Strength Through Diversity.
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Responsibilities: - Temporary RN Position
- Performs chemo, therapeutic treatments, blood transfusions, and phlebotomy procedures.
- The Registered Nurse (RN) provides and coordinates the care of patients/families and significant others in the ambulatory care setting by assessing, diagnosing, planning and intervening in actual or potential health problems, including evaluation of the patient’s response to the care. These responsibilities also include patient/family/significant other education and health maintenance strategies. The RN is a member of a designated health care team and collaborates, coordinates and guides team members in planning patient care and achieving goals.
- Responsible for all unit enabling operations including patient flow, assignment, ordering and medical record prep. Triage all sick and walk-in patients.
- Responsible for telephone communication, telephone triage, communicate test results in collaboration with provider including appropriate follow-up
- Administer oral/IM/IV/SQ/Inhaled medications.
- Administer blood and blood products, specific to specialty areas.
- Performs treatments such as: chemotherapy administration, conscious sedation and other procedures specific to specialty practices.
- Accesses and maintains central lines/ports for blood drawing and medication administration.
- Provides and initiates respiratory interventions according to standards.
- Coordinates delegates and/or provides all other patient care activities.
- Coordinates in-patient admissions and ER referrals.
- Identifies learning family/patient needs, including level of comprehension.
- Informs about treatments, tests, preps, OR procedures.
- Instructs on home and self-care.
- Evaluates client outcomes through return demonstration and/or verbalization of understanding.
- Maintains an environment that is conducive to meeting patient care needs and that facilitates patient flow.
- Promotes and provides for patient safety in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
- Practices and monitors infection control. Maintains a clean, quiet, organized patient care environment.
- Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients families and significant others.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary.
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Current NY State Registered Nurse License,
- Minimum 2 years Medical Oncology Nursing Experience Required
- Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Active Chemotherapy- Biotherapy Provider Card required
- Certification in area of specialty is highly recommended, BCLS, ACLS required
- Ability to lift and move heavy objects/patients.
- Proficient in medical terminology and HIPAA guideline
- Ability to handle multiple priorities and to deal calmly with individuals under stress.
- Ability to organize the activities of multiple patients.
- Effective interpersonal and communications skills required, Excellent telephone etiquette
- Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families
- Effective organizational skills, basic computer skills, Effective interpersonal skills, Ability to problem solve using critical thinking.
- Must be able to adapt to a growing and changing environment
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.
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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.