursing practice is provided to the Nurse Manager
- Behavior and nursing actions are consistent with the policies of the Department of Nursing and the Hospital Center
- Performance Improvement
- Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.
- Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
- Utilization of Material Resources
- Need for supplies and equipment necessary for carrying out the plan of care is identified and communicated to the relevant person.
- Utilizes material resources effectively, minimizes wastes.
- Participates in the development of other staff members.
- Participates in staff development activities and staff meetings.
- Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements.
- Identifies learning strengths and needs
- Reflects awareness of personal and professional development needs by participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences.
- Utilizes learning resources.
- Graduation from an accredited Nursing program. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- A minimum of 15 contact hours of continuing education per year specific to endoscopy, sedation, and infection prevention/control.
- At least one year Medical-Surgical Nursing experience. Endoscopy, ICU or PACU experience preferred.
- Basic EKG interpretation and IV skills required.
- Licensed and currently registered or otherwise duly authorized to practice as a professional nurse in New York State
- BLS certification required.
- ACLS required
- CGRN recommended after 2 years GI experience.
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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.
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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.