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Tufts Medicine Registered Nurse, RN - Cardiac Stepdown Unit (D4) in Lowell, Massachusetts

We’re saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can’t wait to grow alongside you.

We’re excited to offer sign-on bonuses to experienced RNs with at least 12 months of experience! Apply today to learn more!

Tufts Medicine has a new Community RN Career Pathway plan that allows you to grow with us, no matter where you are in your nursing journey. This plan provides Lowell General Hospital nurses with a roadmap for compensation and purposeful professional development based on their experience and career aspirations.

Job Summary:

Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. We have competitive salaries & benefits, shared governance, tuition reimbursement, clinical mobility tracks and free on-campus parking. Staff are encouraged to participate in our unit-based council or one of the many council opportunities.

Unit Summary:

D4 is a 30 bed intermediate care/stepdown unit. This unit cares primarily for cardiac patients in need of cardiac catheterizations, post STEMI/angioplasty, NSTEMI, post pacemaker insertion, CHF patient’s, Atrial Fibrillation or other cardiac arrhythmia’s and hyper/hypotensive patients, not meeting ICU admission criteria.

D4 is proud to be a Beacon Award Winning Unit!

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) awarded a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence to Lowell General Hospital’s Dahod 4 (D4) unit. The Beacon Award for Excellence – a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments – recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards!

We applaud the exemplary efforts of the D4 caregivers at Lowell General Hospital for working together to meet and exceed the high standards set forth by the Beacon Award for Excellence. The silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence earned by D4 signifies an effective approach to policies, procedures and processes that includes engagement of staff and key stakeholders!

Hours: 36 hours per week, Evening/Night Shift, Every Third Weekend


• Critical care experience required

• Able to read and interpret Tele strips independently

• Must have excellent time management skills

• Use of electronic based charting systems. Cerner experience is preferred.

• BSN preferred

• Valid BLS and ACLS required, PCCN or CVRN certifications preferred

What We Offer:

• Clinical Advancement Program which provides advancement opportunities and financial rewards

• Competitive salaries & benefits

• 403(b) with company match

• Shared governance: Nurses are encouraged to participate in our unit based councils or one of the many other council opportunities

• Tuition reimbursement

• Clinical mobility tracks

• Free on-campus parking

Magnet Designation:

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd Magnet designation.

About Lowell General Hospital:

Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .