Staff Nurse - RN - G3 - Post Anesthesia Care Unit - Nights
Responsibilities - Weill
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Ranked #7 in the nation, #1 in New York City
in the U.S. News & World Report “America’s Top Hospitals” survey.
At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) nurses are patient advocates in the truest form. Following complex and rarely seen surgeries, we provide pain management, clinical assessment and vital information for multidisciplinary colleagues. Our PACU units support over 60 surgical suites, among them the nation’s first to broadly use Artis Zeego 3-D robotic imaging. When it comes to high-tech, high-risk care, PACU nurses are the critical link to positive outcomes—and respected members of our team.
We care for a wide range of patients, including cardio-thoracic, vascular, transplant, neurosurgery, gynecology, oncology, and plastic surgery. We experience a particularly high case mix index because of our reputation for quality and care. From the first successful pediatric heart transplant to the world’s first center for orthopedic surgery, we’ve historically led the way. Today, our PACU nurses’ mastery continues to set standards for post-operative care.
Record high patient AND employee satisfaction scores combine for a unique, inspiring hospital environment. Flexible scheduling and shared governance attract top nursing professionals. Discover a premier career experience—find out how you can Make It Possible in this specialty:
A staff nurse is a registered nurse, who in this first level position, coordinates care of assigned patients on a shift. Possesses the qualifications and attributes essential for the provision of safe, efficient and therapeutic nursing care. Works collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance. Acts as a patient advocate by addressing individual patient needs. Functions within the standards of practice established by NYP Department of Nursing and American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice. Acts within the policies and procedures of the hospital, division, and clinical department. Actively participates in the Professional Nursing Organization. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Current New York State License as a Registered Nurse required. This is a 12 hour night position located at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital/Cornell.
BCLS for all nurses who provide direct patient care required. Additional certifications may be required. required. Knowledge of the nursing process: social, behavioral, biological and physical science required. Knowledge of current health care environment required. Demonstrated understanding of customer service principles required. Demonstrated effective interpersonal communication skills required. Ability to use computer applications required. Ability to analyze patient care data to deliver and evaluate care required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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