Registered Nurse - Perlmutter Cancer Center Infusion

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children’s hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Nurse - Perlmutter Cancer Center Infusion

In this role, the successful candidate Carries out patient care responsibilities with emphasis on decision-making related to the steps inthe nursing process to include assessment, diagnosis, identification of expected outcomes, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides competent, safe and compassionate care based on established NYUHC Patient Care and Nursing Standards. As a member of theinterdisciplinary healthcare team, formulates the initial plan of care with the provider (physicianor nurse practitioner) and collaborates with them to implement a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care to achieve expected outcomes; utilizes principles of assignment and delegation consistent with the NY State Nurse Practice Act.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Participates in quality improvement programs and activities that promote patient, family, physician and staff satisfaction.
  • Participates in clinical inquiry and activities to foster evidence-bases practice.
  • Maintains awareness of current evidence-based practice and uses research applicable to patient care.
  • Participates in the unit based quality and performance improvement program consistent with the clinical service and departmental program.
  • Utilizes resources to meet individual learning need and promote professional development in clinical practice.
  • Serves as a support and resource for nursing staff and students.
  • Engages in self- assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development.
  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities.
  • Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates ability to differentiate those activities which are professional nursing practice, and those that may be delegated to ancillary staff.
  • Participates in designated activities related to professional standards, New York State Nurse Practice Act and regulations of relevant outside agencies, e.g., NY State Department of Health, The Joint Commission, etc.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the NYULMC Core Values and incorporates these into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Collaborates with the members of the interdisciplinary team and promotes collegial relationships.
  • Participates in coordination of unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, the Departments of Nursing and NYU Langone Medical Center strategic area.
  • Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care activities.
  • Educates the patient and family to facilitate and promote health adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
  • Evaluates the patients progress toward attainment of expected outcomes.
  • Implements interventions identified in the plan of care.
  • Develops a plan of care that prescribes intervention to attain expected outcomes.
  • Identifies expected outcomes and anticipates unexpected or adverse outcomes as individualized to the patient.
  • Analyzes assessment and reassessment data to determine nursing diagnoses.
  • Collects patient healthcare data systematically and on an ongoing basis using appropriate assessment techniques and instruments.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Licensure: Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York.Education: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required; Fluent written and spoken English language skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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