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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Per Diem Registered Nurse-Radiation Oncology & Gamma Knife.
In this role, the successful candidate Carries out patient care responsibilities with emphasis on decision-making related to the steps in the nursing process to include assessment, diagnosis, identification of expected outcomes, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides competent, safe and compassionate care based on established NYU Langone Health Patient Care and Nursing Standards. As a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, formulates the initial plan of care with the provider (physician or nurse practitioner) and collaborates with them to implement a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care to achieve expected outcomes; utilizes principles of assignment and delegation consistent with the NY State Nurse Practice Act.
- Demonstrates a solid foundation and understanding of organizational goals as outlined within the quality and safety performance improvement plan (QSPIP) and nurse sensitive quality indicators (Include unit based quality measures e.g. HAPU, CAUTI, CLABSI, Falls).
- Collects, assesses and documents patient healthcare data. Involves patient/family and Interdisciplinary team o identify a plan of care and outcomes that are realistic and measurable. Prioritize care based upon data collected. Documents assessment and reassessment in medical records.
- Implements interventions in the coordination of patient care in a safe, timely and appropriate manner and applies escalation process. Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultural groups in all patient care activities. Documents interventions per hospital standard.
- Educates the patient/family regarding health status and established plan of care. Determines learning needs of the patient/family. Implements an educational plan. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to modify expected outcomes. Documents learning outcomes of patient/family and revises education plan. (Include utilization of EHR education tools)
- Evaluates the patient's progress towards expected outcomes. Involves the patient/family and interdisciplinary team in the evaluation process, recognizes changes in patient condition, reports documents and evaluates the effectiveness of the intervention(s).
- Participates in and contributes to in unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
- Demonstrates understanding of and contributes to unit throughput efficiencies and metrics. (Include unit throughput measures e.g. DBN, door to triage, assign to occupy, first case starts, room turnover)
- Complies with unit based and organizations professional standards, New York State Nurse Practice Act and regulations of relevant outside agencies, e.g., NY State Department of Health, The Joint Commission, regulatory requirements etc.
- Exhibits appropriate judgement in delegated activities. Demonstrates ability to differentiate those activities which are in scope of professional nursing practice, and those that may be delegated to ancillary staff.
- Complies with annual education and mandatory/regulatory requirements (Include learning transcript and supportive documentation).
- Serves as a support and resource for nursing staff and students.
- Engages in self-assessment and peer review; utilizes resources to meet individual learning need and promote professional development in clinical practice.
- Adheres to patient care and nursing standards in care delivery, and uses clinical practice guidelines (CPG).
- Attends unit practice councils (UPC) and utilizes the practice council structure to critically appraise and influence practice (Include supportive evidence).
- 1-2 years oncology experience
- Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York
- Bachelors degree in Nursing
- Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association
- Fluent written and spoken English language skills
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS, Basic Life Support Cert
- Radiation experience preferred
- Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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