Registered Nurse - Intermediate Medical Care Unit - 36 Hours - Nights
Company: Boston Medical Center
Posted on: September 16, 2018
In 2014, Boston Medical Center embarked on an ambitious, four-year redesign project with a goal of transforming our campus into the most modern hospital in the city. Patient experience will be enhanced by consolidating services to the Menino side of the campus, expanding our Emergency Department, modernizing surgical suites, and offering patients and staff the most efficient clinical care spaces possible. Our Critical Care Teams have just completed the move into their expanded facility. Please review the job description below and submit your application and resume. Our team will contact you regarding your experience and fit. The registered nurse, adheres to the rules and regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. is primarily responsible for professional performance and direct patient care. The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients and their families across the health care continuum. The registered nurse is accountable for clinical, educational, quality and fiscal patient care outcomes using the model of care designed by the nursing department and in accordance with established agency policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines and standards of practice. Status: Full Time Shift: 36 Hours Nights and Every Other Weekend Location: Newton Pavilion, 8East Union: MNA This is a 38 bed unit which will provide care for intermediate level surgical patients. Expected patient population consists of post-operative patients requiring intermediate level care, either directly transferred from PACU or transfers from SICU. Specialties include cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, trauma and transplant patients. Minimum Qualifications: 12 Months of Critical Care experience is REQUIRED . Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an Associates degree or Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN). BSN preferred. Candidates who do not have a BSN must be enrolled in a Baccalaureate program within 6 months of hire and must complete their BSN within 36 months of hire. Registration and current RN licensure in the state of MA in good standing required. Requires current basic life support (BLS) certification. Some units may require Advanced Cardiac Life support ( ACLS) certification Additional certifications may be required for certain practice area. Willingness to work every other weekend. Essential Responsibilities: Basic computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access, enters, and interpret computerized data/information. EPIC experience preferred. Effective interpersonal skills to facilitate communication with various members of the health care team, patients, and families. Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work. Multilingual skills (beyond that of English) in languages appropriate to the patient populations served by the medical center preferred. Relevant clinical experience and/or specialty, certification required for certain practice areas, e.g., enterostomal therapy, epidemiology, perioperative areas. Analytical ability to solve clinical nursing issues and conduct quality improvement research utilization projects. Ability to effectively delegate appropriate patient care activities. Effective verbal and written communication skills appropriate to the patient populations served. Physical ability to meet the core job responsibilities in accordance with practice setting demands for the patient populations regularly served. Ability to effectively manage stress due to critical issues related to patient care, changing organizational climate and personnel issues.
Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Boston , Registered Nurse - Intermediate Medical Care Unit - 36 Hours - Nights, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!