Make a Difference as a Medical-Surgical Nurse in Oceanside, NY!

Summary of the role:

  • Provide comprehensive nursing care to adult patients across various medical conditions and surgical procedures.
  • Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure patient well-being.
  • Work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, delivering compassionate and evidence-based care.

Job Details:

  • Specialty: Medical-Surgical (Med-Surg)
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Duration: Full-Time Position Available
  • Shift: Night Shift
  • Schedule: Consistent Schedule
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
  • Pay: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package (details upon request)


  • 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 in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) considered with relevant experience and active matriculation in a BSN program (approval required).
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a relevant clinical setting.
  • New graduates must possess current knowledge of the nursing process and its application.
  • Licensed RN with current registration in New York State.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certifications from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package (details upon request).
  • Work in a supportive and collaborative healthcare environment.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in patients' lives.
  • Health Benefits
  • 401 (k)
  • 30,000+ exclusive benefits

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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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