FGP Patient Care Asst (37.5)

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/29/2017
Closes
12/29/2017
Specialty
Other
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.

 
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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Patient Care Asst (37.5).

In this role, the successful candidate assists the RN/LPN in the care of patients and families by completing assigned patient care tasks; provides competent, safe, and compassionate care with emphasis on an understanding of the challenges faced by hospitalization, undergoing procedures or diagnostic tests; demonstrates NYULMC Core Values in all aspects of job performance.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assists in emergency situations as directed.
  • Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards.
  • Utilizes specialized skills and safety when carrying out specific tasks of patient care as assigned, including phlebotomy, fingersticks for glucose, and electrocardiograms.
  • Assists in maintaining safety and comfort needs of patients.
  • Assists in data collection and activities as assigned.
  • Observes general behavior and reports same to nursing staff to whom patient is assigned.
  • Completes delegated responsibilities as directed by the Nursing Staff or MDs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Competencies: Working knowledge of English is evident in verbal, reading and writing abilities; other language an asset; demonstrated ability in computer skills; proficiency in venipuncture and phlebotomy required. Minimum of one year of experience as a Patient Care Assistant within the last two years.

Preferred Qualifications:
Some college preferred.

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

NYU School of Medicine 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 School of Medicine 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 and 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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