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Weill Cornell Medical College Registered Nurse in New York, New York

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.

Education

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing

Experience

Approximately 2 or more years of related work experience as a Registered Nurse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be articulate and possess a professional demeanor.

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

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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