Catholic Health Registered Nurse Emergency Dept LMH in Lockport, New York
Salary: 35.01-48.96 USD
Facility: Lockport Memorial Hospital
Shift: Shift 1
Status: Part Time w/Benefits FTE: 0.666667
Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 1199
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Days with Weekend and Holiday Rotation
Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Registered Professional Nurse assigned to the Emergency Department and/or Inpatient Unit is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation as appropriate to the ages of the patients served, based on the areas of clinical practice. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Maintains confidentiality of all hospital/staff information. Strives to incorporate the philosophy and mission of Mount Saint Mary's Hospital and to incorporate the Hospital's goal of: Quality care in a personal manner with total regard for individual human dignity.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital consists of multiple locations and associates may be assigned as needed.
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required
RN licensure in New York State
Must possess current BLS within sixty (60) days from time of placement and must have current ACLS and PALS within twelve (12) months from time of placement.
Bachelor of Science (BSN) preferred
- Two (2) years of recent Medical/Surgical experience as a Registered Nurse; or one (1) year of recent CCU/ICU and/or Emergency Room experience as a Registered Nurse preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Good human relations and oral/written communication skills required
Maintain patient charts
Clinical Computer Information System
May use power tools
Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
Exposed to: a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; odorous chemical and specimens; infection from disease-bearing specimens; hazards of handling diseased organs and tissues; hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment; Housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals; unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)
Flexibility in scheduled working hours/days to meet needs of unit
Adaptability to varying patient assignments; including, inpatient/ observation statuses.
Handles: absentee replacement on short notice; emergency or crisis situations (potential patient violence)
May be exposed to:infections and contagious diseases; biohazardous, radioactive substances; toxic chemicals (i.e. photocopier)
May perform emergency care
Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquires
Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards
Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
Requires judgement/action which could result in death of patient
Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases
Subject to many interruptions
Required Protective Equipment:
Eye/face protection may be required
Gowns may be required
Hair covering may be required
Lab coat or apron may be required
Surgical/ N-95 masks may be required
Sterile/non-sterile medical gloves may be required
Utility gloves may be required
Hazards: conditions where there is danger to life, body, and/or health Noise: Sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss