The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a per-diem Staff RN.
In this role, the successful candidate Carries out patient care responsibilities with emphasis on decision-making related to the steps inthe nursing process to include assessment, diagnosis, identification of expected outcomes, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides competent, safe and compassionate care based on established NYUHC Patient Care and Nursing Standards. As a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, formulates the initial plan of care with the provider (physician or nurse practitioner) and collaborates with them to implement a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care to achieve expected outcomes; utilizes principles of assignment and delegation consistent with the NY State Nurse Practice Act.
Collects, assesses and documents patient healthcare data. Involves patient/family and interdisciplinary team as appropriate. Prioritizes data collection. Documents assessment in medical records.
Develops plan of care to attain expected outcomes. Develops a nursing plan of care based on agreed upon outcomes with patient/family. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team. Identifies outcomes that are realistic and measurable.
Implements interventions in the plan of care. Intervenes in a manner that is consistent with established plan of care. Implements interventions in a safe, timely and appropriate manner. Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultural groups in all patient care activities. Documents interventions per hospital standard.
Evaluates the patient's progress towards expected outcomes. Involves the patient/family and interdisciplinary team in the evaluation process. Documents and evaluates the effectiveness of the intervention(s).
Educates the patient/family regarding health status and established plan of care. Determines learning needs of the patient/family. Implements an educational plan. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to modify expected outcomes. Documents learning outcomes of patient/family and revises education plan.
Demonstrates awareness of the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the NYU Langone Medical Center, Departments of Nursing, clinical department and strategic area. Participates in unit/service based meetings. Recognizes importance of cost effective patient care. Reports unexpected events and outcomes to senior staff/leadership in a timely manner. Delivers patient care in accordance with professional nursing standards. Demonstrates awareness of JC, DOH, CMS, and CARF standards pertinent to unit. Communicates effectively with patients families, visitors and all members of the interdisciplinary team. Delegates activities effectively and appropriately to the ancillary staff.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations CORE VALUES and incorporates them into the performance of duties. Core Values Professionalism: Demonstrates professionalism in all aspects of role and engagement with others which includes communication, teamwork and compassion. Respect: Treats each person as a unique individual. Values diversity. Integrity: Acts ethically and upholds the organization's code of ethics. Maintains confidentiality of patient information, the department and staff. Diversity: Understands and values the role of diversity in communications and engagement with others. Excellence: Demonstrates good judgment in performance of positions functions. Plans and prioritizes assignments to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities. Fulfills annual mandatory education program requirements. Completes unit/service designated competency assessment. Completes the requirements of the Nurse Residency Program.
Engages in self-assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development. Assesses and recognizes personal learning needs to enhance performance with guidance from Nursing Leadership. Learns and uses new information, skills and knowledge in an effort to improve care and services.
Serves as a support and resources for other nursing staff and students.
Shares knowledge and participates in peer review process by providing information as requested.
Utilizes resources to meet individual learning needs and promote development in clinical practice. Demonstrates awareness of resources and seeks out experts in nursing and other disciplines to promote learning and development in evidence based practice.
Participates in unit based quality performance programs/projects.
Demonstrates awareness of NDNQI/Q &PI data and implications for improving patient outcomes.
Maintains awareness of current evidence based practice and utilizes findings from current nursing literature in patient care activities.
Modifies care based on new and revised nursing patient care standards.
Identifies factors and participates in programs to promote satisfaction of staff, patient, families and other disciplines.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Licensure: Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York. Education: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required; Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing with a minimum of one year nursing experience in conjunction with a plan to earn a baccalaureate degree in nursing only at the discretion of the SVP/Chief Nursing Officer or designee. Fluent written and spoken English language skills..
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS
Preferred Qualifications: Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.