Summary: Under general supervision of an Assistant Nurse Manager, Head Nurse, Nurse Manager, or other higher level nurse or health care professional, incumbents of this class provide professional nursing care in an assigned clinical area, Incumbents are expected to provide direct nursing care by assessing patients' needs and administering treatments, medications and general care according to nursing and medical orders. Work is subject to shift assignment over a 24 hour, 7 day per week period.
Supervision is not a regular responsibility of this class, however, partial supervision may be exercised over paraprofessional and ancillary staff in the delegation of some components of the nursing regimen. Does related work as required
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
License, Certification and Registration: Current licensure in New York State as a Registered Professional Nurse. Certified in Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association. Other certifications as required in specialty area.