Garnet Health

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department $10,000 Sign On Bonus

Job Locations US-NY-Harris
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/13/2022 10:12 AM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Shift (1) : Shift Type
5 - AM Flex
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Days, (flex start 7a-12p) including rotating weekends and holidays.


At Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley’s leading integrated health system, you’ll find the perfect balance of a satisfying career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on patient-centric care with a collective of visionary leaders and dedicated and caring professionals working as a team to deliver the best for the people we serve. If you’re interested in a health system that’s both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse community that provides the best of both city and rural life, we invite to make your career home with us as a Registered Nurse on our Emergency Department team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskill.


The Registered Nurse will be responsible for implementing the Nursing Process based on established Standards of Practice and ensuring all patient care policies and procedures are adhered to in accordance with CRMC Hospital policies, the Nurse Practice Act, and the New York State Licensure requirements. The Registered Nurse will be able to exhibit critical thinking, effectively organize and triage/prioritize accordingly, and implement evidence based nursing.


At Garnet Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth and professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and dedicated to the success and satisfaction of our team members. Here, you’ll find resources that will help you excel in your career, tuition reimbursement programs for your continued education, and comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits designed to fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and diverse team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional talents, skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one another, our communities and our patients.

Join the Garnet Health team and let your excellence shine.


Minimum Education:  Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred.                        


Minimum Experience:  One year prior experience in an Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, or EMS experience at the Paramedic Level is preferred.


Required Certification/Registration:

  • Currently licensed and registered in NY State to practice as a registered professional nurse.             
  • On hire, a valid Basic Life Support course completion card, issued by an organization approved by the Hospital, must be presented and employee will maintain a valid card for the duration of employment
  • Within three months of assignment, employee will attend a hospital-sponsored Crisis Training Program and will attend at least annually for the duration of employment.
  • Within three months of assignment, the following classes will be completed, with a valid course completion card issued by an organization approved by the hospital, must be presented and employee will maintain a valid card for the duration of employment
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Prior to the end of the orientation period, a cardiac rhythm course is successfully completed
  • Within 6 months of assignment, completion of an ESI 5-level triage class with a refresher class taken not less than every two years
  • The following certification classes are preferred:
    • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) presented by the Emergency Nurses Association
    • Emergency Nurses Pediatric Course (ENPC) presented by the Emergency Nurses Association
  • The following Board Certifications are preferred:
    • CCRN issued by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses
    • CEN issued by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing

Special Duties: Special duties positions are assignments that are completed by senior Emergency Nurses and require additional training and experience as noted:

    • Charge Nurse
      • Experience
        • Two years of Emergency Nursing experience preferred (in any Emergency Department) preferred
        • Six months of Emergency Nursing experience at Catskill Regional Medical Center

Physical Requirements:  Position will primarily be medium to light work requiring lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling and reaching are required. Position requires 20% sitting and 80% standing or walking.  Expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken and written word is required.


Working Conditions:

  • Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility.  No routine exposure to hazards. Position may have occasional exposure to blood, body substances, infectious materials, chemical hazards, vibration, radiation, slippery surfaces, or noise that may result from performance of duties.
  • Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary. 


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