Position : Med Surg Nurse Job Position
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
BSN or BS in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
Current, unrestricted New York State registered professional nursing license, BLS within one month of hire.
ACL within one month of hire, National certification in a nursing specialty.
No experience required.
One year of post-licensure practice as a registered professional nurse.
Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care plans in consultation with healthcare professionals.
Evaluating medical information, as well as providing direct and individualized bedside nursing care to pre-and post-surgery patients.
Preparing, administering and recording prescribed medications.
Changing dressings, inserting catheters, and starting IVs.
Adjusting specialized medical equipment as needed, as well as interpreting and recording measurements.
Monitoring patients' vitals and reporting adverse reactions to medications in a timely manner.
Collaborating on discharge planning with the healthcare team.
Answering questions and educating patients and their families on surgical procedures and post-surgery care.
Maintaining and updating patient files, medical charts, and health records.
Adhering to best nursing practices, standards, and protocols.