RN – Registered Nurse – Med/Surgical

Location: Geneva, NY
Open Position: Med/Surgical Nurse
  • Location: Geneva, NY (Located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State)
  • Contractual Position

  • Full-Time: 36 Hours

  • Work Schedule: 3 Days Per Week

  • Hours: 12 Hours Per Day

  • Shifts: 7am - 7pm

  • Rotation: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, and Holidays

  • Competitive Compensation Based on Experience

  • Medical-Surgical/Acute Setting
  • Newly Graduated Nurses Welcome
  • Applications Being Actively Accepted
  • Highly Competitive Starting Pay Rates
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Required: Valid New York RN License
  • Certifications Required: BLS, ACLS, PALS, NIHSS
  • Work in a Collaborative and Supportive Environment
  • Join an organization with a vision to become the premier healthcare system in the United States and be the employer of choice.
  • The healthcare facility is seeking a compassionate Registered Nurse who possesses a solid understanding of nursing theory, technical skills, and effective communication. The Registered Professional Nurse will utilize their expertise to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care to individuals and their families. This role entails assessing patient needs, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to develop personalized care plans, delivering direct care, monitoring patient progress, and coordinating care throughout the patient's journey. The Med/Surgical Nurse will specialize in providing care to adult, adolescent, and geriatric populations with medical conditions. The Registered Nurse will also play a crucial role in educating patients and families about post-hospitalization self-care, as well as lifestyle modifications to support health and healing. In addition, the Registered Nurse will prioritize patient comfort and provide emotional support in creating a nurturing healing environment.

    Key Responsibilities:
    -Utilize nursing knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive care.
    -Conduct thorough assessments of patient and family needs, actively listen, demonstrate social perceptiveness, and analyze data obtained through direct observation, technology, or communication with the healthcare team. Develop an individualized plan of care tailored to the patient's health issues in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, and other healthcare team members. Set goals and regularly monitor patient progress. Adjust care plans as needed based on patient response or changes in condition.
    -Advocate for and protect the health, safety, and rights of patients. Foster trust, respect, and cooperation among team members to enhance patient outcomes.
    -Provide appropriate education to others and delegate tasks and interventions in accordance with individuals' qualifications and scope of practice. Demonstrate compliance with infection prevention strategies to ensure public safety.
    -Motivate patients and families by effectively teaching them the necessary skills for continued care and healing at home. Assess their learning styles to optimize education sessions. Identify "teachable" moments during care delivery to reinforce essential information. Evaluate retention of key points in the self-care process by asking questions. Equip patients' families with tools and information to support them post-discharge. Document provided education and patients' and families' responses.
    -Regularly evaluate the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice. Utilize findings from quality improvement activities to initiate changes in personal nursing practice and care delivery. Engage in self-evaluation to identify areas for professional development. Increase knowledge and enhance skills. Use logical reasoning to assess alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
    -Ensure nursing practice prioritizes establishing meaningful connections with patients and families. Develop a helpful, trusting, and caring relationship by being fully present during interactions, actively listening, communicating effectively, engaging with patients and anticipating their needs. Recognize that the patient and family should be the central focus of all care and services. Embrace the significance of creating a healing environment as a key aspect of professional nursing practice.
    -Demonstrate proficiency in implementing interventions, including medication administration.
    -Anticipate occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Required tasks involve potential contact with blood, body fluids, and tissues.
  • ABOUT THE AREA:
  • Geneva, located in New York State, is a charming and vibrant city situated at the northern end of Seneca Lake, within the Finger Lakes Region. This area is renowned for its exceptional wine trails, rich historical heritage, breathtaking natural scenery, and varied attractions throughout all seasons.
    Notably, the city of Ithaca, situated on Cayuga Lake, houses Cornell University. The surrounding vicinity features awe-inspiring deep gorges, several of which showcase spectacular waterfalls like Taughannock Falls and Buttermilk Falls.
    For nature enthusiasts, Watkins Glen State Park, near the tip of Seneca Lake, offers rocky cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and exciting trout fishing opportunities. The southwest is home to the Corning Museum of Glass, while the northern region boasts the Old Erie Canal, once an integral 19th-century waterway, which now serves as a hub for hiking, canoeing, and fishing. In the northwest, one can enjoy the picturesque views of Lake Ontario from the city of Rochester. Additionally, Syracuse, NY, is conveniently located nearby, providing further entertainment options. This area also offers a highly rated mall, an abundance of excellent dining establishments, and a wide array of outdoor activities. Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges and Ithaca College are easily accessible from the region.
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