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Clinical Nurse I: M2: Ortho/Spine

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

Job Description

Department/Unit:

Orthopedics & Spine Unit-M2

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)M2- Post Surgical Orthopedics and Spine

Position Highlights:
•\tNew Grad and experienced RN applications accepted
\t If you are a new grad, you can apply before your boards!
•\tDevelop your skills in a post-surgical setting caring for patients that have recently undergone spine surgery, hip fractures, wound infections, multiple trauma, new spinal cord injuries, and medicine patients
o\tPrivate Rooms with ceiling lifts and computers
\tRequired education that will be provided include, but not limited to:
Wound Vac management, BLS, & advanced neuro assessments.
•\tWork side by side with interdisciplinary members of the Unit’s team
o\tPA’s, NP’s, Residents, Attending MD’s, Fellows, PCA’s, ASA’s.
•\tHours available are both day and night shift, Full time and part time
•\tEngaged leadership to assist you in being successful in your role (Nurse Clinicians, Educators, Managers)
o\tShared governance both unit and organizational level
o\tQuality initiatives
o\tResearch initiatives
•\tOpportunity for advancement within the vast organization in both the inpatient and outpatient settings
o\tTuition reimbursement is available
•\tMultiple support teams to assist when needed
o\tSTAT nurses available for rapid responses and support of the bedside nurse when needed
o\tRespiratory therapy
o\tPharmacy
o\tclinical support staff
o\tpastoral care
o\tPhysical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
o\tCase Management/ Social work to facilitate discharge planning
•\tAccess to College Library; Fitness Center; outpatient pharmacy located within the hospital; Discounts at many local community partners

Required:
•\tCurrent license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of New York
o\tIf a new grad, date of schooling completion and anticipated date of board exam

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.

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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