Perform nursing care as assigned which includes assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, teaching, evaluation, and implementation of treatment process in accordance with JCAHO, OASAS and ASAM that directly responds to the needs of the patient.Job Requirements:
Licensure and Certifications: Employee maintains current licensure and/or required certifications.
Employee completes annual Mandatory Education Module, Annual Health Assessment,Age Specific requirements, etc...
Time and Attendance: Employee complies with all HealthAlliance and departmental policies for time and attendance.
Professional Appearance: Employee complies with HealthAlliance policy for professional Appearance (Dress Code), including wearing ID Badge.
Safety - maintains a safe environment for patients, visitors, physicians and employees.tandards of ExcellencResponsibilities
Perform nursing assessment of allclients andinitiate the patient care plan in accordance with information obtained.
Monitor and assess patients for vital signs, signs of impending withdrawal, or other medical problems.
Administer medications according to Kingston Hospital Nursing policies and procedures and assists in inventory and storage of facility pharmaceutical supplies.
Accurately transcribe physicians' orders in a timely manner and execute under direction of physician.
Actively participate in daily inter-disciplinary patient update/conference, giving observations and update of each patient discussed.
Responsible for patients to provide assessment and medication in adherence to guidelines dictated by Kingston Hospital nursing department and regulations.
Prepares records and reports as required.
Participate in providing a learning environment for nurses, medical staff and counselors
Implement policies and procedures, service delivery standards, quality assurance and utilization review standards, and Kingston Hospital nursing division policies and procedures and standards of nursing care.
Performs any other duties as assigned.
Schedule appointments for physicians and prescribing professionals.
Initiate, monitor, and obtain toxicology.
Register medications and access for efficacy with instruction and education as needed.
Manages infection prevention and control activities.
Improves staff compliance with hand hygiene guidelines
Identifies risks for acquiring and spreding infections based on population served
Adheres to DOH compliance with communicable disease guidelines
Develops and implements policies governing control of infections and communicable diseases.
and Objectivesf Performance Appraisal
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Previous acute acre nursing with chemically dependent patients preferred
Current NYS Registered Nurse
HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus
HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley operates a 315-bed healthcare system comprising HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary's Avenue Campus and HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY, and Margaretville Hospital in Margaretville, NY. It also operates Mountainside Residential Care Center, an 82-bed facility in Margaretville. As Ulster County's largest employer, HealthAlliance is committed to attracting the best-qualified medical and support staff; providing outstanding, responsive, coordinated, compassionate patient- and family-centered care; excelling in clinical outcomes and patient experiences; and ensuring patient rights, privacy and respect are honored at all times, while improving the overall health and well-being of the diverse communities it serves.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.