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
The 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. Maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu by fostering an awareness of the Behavioral Health Services patient population. Communicate respect by honoring personal space and using a non -threatening/non-challenging/non-judgmental approach. Utilizes the nursing process in the systematic assessment and formulation of individualized plans of care to meet patient s needs.
Demonstrate critical thinking in the assessment, planning, prioritization, delivery and evaluation of patient care. Documents data collection and assessments plans of care interventions and patient responses per policy. Identifies changes in the patients’ condition and basic patient care needs, institutes appropriate interventions per policy and refers to accordingly to the BHS provider. Demonstrates knowledge of 1:1 patient observation protocol (Constant Observation).
Identifies individualized patient/significant other learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet needs. Communicate therapeutically during every patient interaction/encounter. Demonstrates knowledge, respect and sensitivity of patient's rights. Serves as a patient advocate. Assures confidentiality of patient information. Follows Patient Identification Policy. Collaborates with other health care disciplines to coordinate patient care activities and discharge plans.
Currently licensed and registered to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.