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Travel Nurse Job Brooklyn, NY
Travel
Brooklyn, NY
281382
alarm 8 days ago
Posted by ExecuSearch Group
Employer The Execu|Search Group

Job Description

A rehabilitation services network in New York City is currently seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) to join their Addiction Treatment team in Brooklyn.

Responsibilities:

The Addiction Treatment Nurse (RN) will:

  • Collect patient health data, including substance use, and formulate a Nursing diagnosis based on the patient assessment data
  • Evaluate outcomes and patients’ response to nursing actions, and communicate to the interdisciplinary team
  • Educate the patient on the importance of being compliant with their medication schedule
  • Administer prescribed medication consistent with organization’s policy and procedure
  • Provide health teaching (related to diabetes, hypertension, nutrition, etc.) and document the patient’s understanding
  • Participate in Performance Improvement Programs, and practice nursing in accordance with NYS and Facility regulations, policies and procedures
  • Attend monthly medical meetings, nurses’ meetings, and staff meetings
  • Practice safe and ethical nursing in accordance with NYS and organization’s regulations, policies and procedures
  • Maintain therapeutic relationships within appropriate professional boundaries
  • Support patients’ rights, maintain patient confidentiality, and serve as patient advocate
  • Identify ethical dilemmas and seek help to formulate ethical decisions
  • Perform other duties, as needed

Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of Nursing experience in a Healthcare setting; 6+ months of Acute Dialysis experience
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • NC Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
  • Patient oriented
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized

Desired Skills:

  • Associate's and/or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing