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Family Nurse (CNII-IV) – Interventional Radiology, Endoscopy and Surgical Day Hospital (SDH) OR
Hours: 8 hour days flexed Monday - Friday between 7A and 6P, with occasional weekend hours if needed.
Providers of compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to surgical patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric care.
Empathetic in your approach to patient and family communication.
Approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that maintain high standards of nursing care within the organization.
Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development.
Function as the main contact person to meet the needs of the patients and their families throughout their stay in the SDH perioperative area of MSKCC.
Act as part of a multidisciplinary team by facilitating communication between the surgical team and patients and their families to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of a perioperative stay.
Communicate consistently with session assistants, nurses and support staff as the point person for patient concerns and questions regarding procedure types, case times and education.
Manage complex cases involving high-expectation patients/families, including but not limited to all pediatric and high profile referrals.
Contact the MSK physician to obtain the treatment plan and provide the information to the patient's family.
Intercede when patients are not satisfied, and attempt to resolve issues before bringing to the attention of the Supervisor.
Use interpreter services for communication with non-English speaking patients and their families.
New York State RN license and BSN
2 years of related medical/surgical experience required
Perioperative experience preferred
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About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.