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Staff Nurse

Company: Partners Healthcare System
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

Working in the department of Neurology, the nurse will work with multiple providers to provide care to patients with neurologic conditions. The nurse is responsible for assuring competent, compassionate, individualized, nursing care to patients. The nurse is responsible and accountable for the overall nursing care management of a designated group of patients. She/he collaborates with the clinical care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The nurse will ensure that care is safe, efficient, effective, timely and meets the cultural, spiritual, and ethnic needs of each patient and family.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides competent, compassionate patient centered nursing care based on scientific principles and the use of the nursing process and interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Provides and maintains a therapeutic environment for patients and families.
  • Articulates the professional nursing role to the patient, family and health team members.
  • Identifies, facilitates, and evaluates outcomes of nursing care for an individual patient or group of patients.
  • Assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and modifying plans of care for a specific patient assignment throughout the healthcare continuum and in collaboration with the care team.
  • Coordinates involvement of the patient, family and health team members in patient care, including patient/family teaching.
  • Documents relevant patient information.
  • Communicates the plan of care and other pertinent information to/from other health care team members and patient. Promotes continuity of care through effective hand-offs.
  • Educating patients regarding disease management and medications. Providing ongoing care coordination between clinic visits by communicating with patients, families, healthcare team members and other agencies involved.
  • Helps define standards of excellence for patient care; participates in improvement of patient care services in a cost-effective way.
  • Participates in, and contributes to, performance improvement activities.
  • Exhibits compliance with regulatory and quality and safety requirements.

  • Participates in daily operational activities necessary for safe patient/staff environment.
  • Utilizes resources efficiently to facilitate optimal patient care.
  • Assisting with completion of plans of prescriptions and disability paperwork.
  • Providing oversight, delegation and act as a resource to unlicensed staff, including medical assistants and administrative staff.
  • Provides input to the Nursing Director.
  • Professional Development:
  • Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current nursing education practices.

  • Adheres to Department requirements for required training.
  • Identifies specific learning needs and goals and develops a plan to meet them.
  • Contributes to relevant committees, professional meetings, continuing educational and/or formal academic programs.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Possess sound judgment
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize for self and others
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and implement problem solving skills
  • Strong planning, time management, organizational skills with an ability to multitask
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Reflective listener, commitment to ongoing learning to produce safe, effective, quality outcomes,
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of staff and interdisciplinary teams,
  • Values diversity, integrity and confidentiality, professional demeanor and ability to represent the pediatrics in public venues.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS:

Licenses:

Required:

  • Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Certifications:

Preferred:

  • Certified Neurology Nurse

EDUCATION:

Minimum Required:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate : Please specify

Some college or Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

None required

Preferred:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate : Please specify

Some college or Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

Field of Study/Additional Specialized Training: Nursing

EXPERIENCE:

Preferred: 2-4 years of nursing experience preferred. Neurology experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Busy ambulatory practice setting with clinic primarily out of Boston location.
  • 40 hours per week. Work week Monday through Friday.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare System, Boston , Staff Nurse, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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