Registered Nurse- High Tech Home Care Westchester Full Time more...
Location:Great Neck, NY
Company:Northwell Health
First posted:August 30, 2017
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Job Description

Provides intravenous therapy to patients. Functions in accordance with policies of the Nursing Department. Utilizes leadership skills/clinical judgment in coordinating patient care and directing/delegating activities of the patient care unit team.

Responsibilities Include:
1. Provides necessary intravenous therapy to patients.
* Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the physical and emotional needs of patients requiring IV therapy.
* Follows policies of the Department regarding IV therapy.
* Maintains documentation of IV therapy.
* Investigates, evaluates and validates new techniques and equipment used for IV therapy.
* Conducts patient interview, explains policies and procedures to patient/ significant others, reviews patient's chart and answers questions.
* Communicates/documents patient's health status.
2. Collaborates with other care team members in planning and carrying out treatment regimen; provides direction to other members of the care team.
* Interprets and implements treatment regimen as prescribed by the Physician.
* Assists the Physician during treatments and/or diagnostic procedures.
* Keeps management and/or physician informed of changes in patient's condition and/or treatments, as appropriate.
3. Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

* Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, preferred.
* Licensed to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
* BLS certification or equivalent, required.
* Minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN, including initiation of IV therapy.


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