Are you a dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse looking to make a difference in the lives of adult patients? We are seeking a skilled Medical-Surgical Nurse to join our dynamic healthcare team. In this role, you will provide specialized nursing care to patients with a variety of medical conditions and surgical procedures, ensuring their well-being through comprehensive assessments, expert wound care, effective pain management, and patient education.

Why Choose Us?

  • Exceptional Patient Care: We are committed to delivering the highest quality of care to our patients. As a Medical-Surgical Nurse, you will play a key role in ensuring patient safety, recovery, and overall well-being.
  • Collaborative Work Environment: Join a team of dedicated healthcare professionals who support each other and work together to provide the best possible care for our patients.
  • Professional Development: We offer numerous opportunities for professional growth and continuous learning, helping you stay at the forefront of nursing practice.

Job Details:

  • Specialty: Medical-Surgical/Telemetry Nursing
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Shift
  • Schedule: Regular Business Hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Pay: Competitive Salary

Responsibilities:

  • Patient Assessment: Conduct thorough physical assessments, review medical histories, and perform ongoing monitoring to identify changes in patients' conditions. Recognize signs of complications and communicate effectively with the healthcare team.
  • Medication Administration: Administer medications and treatments, ensuring accurate dosing and monitoring for any adverse reactions. Educate patients about their medications and potential side effects.
  • Wound Care: Expertly provide wound care management for post-operative patients and those with chronic wounds, ensuring proper dressing changes and infection prevention.
  • Surgical Support: Assist in pre-operative preparation, intra-operative care, and post-operative recovery, monitoring patients closely for any signs of complications.
  • Patient Education: Educate patients and their families about their conditions, treatment plans, and self-care strategies for a safe and smooth transition from the hospital to home.
  • Pain Management: Implement pain management strategies and collaborate with the healthcare team to find the most effective ways to control patients' pain.
  • Medical Procedures: Assist in various medical procedures, including catheterization, IV placement, and other treatments, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, documenting assessments, interventions, and outcomes in the electronic health record system.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing preferred. Associate degree in nursing considered with relevant experience and/or active matriculation in a BSN Program if approved by Chief Nursing Officer or designee.
  • At least 2 years of experience required.
  • Relevant clinical competence in assigned nursing practice area; new graduates must possess current knowledge of the nursing process and its application.
  • Licensed as a registered nurse with current registration in New York State.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) from AHA.
  • Telemetry experience.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive health benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • Supportive team environment.

If you have at least 2 years of experience and a passion for improving patient outcomes, we invite you to apply and become a vital part of our mission to deliver exceptional healthcare!

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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