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Clinical Nurse III

Albany Medical Center

This is a Contract position in Averill Park, NY posted September 30, 2023.


Operating Room

Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Operating Room (Main Campus)
Albany, NY

Position Summary:

The Registered Professional Nurse assesses, coordinates, plans, directs, implements and manages the needs of surgical patients throughout the episode of care with a focus on progress toward discharge, including during transitions within the acute care stay. The surgical nurse acts as the patients advocate during the surgical procedure. The Registered Professional Nurse is responsible for the delivery and coordination of patient care provided by the caregiving team. S/he assures that competent, compassionate patient care is uniformly provided to customers including referring facilities, hospital staff and patients in the inpatient, ambulatory, and community settings.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Implements physician orders, administers medications to the sterile field, document as required by organizational policy and local/state/federal rules and regulations.
• Assesses and evaluates patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered.
• Applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
• Directs and guides ancillary personnel and maintain standards of professional nursing.
• Acts as the patient advocate in the surgical setting

Minimum Qualifications:
• Graduate of a professional academic nursing program in which a Diploma, Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Degree is preferred
• Must hold current NYS Registered Nurse license
• Obtains and maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), CNOR is preferred
• Minimum of 1-3 years of previous clinical RN experience is preferred in the surgical setting
• Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and problem-solving tools and techniques and demonstrates ability to apply in support of departmental and patient care quality improvement

The Albany Medical Center’s Surgical Care program is growing to address the needs of our patients. We have expanded our surgical facilities and capabilities.
The Operating Room at our Main Campus has 35 state-of-the-art operating suites with the most advanced robotic technology and specialty rooms for cardiac, neurology, urology, vascular and pediatric patients. Hybrid operating suite combines minimally invasive and interventional surgical techniques and includes 3D and rotational CT imaging. Two-room intraoperative CT suite for highly complex procedures spine and brain surgery.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.