The Registered Nurse demonstrates competence by integrating theoretical knowledge with clinical experience in the care of assigned patients and families by independently assessing, planning, and evaluating patients and families utilizing the systematic approach of the Nursing Process. The RN utilizes patterns of patient responses to guide practice and provides nursing care as defined by the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of MHVS, the NY State Nurse Practice Act and our Philosophy of Nursing.
Education and Training: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Must possess one year of experience.
License, Certification and Registration: Current licensure in New York State as a Registered Professional Nurse. Certified in Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association. Other certifications as required in specialty area.
Other Requirements: Must possess excellent customer service skills. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively verbally and written. Must demonstrate ability to form effective working relationships with hospital personnel of all levels, to include the multidisciplinary team and both patients and families.