Beth Israel Lahey Health Emergency Department RN in Milton, Massachusetts
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Evening (United States of America)
Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is committed to improving the health of our community by providing exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect for all.
Sign-on Bonus of $7,500
Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is seeking a Registered Nurse to work in our Emergency Department. This is a full-time position at 36 hours a week for 3pm-3am shifts.
Utilizes the Nursing Process and standards of the Emergency Nurses Association as the frame of reference for the practice as a professional Registered Nurse and provides direct nursing care of patients and families.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, or designee, and with-in the framework of the RN license, participates in the following activities:
•Provides direct care to patients utilizing the Nursing Process to provide patient centered care: systematically assesses the health status of the patient
o analyzes and interprets data and makes nursing judgments regarding care
o plans, implements and coordinates nursing interventions
o evaluates outcome of nursing interventions
o revises/updates plan of care
o documents nursing process clearly and concisely
o Communicates nursing plan effectively
•Coordinates the care of patients and directs assistive personnel in order to provide safe, effective, equitable and timely patient centered care.
•Develops relationships with patients and families that maintain and communicate trust and respect.
•Demonstrates the ability to act as a patient advocate
•Demonstrates awareness of environmental forces on the health care of the patients and their families
•Considers specific cultural beliefs and practices when caring for patients. Utilizes interpreter services for patients with limited English proficiency
•Provides care appropriate to the age groups of patients regularly served; applies knowledge of growth and development when caring for patients of all ages
•Works in a collegial and collaborative relationship with other health care providers to determine the needs of the patients and their families and communicates effectively in the exchange of information to ensure quality and continuity of care.
•Effectively participates in all ‘Hand Off’ communication WITHOUT EXCEPTION:
o shift to shift,
o from ED to inpatient areas ,
o RN to MD.
•Adheres to infection control protocols and policies
•Maintains annual mandatory education requirements, which include emergency skills and unit based competencies
•Identifies the need for continued growth and development by attending and/or participating in in-house or outside training programs to improve and augment skills and knowledge
•Performs safely and efficiently in emergency situations, assessing, planning and evaluating care to meet rapidly changing patient and family needs.
•Participates in activities that contribute to professional development of self; may participate in nursing/multidisciplinary committees, orientation programs and unit based Performance Improvement projects demonstrating an ability to act as Team Leader for small projects or work groups that create a collaborative and respectful team environment and orientation programs.
•Assumes role of Resource Nurse as necessary, understanding, coordinating and ensuring work flow through the department and maintaining contact with the Triage RN to appropriately prioritize and place the ED patient.
•Assumes the role of Triage RN as necessary, utilizing an ESI 5 Tier triage system to appropriately assess and prioritize the needs of the ED patient and maintains contact with the Resource RN to ensure safe and timely placement of the patient in the core
•Adheres to the hospital’s RESPECT standards; providing a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers
Employee maintains competencies (position specific and hospital-wide) required for the specific patient population served.
Performs all duties in accordance with safety and other laws, rules, and regulations set forth by appropriate regulatory and government agencies and in accordance with established department and hospital policies and procedures.
May be required to perform similar or related duties as may be necessary on an emergency basis or as designated by the department manager or supervisor.
The nature of the tasks/responsibilities required of employees in this position will likely expose them to blood and body fluids. Employees will be oriented to and required to understand and follow the standard precautions for infection control. A summary list of tasks and procedures that may cause exposure to blood and body fluids is listed in the attached Physical Abilities Job Description. Also identified is the protective gear that is available.
•Equivalent to a graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing, current licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.
•1 Year of acute care medical-surgical experience (or equivalent) required, Emergency nursing experience preferred
•American Heart Association Basic Life Support, certification required
•American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support; certification required
•American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support; certification preferred, required within six months of hire.
•Must be able to pass basic medication test prior to hire
•Must be able to pass basic tele test by end of orientation.
A Physical Abilities Job Description is a component of this Job Description.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This list is not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
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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