Tufts Medicine Clinical Leader - OBGYN in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is seeking an experienced Clinical Leader at OBGYN Chelmsford.
Hours : 40 hours weekly, Monday-Friday 830am-5pm.
Location: 20 Research Pl, North Chelmsford.
This position utilizes the nursing process, leadership skills, and current evidence based clinical knowledge to assess the needs of the departments, collaborate with health team members to coordinate patient care, and set criteria for the quality of patient care. Develops and sustains an environment that promotes excellence in clinical practice and customer satisfaction, while striving for optimal efficiency, productivity, and utilization of all resources. Provides patient and staff education, clinical supervision, and participates in unit-based activities (quality assessment, shared governance, quality review, staff development in-services, simulation drills, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN).
Registered Nurse (RN) license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Three (3) years of nursing leadership experience.
Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN).
Five (5) years of nursing leadership experience.
Nursing specialty certification.
Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended to describe the general nature of work and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
Acts as a role model for clinical excellence and promotion of professional practice. Is visible and available to answer questions, assist with treatments/procedures.
Assists in clinical problem-solving and the development of critical thinking skills.
Assists with ensuring implementation of the nursing process and established nursing standards.
Demonstrates standards compliance through staff documentation in the medical record.
Promotes excellent relations and collaboration between staff and others on each unit in the hospital.
Utilizes the available resources in a cost-effective manner.
Supports unit performance improvement.
Assists with developing and retaining employees through coaching and performance feedback resulting in mutual trust and respect.
Assists with the Coordination of all aspects of Performance Management including: setting expectations, continuing education, credentialing, performance appraisals, auditing, concurrent monitoring, utilization review, risk management and active problem identification.
Performs required performance appraisals on time for unit staff based on hospital job descriptions and unit-based performance standards.
Assists in identifying, planning and implementing educational programs based on staff needs. Regularly participates in direct staff learning activities.
Participates in the professional development for self and other department/unit specific team members.
Conducts regular supervisory rounds as applicable to include the following monitoring of staff documentation, patient and customer satisfaction, patient education, nursing care and unit services provided, implementation and use of protocols, and overall work environment
Participates in identifying needs at the unit and organizational levels and assists with strategic planning, organizing, executing, controlling and evaluating systems, processes and practice, patient care and information processing
Participates in hospital shared governance councils.
Observes and monitors compliance of nursing staff in the daily practice of care delivery.
Mentors staff to provide evidence-based practice and clinical care.
Encourages professional growth through in-services, councils, clinical ladder, certification, advanced schooling, etc.
Evaluates effectiveness of educational programs based on performance improvement.
What We Offer:
Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:
Competitive salaries & benefits
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits that start on day one
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Clinical mobility tracks
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General
For more than 125 years, Lowell General has served the Greater Lowell community with pride. We balance the first-rate care of a premier medical center with the warmth of a three-time Magnet®-recognized community hospital. As a member of our team, you’ll join over 3,000 dedicated care providers to offer complete, connected care, when and where patients need it most.
Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .