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Staff Nurse (RN) - Medicine Infectious Diseases

Weill Medical College of Cornell University


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
5883
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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Job Title Staff Nurse (RN) - Medicine Infectious Diseases

JobID 5883

Location: New York, NY

Description Position Summary
Under direct supervision, coordinates and organizes the clinical care of patients within the practice
Job Responsibilities
+ Monitors the expiration dates of medical supplies.

+ Triages patient inquiries and communicates test results.

+ Attends unit based in.service and/or continuing education programs to maintain current knowledge base in the field.

+ Provides in.office, patient care services. Duties may include obtaining patient histories, vital signs, venipuncture, specimen collection, administering vaccines/medications and educating patients.

+ Recommends and implements improvements in procedures to ensure smooth functioning of the practice and high quality patient care.

+ Develops, updates, implements and evaluates a comprehensive plan of care based on the individual patient needs.

+ Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.

+ Evaluates status of patients in emergency situations to determine and obtain appropriate care, administers various medications, shots, and lab tests.

+ Schedules tests and procedures for patients.

+ Educates patients and family regarding treatment and therapies.

+ Records diagnosis, treatment plans, progress notes and doctors' orders in patient charts.

+ Coordinates and participates in patient follow up care.

+ Calls in medication prescriptions to pharmacies.

+ Provides continuity of care through patient family education and discharge planning.
Education
+ Associate's Degree in Nursing
Experience
Up to 2 years of post.degree course work and/or an internship and less than one year of previous experience may be considered.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
+ Must be very articulate and posses a professional demeanor and appearance.
Licenses and Certifications
+ Current NY State Registered Nurse License & Registration.

+ BLS Certification .issued by the American Heart Association.

+ Infection Control Certificate
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Standard office work
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/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.


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