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Albany Medical Center Clinical Nurse I- B3: General Surgery/Trauma in Albany, New York


General Surgery/Trauma-B3

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

The clinical Nurse contributes to the creation of a compassionate and caring environment for patients, families and colleagues through displays of kindness and active listening. Recognizes and appreciates that each employee’s work is valuable and contributes to the success of the Mission.

Salary Range: $33 - $33.99

  • Implements physician orders, administers medications, starts IVs, performs treatments, procedures and special tests, and document treatment as required by company policy and local/state/federal rules and regulations.

  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' conditions.

  • Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.

  • Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.

  • Provides primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.

  • Administers over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered.

  • Collaborates with the nursing team to create a Plan of Care for all patients.

  • Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.

Unit Description:

B3 is a large in-patient post-surgical unit that is comprised of 36-private patient rooms. We care for patients from the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Step-down Unit, Emergency Department, and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit. Our service population includes: Trauma, Orthopedics, ENT, Thoracic, Plastics, and Bariatric patients.

Why work with us?

  • Engaged Leadership team that consists of a nurse manager, assistant nurse manager and a nurse clinician to educate and assist you to succeed in your role and develop your skills from novice to expert.

  • Work closely with your preceptor/mentor through Orientation and follow-up Orientation meetings.

  • Offer Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

  • Our nurses are encouraged to be involved to make changes in their environment through Shared Governance, research, education and quality improvement initiatives.

  • A career ladder offering advancement & recognition for nurses for professional growth.

  • Our team works collaboratively with the following interdisciplinary teams:

Attending Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Residents, and Fellows Patient Cara Associates and Health Unit Coordinators Rapid Response / Code Blue Team Clinical Support/ PICC Team Wound Ostomy Team Physical/ Occupational Therapy Case Management/ Social Work to better facilitate discharge planning Pharmacy Epidemiology Pastoral Care Patient Relations

  • Opportunities for continuing education, tuition reimbursement, and certification assistance

  • Access to the College Library, Fitness Center, Outpatient Pharmacy (located within the hospital), and discounts at Choices Café and many local community partners.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.