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. Utilizes the nursing process in the systematic assessment and formulation of individualized plans of care to meet patient’s needs. Collaborates with other health care disciplines to coordinate patient care activities and discharge plans. Inspect room to ensure room is ready for appropriate procedures. Check patients chart prior to procedure to ensure proper consent, identification, and medical chart is present. Ensure correct instruments or equipment are correctly selected for appropriate procedures. Responsible for calling time out before procedure. Blood Glucose Monitoring. Performs glucometer control tests according to manufacturer guidelines and Nursing Service Policy and Procedure
Interprets abnormal/critical value BGM results and performs appropriate interventions according to Nursing Service Policy and Procedure. Utilizes restraint alternatives. Adheres to Patient Fall Policy and Protocol as defined in Nursing Service Policy and Procedure. Demonstrates use of two (2) identifiers prior to performing medication administration, procedures/treatments and collecting specimens. Provides pre-op care and patient instructions and documents post-op. Verbalizes the nurses responsibility in the consent process. Position will work at both our Dobbs Ferry and Andrus Pavilion.
Currently licensed and registered to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York. Preferred 1-2 years experience in O.R. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.