Nurse Scientist

Orange Regional Medical Center Middletown , NY 10941

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community.

You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here.

Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.

Responsibilities

The Nurse Scientist has the primary responsibility of facilitating nursing research. The Nurse Scientist demonstrates the ability to be creative in the development, formulation, and outcomes of nursing research that contribute to clinical practice.

The Nurse Scientist fosters evidence based practice by improvement of patient outcomes, decreased costs, increased patient satisfaction, development of protocols and nursing care based on current technology and knowledge. The Nurse Scientist collaborates with other departments to ensure the nursing research process is utilized efficiently and is directed at achieving optimal patient outcomes. Through education, individual and group consultation and by working with project teams, the Nurse Scientist provides the expertise to facilitate nursing research and evidence based practice.

The Nurse Scientist studies various aspects of health, illness and health care aligned with organizational goals and:

  • identifies research questions,
  • designs and conducts scientific studies,
  • collects and analyzes data,
  • reports findings,
  • presents findings at conferences, meetings, and other professional speaking engagements,
  • assists in project planning and ensures that pre-established work scope, study protocol, are aligned with regulatory and ANCC requirements,
  • writes articles and publishes in nursing journals or other publications, and
  • writes competitive grant applications to seek funding for their work.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: Applicant must either have, or be actively pursuing, a doctorate, either PhD or DNP.

A Bachelor's and Master's degree, one of which is in Nursing is required. If applicant holds BSN, then Masters in Education, Nursing, or other applicable field is required.

Minimum Experience: Minimum of 5 years' experience in clinical practice, nursing education, or performance improvement required.

Experience in planning, coordinating, administration and evaluation of research and performance improvement initiatives for a Nursing Division and/or Magnet designation highly preferred. Experience in grant writing highly desired. Knowledge of research design and methodology.

Knowledge of framework for conducting clinical research studies. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

Required Certification/Registration: Current NY State Registered Professional Nurse license. Successful completion of the NIH Protecting Human Research Participants Training Program.

Physical Requirements:
Intermittent walking, standing, sitting throughout workday. Occasionally may lift, push, and pull light to heavyweight objects.

Working Conditions: Works primarily in a quiet, controlled, indoor environment. The position requires frequent contact with members of the nursing staff, other hospital employees, medical students and residents as well as exposure to nursing units and/or other patient care areas.



upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Exciting Expansion Of Our Clinical Decision Area / Observation Unit Registered Nurse

Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-18T00:00 Overview Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional moved the two campuses into a new, single-site, state-of-the-art facility on August 5, 2011. At that time, it was the first new hospital built in New York State in over 20 years. Orange Regional features seven floors of state-of-the-art technology and provides 383 beds and employs over 2,400 healthcare professionals. Most recently, Orange Regional opened a new cancer center and a new five-story Outpatient Services building on the main campus, featuring Orange Regional Medical Group with primary care and specialty physicians, urgent care, outpatient surgical and diagnostic services and more. Orange Regional is a designated Magnet hospital recognizing excellence in Nursing. Only 6 percent of hospitals nation-wide are designated by the Magnet Recognition Program. Also, Orange Regional's Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system has achieved Stage 7; the highest level on HIMSS Analytics' EMR adoption model which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems. Only 4.2 percent of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals received the Stage 7 Award. Orange Regional has also been named among the 100 best Hospitals nationally for cardiac intervention by Healthgrades. Responsibilities Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities; prevention of illness and injury; alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response; and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations (ANA). Orange Regional Medical Center Division of Nursing is guided by the New York State Nurse Practice Act, The American Nurses Association (ANA) guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses, The Essential Guide to Nursing Practice, Jean Watsons Nursing Philosophy and Science of Caring, The ORMC Plan for Nursing Quality and Safety, and the ORMC Nursing Strategic Plan (NSP). The Division empowers nurses to work toward an improved healthcare system by providing safe, timely, effective, equitable, and patient centered care (IOM). ORMC Nursing Division promotes the Essential Features of Professional Nursing as indicated by the ANA, they include: * Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. * Attention to the range of human experiences and responses to health and illness within the physical and social environments. * Integration of assessment data with knowledge gained from an appreciation of the patient of the group. * Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of diagnosis and treatment through the use of judgment and critical thinking. * Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly inquiry. * Influence on social and public policy. * Assurance of safe, quality, and evidence-based practice. Qualifications Licensure: * Active New York State Nursing License in good standing Education: * Associate, Baccalaureate (preferred), Master's, or Doctorate Degree in Nursing from an Accredited School of Nursing. Certification: * American Nurses Association endorsed Certifications or Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Certification Preferred (*Based on Certification specialty hours of work requirement). Training: * Clinical nurses are accountable for completing their annual / required mandatory training within certain time frames * All clinical nurses must have BLS and this training must be kept current. * In certain clinical areas additional AHA training may be required. If you are transferring to one of these areas you must have the appropriate training prior to beginning the position. Department Required Experience Preferred Experience Recommended Training Mandatory Training Clinical Decision Area 1 year Medical-Surgical Telemetry Cardiac Telemetry ACLS at hire or transfer, PCU essentials within 6 months, Phlebotomy, and EKG training within 3 months Orange Regional Medical Center Middletown NY

Nurse Scientist

Orange Regional Medical Center