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Glens Falls Hospital RN - ICU in Glens Falls, New York

Unit Description: Critical Care Unit

The Critical Care Unit is comprised of 16 beds, with the ability to overflow up to 22 beds into an adjacent patient care area. The Critical Care Unit is staffed and equipped to provide highly skilled interdisciplinary services to patients requiring complex and intensive nursing care interventions for life-threatening conditions. Primary conditions treated include; septic shock, respiratory distress/failure, renal failure, multi-system organ failure, acute GI bleeding, acute neurological conditions, extensive and/or complex surgical procedures, chemical overdoses, acute coronary syndrome, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, life threatening cardiac rhythms, cardiac procedures and PCI (diagnostic & interventional). Population served includes patients under 18 yrs. of age through geriatric years.

*Position Summary: Registered Nurse (RN)- ICU *

The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for management and delivery of patient care to assigned patients in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, and within the scope of practice delineated in the New York State Nurse Practice Act.

*ICU Registered Nurse Responsibilities: *

  • Provides direct patient care, delegates/assigns responsibility as appropriate to others, and serves as leader of the interdisciplinary team in collaboration with and under the direction of the attending physician.

  • Focuses on completion of the nursing process including patient/family education and discharge planning.

  • Understands and acts appropriately to ensure optimum use of all resources.

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ICU Registered Nurse Benefits:

  • Nursing Professional Advancement Program = earn up to $8k/year more.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Certification Bonus.

  • RN Preceptor Compensation.

  • Generous Shift Differentials between 10-30%.

  • Schedule Flexibility for Working Students.

  • Excellent Benefits and Earned Time Off (ETO) accrual for Vacation, Personal, and Holiday time.

  • Earn Wellness Dollars per year to use towards GFH medical services

*ICU Registered Nurse Qualifications: *

  • One year of medical-surgical or acute care/hospital nursing experience required.

  • One year of critical care preferred

  • ICU Registered Nurse Education:*

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred; new hires will be required to complete their BSN within 5 years of hire.

  • Graduation from a Registered Professional Nursing Program.

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*Location: *100 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801

Glens Falls Hospital Nursing:

Come join our team in nursing excellence as we pursue Magnet® Recognition in 2020. Glens Falls Hospital consistently outperforms the national average in nursing job satisfaction surveys due to our engaged leadership, skilled team members, and family like atmosphere.

/“There is no limit to what can be achieved by a nursing workforce that is engaged and empowered to transform their practice environment. I am extremely proud to represent this remarkably talented, compassionate team of professional nurses.”/ - Donna Kirker Chief Nursing Officer

GFH Nursing Mission:

To provide exceptional patient and family centered care in every encounter in ever setting.

GFH Nursing Vision:

We will be a leader in advancing the profession of nursing evidenced by our compassionate, collaborative, evidence-based care for patients, family and community.

GFH fundamental values C.A.R.E.S.

  • Collaboration

  • Accountability

  • Respect

  • Excellency

  • Safety

About Glens Falls Hospital and the local area

Glens Falls Hospital (GFH) is a not-for-profit community hospital and the largest employer in New York’s Adirondack region, with over 2,500 employees and a medical staff of over 540 providers. Founded in 1897, GFH today operates an advanced health care delivery system featuring more than 20 regional facilities and maintains a service area that spans 6,000 square miles across 5 diverse counties. GFH provides a vast array of specialized medical and surgical services in addition to coronary care, behavioral health care, rehabilitation and wellness and many others.

Glens Falls Hospital is located between Saratoga Springs and Lake George. To the north, there are numerous places to hike, bike, boat, swim, or just relax with the backdrop of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls are abundant in the arts, entertainment, museums, dinning, golf, shopping, and more. Plus, New York City, Boston, and Montreal are just 3 hours away.

Job: *Nursing - Registered Nurse

Title: RN - ICU

Location: NY-Glens Falls

Requisition ID: 2109S