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Bassett Healthcare Staff Registered Nurse, Med/Surg in Oneonta, New York

The best thing about this role Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Here you will find an innovative culture that is patient-focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. Recently named a Forbes America's Best-In-State Employer 2022! What you'll do The Staff Registered Nurse works weekend days and manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Cares for ages Pediatric through advanced age and end of life. Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs to provide quality care to assigned patients and documents findings in the EMR. Performs admission assessment within six hours of admission or in accordance with specific unit standards. Reviews and acknowledges all MD orders for assigned patients. Identifies and documents nursing diagnosis on patients’ plan of care promptly. Identifies and documents patient/family/significant other teaching needs upon admission. Identifies discharge-planning needs of patient/family/significant other of admission. Develops, discusses, and communicates a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, in collaboration with each patient/family/significant other in order to address all identified needs. Plan of care will include nursing diagnosis statement for each identified problem. Develops patient/family/significant other teaching and discharge plan as per unit standard. Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital policies and procedures for verifying, scanning, administering, and recording medications. Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects. Observes five Rs for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time. Demonstrates proper procedures in all methods of medication administration. Administers blood and blood products competently following hospital policy and procedures. Initiates and maintains IV access according to hospital policy and procedures. Assesses and documents IV site q4o or per unit standard, ensures IV site is labeled AAT. Evaluates the identified problems, care provided, and patient’s responses are reassessed in order to meet patient and family needs to ensure overall quality of care delivered. Reassessment of plan of care is done every shift. Assesses the patient/significant other’s response to teaching plan in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan. Based on reassessment, plan of care will remain the same or be modified to meet the patient/significant others identified needs. Functions as a role model for current and new staff. Facilitates problem resolution among peers. Demonstrates a constructive approach during all interactions with staff and nurse leaders toward the organization. Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the unit/med-surg division as specific to the scope of service to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed. Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and theories related to the care of the orthopedic patient. Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and theories of PCA and epidural pain management modalities. Consistently documents pre/post pain med assessments. Demonstrated knowledge and procedures of theories of capillary blood glucose testing. Follows MD orders and accurately documents I & O’s Utilizes appropriate PPE and precautions prn What we need from you Education: 2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing, required 4 year / Bachelor Degree in Nursing, preferred License/ Certification: Valid NYS Registered Nurse license required BLS and ACLS Certifications required National Certifications preferred Skills: Accountability Clinical Skills Communication Critical Thinking Interacting with People Multi-tasking Physical Requirements: Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 lbs. for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. Occasional climbing, crouching, kneeling, and stooping, fit testing Frequent typing/clerical/dexterity, grasping, hearing, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, seeing/monitor/computer use, standing, talking, walking, and visual acuity (color, depth, perception) Hazards: Occasional chemical, explosives, mechanical, and radiation/radiant energy Frequent bodily fluids/bloodborne exposure Working Conditions: Occasional odors Travel: No travel required Total Rewards Bassett Healthcare Network’s commitment to our employees includes benefit programs carefully designed with the needs and values of all our employees in mind. Many of the benefits we offer are paid fully or in large part by Bassett. Our generous benefits offerings include: Paid time off, including company holidays, vacation, and sick time Medical, dental and vision insurance Life insurance and disability protection Retirement benefits including an employer match And more! Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position. We are also offering a sign-on bonus for this position! Details and eligibility requirements will be discussed during the interview process. Current employees of Bassett Healthcare Network are not eligible and are encouraged to apply through the internal job board. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to: USD $17,500.00 Pay Transparency Salary is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, training, and fair market evaluation based on industry standards. The above compensation range represents a good faith belief of the compensation range by Bassett Healthcare Network, and its entities and affiliates, at the time of this posting or advertisement. Pay Range Minimum: USD $37.33/Hr. Pay Range Maximum: USD $49.80/Hr. We love the difference people bring We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.