Staff RN

Staff RN

Samaritan Health System | Watertown, NY, 13601, US
Salary Range:$19,000 – $62,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Current critical care experience preferred or a minimum of three years med- surg experience recommended. Possesses a thorough knowledge of nursing principles, ability to provide quality patient care and ability to assess patient's needs, e.g. clinical, teaching, mental and spiritual. Must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts or move patients in a safe manner. Must be able to function well in stressful situations and have good, creative, problem-solving skills. Strong leadership skills with ability to prioritize and delegate. May be required to assume duties as a charge nurse. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required. Current NYS RN license. BLS required or obtained within 3 months; ACLS required or obtained within 6 months; PALS preferred. IV and IV contrast certification required. Coronary care course or successful completion of challenge exam within orientation period. Basic lethal dysrhythmia within six months of employment, and NIHSS certification within the first 6 months of employment.

Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.