Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center on the St. Lawrence River (The Thousand Islands Region) is in the Northeastern Tier of N.Y.S. on the Canadian border (above the snow belt). Ottawa (Canada's Capital) is 45 minutes away and Montreal is 2 hours away. Both are an integral part of our lifestyle offering diverse cultural, shopping and dining options.
The St. Lawrence River and The Thousand Islands provide crystal clear waters to enjoy water sports. Our close proximity to the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Placid ensure great skiing, hiking and camping. The wine trail for the Thousand Islands starts here and Farmers Markets abound in the area.
Our local school system (K-12) offer strong academic programs, special needs support with a large variety of sports programs and extracurricular activities. Additionally, there are 4 colleges within 30 minute radius.
Housing options include waterfront property; in-town homes and farmland are all affordably priced (even for the new graduate). The reasonable cost of living here allows you to enjoy all this and more (travel, cottage, boat, or even a ski chaletâ¦..)
RN (Registered Nurse) - Required
1 year of experience required
A Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department delivers specialized, compassionate patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation in an emergency care setting. Effectively communicates with patients within a multi disciplinary emergency medical service provider team to facilitate optimal patient care, while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Establishes priorities for nursing action according to patient's needs and formulates appropriate care. Performs continuous assessments and revises care based upon patient's condition.
Qualifications: Valid New York State RN License. ACLS, PALS, or ENPC certification. BLS certification. Successful completion of Critical Care course within one year of position start date. Minimum of one year Medical/Surgical experience. Acknowledging changes in a patient's condition or behavior, and promptly reporting these changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnel. Maintaining confidentiality of all patient information. Maintaining quality assurance and compliance with all regulatory agencies. Ability to implement and support procedures and programs pertaining to patient safety and security. Exhibit proficient communication skills and ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a variety of personalities. Ability to sustain attention to detail and accuracy as it pertains to the monitoring and documentation of information. Performing various intervention tasks assigned by the charge nurse. Maintaining a safe and clean environment for patients. Basic computer knowledge