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Catholic Health Registered Nurse Procedure Unit MHB in Buffalo, New York

Facility: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Part Time w/Benefits FTE: 0.760000

Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Hours: Variable start 6a-9a. Variable end 4p-7p

Summary:

The role of the registered nurse in the Mercy Ambulatory Procedure Unit (MAPU) focuses on coordinating and providing total nursing care, utilizing the nursing process, to patients and families undergoing invasive procedures. The registered nurse provides leadership by working cooperatively with all patient team personnel to maintain standards of care.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Currently licensed in New York State

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing

  • Current BLS validation

  • ACLS validation within three (3) months of hire

  • One year experience in GI Unit, Invasive Cardiology, or Surgery required

If no applicants have GI Unit, Invasive Cardiology, or Surgery experience, the applicants meeting the following criteria will be considered next:

  • Currently licensed in New York State

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing

  • Current BLS validation

  • ACLS validation within three (3) months of hire

  • One year medical/surgical nursing experience

If no applicants have medical/surgical experience, the applicants meeting the following criteria will be considered next:

  • Currently licensed in New York State

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing

  • Current BLS validation

  • ACLS validation within three (3) months of hire

  • No previous experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands the legal aspects of the job function, adheres to hospital policies and procedures.

  • Role includes a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.

  • Assists in directing a small group of employees performing similar or related tasks of a semi-skilled nature. Instructs employees, assigns, evaluates performance and maintains efficiency of staff assigned to her/him.

  • Has obligations to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Good mental and physical health. Activity includes balancing, lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, grasping, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, constant walking, and heavy work. Finger and hand dexterity and visual and aural and olfactory acuity to recognize changes in patients' condition. The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.

  • Available for call

  • Subject to environmental conditions

  • May also be exposed to communicable diseases.

    REQNUMBER: 10137

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