Company: Mohawk Valley Health System
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job DetailsReq Id55562
DepartmentINPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT
Shift Hours Worked12.00
Work ScheduleNYSNA 12 HR ED (AFTER 8/31/16)
Employee StatusA2 - Regular 60 Hours
Union NYSNAJob SummaryThe Registered Nurse promotes and restores
patient's health by completing the nursing process: collaborating
with Physicians and multidisciplinary team members: providing
support to patient, visitors and families. A Registered Nurse is
responsible for assessing, planning, promoting and evaluating
quality patient care. A Registered Nurse provides teaching to
patients, families and the public. A Registered Nurses will follow
the mission, vision, I-CARE values, policies and procedures of
Mohawk Valley Health SystemCore Job Responsibilities Identify
patient care requirements establishing personal rapport with
patients and families and understanding of plan of care throughout
the patients experience.
Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional,
psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends and
Promote patient independence by establishing patient care goals;
teaching patient, friends and family to understand disease process,
medications, and self-care skills, and provide time to answer
Assure quality care by adhering to therapeutic standards measuring
health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or
recommending adjustments to the patients needs.
The nurse is responsible and accountable for individual nursing
practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks
consistent with the nurse's obligation to provide optimum patient
Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance
requirements following manufactures instructions troubleshooting
malfunctions, calling for repairs; maintaining equipment,
inventories, and evaluating equipment and techniques.
Protect patients, employees by adhering to infection control
policies and protocols, medication administration and controlled
substance regulations. Utilize universal precautions and practice
at all times.
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with
procedures rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from
health care personnel.
Document patient care service by charting in patients medical
records accurately and timely in accordance with licensure,
regulatory hospital standards.
Maintain continuity of care with the nursing team by communicating
plan of care and follow through with multidisciplinary team
ensuring that patient administration of care for all services
provided are organized, planned and delivered.
Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping
Maintain nursing supplies inventory checking stock to determine
inventory and PAR level; anticipating needs supplies; placing and
expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies;
using equipment and supplies; using equipment to accomplish
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops, mandatory in-services; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal networks;
participating in professional societies.
The nurse participates in the advancement of the profession through
contributions to practice, education, administration, and knowledge
Engage in quality improvement initiatives including continuing
education, participation in hospital-wide and unit specific teams,
identifying nursing practice areas for quality improvement and safe
Maintain a cooperative relationship among the healthcare team by
communicating information; responding to request; building rapport;
participating in team problem solving.
Provide service excellence to patients and their families/visitors
that meets or exceeds patient expectations through offering
empathetic and compassionate patient-centered care.
Professionally manage patient and family/visitor needs and concerns
using AIDET and positive service recovery methods.
Respond to patient requests and makes active referrals to subject
matter expert/decision maker who can fulfill the patient
Provide culturally sensitive careEducation
RequirementsRequired:Graduate of an accredited associate degree
Preferred:Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing
program or higher degreeLicensure/Certification
RequirementsRequired:Current New York State licensure as a
Preferred:Basic Life Support CertificationEOE AA
M/F/Vet/DisabilityQualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to their age, race, religion,
national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy,
childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, protected veteran status, or disability.Successful
candidates might be required to undergo a background verification
with an external vendor.
Keywords: Mohawk Valley Health System, Syracuse , Psych RN, Healthcare , Waterville, New York
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