The practice of the profession of nursing as a registered professional nurse is defined in New York State as diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems through case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well being, and executing medical regimens prescribed by a licensed practitioner. The HSS Registered Nurse provides and ensures comprehensive nursing care to patients/families, using the nursing process and appropriate standards of care in accordance with the philosophy of Hospital for Special Surgery, the Division of Nursing, the ANA Code of Ethics and regulatory bodies.
The Administrative Nursing Coordinator serves as a liaison between hospital administration, nursing leadership and management and the clinical teams. Additionally, they provide managerial support and oversight to the nursing units ensuring that day-to-day operational standards are met. This includes but is not limited to identifying patient service requirements, ensuring safe and fiscally responsible unit staffing, maintaining the efficient delivery of services and safe patient outcomes and the adherence to established hospital policies and procedures.
Commitment to achieving higher levels of performance both personally and for the organization.
Demonstrates focus and alignment with the organizational goal.
Displays the desire to be a lifelong learner.
Self-motivated and proactive individual, driven to create and achieve result.
Demonstrates the necessary skills for team building, including open communication and promotion of a collegial atmosphere.
Exhibits a high degree of critical thinking with the capacity to serve as a leader in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
Collaborates effectively with the interprofessional teams.
Promotes employee engagement and collegiality.
Demonstrates an understanding of Magnet Nursing principles and the ability to operationalize them.
Works collaboratively with Patient Care Directors and other nursing management to ensure appropriate, efficient and cost-effective staffing.
Coordinates services within and outside the Department of Nursing to ensure the appropriate placement of patients, their therapeutic regimen, and provision of service to their families.
Expedites and streamlines the Admission and Discharge of patients throughout the continuum of care, fostering efficient throughput.
Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
Delivers exemplary, world-class customer service.
Supports an environment that encourages 'out of the box' thinking.
Maintains current knowledge of evidenced-base practice.
Creates an environment leading to innovation.
Maintains confidentiality and loyalty.
Encourages honesty and open communication.
Leads by example.
Demonstrates cultural competency and diversity appreciation when engaging with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers.
BSN from an accredited school of nursing required, Masters in Nursing Preferred
NYS RN license and registration required
AHA BLS, ACLS, PALs certification required
5+ years of nursing experience required
Applicable clinical leadership or management experience preferred