St. John's Riverside Hospital

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Job ID
2017-2589
Andrus
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
37.5
Shift
Night
Work Shift
7pm-7:15am, workdays vary includes weekends and holidays
Posted Salary
$38.722 per hour to $54.722 per hour, based on experience

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Emergency Department Registered Professional Nurse is responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care utilizing the Nursing Process.  She/he implements the Nursing Service standards of care and practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and the areas of clinical practice.  Exhibits critical thinking in the assessment, planning, prioritization, delivery and evaluation of patient care. Identifies  individualized   patient/significant   other  learning  needs  and  implements  appropriate measures to meet needs.  Demonstrates knowledge, respect and sensitivity of patient's rights.  Serves as a patient advocate.  Assures confidentiality of patient information.  Maintains effective communication with staff. physicians, patients and families, also within the unit and with other departments.  Participates in the development of standards and unit departmental performance improvement activity.

Qualifications

Bachelor in Nursing preferred.  Currently licensed and registered to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS Certification required.  Emergency Department experience preferred.

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