The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for managing, delegating, coordinating and providing nursing care through utilization of the nursing process. The above is accomplished with the utilization of effective communication skills with patients, significant others and members of the multidisciplinary health care team. Within the scope of practice assumes responsibility, as necessary, for the assessment, treatment and care of patients of all ages (neonate to geriatric). Displays an understanding of the developmental needs of the patient when planning and implementing treatment. Displays competency in obtaining information and interpreting the patient’s behavior based upon an understanding of the patients cognitive, biopsychosocial and religious cultural aging processes. The Registered Nurse is accountable for maintaining his/her clinical competence in reaching the defined standards of care for the area of nursing practice.
Bachelor Degree Nursing preferred. Minimum 1 years experience circulating and scrubbing in a surgical setting. National Certification in area of practice preferred. N.Y.S. Nursing License, Current N.Y.S. Registration. BLS.