About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan is the community hospital of choice for residents of East Harlem, northern Manhattan, and neighboring communities. The hospital provides culturally-sensitive care in a welcoming and hospitable setting, emphasizing primary care medicine and utilizing the latest advances in medical science. Metropolitan delivers high quality health services with compassion, dignity, and respect to all, without exception. Since its founding in 1875, the hospital has been affiliated with New York Medical College, representing the oldest partnership between a hospital and a private medical school in the United States. Metropolitan is a part of the NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest municipal hospital and health care system in the country.
For individuals holding an unrestricted registered professional nursing license BEFORE July 1,
2020 in New York State, another state or United States territory:
1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse
in New York State; and
2. Valid and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart
For individuals issued a registered professional nursing license on or AFTER July 1, 2020,
based on expected implementation of Chapter 502 of the Laws of 2017 and Chapter 380 of the
Laws of 2018:
1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional
Nurse in New York State; and
a. A Bachelor's of Science degree in Nursing or higher (or other nursing degree, as identified by NYS
Education Department including Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of
Philosophy Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Science) from an accredited college or
university, registered with the NYSED; or
b. Obtains a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing or higher, as described in "a" above, within ten
(10) years of the date of initial licensure; and
2. Valid and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association
Nurse Residency Program: Get the support you need to grow and thrive at NYC Health + Hospitals through our innovative
All full-time new hires that are recent graduates or new to their specialties are automatically enrolled in our 12-month Nurse Residency Program to assist in the transition to professional nursing practice while delivering patient care in a clinical environment. The Nurse Residency Program features interactive sessions, special educational events, simulations, and group seminars on evidence-based best practices, decision-making, conflict-resolution, end-of-life care, health care quality, patient safety and more. Participants will receive mentorship support, build relationships with nursing peers and develop leadership skills. For more information, log into https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/nurses4nyc/.
- Accepts full responsibility and accountability of unit operations.
- Ensures staff compliance with daily morning/evening briefs/huddles during shift change.
- Delegates staff to perform functional assignments based on individual competency and patient skill mix.
- Conducts patient rounds on the unit daily with Service Excellence initiatives as a top priority,
- Supervises medication treatment and diagnostic procedures administered or performed by the staff.
- Performs daily environmental unit rounds utilizing Joint Commission compliance resource tools, and to assure compliance with Infection Control and Safety policies.
- Ensures unit operations are in compliance with all Joint Commission and Regulatory Agency requirements.
- Facilitates a culture of continuous quality and performance improvement using the Breakthrough A3 model of performance improvement for the organization.
- Role models and supports organized strategic priorities in an enthusiastic and positive manner.
- Daily supervision of all staff.
- Performs all related duties as assigned.
How To Apply
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