Staff Nurse -Cardiology

The Brooklyn Hospital Center Brooklyn , NY 11201

Posted 4 weeks ago

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited colleges or universities -- HIGHLY PREFERRED

  • One (1) year in cardiac and nuclear stress testing

  • New York State Licensed Registered Professional Nurse

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Conscious Sedation

  • Provides care based on scientific principles, nursing theory and evidence-based practice.

  • Provides care to patients that is caring, compassionate and that exceeds expectations.

  • Responds effectively to emergencies and adjust priorities as necessary.

  • Utilizes critical thinking in decision making and in the provision of care.

  • Develops a plan of care for patients.

  • Administers medications as per protocol. Reports medication errors promptly.

  • Provides activities of daily living needs.

  • Keeps patients clean and dry. Turns and positions patients. Utilizes pressure reduction devices as appropriate.

  • Reassess patient at least every four hours (q4h) and more often based on patient's condition.

  • Assesses and documents patient's pain and pain management per protocol.

  • Assesses and documents patient's skin and skin care management as per protocol.

  • Administers blood transfusion and documents on the transfusion record as per protocol.

  • Explains procedures to patients, prepares for, performs and assists in procedures.

  • Communicates and receives accurate patient information during hand-off at change shift, when assigned a new patient and when transferring a patient.

  • Completely and accurately counts narcotics at the end of the shift as assigned.

  • Completes triage assessment and directs patients to the appropriate treatment area.

  • Makes suggestions for and participates in quality/performance improvement activities as guided by the Nurse Manager.

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