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Senior Registered Nurse-WCMA

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

Functions in a multi\-faceted leadership role as a clinical resource, preceptor, QA/QI representative, Infection Control representative and Registered Nurse\. Works collaboratively with multi\-disciplinary health care team to optimize team performance\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Manages the day\-to\-day clinical operations of the practice\.

+ Supervises clinical floor staff in carrying out clinical duties\. Assesses and evaluates ongoing performance, maintains and manages clinical competencies and plans and implements daily schedules\.

+ Implements clinical and non\-clinical policies with the clinical floor staff\. Monitors and reviews performance improvement activities for clinical floor staff functions\.

+ Ensures quality standards by conducting environmental rounds to ensure the practice is in compliance with all regulatory standards\.

+ Operates as a clinical resource for the staff, confers with clinicians in order to maintain patient safety & provides guidance through the new hire orientation process\.

+ Maintains on\-going awareness of patient needs while he/she is waiting for exam & during the provision of nursing care\. Responds to inquiries & refers matters to appropriate others or physician, keeping patient informed as needed\.

+ Dispenses medications as prescribed and/or directed by Physician\. Documents administration and dispensing of medications\. Performs venous injections as needed\. Monitors patients pre\- and post administration for adverse/allergic reactions\.

+ Provides relevant health teaching & post\-procedure instructions to patients\. Reviews daily appointment schedules to assist in managing efficient patient flow\.

+ Ensures that Emergency Cart is not expired and lock is not broken, documents daily in log book\. Ensures that emergency medical supplies are stocked and not expired\.

+ Oversees and maintains inventory of medical supplies\. Maintains and stores proper/adequate amount of medications and other medical supplies\. Maintains cleanliness of equipment and dressing rooms\.


+ Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing


At least two years experience as staff nurse in physician office or hospital setting required\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Excellent communication skills \(both verbal and written\)\.

Licenses and Certifications

+ Current NYS RN registration and license

+ BLS certification \(issued by the American Heart Association\)

+ Infection Control Certificate\.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.

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Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-12

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