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 adult patients. 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. 1+ years experience in acute care medical-surgical setting required; 1+ years experience in sub-acute or long term care preferred. National Certification in area of practice preferred. Must complete MNH Transitional Care Unit training course prior to start. N.Y.S. Nursing License, Current N.Y.S. Registration. BLS.