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Albany Medical Center Clinical Nurse III: Progressive Critical Care 36 hours/week, Nights in Albany, New York

Department/Unit:

Med/Surg ICU - D3N

Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)

Summary:

Join the Progressive Critical Care Unit at Albany Medical Center! Serving some of the most medically delicate and complex surgical patients in our Region. The AMC PCCU (D3N) is a 17 bed mixed medical and surgical adult ICU that provides specialized Progressive care to our community.

Nurses with med/surg, PCU, or community hospital ICU experience will find this fast paced, highly collaborative, diverse environment stimulating and rewarding. Critical thinking, multitasking, and care coordination are key components of managing this high acuity population successfully.

High caliber, high performing new graduate RNs interested in Critical Care will find this environment challenging and extremely diverse in the exposure one would gain during their initial 24 months as an RN.

You will be supported by a highly collaborative leadership team. You will be held accountable for, and supported in, ownership of your growth professional by partaking in the numerous educational and shared governance experiences that are made available to our team.

The Clinical Nurse assesses, coordinates, plans, directs, implements and manages the needs of assigned patients throughout the episode of care with a focus on progress toward discharge, including during transitions within the acute care stay. The Clinical Nurse is responsible for the delivery and coordination of patient care provided by the caregiving team. S/he assures that competent, compassionate patient care is uniformly provided to customers including referring facilities, hospital staff and patients in the inpatient, ambulatory, and community settings.

Hourly Range: $36.73 - $60.93

Minimum Qualifications:

•Graduate of a professional academic nursing program in which a Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree is conferred

•Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license

•Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

•Excellent communication, prioritization, organizational and time-management skills. Ability to multitask physically and mentally.

•Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and problem-solving tools and techniques and demonstrates ability to apply in support of departmental and patient care quality improvement

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.

Albany Med is the centerpiece of medicine, research, and medical education in New York’s CapitalRegion and is the area's largest private employer with more than 10,000 employees.

Albany Med offers excellent career opportunities in a wide range of roles in both patient care andadministration. We value all our staff members and offer outstanding employee benefits including:

  • Excellent health care coverage (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-health-%20benefits/) with lower copays at most Albany Med providers.

  • A wide array of services and programs to support emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-advantages/)

Anchored in the state’s historic capital city, Albany Med offers a full range outpatient and inpatient careand is home to the region’s largest hospital, only Level 1 trauma center, and only children’s hospital. Thedowntown campus also offers opportunities at Albany Medical College.

Albany Med partners with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to form the Albany Med Health System, serving more than three million people over 25 counties.

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