• Registered Nurse, Post Anesthesia - Per Diem

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
    Job ID
    2017-9711
    Department
    Nursing -Perioperative
    Position Type
    Per-Diem
  • Overview

    Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.

    Responsibilities

    Applicant must possess a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York. BS in nursing is preferred.  BLS, ACLS, PALS and a minimum of (1) year experience in PACU, Critical Care or M/S required. Must possess: ability to stand/walk 70-90% of the work day; ability to prioritize, anticipate and alter activities throughout the day; physical ability to maneuver equipment, stretchers, and carts around the Peri-Operative area  (including day surgery) without assistance; possess mature interpersonal skills and demonstrate recognition of cultural diversity; ability to cope with frequent risk of exposure to blood/body fluids during normal duties ability to cope with possible exposure to communicable diseases; ability to interact responsibly and calmly with physicians, patients and patient families; ability to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team; demonstrates flexibility in working hours and work schedule to meet the patient care needs of the unit; assumes  responsibility and accountability for his/her own practice; sincere interest in PACU nursing with commitment to improve and expand his/her knowledge; ability to attend staff meetings according to hospital policy; maintains knowledge and proficiency in the clinical area and age group serve.

    Qualifications

    NYS RN Lic

    BLS, ACLS, PALS (within 6months of hire)

    Critical Care

    Prior PACU experience preferred

    12 hour flex, Mon-Friday, weekends, holidays and on-call to meet the needs of the department

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