Registered Nurse - General Surgery

  • Rochester Regional Health System
  • Livonia Center, NY 14487, USA
  • Nov 21, 2021

Job Description

SUMMARY

As a Registered Nurse (RN), you’re the engine and the heart of patient care at Rochester Regional Health. You make a positive difference every single day in the lives of our patients, their family members and visitors – going above and beyond to meet their needs with courtesy, kindness, respect and compassion.

The Joint Replacement Center has 32 beds and this unit has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for healthcare quality from the Joint Commission. We were awarded Disease Specific Care Certification for knee and hip replacement. This unit performs the highest volume of joint replacement surgeries in the Rochester area!

STATUS: Full-Time & Part Time & Per Diem

DEPARTMENT: General Surgery

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening & Evening/Night

ATTRIBUTES

  • Diploma or Associate ’s Degree in Nursing required; Bachelor ’s Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Registered Nurse license in New York State
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care & Service. Promote and restore patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; performing various treatment procedures; providing physical, educational and emotional support to patients, friends and families; supervising assigned team members
  • Planning & Communication. Develop and document individualized care plans customized for each patient’s unique needs, with support from the interdisciplinary health team as needed; maintain effective communication to convey patient health status, treatment plans and progress
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Management. Demonstrate proficient use of an EHR – including accurate patient and provider documentation and communication
  • Compliance. Adhere to required department and system protocols, regulations (local, state, federal) and education requirements

OFFERING:

  • Competitive hourly rates & benefits which begin on date of hire
  • Generous retirement benefits including a pension plan
  • Clinical Ladder Program provides additional compensation for strong clinical and professional skills
  • Leadership & advancement opportunities
  • Competitive differential rates
  • Tuition assistance

TAGS: #SJRN

EDUCATION AS: Nursing (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA); RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.