Clinical Nurse I - Stamford OPC-SPU

Location US-CT-Stamford
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/9/2020 6:40 AM)
Job ID
2020-12852
Category
Nurses (RN/LPN)
Emp Status
Regular Part-Time
Hours per Week
27.5
Shift
Days

Overview

How you move is why we’re here. ®
Now more than ever.

Get back to what you need and love to do.

The possibilities are endless...

 

Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize

 the abundant opportunities for growth and success.

 

If this describes you then let’s talk!

 

HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.

Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise.

 

Clinical Nurse – SPU

Stamford, CT

Part Time

Mon, Tues & Wed 7:30A - 5P

  

The practice of the profession of nursing as a registered professional nurse is defined as diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems through case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well being, and executing medical regimens prescribed by a licensed practitioner. The HSS Registered Nurse provides and ensures comprehensive nursing care to patients/families, using the nursing process and appropriate standards of care in accordance with the philosophy of Hospital for Special Surgery, the Division of Nursing, the ANA Code of Ethics and regulatory bodies. The Clinical Nurse I (CN I) is the level of entry for all newly hired novice or experienced registered professional nurses. The CN I ensures quality and appropriateness of care for all age groups in the unit-specific patient population and demonstrates an ability to incorporate knowledge of patient's age, growth, and developmental level into the provision of care.

 

As an integral member of our Magnet Nursing team, the successful RN candidate will be focused on – patient advocacy and delivering the highest quality of care to our patients!  Working in an evidence-based nursing environment that commands excellence every day, you will provide comprehensive pre- and post-operative nursing care to our patients and their families in this acute care setting.  Our core values center on respect, consideration, compassion for all individuals and maintaining awareness of diverse cultural and religious beliefs.  Your capacity to collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and promote the highest standards of care and safety is critical to the mission of Nursing in HSS.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams to maintain the standards of professional nursing practices in a clinical setting
  • Collect comprehensive data on patients’ health (from patients and/or family members); Analyze data to determine needs & develop individualized care plans; update care plans based on progression and pathway as well as manage care delivery
  • Ensure that all prescriber orders are carried out appropriately and timely; work collaboratively with ancillary staff, including Patient Care Assistants
  • Integrate patient care standards in all clinical activities; participate in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety, quality of care and patient outcomes
  • Maintain sensitivity and awareness of cultural and religious diversity when addressing patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers
  • Promote a supportive and team-oriented environment
  • Support departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital

Minimum Requirements

  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing required
  • 1+ years med surg nursing required. 
  • 1+ years’ of PACU, ICU, Step Down or ED Experience preferred. Procedural area experience preferred.
  • CT RN license and registration required
  • BLS and ACLS certification required

Essential Qualifications

  • HCAHPS/EPIC knowledge preferred
  • Your scope of duties will include incorporating physical and emotional assessments, age specific competency, critical thinking skills, and educating patients and their family members regarding their plan of care and clinical pathway.
  • Strong patient centered approach with emphasis on providing exemplary and world-class customer service
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Active participant in seeking solutions to problems

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