Shift: Day Hours per week: 40 Salary range: $27.61 - $41.41/hour, depending on experience
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus
Relocation assistance available to those who qualify
United Health Services is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our United Health Services Orthopedic Department. The Orthopedic Center houses a new, state of the art Physical Therapy Department including a gym. The Musculoskeletal team works together, all under one roof. The center is open 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday through Friday. This is a Full Time Benefits Eligible Position.
Orthopedic RN Overview
The Orthopedic Registered Nurse (RN) protects, promotes, and optimizes health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, and the alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response and through advocacy in the care of individuals and families. The RN is responsible and accountable for compliance to all standards of practice and professional development in accordance with the New York State Nurse Practice Act, United Health Services Hospitals and Nursing Division policies, ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the Bill of Patient Rights. The RN promotes a caring and healing environment for patient-centered care.
Orthopedic RN Key Responsibilities and Expectations
Coordinates clinical training, orientation and ongoing evaluation of new/existing urgent care clinical staff as well as completion and submission of clinical competencies at time of hire and annually.
In collaboration with the supervisor, coordinates urgent care clinical schedules, ensuring appropriate clinical support for extended hours of the urgent care facility.
The RN provides clinical leadership staff while overseeing the scope of practice of LPN’s and Medical Assistants in the urgent care setting.
Triages and assesses acutely ill patients for early identification of signs and symptoms to prevent complications and ensure timely intervention of acutely ill patients.
Educates patient and family in health promotion and disease management using available resources.
Utilizes a working knowledge of pharmacology and safely administers medications according to UHS Hospitals policy.
Maintains CLIA Waived Lab standards and performs CLIA Waived Lab testing and oversees proficiency validation according to regulatory standards, Includes oversight of tri-annual AAFP Lab Proficiency testing, lab quality controls and Lab credentialing.
Collaborates and leads patients, families and all members of the health Care Team in coordinating patient care.
Participates in educational opportunities and in collaboration with the unit coordinator, assists in providing information updates and acts as a resource for all clinical staff.
Surgical scheduling as necessary.
Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation
Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing
At least 1 year experience in health care setting with evidence of having obtained proficiency in those areas emphasized in the Registered Nurse curriculum
Current NY State RN license
Documentation of current CPR certification required within 1 week of start of employment.
Previous experience in a primary care/ specialty care setting.
Employee Benefits at United Health Services
When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
403(b) retirement plan with company match model
Immediate accrual of paid time off
Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
UHS encourages career development and has established programs to support tuition reimbursement for its employees who wish to improve their knowledge and skills. These include programs related to tuition reimbursement, educational incentives and tuition forgiveness. The availability of these programs depends on the UHS entity in which you are employed.
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
About New York’s Southern Tier
As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.