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Clinical Nurse IV: Critical Care Float Pool

companyAlbany Medical Center
locationSchaghticoke, NY 12154, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


Critical Care Float Pool

Work Shift:

SOP Float Pool Tier I (United States of America)see amc rn job descr

Join the dynamic team in the Albany Medical Center Critical Care Float Pool today!  An opportunity to gain and practice critical care skills in the following areas: Neuro-Surgical Trauma ICU, Medical ICU, Coronary Care Unit, Cardiovascular ICU , and our intermediate care ICU- the MSICU.  
RNs in the Critical Care Float pool also have the opportunity to gain additional competencies in Emergency Department care and neuro-progressive care areas.
You will have the opportunity to work in all the Critical Care areas at the Region’s only Level I trauma center.  Consider joining this dynamic, highly skilled Nursing team today

The Clinical Nurse contributes to the creation of a compassionate and caring environment for patients, families and colleagues through displays of kindness and active listening. Recognizes and appreciates that each employee’s work is valuable and contributes to the success of the Mission.

Job Description:

• Implements physician orders, administers medications, starts IVs, performs treatments, procedures 
  and special tests, and document treatment as required by company policy and local/state/federal 
  rules and regulations.
• Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' conditions.
• Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.
• Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
• Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
• Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered.
• Collaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients.
• Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.
• Graduate of a professional academic nursing program in which a Diploma, Associate Degree or 
  Baccalaureate Degree is conferred
• Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license
• Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support 
• Minimum of 1-3 years of previous clinical RN experience in Med-Surg or Progressive Care
• Excellent communication, prioritization, organizational and time-management skills
• Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and problem-solving tools and techniques 
  and demonstrates ability to apply in support of departmental and patient care quality improvement.

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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