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<strong>As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence&mdash;breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News &amp; World Report. For more than 100 years we have been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world. As we build on this momentum, we continue to advance the practice of medicine and set the standard for excellence.</strong>

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Regular Full-Time


Overview: <p>Over the past forty years, Montefiore's Division of Substance Abuse has helped thousands of men and women enter recovery and re-join their families and communities. Through recovery, individuals are empowered to help find meaning in their lives and integrate back into their communities.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Staff Nurse functions as part of the clinic leadership team, performs task and carries out responsibilities within the framework of health teaching, health counseling and supportive / restorative care. These duties are performed under the supervision of the Head Nurse / staff. The Staff Nurse will be required to perform the duties listed below and other duties involving the same type, area and degree of responsibility.</p> <br /> <br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Pursuant to objectives and policies of the Program, provides nursing care / activities as assigned by Head Nurse / designee, and in support of medical care as directed by the Physician</li> <li>Assume all responsibilities of RN / LPN as outlined in each job description</li> <li>Demonstrate accountability to care, plan, and coordinate to ensure that continuity is provided</li> <li>Dispense and administer prescribed medication and treatment and observe patients for any reaction to medication</li> <li>Record and report significant patient incidents / problems to Head Nurse Administrator, Chief Physician</li> <li>Knowledge of the principles of confidentiality of patient information</li> <li>Develop effective communications within the clinical units</li> <li>Conduct and participate in patient educational activities</li> <li>Maintain all pertinent clinical records</li> <li>May be assigned rotation to other program sites</li> <li>Clinic activities may vary depending on clinic needs and activities</li> </ul> <br /> <br /> <br />
Requirements: <ul> <li>Must have New York State license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse or valid permit to practice in New York State</li> <li>High School Diploma / GED required, BSN Degree preferred</li> <li>Basic Life Support training</li> <li>Infection Control training</li> <li>Certification in specialty preferred</li> <li>Effective English communication skills, both written and oral</li> <li>Ability to use basic data entry and retrieval systems</li> </ul> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />The hours for this position are 10:00am-6:30pm Mon-Fri and 6:30am-3pm on alternating Saturdays. This is a float position and requires flexibility to work at all Wellness Center locations and various shifts as needed.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />This is a 100% grant funded position<br /> <br />