RN - Nurse - ED / Emergency Department - Watertown, New York United States - 17695

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Job #: 17695
Title: RN - Nurse - ED / Emergency Department
Job Location: Watertown, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Sign On Bonus, Benefits, Loan Forgiveness and Relocation Assistance
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


RN - Nurse - ED / Emergency Department

Seeking 7p-7a and 7a-7p shifts

Full Time - Direct hire with Benefits

Sign On Bonus

Loan Forgiveness Program

Relocation Assistance



The Greater Watertown area is a great place to live and to work.  Located in northern New York State near the Adirondack Mountains, the area offers lush farmlands, miles of waterfront and acres of forests, quaint villages, a booming commercial center, and of course, Fort Drum, home to the 10th Mountain Division, one of the most deployed divisions in the Army.

Watertown is also minutes away from The 1000 Islands, a sightseer's paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between Northern New York State (United States) and Southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture.


Sign On Bonus:
New RNs hired are eligible for between a $1000 - $5,000 sign-on bonus paid at time of hire depending on specialty. This requires a two-year work commitment.
* Sign-on bonus to be paid back if the RN leaves within the two year period. Prorated for military relocations only.

Relocation Assistance:
Hospital is now offering relocation assistance for new RNs hired in Specialty Care Units. Relocation expenses will be covered up to $10,000 with a two-year work commitment. Receipts are required and relocation would be discussed at the time of offer for those moving to the area. (Military relocation excluded.)

Loan Forgiveness Program:
New RNs hired in Specialty Care Units will be reimbursed $5,000 for student loans per year for up to four years, paid after the completion of each year of service. Documentation of current student loans is required.

  • Must have the ability to identify and intervene in life threatening situations. 
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of nursing principles, ability to provide quality patient care, and ability to assess patient's needs, e.g. clinical, teaching, mental and spiritual. 
  • Must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts to move patients in a safe manner. 
  • Must be able to function well in stressful situations and have good, creative, problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills required. 


  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Critical Care and charge experience preferred. 
  • May begin entry level without Emergency Department experience, but a minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience is required. 
  • Current NYS RN license. BLS and ACLS required.  
  • PALS required or obtained within 6 months of hire/transfer. 
  • Must successfully complete lethal dysrhythmia exam during probation and be defibrillation certified within six months of employment. 
  • Must be IV, medication and phlebotomy certified during orientation

University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years