Areas of Responsibilities:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities;
Assessment and re-assessment of patients' needs/problems and to determine response to treatment/intervention; completes admission assessment within 24 hours.
Demonstrates ability to screen and refer for psychosocial problems including elder abuse/neglect, domestic violence, depression, suicide risk, and substance abuse.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in developing plan of care; provides and documents intervention according to established policies.
Demonstrates ability to perform general procedures, including medication management, venipuncture and peripheral IV insertion.
Utilizes available technology and equipment in providing patient care.
Communicates patient's progress/issues using handoff and escalation policies.
Participates in Unit Performance Improvement activities
Serves as patient/family advocate; provides age-appropriate education to patients/family
Conforms to regulatory agency standards that guide care in the assignment specialty
Demonstrates commitment to continued professional development, including Specialty Board Certification.
Skills and Experience Required:
Two years of the following experience is required:
Maternal and child experience
IV Insertion and phlebotomy skill
Licenses and Certifications required:
RN License - required
IV Certification - required
AHA BLS - required
AHA ACLS - required
NRP - required
Conscious sedation certification - preferred
Clinicians must be able to rotate weekends. Facility will provide the schedule and it is non negotiable. NYCHH will not provide makeup shifts if the worker calls out/cancels the shift. Worker is required to work a holiday if scheduled.