Company: Health Alliance of Hudson Valley
Location: Port Jervis
Posted on: June 9, 2021
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care in an
assigned clinic or clinical area, including but not limited to,
ambulatory, psychiatric, medical/surgical, critical care, specialty
units, or long term care units within Bon Secours Charity Health
System. They provide direct nursing care by assessing patients'
needs, performing physical examinations, and taking health history
and demographic information. In addition, the Registered Nurse
plans, develops, implements, administers, evaluates and updates
specialized plans of treatment and preventive care regimens in
accordance with medical orders and nursing standards, and also
annotates medical records in accordance with established
procedures, implements infection control protocols, and ensures
compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Provides direct nursing care to patients by assessing their
physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual status.
- Develops a plan of care consistent with the patient's condition
and annotates medical records in accordance with established
procedures and regulatory requirements and provides information to
clinical and support staff to facilitate continued proper nursing
care. Includes the patients and family in the process of care
- Performs comprehensive patient assessments, noting any
improvement or deterioration in the patient's condition and
implements and evaluates nursing care accordingly.
- Assesses patients and administers treatments, medications, and
general care according to nursing plan of care, best practices,
established protocols and medical orders to treat actual or
potential disorders and to optimize the physical and mental
well-being of the patients.
- Operates specialized medical equipment.
- Evaluates and documents patients' responses to care regimen and
adds to; changes or resolves interventions on the nursing plan of
care and/ or collaborates with physician regarding the need to
revise the treatment plan.
- Collaborates with appropriate members of the health team (i.e.:
LPN, Nurse's Aide, Attendants) to coordinate care for patients.
Coordinates care with other departments (i.e.: dietary, social
services rehab services, etc.), serving as a liaison to ensure
services are provided in a timely manner. Provides education to the
patient patient and family about medication, medical treatments;
disease specific information, follow up care.
- Resolves conflicts.
- Participates in discharge planning in collaboration with other
health care providers and community resources to ensure full
utilization of support services which address patient needs.
- Participates in Quality Assurance activities to ensure
provision of optimum care and follow-up for patients.
- Ensures continuity of nursing care by communicating a
comprehensive hand off during transition to another nurse (at
change of shift, change in assignment, transfer of patient,
- Participates with other professional team members in a
multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care.
- Advocates the patient bill of rights and advocates on behalf of
patients and families to ensure continuity and understanding of
- Participates in continuing education programs and in-service
education in order to provide the most appropriate nursing care.
Completes continuing education programs on time.
- Complies with hospital policies and procedures.
- Actively participates in the performance improvement process
including data collection, analysis, plan for change and
implementation of changes.
- Precepts and mentors newer staff on the assigned unit.
- Attends staff meetings.
- May act as preceptor to new graduate nurses to ensure
appropriate orientation to assigned units.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a limited permit to practice nursing, issued by the
New York State Education Department, or a valid license and current
registration, issued by the New York State Education Department, as
a Registered Nurse. Current BLS required. Previous professional
nursing experience preferred.
BSN Preferred. Completion of BSN is expected within 5 years of
The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate
coming into contact with human blood and other potentially
Bon Secours Community Hospital
For nearly a century, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port
Jervis, NY, has served the residents of western Orange County, NY,
Pike County, PA, and northern Sussex County, NJ, as the area's
premier healthcare provider. The hospital serves its community with
122 beds for acute care and medical-surgical services, a 24-hour
emergency department, long-term care and rehabilitation, a
dedicated bariatric surgery unit, behavioral health, and outpatient
Due to a recent upgrade in our online applicant tracking system,
anyone who has previously applied for a position with Bon Secours
Community Hospital will be required to reapply.
With this recent upgrade to our system, all previous
applications are no longer accessible by the WMCHealth Recruitment
Team. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we appreciate your
understanding during our efforts to upgrade our systems to be able
to provide a better candidate experience.
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