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Registered Nurse ER (External Applicants ONLY)

Company: ECMC
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

1 Year of Nursing Experience in Med-Surg or Critical Care Required## # # The work involves the coordination of nursing care, patient education and discharge planning.# The incumbent, using accepted standards of nursing practice, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates all phases of nursing care for assigned patients from admission through discharge.# The work is performed under the general direction of higher-level professional nursing employees. Supervision is exercised over lower level nursing personnel. Does related work as required. # TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Performs physical, psychological, and social assessment of patients; Develops a written nursing care plan based on patient assessment and diagnosis; Works directly under physicians, assisting during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments; Implements medical and nursing orders; Establishes care priorities based on patient problems; Communicates pertinent patient information to the physician and other members of the health care team; Evaluates the effectiveness of care delivered; Updates care plan as indicated; Records vital signs and documents care given; Develops and implements a discharge plan for patients; Provides patients and their families with health teaching; Administers medication, including intravenous therapy; reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments; Participates in and supports research programs; Participates in nursing committees; Performs tasks normally delegated to lower ranking nursing department employees, as directed. # FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of professional nursing principles, techniques, and the nursing process; good knowledge of the organization, functions, policies, regulations and procedures of the hospital, clinics or skilled nursing facility as they relate to nursing; good knowledge of medication administration/pharmacology; skill in the use of equipment, instruments and materials used in patient care; good knowledge of electronic medical record system; good interpersonal skills; sound judgment; understanding; patience; tact; resourceful; initiative and dependability; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. # # # MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and either: A)### Possession of a license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State as issued by the New York State Education Department at the time of appointment; or: B)### Eligibility for Limited Permit to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State as issued by the New York State Education Department at the time of appointment. # NOTE: Graduates of Schools of Nursing registered by the New York State Education Department may be employed to practice nursing under supervision of a professional nurse currently registered in this state and with the endorsement of the employing agency for ninety (90) days immediately following graduation from a program in nursing and pending receipt of a limited permit for which an application has been filed. (New York State Education Law, Article 139, Section 6907). # NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements

Keywords: ECMC, Buffalo , Registered Nurse ER (External Applicants ONLY), Other , Buffalo, New York

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