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Beth Israel Lahey Health RN, OR/ASC - 40 hours, days in Winchester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, provides direct patient care. Assesses patients’ condition, performs treatments, administers drugs, observes patients’ progress, records responses/reactions to interventions, and evaluates therapies for clinical outcomes and effectiveness. Works collaboratively with all members of the health care team, the patient and the patient’s family/significant others. Practices in accordance with Winchester Hospital’s policies and procedures and the scope of practice for Registered Nurses in Massachusetts.

Job Description:

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS:

Exemplifies Winchester Hospital’s values and PROMISE behaviors. Commits to making every encounter with our patients, patients’ family, co-workers, physicians and other customers the best that it can be.

Complies with all Winchester Hospital policies and the Code of Business Conduct. As required, maintain current license, life support certification, and tuberculosis testing. Takes responsibility for own safety as well as the safety of patients, patients’ family, co-workers, physicians and other customers.

Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient care.

a. Assesses the patient using methods such as observation, interview, and review of clinical data.

b. Develops individualized plan of care based on assessment and in conjunction with physician orders to achieve deserved outcomes.

c. Implements plan of care.

d. Directs licensed and unlicensed personnel to implement plan of care.

e. Utilizes the results of evidence-based research to improve clinical outcomes.

Provides patient/family education to effect desired clinical outcomes.

Reports pertinent patient assessment data, plan of care and response to unlicensed personnel, physicians, nurse manager, and other health care team members.

Documents patient care in the inter-operative record.

Participates in interdisciplinary patient care discussions. Communicates with other health care team members to resolve operational problems and deliver quality patient care.

Provides a safe environment for the patient during the peri-operative period.

Provides equipment and supplies based on patient needs.

Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of aseptic technique and its applications. Creates and maintains a sterile field.

Exhibits circulating and scrubbing capabilities.

Demonstrates knowledge of the physiological, pathophysiological and anatomical aspects of the surgical procedures assigned.

Provides assistance to the surgeon and anesthesiologist as necessary.

Demonstrates knowledge of nursing action in the event of a Malignant Hyperthermia crisis.

Provides input and recommendation for the preparation and implementation of capital and operational budgets.

Assist with surgical suite turnovers.

Ability to take on-call as needed.

Communicates with other health care team members to resolve operational problems, patient satisfaction and clinical initiatives.

Participates in the following: Mandatory training requirements as per unit/hospital policies Continuing education/inservices to enhance knowledge Staff meetings Performance improvement initiatives Orientation of new staff, students and/or volunteers

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited RN program required

  • BSN or obtain BSN within 5 years of hire required

Note: RNs that were hired prior to 10/1/13 that do not have a BSN are grandfathered.

  • BSN upon hire preferred

  • Two years Medical/Surgical nursing and Operating Room experience preferred.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION REQUIRED : Massachusetts Registered Nursing License

LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED : Basic Life Support

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

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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