Registered Nurse - Mercy Ambulatory Procedure Unit (MHB)

Catholic Health System Lebanon, IN
* Registered Nurse – Mercy Ambulatory Procedure Unit (Mercy Hospital of Buffalo):

The role of the registered nurse in the Mercy Ambulatory Procedure Unit (MAPU) focuses on coordinating and providing total nursing care, utilizing the nursing process, to patients and families undergoing invasive procedures. The registered nurse provides leadership by working cooperatively with all patient team personnel to maintain standards of care.

REPORTS TO: · Nurse Manager · Director Perioperative Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

Education and Experience

* Currently licensed in New York State

* Graduated from an accredited school of nursing

* Current BLS validation

* ACLS validation within three (3) months of hire

* One year experience in GI Unit, Invasive Cardiology, or Surgery required

If no applicants have GI Unit, Invasive Cardiology, or Surgery experience, the applicants meeting the following criteria will be considered next:

* Currently licensed in New York State

* Graduated from an accredited school of nursing

* Current BLS validation

* ACLS validation within three (3) months of hire

* One year medical/surgical nursing experience

If no applicants have medical/surgical experience, the applicants meeting the following criteria will be considered next:

* Currently licensed in New York State

* Graduated from an accredited school of nursing

* Current BLS validation

* ACLS validation within three (3) months of hire

* No previous experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands the legal aspects of the job function, adheres to hospital policies and procedures.

* Role includes a variety of problems to be solved under general guidelines, and calls for a variety of decisions, some of which are complex and must be referred to a resource person.

* Assists in directing a small group of employees performing similar or related tasks of a semi-skilled nature. Instructs employees, assigns, evaluates performance and maintains efficiency of staff assigned to her/him.

* Has obligations to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Good mental and physical health. Activity includes balancing, lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, grasping, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, constant walking, and heavy work. Finger and hand dexterity and visual and aural and olfactory acuity to recognize changes in patients' condition. The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.

* Available for call

* Subject to environmental conditions

* May also be exposed to communicable diseases.

Physical Effort

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

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