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We have an exciting opportunity to join our Ophthalmology team as a FGP Nurse. The incumbent will work rotating shifts during Mon-Fri, between the hours of 8am to 5:30pm, for a total work week of 37.5 hours.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for carrying 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 NYUHC Patient Care and Nursing Standards. As a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, formulates the initial plan of care with the provider (physicians or nurse practitioner) and collaborates with them to implement a comprehensive patient centered plan of care to achieve expected outcomes.
Collects patient healthcare data systematically and, on an on-going basis, using appropriate assessment techniques and instruments.
Analyzes assessment data to determine diagnoses.
Identifies expected outcomes and anticipates unexpected or adverse outcomes as individualized to the patient.
Provides emergency care in accordance with the Centers policy.
Develops a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
Implements interventions identified in the plan of care.
Evaluates the patients progress toward attainment of expected outcomes.
Educates the patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care activities.
Supports the missions, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, Departments of Nursing, and service line.
Participates in coordination of unit activities to provide patient care in a healing, humane and caring environment.
Collaborates with the members of the interdisciplinary team and promotes collegial relationships.
Demonstrates knowledge of the NYUMC Service Standards and incorporates into the performance of responsibilities.
Participates in designated activities related to standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies.
Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities.
Engages in self-assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development.
Serves as a support and resource for nursing staff and students.
Utilizes resources to meet individual learning needs and promote professional development in clinical practice.
Participates in center-based quality and performance improvement program consistent with service and departmental programs.
Maintains an awareness of current evidence-based practices and uses research data applicable to patient care.
Participates in clinical inquiry and activities to foster an evidence-based practice.
Participates in quality improvement programs and activities that promote patient, family/caregiver, physician and staff satisfaction.
Minimum Qualifications: A Baccalaureate degree in Nursing is highly preferred; a Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing requires a minimum of one year experience in conjunction with plans to earn a baccalaureate degree required. Current Registered Professional Nurse in New York licensure is required. BCLS is also required. Emergency room or critical care nursing experience and membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred. Membership in pertinent professional organization preferred. Fluent written and spoken English language skills necessary. Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities needed also required..
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS
Preferred Qualifications: ACLS certification. Spoken mastery of a second language strongly preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.