Work Schedule: Days with Weekend and Holiday Rotation
Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No
Hours: 6am-2 pm
Shift: Shift 1:
Summary: The Graduate Nurse under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse coordinates total patient care through assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating. Participates in patient and family teaching and supports the activities of the clinical personnel on the Sub-Acute or Skilled Nursing Unit. Actively participates in the direct care of the patient, utilizing the Nursing Process to treat patients with a variety of medical and surgical health problems. Collaborates with other health professionals in coordinating patient care and provides direction to other non-licensed personnel within the department.
Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing
Successful passing of the NYS license boards within four months from hire date
Required to obtain BLS within four months from hire date
On the job training provided or nurse internship
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Strong verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to perform technical aspects of job with unit-based equipment;
Ability to work in a team environment
Role includes a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.
May be exposed to disagreeable conditions: odors, communicable diseases, infections, and injuries from patients or equipment.