Staff Nurse (29961)
New York City, NY
Job posting number: #7062389
Posted: November 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Summary
Under direct supervision, coordinates and organizes the clinical care of patients within the practice
Monitors the expiration dates of medical supplies.
Triages patient inquiries and communicates test results.
Attends unit based in-service and/or continuing education programs to maintain current knowledge base in the field.
Provides in-office, patient care services. Duties may include obtaining patient histories, vital signs, venipuncture, specimen collection, administering vaccines/medications and educating patients.
Recommends and implements improvements in procedures to ensure smooth functioning of the practice and high quality patient care.
Develops, updates, implements and evaluates a comprehensive plan of care based on the individual patient needs.
Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.
Evaluates status of patients in emergency situations to determine and obtain appropriate care, administers various medications, shots, and lab tests.
Schedules tests and procedures for patients.
Educates patients and family regarding treatment and therapies.
Records diagnosis, treatment plans, progress notes and doctors' orders in patient charts.
Coordinates and participates in patient follow up care.
Calls in medication prescriptions to pharmacies.
Provides continuity of care through patient family education and discharge planning.
Associate's Degree in Nursing
Up to 2 years of post-degree course work and/or an internship and less than one year of previous experience may be considered.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be very articulate and posses a professional demeanor and appearance.
Licenses and Certifications
Current NY State Registered Nurse License & Registration.
BLS Certification (issued by the American Heart Association)
Infection Control Certificate
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Standard office work