Clinical Nurse III: E5: Pulmonary/Renal

April 16, 2024

Job Description

Albany Medical Center

Department/Unit:

Medical/Surgica Pulmonary Renal Hospitalist – E5

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Registered Nurse (RN)
Pulmonary, Renal and General Medical Unit (E5)
Albany, NY

The Registered Professional Nurse assesses, coordinates, plans, directs, implements and manages the needs of assigned patients throughout the episode of care with a focus on progress toward discharge, including during transitions within the acute care stay. The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery and coordination of patient care provided by the caregiving team. S/he assures that competent, compassionate patient care is uniformly provided to customers including referring facilities, hospital staff and patients in the inpatient, ambulatory, and community settings.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Implements physician orders, administers medications, starts IVs, performs treatments, procedures and special tests, and document treatment as required by company policy and local/state/federal rules and regulations.
• Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ conditions.
• Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.
• Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
• Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
• Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered.
• Collaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients.
• Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Graduate of a professional academic nursing program in which a Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree is conferred
• Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license
• Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Previous experience as a PCA or other nursing assistance preferred
• Ability to improve job performance through continuing education
• Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and problem-solving tools and techniques and demonstrates ability to apply in support of departmental and patient care quality improvement

The Pulmonary, Renal and General Medical Unit is a 28 bed unit consisting of semi-private and private rooms. There are 4 private rooms with oximetry monitoring suitable for respiratory patients and 4 private rooms equipped for patients receiving I-131 therapy delivered by the Radiation Safety Department. The population served includes male and female, acute and chronically ill patients with a variety of medical/surgical diagnoses. The primary disease focus includes patients with pulmonary, renal and general medical diagnoses. The age of the patients ranges between 18 and 90+ with the majority of patients between 45 and 65.

Hourly Range: $36.73 – $60.93

Registered Nurse (RN)   
Pulmonary, Renal and General Medical Unit (E5) 
Albany, NY 

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

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Source

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