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Clinical Nurse II: C8: Post-Cardiothoracic Surgery

companyAlbany Medical Center
locationClimax, NY 12042, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Department/Unit:

Post Cardiothoracic Surgery - C8

Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•\tImplements 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.
•\tOrders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' conditions.
•\tAssesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.
•\tApplies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
•\tProvides primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
•\tAdministers over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered.
•\tCollaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients.
•\tDirects 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) 

·         Previous experience as a PCA or other nursing assistance preferred 

·         Ability to improve job performance through continuing education 

·         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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