RN Operating Room Albany Med (Main Campus) – Albany Medical Center – Albany, NY

Registered Nurse (RN)

Operating Room (Main Campus)

Albany, NY

The Registered Professional Nurse assesses, coordinates, plans, directs, implements and manages the needs of assigned patients throughout the episode of care with a focus on progress toward discharge, including during transitions within the acute care stay. The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery and coordination of patient care provided by the caregiving team. S/he assures that competent, compassionate patient care is uniformly provided to customers including referring facilities, hospital staff and patients in the inpatient, ambulatory, and community settings.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Implements physician orders, administers medications, starts IVs, performs treatments, procedures and special tests, and document treatment as required by company policy and local/state/federal rules and regulations.

Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ conditions.

Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.

Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.

Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.

Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered.

Collaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients.

Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of a professional academic nursing program in which a Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree is conferred

Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license

Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), CNOR is preferred

Minimum of 1-3 years of previous clinical RN experience is preferred

Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and problem-solving tools and techniques and demonstrates ability to apply in support of departmental and patient care quality improvement

Albany Med offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:

Excellent benefits including health/dental/vision

Employer-funded pension plan

Paid Leave

The Albany Medical Center’s Surgical Care program is growing to address the needs of our patients. We have expanded our surgical facilities and capabilities.

The Operating Room at our Main Campus has 35 state-of-the-art operating suites with the most advanced robotic technology and specialty rooms for cardiac, neurology, urology, vascular and pediatric patients. Hybrid operating suite combines minimally invasive and interventional surgical techniques and includes 3D and rotational CT imaging. Two-room intraoperative CT suite for highly complex procedures spine and brain surgery.

Albany Med is the premier health care system in Northeastern New York. It is the region’s only academic health sciences center, comprised of Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Medical College, the Albany Med Physician’s Group, and affiliate hospitals Saratoga Hospital and Columbia Memorial Health.

Anchored in the beautiful and historic City of Albany, New York, Albany Med is the regional safety net hospital. It is the region’s only Level I trauma center for more than three million people in 25 counties and is home to the region’s only level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and the region’s only pediatric emergency department and children’s hospital. Albany Med employs the largest group of world-class specialists and subspecialists in northeastern New York.

Albany Med’s mission is to provide unparalleled adult and pediatric patient care, high-quality medical education, and biomedical research that results in medical innovations.

Albany Med offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:

Excellent benefits including health/dental/vision

Employer-funded pension plan

Paid Leave

Albany Med is the premier health care system in Northeastern New York. It is the region’s only academic health sciences center, comprised of Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Medical College, the Albany Med Physician’s Group, and affiliate hospitals Saratoga Hospital and Columbia Memorial Health.
Anchored in the beautiful and historic City of Albany, New York, Albany Med offers a wide range of specialty care which provides unique opportunities to gain invaluable experience. It is the region’s only Level I trauma center for more than three million people in 25 counties and is home to the region’s only level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and the region’s only pediatric emergency department and children’s hospital. Albany Med employs the largest group of world-class specialists and subspecialists in northeastern New York.
Albany Med’s mission is to provide unparalleled adult and pediatric patient care, high-quality medical education, and biomedical research that results in medical innovations.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Med!

Please be aware for the safety and security of our colleagues and patients all new employees are required to successfully complete all applicable federal,
State and institutionally mandated pre-employment screening requirements including:

Relevant Background Check(s)

Drug Screen

PPD / Tuberculosis Test

Reference Check

Applicable vaccinations

Albany Med is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Med, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $1.10 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Preferred)
  • RN (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

Source: Indeed.com

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