Registered Nurse (36662)

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York City, NY

ID: 7067122
Posted: June 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary
Under direction, assists physicians with patient care, health education/promotion, electronic medical record (EMR) chart management, coordination of patient care and clinical protocols as needed

Job Responsibilities
Establishes priorities for nursing care through patient assessment and develops nursing care plans. Prepares equipment and assists provider during examination, testing, and treatment of patients as needed.
Coordinates multidisciplinary health care services and arranges diagnostic tests as ordered by physicians. Performs inpatient diagnostic testing, therapeutic, and interventional procedures as needed.
Triages patient inquiries and communicates test results.
Ensures infection control compliance within the practice.
As needed, administers appropriate injections and medications as ordered by medical providers in compliance with state law and clinic guidelines. Educates patients and staff on pharmacological/drug effects and protocol requirements, if applicable.
Participates in safety programs and orientation of new staff. Assists in reviewing and revising policies and procedures.
May be responsible for the precertification and preauthorization of prescriptions.
Records medical information within the patients’ electronic medical record as instructed by the physician.
Attends workshops, seminars and/or conferences to keep abreast of standards and best practices within the field. Disseminates information to colleagues and/or staff as appropriate.
If applicable, assesses patient eligibility and reviews patient medical history for inclusion in clinical studies.
If applicable, reviews and completes protocol history sheets, flow sheets, study follow-up reports and patient evaluation forms. Prepares and amends IRB protocols, consent forms and research documents.
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing
Approximately 2 or more years of related work experience as a Registered Nurse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be very articulate and posses a professional demeanor and appearance.
Licenses and Certifications
Current NY State Registered Nurse License & Registration.
BLS certification, issued by the American Heart Association.
Infection Control Certificate
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time


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