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RN PRN/Per Visit - 30438


Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

Posted 30+ days ago

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates,

Provides professional care to patients utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with other health care team members. Works on a per diem basis.


1. Provides assessment of physical, emotional socio-economic needs and environmental needs of patients and their families.
2. Identification of problems utilizing patient data base, nursing process and physician's plan of treatment.

3. Develops a plan of care in conjunction with the patient and family based on the patients' needs and consistent with the physician's plan of treatment.

4. Observes, evaluates and reports to the physician the patient's physical and emotional condition; reaction to drugs or treatments and changes in the patient's condition.

5. Assesses health status through observation, interview and analysis. Counsels patients and families in basic principles of disease self-management and wellness and applies information for related fields such as nutrition, safety, education and mental health.

6. Performs screening and treatment procedures according to the patient's plan of care and maintains competency levels to provide care.

7. Interprets findings of tests to individuals or families and makes appropriate referrals. Obtains laboratory specimens when indicated. Gives preventive immunization or treatments under medical supervision.

8. Attends required continuing education courses.

9. Participates in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program.

10. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

11. Performs other duties as assigned.
Other information:


Location: Poughkeepsie-2649 South Road-Suite 220

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 0.01

FTE: 0.010000

Work Schedule: DAY 1

Work Shift: varies

Org Unit: 1698

Department: Registered Nurse

Exempt: Yes

Grade: S11

Salary Range:

$32.6400 - $65.0100 Hourly


Working conditions:
* Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
* Significant occupational risk
* Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force
* Significant exposure to dirt, odor, noise, human waste, etc.


EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Company Description:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.