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Registered Nurse

Salary: $30.28-31.14/hour

Schedule: Full-time | Part-time - All Shifts

Location: 100 Heritage Lane, Albany, NY 12211

This is a professional nursing position involving responsibility for coordinating individual patient care and for performing nursing services requiring substantial specialized judgment and skills. Work is performed under the general direction of a supervisory level nursing position and in accordance with a prescribed nursing care plan.  Supervision may be exercised over the work of Licensed Practical Nurses and related auxiliary nursing personnel. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities/Typical Work Activities:

  • Assesses patient nursing care needs and prepares and carries out a nursing care plan;
  • As assigned, provides professional nursing services in a TB health clinic and follows up on treatment and examination of potential patients and their families;
  • Supervises sub-professional nursing personnel;
  • Is responsible for the care of patients and their quarters, including making beds, changing linens, keeping order, lifting and moving patients, giving baths and rubs, and caring for personal effects;
  • Is responsible for observing symptoms and carrying out diagnostic procedures ordered by the physician;
  • Prepares and applies dressings, gives medication and nursing and therapeutic treatment as prescribed by physicians;
  • Instructs patient or members of patient’s family in regard to patient’s diet, health habits, the carrying out of treatments at home and rehabilitative measures as authorized by the physician;
  • Performs related services for patients in the prevention of illness and the attainment of maximum health;
  • Contacts appropriate social services or health agencies as necessary to assure patient needed service or follow-up care;
  • Maintains a variety of records and prepares reports.

Full Performance, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical and surgical practices and skill in their application;
  • Working knowledge of material medical, hospital dietetics, sanitation, and personal hygiene;
  • Skill in the application of nursing techniques and practices;
  • Ability to understand and follow technical oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to keep records and makes reports;
  • Ability to get along well with patients, physicians and others;
  • Ability to carry out successfully the therapeutic measures prescribed;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of sub-professional and non-technical personnel;
  • Good observation, mental alertness; firmness; initiative; cheerfulness; patience;
  • Emotional stability; sympathetic attitude toward the sick; good moral character;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from a school of nursing approved by the State Education Department from a course approved by such department as qualifying for Registered Professional Nurse.

Special Requirement at Time of Appointment:

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

Employee Benefits:

  • Experience-based pay and shift differentials
  • New York State Pension and optional deferred compensation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site daycare (opening soon!)
  • Health insurance: low or no cost health plan, dental, vision, prescriptions
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal and holidays
  • Free CDTA bus pass with direct stop at Shaker Place
  • 529 college savings plan
  • Flexible spending account

About Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing:

Beautiful, recently renovated, state-of-the-art facilities with new amenities, advanced equipment, and thoughtful design. We cultivate a supportive, inclusive, respectful, diverse, and welcoming culture committed to providing the highest quality of care to our residents. Our mission is to provide comprehensive care and exceptional services to the people of Albany County and surrounding areas. For nearly 50 years, we have been committed to enhancing each resident’s quality of life and valuing their independence, dignity, and happiness.

Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is an E-Verify participant and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by laws and regulations.

Please email [email protected] if you have issues applying.



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