RN - Hospital NE

Employer
Albany Medical Center
Location
Schenectady, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 23, 2023
Closes
Feb 23, 2023
Ref
18758_53265-afd7de3f825e55b48cbc839e095326a4
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Department/Unit:

Ambulatory Surgery

Work Shift:

Staffing Options Program (United States of America)

Seeking a qualified Pre-Op Nurse to administer diligent care to
patients via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment. Rotating hours available.
Job Duties include:
Assess, instruct & prepare patients prior to surgery
• Ensure that operative and informed consents are signed and correct
• Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
• Initiate IVs and ensure patients are informed about procedure
• Assess patients’ post-operative condition
• Monitor vital signs and other measurements of progress, meeting discharge criteria
• Log all findings in patient files
• Answer patient questions and ensure patient comfort
• Monitor patients for condition changes, reporting any changes to physician
• Perform intervention duties during post-operative emergencies

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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