Minimum Qualifications: RN with NYS license required. Minimum of 1 year clinical nursing care experience required, preferably in a women's health provider based clinic. Strong obstetrical clinical and knowledge base required. Ability to work in a team environment with positive communication skills, ability to plan and implement the delivery of nursing care for patients in coordination with the healthcare team and ability to collect comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health and determine a plan of care in collaboration with the healthcare provider required. Current CPR certification required.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: The Registered Nurse collaborates within a multi-disciplinary team to deliver quality care to patients in the Midwifery clinic at the Community General Campus location. Responsibilities include: assess and identify patient health status, establish a plan of care with the healthcare provider, and integrate patient and family education into the delivery of care. Professional ambulatory care nurses facilitate continuity of care, nursing triage, interdisciplinary collaboration and coordination of health care services and community resources. The RN will perform telephone triage, plan and implement the delivery of care in coordination with the healthcare team, prepare/chaperone patients for examinations and procedures, assist with complex procedures, coordinate hospital admissions, review and follow up with patient lab work results and studies. This position may supervise, coordinate and evaluate care provided by LPNs and ancillary staff.
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.