Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancingmedicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Clinical Nurse is a Registered ProfessionalNurse who provides safe, competent quality care based on nursing theory andresearch to a designated group of patients and significant others.
* Delivers patient care by incorporating the tenetsof the professional practice model of Relationship Centered Care and throughthe application of the nursing process based upon theory, research,evidence-based practice, and approved organizational nursing standards
* Assesses and evaluates patient care needs andapplies critical thinking skills in patient care management
* Integrates relevant assessment and interventionskills in the delivery of nursing care
* Collaborates with the interdisciplinaryhealthcare team in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the planof care
* Prioritizes all aspects of patient care includingteaching, rounding, coaching, and planning \"after hospital care\" and delegatingto others as appropriate
* Educates patients and caregivers whileanticipating needs and readiness to learn, about their plan of care, transitionof care, promotion of health, and prevention of disease
* Communicates effectively and professionally withpatients, family and all members of the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team
8. Manages assignments within the Care Delivery Model ofModified Primary Nursing and demonstrates allocation of material resourceseffectively
2. PATIENT EXPERIENCE
* Role models the tenets of Mount SinaiRelationship Centered Care (MSHRCC) through facilitation of the followingactions including, but not limited to, Admission Welcome, Bedside shift Report,HELP, AM/PM Care, 5 Minute Sit Down, Purposeful Hourly Rounding, MedicationReview, Discharge Wrap Up, and MD/RN Unit Collaboration
* Considers the patient's values, preferences,cultural diversity, expressed needs and knowledge in all aspects of care
* Establishes and maintains a therapeuticrelationship with the patient and family
* Uses evidence-based practices to increaseunderstanding of patients' perceptions of care
* Initiates service recovery for patients andfamily members who have concerns and escalates to Clinical NurseManager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager or Patient Relations asneeded
* Demonstrates caring, respect, compassion, empathyand active listening through dialogue, body language and actions
* Supports staff use of evidence-based practices toincrease understanding of patients' perceptions of care
* Conducts Purposeful Hourly Rounding (PHR) onassigned patients addressing the 4 Ps
3. QUALITY AND SAFETY
* Practices safe and efficient patient-centeredcare, identifying and escalating barriers and opportunities for improvement
* Demonstrates clinical skills and knowledgecrucial to quality and safety in the patient population served
* Implements process improvement strategies basedon institutional, evidence-based ensure and procedures
* Engages in formal and informal peer andinstitutional review processes
* Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams tocreate and implement quality improvement projects, evidence-based practiceactivities and nursing research studies
* Contributes to quality and safety practices andrequired compliance measures
* Implements principles of high reliability toidentify and avoid high-risk behaviors to provide a safe environment forpatients
* Escalates potential safety hazards or gaps frombest practice following institutional chain of command protocol
* Utilizes institutional information technology bydocumenting nursing practice to support quality and performance improvementinitiatives
* Performs charge nurse duties as assigned
* Coordinates with the ClinicalCoordinator/Clinical Nurse
* Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Nursing ShiftManager to ensure supplies are appropriately utilized and inventory issufficient for patient care
* Escalates material or staffing resource deficitsto charge nurse, Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager or NursingShift Manager
* Demonstrates patient focused and cost effectiveapproaches to patient care in terms of equipment, staff, supplies and all otherresources
* Documents in an accurate and thorough manner incompliance with hospital, regulatory and legal requirements and standards ofcare
5. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
* Contributes to the environment of care to supportclinical colleagues, patients and their families and members of the healthcareteam
* Advances clinical competence in nursing practiceto progress from novice to expert
* Projects a professional image to colleagues andcommunicates with styles and methods that demonstrate caring, respect,compassion and empathy
* Incorporates ethical principles into decisionmaking for patient and family
* Encourages and demonstrates a spirit ofscholarship, inquiry, life-long learning and innovation for self and others
* Acquires knowledge and skills relative to therole, patient population, clinical specialty and local and/or global healthcommunity needs
* Participates in shared decision making throughspecialty practice councils, nursing department committees and unit initiatives
* Serves as a professional role model and preceptorfor new staff and students
* Advances as a clinical leader through acting inthe charge role, as a patient throughput facilitator and resource person forthe unit/clinical service area
* Articulates the values of research andevidence-based practice and its application to nursing practice and theenvironment of care
* Contributes to the profession of nursing throughparticipation in professional organizations
6. General Skills and Competencies
* Ability to read, write, understand and speak English in aclear and concise manner.
* Visual and aural acuity to assess patient status
* Communication and interpersonal skills to work effectivelywith a wide variety of individuals
* Ability to use basic data entry and retrieval systems.
* Ability to organize information and teach others.
* Analytic ability to collect and organize information andidentifies problems and trends, formulate and implement corrective plans orprograms
* Ability to coordinate, prioritized, and allocates resources
* Oriented to consumer satisfaction
* Physical stamina, dexterity and mental health necessary tocoordinate a broad variety of services and programs for designated patientpopulation on a daily basis
* Bachelor of Science with a major in nursingpreferred
* Must have two plus years of telephonic nurse triage experience
* Relevant clinical competence in area of nursingpractice assigned
* Licensed as a registered nurse with currentregistration in New York State
General Skills andCompetencies
* Must have relevant clinical competence in area ofnursing practice assigned; new graduates must possess current knowledge of thenursing process and its application
* Evidence of ability to maintain interpersonalrelationships, communicate appropriately to others, and work effectively andefficiently to solve problems
* Demonstrates the ability to work in a teamdisplaying effective communication and critical thinking
* Ability to read, write, understand and speakEnglish in a clear and concise manner
* Visual, physical, auditory and cognitive abilityto assess patient status
* Physical and mental health necessary to care foracutely ill patients with a broad variety of diagnoses and behaviors on a dailybasis
* Ability to walk, stand, lift, stoop, push andrespond quickly in a variety of situations and for an extended period of time
* Manual dexterity to perform a variety of clinicalprocedures relevant to practice area (i.e. venipuncture, urinarycatheterization, cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
* Ability to use basic data entry, retrievalsystems and the electronic medical record documentation system in a proficientmanner
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health Systembelieves that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotionto delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city wecall home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us,you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, educationand advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retainthe best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment whereyou can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees,regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patientcare.
Explore more about this opportunityand how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, themission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patientcare with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivalededucation, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The MountSinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine atMount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai BethIsrael, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount SinaiQueens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St.Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is anequal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individualand cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued andappreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexualorientation.
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