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RN - Medical Surgical

Company: Impresiv Health
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Title: RN - Medical Surgical

Duration: Temp - Contract

Local Pay: $60-70/hour
Travel Pay: $2,566-2,746/week -

Description: Under the supervision of charge nurse, provide age-appropriate professional nursing care including assessment, planning, problem identification, care implementation, patient/family education and evaluation of care in the adolescents, adults, and elderly population.

What You Will Do:

  • Assesses and re-assesses patients' needs/problems and to determine response to treatment/intervention; completes admission assessment within 24 hours where applicable.
  • 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
  • Conforms to regulatory agency standards that guide care in the assignment specialty
  • Serves as patient/family advocate; provides age-appropriate education to patients/family
  • Demonstrates commitment to continued professional development, including Specialty Board Certification.
  • Checks vital signs, weighs, and measures patients, obtains specimens and records findings on patient's chart.
  • Instructs patients on how to obtain specimens for laboratory testing and performs basic specimen screening testing through dipstick and hemocult.
  • Prepares collected specimens for pick-up by labeling and preparing required form(s).
  • Performs vision and hearing testing and simple urinalysis.
  • Administers emergency first aid, including basic life support procedures.
  • Performs simple first aid such as dressing changes, bandaging and cleansing of wounds, irrigation and cleansing of ears.
  • Prepares patient for examination and assists medical provider during examination by providing necessary supplies/equipment.
  • Prepares examination room including cleaning and disinfecting of instruments and equipment.
  • Informs patients on proper preparation for various medical testing.
  • Interviews patient to obtain routine personal and medical information and appropriate health history.
  • Maintains, completes, processes and files patients' charts, appropriate forms and documents.
  • Reports observations of patient to clinical staff caring for patient to ensure professional assessment.
  • Answers routine inquiries of patients in person or via telephone and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Provides information to patients and their families regarding health care services and the achievement of healthy, safe living.
  • Maintains inventory of the unit's equipment stock and supplies.
  • Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Directs and escorts patients to other departments and/or health care settings, as needed.
  • Coordinates efforts of various clinic and health care setting departments in scheduling and re-booking appointments through manual and/or automated systems and enters pertinent patient information into the Electronic Medical Record systems.
  • Obtains blood specimens for laboratory testing by performing venipuncture and/or fingerstick testing.
  • Operates electrocardiograph equipment to record electrical wave tracing of the electrical currents of the heart muscle.

    You Will Be Successful If:

    • Previous experience in a Medical Surgical Unit
    • Knowledge of electronic medical documentation - EPIC preferred

      What You Will Bring:

      • 2+ years of experience as an RN in a Medical Surgical Unit required
      • Current and unrestricted New York RN license
      • BLS - American Health Association
      • Bachelor's degree preferred

        About Impresiv Health:

        Impresiv Health is a healthcare consulting partner specializing in clinical & operations management, enterprise project management, professional services, and software consulting services. We help our clients increase operational efficiency by delivering innovative solutions to solve their most complex business challenges.

        Our approach is and has always been simple. First, think and act like the customers who need us, and most importantly, deliver what larger organizations cannot do - provide tangible results that add immediate value, at a rate that cannot be beaten. Your success matters, and we know it.

        That's Impresiv!

Keywords: Impresiv Health, New Rochelle , RN - Medical Surgical, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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