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Staff Nurse

Company:
Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Position Summary

Under direct supervision, coordinates and organizes the clinical care of patients within the practice

Job Responsibilities
  • 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.
Education
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Experience
  • 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 articulate and possess a professional demeanor.
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
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