Registered Nurse RN - Orthopedics

  • E Main St, Jefferson Valley, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Healthcare Organization

We are an exciting, work-life balanced, patient-focused healthcare organization in the New York City, Westchester, Putnam and surrounding areas looking to add to our team! We hope you consider joining with us as we continue to provide unrivaled healthcare in our shared communities. This role is a full-time position. Monday - Friday mostly 8:30am-5:30pm located in Yorktown, NY in Westchester County.

Job Description

First of all, "thank you!" for being a caregiver, especially during these times! Here is a wonderful opportunity....Do you love how it feels to help and encourage others? Would you like to work with a great team, that is level-headed, works hard and is patient-focused and values outcomes? You are in the right place!

We are an exciting, work-life balanced, patient-focused organization in the New York City, Westchester, Putnam and surrounding areas looking to add to our wonderful team! We hope you consider joining with us as we continue to provide unrivaled healthcare in our shared communities. This role is a full-time, day shift position. Monday - Friday mostly 8:30am-5:30pm located in Yorktown, NY in Westchester County.

We are seeking an experienced, compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) to join our group.

As an orthopedic nurse, you will have many daily tasks, including seeing new patients, assessing symptoms, monitoring existing patients, and providing follow-up care and instructions to surgical patients. You may also help with casting and wound dressing for the recently injured as well as motion therapy for those recuperating from injuries.

A large part of your responsibility as an orthopedic nurse involves pain management. You will often help administer, monitor, and assess pain medications for patients, explain proper procedures to help minimize further injury and infection, to minimize and manage future pain.
Your Roles and Duties as an Orthopedic Nurse:

  • Assist doctors in providing care for musculoskeletal problems
  • Monitor patients' vital signs
  • Help treat injuries with wound dressings or castings
  • Get a patient on a pain management schedule and assist in administering pain medications and monitoring for reactions and allergies
  • Educate patients on how to safely recuperate from surgery or injuries at home
  • Help patients improve strength and mobility following the correction of a musculoskeletal issue

Qualifications

Have a valid NYS RN License

Prefer at least 6mos of post-nursing degree experience

Able to commute to Yorktown, NY.

Reliable, friendly, compassionate and caring.

A large part of your responsibility as an orthopedic nurse involves pain management. You will often help administer, monitor, and assess pain medications for patients, explain proper procedures to help minimize further injury and infection, to minimize and manage future pain.
Your Roles and Duties as an Orthopedic Nurse:

  • Assist doctors in providing care for musculoskeletal problems
  • Monitor patients' vital signs
  • Help treat injuries with wound dressings or castings
  • Get a patient on a pain management schedule and assist in administering pain medications and monitoring for reactions and allergies
  • Educate patients on how to safely recuperate from surgery or injuries at home
  • Help patients improve strength and mobility following the correction of a musculoskeletal issue

Additional Information

Compensation: $35.00 - $45.00/hour depending upon experience. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Excellent benefits and other incentives provided.