RN - Hospital NE: D4N: Medical Cardiology
Company: Albany Medical Center
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Department/Unit:Medical/Surgical Cardiac Hospitalist - D4NWork
Shift:Staffing Options Program (United States of America)The
Clinical Nurse assesses, coordinates, plans, directs, implements
and manages the needs of assigned patients throughout the episode
of care with a focus on progress toward discharge, including during
transitions within the acute care stay. The Clinical Nurse Nurse is
responsible for the delivery and coordination of patient care
provided by the caregiving team. S/he assures that competent,
compassionate patient care is uniformly provided to customers
including referring facilities, hospital staff and patients in the
inpatient, ambulatory, and community settings.
The Medical Cardiology unit is a 29-bed unit consisting of 1
private room, 13 semi-private rooms and one 4 bedroom. Patients are
received from the Emergency Department, Cardiac Catheterization
Lab, CCU, MICU, physician offices, and other facilities when
inpatient admission is necessary.
The patient population served includes male and female, acute and
chronically ill patients with a variety of cardiac and medical
diagnoses. Most patients admitted to the unit require telemetry
monitoring after receiving minimally-invasive and invasive cardiac
procedures. The age range is from young adult (18 years) to
geriatric (100+) years.
Per Diem: $43.50 per hour Essential Duties & Responsibilities
include but not limited to: 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.
Minimum Qualifications: 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 (ACLS). 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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