NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is America's oldest public hospital, established in 1736. Affiliated with the NYU School of Medicine, the 844-bed hospital is a major referral center for highly complex cases, with its 6,000 employees including highly skilled, interdisciplinary clinical staff.
It sees more than 110,000 emergency room visits and 500,000 outpatient visits annually. Bellevue is an academic medical institution of international renown. We have served as an incubator for major innovations in public health, medical science, and medical education.
Bellevue is a Level I Trauma Center delivering around-the-clock care in adult, pediatric, psychiatric and pediatric psychiatric emergencies as well as in the nationally-designated categories of cardiology, neurology, toxicology, and neonatology. In addition to providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient state-of-the-art care Bellevue is a city-wide medical specialty referral source. Bellevue's clinical centers of excellence include: Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care; Cardiovascular Services; Designated Regional Perinatal Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU); Comprehensive Children's Psychiatric Emergency Program; and Cancer Services.
The Staff Nurse in Ambulatory Care Services is a Nursing Practitioner who contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing regimen for patients seen in the department. Under the direction and leadership of the Head Nurse, the Staff Nurse is guided by a thorough knowledge of nursing theory, principles, and standards of quality nursing care, and the policy and procedures of the Nursing Department.
Examples Of Typical Tasks:
1.Reports directly to the Head Nurse/Charge Nurse.
2.Assess patients based on:
a. Interview of patient and/or significant other
b. Chart review.
c. Referrals from other health team members and outside agencies.
3.Collects data on patients receiving care in the clinic and assists MD with all examinations.
4.Educates and teaches patients based on diagnosis and need.
5.Initiates appropriate nursing interventions and update medical record via as needed.
6.Provide counseling and teaching for clinic patients and their families/significant others who are new or referred by the physician.
7.Provide the appropriate nursing interventions based upon assessment, which will include:
a. Instructing patients and/or family members/significant others regarding treatment, medication, diagnostic procedures and the importance of follow-up visits.
b. Interpreting the patient's understanding and emotional response to their condition.
c. Observing and identifying underlying and contributing factors/concerns, especially socio-economic, cultural, physical, and language barriers.
d.Assisting patients and/or significant others to establish a medication schedule when on multiple medications.
e.Making referrals to other agencies as appropriate, i.e., Visiting Nurse Service, Department of Health, Social Services, Home Care, etc.
8.When indicated, schedule appointments for nurse follow-up visits, i.e. anticoagulant management and compliance, blood pressure check, diabetic self care and insulin therapy.
1.Licensed and currently registered or otherwise duly authorized to practice as a Professional Nurse in New York State; and,
2.Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.
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