RN Job Description

Cayuga Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have finished beautiful, modern renovations and are looking for quality staff. A new culture and atmosphere under new leadership. Come and be a part of something special.

This work involves the routine care of patients in accordance with detailed and well-defined rules and regulations. Performs routine nursing services in the care of sub-acute, chronic patients, acutely ill patients, does related work as required.



(The following work activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed here.

  • Assists in the admission and discharge of patients;

  • Takes the temperature, notes the rate of pulse and respiration and observes and records other signs and symptoms as directed;

  • Collects specimens and assists in carrying out diagnostic procedures under supervision;

  • Carries out uncomplicated therapeutic treatments such as giving enemas, preparing and applying simple dressings and administering certain medications upon specific instructions of the physician.



Working knowledge of nursing techniques and their relation to medical and surgical practices; working knowledge of hospital sanitation and hygiene; ability to apply therapeutic treatments as prescribed; ability to understand and carry out exactly detailed oral and written instructions; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to get along well with patients and other; good moral character; excellent physical and mental health.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least one year minimum experience as a licensed RN, preferably in geriatric care. Strong leadership and supervisory skills and demonstrates good judgement, problem solving and decision making capabilities. Must be able to multi-task while maintaining professional communication skills and calm demeanor at all times.

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Cayuga Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

1229 Trumansburg Rd.

Ithaca, NY 14850

P (607) 273-8072

F (607) 273-0373