Critical Care Nurse
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

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Critical Care Nurse

Roswell Park Cancer Institute


Time Type:
Full time

Weekly Hours:

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking experienced critical care nurses for various shifts. Roswell offers a competitive salary based on experience and education, in addition to a $5.00/hour critical care differential on top of base pay.

Critical care involves complex assessment and intervention performed by highly skilled nurses who are able to function effectively and independently under intense circumstances to provide the necessary care to the critically ill patient population. Working collaboratively with physicians and other medical professionals, critical care nurses care for critically ill patients within the intensive care unit.

Responsibilities of the critical care nurse include the following: Advanced Assessment of a patient's condition and planning and implementing patient care plans; Providing advanced life support including ventilator support; Assisting physicians in performing procedures; Observing and recording patient vital signs as well as intake and outputs every one (1) hour; Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly; Administering continuous vasoactive and cardiac medications; Ordering diagnostic tests; Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team; Provide care using nursing standards and Hospital/ICU protocols for treatment; Acting as patient advocates; Providing education and support to patient families; Caring for both medical and surgical patients; Providing care to the immediate post-operative patient; Responding to Rapid Responses and medical emergencies throughout the medical campus; Being part of end of life conversations as well as collaborating with the Palliative Care and Hospice teams; Providing CRRT therapy.

Required Education and Experience

License Requirement
License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York.
Education and Experience
1. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time oncology nursing experience; or
2. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time critical care experience; or
3. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and the equivalent of three (3) years of full-time medical-surgical experience in an acute care setting; or

The preferred candidate will have critical care experience.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

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