7 Memorial is a 19 bed MRSA unit with a patient population which includes, but is not limited to, patients with MRSA infection, Diabetes Mellitus, and compromised skin integrity. Common procedures performed on 7 Memorial are wound/dressing changes, skin integrity maintenance, PICC line care, tracheostomy care, colostomy care, chest tube care, wound vac care and patient/family education.
The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the planning, implementing and evaluation of care for a given patient population with the established standards and practices of Crouse Hospital. This process is enacted through direct clinical practice, management of patient care and general professional duties.
Required: IF HIRED OR LICENSED AFTER 1/1/2017:
Graduate of an accredited Nursing degree. MUST complete BSN (Bachelors in Nursing) within 8 years of hire date into the Registered Nurse position. Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State. If hired as a Graduate Nurse, a NYS limited licensure work permit must be obtained within ninety (90) days of graduation and the GN must successfully pass the NCLEX exam within 120 days of the beginning of employment to obtain the required professional nursing licensure with New York State. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at time of hire or within 2 weeks after hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification must be obtained within one (1) year of the hire date, if deemed necessary for the position based on the scope of the assigned role.
Preferred: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Certification in a specialty area.