Minimum Qualifications: Possession of or eligibility for a license to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State and one year of post-licensure acute care nursing experience. Candidates with less than one year of post-licensure acute care nursing experience who possess a license, or eligible, to practice as a registered nurse in New York State will be considered for appointment to a Nurse 1 position.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Must possess strong leadership, computer skills and excellent written and oral communication skills. The Registered Nurse will assess and identify patient health status, establish a plan of care, implement and evaluate the card provided as well as integrating patient and family education into the delivery of care. Professional Ambulatory care nurses facilitate continuity of care, nursing triage, interdisciplinary colloboration and coordination of health services and community resources. The RN will perform telephone triage, coordinate patient care, assist with complex procedures, hospital admissions, review and follow up with patient labwork results and studies. This position will also supervise, coordinate and evaluate care provided by LPN's and unlicensed assistive personnel. The RN will assist non-licensed staff with medical record preparation, filing and online appointment scheduling. Prepare/chaperone patients for provider examinations. Assist with preparing and maintaining examination rooms and departmental supplies.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.