Registered Nurse, Pediatric Congenital Cardiovascular Care Unit, Rotating Day/Night Shift

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
1/13/2018
Closes
1/17/2018
Specialty
Cardiology, Pediatrics
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.

 
  We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Nurse in our Congenital Cardiovascular Care Unit. To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, a current New York State RN license, current PALS and/or NRP and BLS certification with the American Heart Association and at least 2 years of PICU or NICU nursing experience. Cardiac-focused Pediatric experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will work in our new, 6-bed congenital Cardiovascular Care Unit.

Job Responsibilities:

•Collects, assesses and documents patient healthcare data. Involves patient/family and Interdisciplinary team o identify a plan of care and outcomes that are realistic and measurable. Prioritize care based upon data collected. Documents assessment and reassessment in medical records.
•Adheres to patient care and nursing standards in care delivery, and uses clinical practice guidelines (CPG).
•Complies with annual education and mandatory/regulatory requirements (Include learning transcript and supportive documentation).
•Participates in and contributes to in unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
•Implements interventions in the coordination of patient care in a safe, timely and appropriate manner and applies escalation process. Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultural groups in all patient care activities. Documents interventions per hospital standard.
•Attends unit practice councils (UPC) and utilizes the practice council structure to critically appraise and influence practice (Include supportive evidence).
•Serves as a support and resource for nursing staff and students.
•Demonstrates understanding of and contributes to unit throughput efficiencies and metrics. (Include unit throughput measures e.g. DBN, door to triage, assign to occupy, first case starts, room turnover)
•Educates the patient/family regarding health status and established plan of care. Determines learning needs of the patient/family. Implements an educational plan. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to modify expected outcomes. Documents learning outcomes of patient/family and revises education plan. (Include utilization of EHR education tools)
•Demonstrates a solid foundation and understanding of organizational goals as outlined within the quality and safety performance improvement plan (QSPIP) and nurse sensitive quality indicators (Include unit based quality measures e.g. HAPU, CAUTI, CLABSI, Falls).
•Engages in self-assessment and peer review; utilizes resources to meet individual learning need and promote professional development in clinical practice.
•Complies with unit based and organizations professional standards, New York State Nurse Practice Act and regulations of relevant outside agencies, e.g., NY State Department of Health, The Joint Commission, regulatory requirements etc.
•Evaluates the patient's progress towards expected outcomes. Involves the patient/family and interdisciplinary team in the evaluation process, recognizes changes in patient condition, reports documents and evaluates the effectiveness of the intervention(s).
•Exhibits appropriate judgment in delegated activities. Demonstrates ability to differentiate those activities which are in scope of professional nursing practice, and those that may be delegated to ancillary staff.

Minimum Qualifications:.

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.