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Position: Staff Nurse
Department: Med Surg Float Pool
Schedule: 24 Hours, Night
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 healthcare 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 following established agency policies,
procedures, protocols, guidelines, and standards of practice
Graduate of a nursing degree program; BSN preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Licensed to practice professional nursing as a registered nurse
in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Requires current basic life support (BLS) certification. Some
units may require Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS)
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Current basic cardiac life support certification.
Basic computer proficiency is inclusive of the ability to
access, enter and interpret computerized data/information.
Effective interpersonal skills to facilitate communication with
various members of the health care team, patients, and
Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete
Multilingual skills (beyond that of English) in languages
appropriate to the patient populations served by the medical center
Relevant clinical experience and/or specialty, certification
required for certain practice areas, e.g., enters total therapy,
epidemiology, peri-operative areas.
Analytical ability to solve clinical nursing issues and conduct
quality improvement research utilization projects.
Ability to effectively delegate appropriate patient care
Effective verbal and written communication skills appropriate to
the patient populations served.
Physical ability to meet the core job responsibilities following
practice setting demands for the patient populations regularly
Ability to effectively manage stress due to critical issues
related to patient care, changing organizational climate, and