Lahey Health Staff RN Tertiary Care in Burlington, Massachusetts
About the Job
Work for a nationally renowned, world-class Boston- area health system without fighting traffic and paying for parking!
Lahey believes that the nurse-patient relationship, continuity of care and personal accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.
As Lahey continues to grow, we are seeking experienced and qualified nurses for our Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) / Cardiothoracic Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (CT PACU). The SICU is a 24-bed acute intensive care area specializing in the care of patients following major trauma, postoperative multi-system failure and liver or kidney transplants. The experienced and highly skilled nurses in the SICU also provide care to patients following surgery in the CT PACU. The patient-to-nurse ratio is 1:1 or 2:1 throughout all shifts. Using the latest technologies, nursing staff provide care to patients requiring ventilatory support, hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring, CRRT, IABP and BIVADS, in addition to providing support and comfort to the families of these patients.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center utilizes complete computerized charting (EPIC) for patient assessment and care documentation, and to electronically record medication administration for the delivery of all medications provided to their patients. Computerized self-scheduling is available.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a Tufts teaching hospital with a staff of over 4,000 and 337 beds Conveniently located in Burlington, MA - north of Boston and south of Manchester, NH with free parking; the Burlington Mall and many great restaurants are next door. This is the perfect location if you want the fast pace and expertise of Boston without the traffic and parking challenges.
DAYS, 3 (12 HOUR) shifts with every third weekend. Rotating holidays requirement
Nursing Diploma or ASN, BSN preferred
At least 1 year of previous of Nursing experience in acute care or sub-acute setting required
Critical Care and Telemetry experience preferred
Current Massachusetts registered Nurse license required
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ALS certification required
ACLS certification preferred