Oneida, NY 13421

Oneida Health is an independent 101-bed acute care community hospital and a 160-bed extended-care facility (ECF) and short-term rehab facility licensed by the State of New York and operated by Oneida Health Systems, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation. The hospital is Joint Commission accredited.

We are proud to share that we have recognized for several national awards based upon safety of care as well as the patient experience of care. The first recognition is provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized non-profit organization who reviews 30 patient quality and safety measures and assigns a letter grade to over 2,600 hospitals nationally based upon outcomes. The fall 2019 letter grade for OHC is a “B.”, our eighth consecutive “A” or “B”. Our hospital was also awarded 4 Stars for Patient Experience.

The second recognition is for the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient safety and is 1 of only 16 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019. The third recognition is for the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient experience and is 1 of only 8 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019…with Oneida Health as the only hospital in New York State to receive both awards for 2019! We are also very proud of our CMS 4-Star overall rating for patient experience and CMS 5-Star for quality measures.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to care for our residents on our vent unit. The ideal candidate will be a responsible and well-trained professional able to give the best nursing care with little supervision. You will be compassionate and cool-tempered. You will be able to follow health and safety guidelines faithfully and consistently. The goal is to promote resident’s well-being by providing high quality nursing care.

Job Responsibilities

  • Exhibits professionalism at all times; accepts and performs job tasks as delegated by Head Nurse or shift supervisor.
  • Understands, observes and enforces all hospital and departmental policies/procedures and medical/legal aspects of patient care delivery.
  • Observes, intervenes, and teaches subordinates regarding work performance as necessary to maintain/or improve quality of care.
  • Promotes and maintains a good relationship with residents, families and staff.
  • Prioritizes assignments to maintain quantity with quality of daily work performance.
  • Evaluates and/or counsels employees within direction of Head Nurse of Shift Supervisor.
  • Reports on-going to Head Nurse and/or Shift Supervisor for continued safe, quality of care to each resident and to resolve or prevent staff problems.
  • Documentation on medical record reflects total assessment of resident written legibly, accurate, and timely.
  • Nursing care plan reflects current information on all residents.
  • Completes all assessment sheets – decubitus, skin, posey, etc.
  • Maintains effective communication with all other departments for well being of residents.
  • Provides daily written and oral assignments/duties to subordinates to increase their performance.
  • Completes Medicare notes and addenda to reflect total picture of resident through understanding and application of federal guidelines.
  • Prepares for and effectively communicates at interdisciplinary care planning meetings.
  • Maintains NCP is current with the Comprehensive care plan.
  • Communicates effectively with the physician to meet all needs of the residents.
  • Admission assessments are written to reflect a complete, accurate summary of the resident.Reports accidents/incidents per OH ECF Policy/Procedure.
  • Demonstrates clinical expertise in assessment evaluation, and implementation of plan of care of all residents and with a change of condition.
  • Reviews orders transcribed by LPN for accuracy.
  • Reviews and changes ongoing shift assignments to maintain quality of care to residents and staff self esteem.
  • Follows proper Policy/Procedure for receiving TO.
  • Makes daily and PRN rounds to assess resident needs; equipment needs, safety compliance, and overall unit appearance; intervene as necessary.
  • Performs review of computerized MD orders for accuracy.
  • Acts as charge nurse of unit assigned directing and supervising the daily activities of his/her subordinates.
  • Evaluate current treatments for effectiveness and implements change as needed.
  • Functions as PRI nurse Assessor recognizing the completed RUG category’s effect on LTC.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all policies/procedures related to infection control; ensures all procedures/treatments are without contamination.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of expected effect, adverse reactions, and proper administration of all unit medications, substitutions and acts accordingly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of rehab modules (PT, OT, ST) and his/her rule in the rehab team.
  • Assures team members follow each residents nursing care plan in performing those tasks coordinated with PT, OT, ST.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School diploma or equivalent; bachelor’s preferred
  • Completion of a course of study approved by the State Education Department as qualifying for Registered Nurse


  • Proven team player with all members of the IDT
  • Exceptional work ethic, compassionate and empathetic, possesses high degree of interpersonal communication skills to relate with a variety of individuals


  • Eligibility for a license issued by the State of New York to practice as a Registered Nurse; Possession of the license at the time of appointment.
  • CPR certified

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