Med-Surg RN

Location: Queens, NY

Salary: Commensurate with experience

A top hospital in the Queens, NY area is seeking a full time Med-Surg RN to join their growing team. The Med-Surg RN in this position will provide high quality and compassionate care to the general population experiencing various medical conditions. Must have 2+ years of experience within med-surg and must be a team player.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the adult or elderly patient’s immediate condition or needs within timeframe specified by client facility’s policies, procedures or protocols.
  • Conducts ongoing assessments as determined by the adult or elderly patient’s condition and/or the client facility’s policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly.
  • Develops plan of care that is individualized for the adult or elderly patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
  • Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Performs therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the adult or elderly patient and his/her family.
  • Provides individualized patient/family education customized to the adult or elderly patient and his/her family.
  • Documents patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
  • Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to adult resuscitation protocols.
  • Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
  • Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the adult or elderly patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.
  • Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
  • Maintains current competency in adult medical surgical nursing.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have 2+ years of Med-Surg experience
  • PA RN License, BLS and ACLS Certifications required