RN Emergency Department Framingham 32 hrs nights 11 pm - 7 am and every other weekend and holiday *$
Posted on: November 11, 2019
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care
system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is
committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a
location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system
includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in
Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center
has been named to the 2019 America?s 100 Best Hospitals List by
Healthgrades. GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the
unit's nursing management, performs duties to ensure quality
patient care through the health care continuum. Ensures quality and
safe delivery of care to patients in the following age groups: All
ages; Neonate; Infancy; Toddler, Preschool; School age; Adolescent;
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. CLINICAL PRACTICE Performs
all aspects of clinical practice according to standards of care,
including, but not limited to: assessment, planning, implementing,
evaluation, intervention, organization of work, priority setting,
decision making, follow up, activities of daily living, IV Therapy,
EKG's. *Demonstrates clinical judgment in assigning duties to
nursing staff consistent with documented level of competency.
Participates in unit based quality control initiatives, identifies
opportunities for performance improvement, and takes appropriate
Delegates tasks to subordinates to ensure efficient and effective
work flow. Provides input into hiring and evaluations and
participates in the interviewing process. Resolves conflicts.
Assures current and quality nursing practice is maintained through
participating in and keeping informed of unit/Hospital committees,
staff meetings, and other related activities. Collaborates with
members of interdisciplinary team to facilitate accomplishment of
unit objectives in the provision of quality care and service to
patients, families, physicians, and payors. Demonstrates initiative
and good judgment in making decisions. Takes responsibility for
patient care assignments.* Maintains currency with nursing skills
and knowledge base.
2. RESOURCE UTILIZATION Selects and utilizes appropriate teaching
tools and/or makes requests for new tools.
Collaborates effectively with the multidisciplinary team; i.e.,
physicians, diabetic educator, pastoral care, interpreters, social
workers, case managers, wound care nurses, and community resource
groups and services, to benefit the patient.
Utilizes appropriate unit-based resource nurses for assistance as
3. DOCUMENTATION Completes documentation using approved MWMC forms
according to established legal and MWMC policy and procedure.
Includes, but is not limited to, SNAP tool, patient teaching forms,
PIE notes, CBE notations, and incident forms. Transcribes and
inputs physician orders accurately and in a timely manner, using
the nurse order entry system.
4. COMMUNICATION/THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIPS Communicates and
collaborates with all health team members, patients, and families
face to face, using the telephone, or with written adjuncts.
Ensures patient care needs are met in a timely manner and follow
through is initiated and/or completed. May act as a patient
advocate. *Remains informed of discharge plans. Encourages open
communication to foster a positive, professional environment.
Incorporates the care model into patient care. Utilizes systems to
remain apprised of patient status/needs and of facilitating
information to physicians and oncoming shifts.*
5. TEACHING/COACHING SKILLS Provides patient/family teaching using
a variety of audio-visual aids and written instructional materials.
Uses child/adult learning principles in teaching. Provides mini
inservices to new staff as appropriate. Supervises new staff in
skills. Is accessible and responsive to other staff. Identifies
opportunities to offer support to staff.
KNOWLEDGE , EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:1. Current
licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of
2. Minimum of six months to one year of experience in specialty
3. ACLS and PALS required.
WORKING CONDITIONS:1. Patient care environment. Moderate to heavy
lifting; prolonged standing and walking; bending and stooping.
Potential contact with blood and body fluids.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of the work being performed by people assigned this
position. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities associated with
Job: ERPrimary Location: Framingham, MassachusettsFacility:
MetroWest Framingham Union HospitalJob Type: Full-timeShift Type:
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