Registered Nurse - Breast Center
Company: Garnet Health Medical Center
Posted on: March 20, 2023
OverviewAt Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley's leading integrated
health system, you'll find the perfect balance of a satisfying
career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on patient-centric
care with a collective of visionary leaders and dedicated and
caring professionals working as a team to deliver the best for the
people we serve. If you're interested in a health system that's
both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse community that
provides the best of both city and rural life, we invite to make
your career home with us as a Registered Nurse on our Breast Center
team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center Middletown.
ResponsibilitiesNursing is the protection, promotion, and
optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and
injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and
treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of
individuals, families, communities, and populations (ANA, 2010).
Garnet Health Medical Center clinical nurses are guided by the New
York State Nurse Practice Act, the American Nurses Association
(ANA) guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses, the Essential Guide
to Nursing Practice, Jean Watson's Nursing Philosophy and Science
of Caring, the Garnet Health Medical Center Plan for Nursing
Quality and Safety, and the Garnet Health Medical Center Nursing
Strategic Plan (NSP). Clinical nurses are empowered to work toward
an improved healthcare system by providing safe, timely, effective,
equitable, and patient centered care (IOM).Garnet Health Medical
Center clinical nurses embrace the Essential Features of
Professional Nursing as indicated by the ANA, they include:
- Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and
- Attention to the range of human experiences and responses to
health and illness within the physical and social
- Integration of assessment data with knowledge gained from an
appreciation of the patient of the group.
- Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of
diagnosis and treatment through the use of judgment and critical
- Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly
- Influence on social and public policy.
- Assurance of safe, quality, and evidence-based practice.Working
Schedule:Variable shifts as needed, including weekends and
holidays. All Per Diem employees must work a minimum of one day per
month, including one weekend day every other schedule, and one
major and one minor holiday per year to maintain eligibility for
continued employment, provided they are requested to work.At Garnet
Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth and
professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and dedicated
to the success and satisfaction of our team members. Here, you'll
find resources that will help you excel in your career, tuition
reimbursement programs for your continued education, and
comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits designed to
fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and diverse
team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional talents,
skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one another,
our communities and our patients. Join the Garnet Health team and
let your excellence shine. QualificationsLicensure:
- Active New York State Nursing License in good
- Associate, Baccalaureate (preferred), Master's, or Doctorate
Degree in Nursing from an Accredited School of
- American Nurses Association endorsed Certifications or Academy
of Medical-Surgical Nurses Certification Preferred (*Based on
Certification specialty hours of work requirement).Physical
- Considerable standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending,
kneeling, crouching. Considerable visual demands.
- New Hires - Must be able to perform RN essential physical
functioning demands as determined by Employee Health /
- During any patient transferring task, if any caregiver is
required to lift more than 35 lbs of a patient's weight, then the
patient should be considered to be fully dependent and assistive
devices should be used. (Waters, T. 
- Ergonomic stressors includes moderate to frequent heavy
(lifting, positioning, pushing, and/ or transferring of patients).
Must participate in Safe Patient Handling Initiatives.
- American with Disability Act Requirements: External and
Internal applicants, as well as position incumbents, must be able
to perform the essential position responsibilities as listed in
this position description either aided or unaided or with the
assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the
organization on a case by case basis.Mental Demands:
- Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well
under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information and
prioritize tasks. Possess critical thinking, analytical skills and
- Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in
an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled.
Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations.
- Work schedules may include irregular hours including nights and
- OSHA Directive CPL-03-00-016:
- Contact with patient's under a wide variety of
- May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements (exposure to
blood and other potentially infectious material).
- Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
- Handles emergency and crisis situations.
- Must wear Personal Protective Equipment to ensure your safety
which may include items such as gloves, safety glasses,
respirators, or coveralls, vests, lead vests, and full body
- May have contact with chemical, radiological, physical,
electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.
- ORMC abides with the New York Department of Labor / Nursing
Licensure Board recommendation on the 16 hour work limit.Patient
and Staff Safety:
- Recognizes the importance of patient/staff safety precautions
as it relates to specific department and area of
- Consistently utilizes precautions and follows appropriate
procedure to enhance patient/staff safety in daily operations.
- Identifies and reports any potentially dangerous situations
which could cause medical error and/or patient or staff harm.
- Immediately takes action, where appropriate, to minimize the
risk of injury. Where appropriate to staff member's
responsibilities, reports errors, when these occur, to supervisor
and in the MIDAS RDE system on an Incident report. Participates
when appropriate in Root Cause Analysis and/or other efforts to
reduce the risk of medical error and/or patient or staff
- Clinical nurses are accountable for completing their annual /
required mandatory training within certain time frames
- All clinical nurses must have BLS and this training must be
- In certain clinical areas additional AHA training may be
required. If you are transferring to one of these areas you must
have the appropriate training prior to beginning the
ExperienceRecommended TrainingMandatory TrainingBreast Center
Nurse(7097)1 year Operating Room/Procedural Area or Oncology2 years
Interventional Radiology and/or Diagnostic Imaging (IR)Certified
Breast Care Nurse (CBCN)ACLS
Keywords: Garnet Health Medical Center, Middletown , Registered Nurse - Breast Center, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut
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