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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
RN I Acute Care
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Bassett Healthcare | Cooperstown, NY
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Job Description

Per Diem

Various Shift & Weekends


The Registered Professional Nurse Acute Care is accountable for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process. The RN assesses, plans, delivers, coordinates, integrates, and evaluates nursing care related to patient needs. The RN contributes to the support of patients through interdisciplinary teamwork. The RN I status and job description is only appropriate for a new nurse in the first year of practice, as support from others in incorporated into this role as an expectation. Therefore, all RN Is are expected to complete the requirements of the Nurse Residency program and complete the application and credentialing process for successful advancement to RN II by 12-15 months after hire.



* Nursing Diploma

Education equivalent experience:


* Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate, Associate, or Diploma Professional Nursing program is required.

Other information:


Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma Professional Nursing program is required


NYS licensure as Registered Nurse or valid interim permit must be obtained within 90 days of employment

BLS certification or equivalent must be obtained within 30 days from start date


New graduate or less than 1 year experience as an RN


Ability to assess patient status and take appropriate action is required

Demonstrates competency in required nursing skills relevant to area of practice

Ability to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment

Physical Requirements:

Walking, standing, squatting and kneeling required throughout the shift

Ability to lift and position patients required

Category I risk exposure as defined by OSHA

Must be able identify and differentiate colors



* Basic Life Support
* RN License

Competencies and skills:


* Capable of using effective oral and written communication
* Ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing environment
* Demonstrates competency in required nursing skills
* Ability to assess patient status and take appropriate action

Working conditions:


* Lifting, wheeling, transporting, or positioning patients
* Position requires walking
* Highest exposure to materials that pose health hazards

Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.