Position Requirements: Graduate of an accredited program for Registered Professional Nursing (Baccalaureate Degree in nursing preferred). Must complete internal Nursing Orientation program successfully and in a timely manner. Must complete annual mandatory in-service education (Hospital/Nursing). Clinical experience and/or skills relevant to the assigned area of practice. Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills .Computer proficiency.
Current and valid New York State registration authorizing practice as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN).
Certifications required for assigned area of practice:
o BLS (all nurses)
o ACLS (nurses working in specified areas/units)
Position Responsibilities: The professional registered nurse (RN) assumes responsibility for the nursing care provided to a selected number of patients. Consideration is given to the patient's stage of development according to the life cycle. The scope of practice includes diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case-finding, health teaching, health counseling and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well being.