Beth Israel Lahey Health Virtual Hospital Nurse in Charlestown, Hospital at Home, 24 hours, Nights in Charlestown, Massachusetts
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Night (United States of America)
24 hours, nights, with an every third weekend commitment. This role will be located in the Schraftt's Building in Charlestown MA. Plenty of free parking!
This virtual Registered Nurse (RN) Hospital at Home role is for a Registered Nurse who wants to be part of an innovative team working as a virtual RN in a command center. The virtual Registered Nurse for our Hospital at Home program will be the nucleus of the care provided to inpatients who are cared for in their home by medical personnel. This RN will have virtual visits with the patient, document in the electronic medical record, coordinate the plan of care, and participate in multidisciplinary rounds. The majority of your time will be spent in a central command center where you will be working with other RNs and Medical doctors to care for patients who require inpatient care, but can receive the care in their home. In addition, there will be opportunity for you to provide in-home visits to patients. Don't miss out on the opportunity to be a member of this team.
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is now offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus for our Command Center Staff RN positions. Nurses must be licensed with at least one (1) year of nursing experience to be eligible for the signing bonus.
• Signing Bonuses are paid out in three payments. You will receive your first payment (one third of the total amount) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes. You will receive the second payment at six (6) months and the third payment (final third of the total amount) owe one year following your start date and all payments subject to applicable taxes.
• Full time status at LHMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week. Roles less than Full-Time will be prorated. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for signing bonuses.
• Current and former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eliglbe for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.
• Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization's hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/LHMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.
Position Summary: Reporting directly to the Hospital at Home Director of Nursing, The Command Center Staff RN is responsible for providing high-quality patient care to various patient populations within the framework of the Hospital at Home model.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Utilizing monitoring, assessment, planning, intervention and critical thinking skills to care for acute care patient populations in the home
Navigating patients and families across the continuum of care
Monitoring and responding to biometric data per Hospital at Home Command Center protocols
Conducting audio/visual patient care visits as directed by the care team and/or protocol
Ensuring all interventions in the patient’s care plan are implemented efficiently with a patient centered approach
Leveraging the resources and expertise of supplier partners to implement collaborative workflows, standards, policies, protocols, guidelines and documentation systems to support safe, reliable, high-quality, evidence-based care with clinical protocols as the foundation
Adhering to the clinical protocols and be willing to obtain the necessary training to provide care within the context of the providing evidence-based care
Promoting professional practice and a culture of safety; willingness to engage in process improvement efforts
Clinical Roles and Responsibilities:
Providing protocol driven assessment, care coordination and interventions as appropriate informed by Hospital at Home protocols for diverse patient populations with a focus on oncology, medicine and post- operative care
Exhibiting sound clinical decision making and critical thinking skills
Maintain and practice in accordance with nursing guidelines per state and hospital regulations
Facilitating admissions to l Hospital at Home utilizing Hospital at Home guidelines
Serving as a role model for professional nursing practice
Utilizing nursing knowledge to identify, prevent and/or solve complex acute and/or recurring patient care problems
Sharing expertise with the multidisciplinary team and serve as a resource to staff in area(s) of expertise
Supporting research efforts to advance knowledge and promote evidence-based practice
Preforming other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Director of Nursing
Quality and Safety Responsibilities:
Ensure compliance with reporting requirements for Sentinel Events and Serious Incidents
Participate in quality and safety investigations and root cause analyses
Take appropriate action to ensure patient safety as a result of any investigation; and
Serve as a resource in quality improvement processes and technique
Maintains strict adherence to the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Confidentiality Policy. Incorporates Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.
Complies with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey.
Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
- Nursing Diploma or ASN, BSN preferred
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
A current Massachusetts RN license
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Able to promote patient safety and a positive patient experience
Flexible and comfortable with a changing and dynamic work environment and schedule across all shifts and days
Team player who also works well independently
Participates in ongoing learning and continuing education to care for a variety of patient populations
Collaborate, advocate and mentor others with a professional, non-condescending manner
Model collaborative, respectful team relationships with colleagues and customers; lead by example
Strong interpersonal, inter-professional communication and collaboration capabilities
Ability to analyze, interpret and problem solve quickly with well-articulated action planning
Strong verbal/written communication and conflict resolution skills
Strong empathy to deliver compassionate, patient centered care
Demonstrates critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to read/comprehend written instructions
Ability to follow verbal instructions
Strong computer skills
1.5 years RN experience
Demonstrate critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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