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
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Staff Registered Nurse.
In this role, the successful candidate Carries out patient care responsibilities with emphasis on decision-making related to the steps in the nursing process to include assessment, diagnosis, and identification of expected outcomes, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides competent, safe and compassionate care based on established NYULMC 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.
- Participates in Unit Practice Council and Nursing Wide Councils (indirect or direct).
- Participates in quality improvement programs and activities that promote patient, family, physician and staff satisfaction.
- Participates in clinical inquiry and activities to foster evidence-based practice.
- Maintains awareness of current evidence-based practice and uses research applicable to patient care.
- Participates in the unit base quality and performance improvement program consistent with the clinical service and departmental program.
- Utilizes resources to meet individual learning need and promote professional development in clinical practice.
- Serves as a support and resource for nursing staff and students.
- Engages in self-assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development.
- Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities.
- Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care activities.
- Educates the patient and family to facilitate and promote health adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
- Evaluates the patients progress toward attainment of expected outcomes.
- Implements interventions identified in the plan of care.
- Develops a plan of care that prescribes intervention to attain expected outcomes.
- Identifies expected outcomes and anticipates unexpected or adverse outcomes as individualized to the patient.
- Analyzes assessment and reassessment data to determine nursing diagnoses.
- Collects patient healthcare data systematically and on an ongoing basis using appropriate assessment techniques and instruments.
- Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
- Demonstrates ability to differentiate those activities which are professional nursing practice, and those that may be delegated to ancillary staff.
- Participates in designated activities related to professional standards, New York State Nurse Practice Act and regulations of relevant outside agencies, e.g., NY State Department of Health, The Joint Commission, etc.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the NYULMC Core Values and incorporates these into the performance of responsibilities.
- Collaborates with the members of the interdisciplinary team and promotes collegial relationships.
- Participates in coordination of unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
- Supports the mission, philosophy, standards goals and objectives of the institution, the Departments of Nursing and NYU Langone Medical Center strategic area.
To qualify you must have:
Licensure: Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York.
Education: Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required: Internal candidate without nursing experience and external candidate with a minimum of one year nursing experience in conjunction with a plan to earn a BSN in nursing only at the discretion of the Vice President of Nursing and Patient Services.
Professional Organization: Membership in pertinent of professional organizations preferred.
Others: Fluent written and spoken English language skills, physical stamina, manual dexterity and visual acuity to perform responsibilities
Minimum of one year of Med/Surg experience 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, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran 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.
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