Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.
Executes professional nursing care in accordance with physician treatment plans in order to provide for the comfort and well-being of patients and their family or support system. In doing so, assesses the patient’s needs, plans and implements the treatment plan, observes and evaluates the patient's progress and documents pertinent observations. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health team to meet the holistic needs of the patient. Directs the delivery of nursing care by the other members of the nursing team. Participates in the orientation process of new employees. The RN in Medical Surgical Step down Unit will incorporate experience with complex medical-surgical patient, post-operative care, patient assessment and communication, various drains, wound care, IV therapy including continuous medication infusions, use of central lines and telemetry; Effective use of computerized medication administration and documentation is required.
Current New York State license as a Registered Professional Nurse
Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through completion of a two year training at an accredited School of Nursing
Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients and their families that demonstrate recognition of cultural diversity
Practice reflects customer service excellence
Ability to clearly communicate in verbal and written format
Analytical ability to assess and develop solutions to clinical situations or unit problems
Maintains knowledge and proficiency in the clinical area and age group served
BLS certification and de-escalation training
At least 1 years’ experience as a RN in hospital ICU unit, PSU, Step-Down or PACU preferred.
ACLS, PALS preferred