Queens Hospital Center is making good on its promise to the people of southeastern and central Queens to maximize both patient convenience and positive clinical outcomes. Residents of Queens can count on the delivery of quality medical care right in their own borough. In 2002 the hospital opened a state-of-the-art, 261-bed facility that includes the Queens Cancer Center, the first comprehensive cancer treatment center in the borough.
Assumes responsibility for optimizing the quality of nursing care administered in the department and therefore is responsible for integrating education, quality improvement, patient satisfaction, cost improvement, process innovation, technology and facility initiatives into a program that provides excellent clinical care in a clinically and cost-effective manner.
Participates in reviewing, developing, analyzing and implementing the policies set by the hospital that are pertinent to staff education and patient care delivery.
Participates in identifying learning needs of patient care staff from CQI reports, staff surveys, staff requests, observation of clinical practice and knowledge of state of the art clinical Assures competence in practice.
Participates in planning, developing, implanting and evaluating educational programs.
Reviews and analyses trends pertinent to nursing education and patient care delivery and initiates appropriate innovations and/or makes appropriate recommendations.
Participates in reviewing, evaluating and revising Nursing Policies and Standards of nursing care to meet changing needs.
Participates in departmental Quality Assurance Programs.
Participates in departmental, interdepartmental and hospital-wide committees as assigned.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
Transform the experience of patients/families and create a culture of passion and commitment for exemplary patient experience.
Fosters patient engagement and standards of Community behavior.
Ensures that customer service goals are met and re-enforce H HC's Guiding Principles.
Engage patient, family and supportive partners in a respectful manner at all time.
Designs lesson plans and teaching strategies utilizing adult learning principals and interactive modalities and media.
Utilizes innovative, dynamic teaching strategies in the presentation of class and clinical
Evaluates learning outcomes and adapts classes to enhance learning.
Licensed and currently registered to practice as a Professional Nurse in New York State, plus (2) or (3) below.
A Master's Degree in Nursing Administration, Education or an equivalent field and a minimum of six years of satisfactory nursing experience, of which four years shall have been in a supervisory, teaching or administrative capacity; or,
A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and seven years of satisfactory nursing experience, five years of which shall have been in a supervisory or teaching capacity; or,
A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However, all candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice as a Professional Nurse in New York State.
Minimum of three years of Oncology Care Nursing experience