Clinical Nurse III - C8: Post Cardiothoracic Surgery
Company: Albany Medical Center
Posted on: September 22, 2023
Department/Unit:Post Cardiothoracic Surgery - C8Work Shift:Day
(United States of America)An opportunity to join a
high-functioning, dedicated team committed to excellent quality
patient care. The post cardiothoracic surgical unit is a specialty
unit consisting of patients receiving cardiac surgery, thoracic
surgery, cardiac catheterization, structural heart interventional
procedures, electrophysiology procedures, and patients that require
a higher level of telemetry monitoring. If you are eager to learn,
pay close attention to detail, are dedicated to high quality
patient care, and enjoy a fast-paced environment, this is the unit
for you! We offer room to grow in your nursing practice and welcome
all to apply, from new RN graduates to experienced RNs looking to
expand their skill set.
Advanced skills preferred but not required: Cardiac rhythm
interpretation and management, familiarity with vasoactive &
antiarrhythmic medications, and management of chest tubes.Job
--- - - -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
--- - - -Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and
non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
--- - - -Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications
--- - - -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
--- - - -Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license
--- - - -Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support
(BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
--- - - -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
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