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Staff Nurse, SICU (36 Hours, Night)

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 6/17/2021
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Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It is a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all-and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet - an integrated health care delivery system that includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world.

Position: Staff Nurse

Department: SICU

Schedule: 36 Hours, Night / every other weekend

POSITION SUMMARY:

The registered nurse adheres to the rules and regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing is primarily responsible for professional performance and direct patient care. The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients and their families across the healthcare continuum. The registered nurse is accountable for clinical, educational, quality, and fiscal patient care outcomes using the model of care designed by the nursing department and following established agency policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines, and standards of practice

EDUCATION:

Graduate of a nursing degree program; BSN preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

Licensed to practice professional nursing as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Requires current basic life support (BLS) certification. Some units may require Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) certification.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Current basic cardiac life support certification.
  • Basic computer proficiency is inclusive of the ability to access, enter and interpret computerized data/information.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to facilitate communication with various members of the health care team, patients, and families.
  • Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.
  • Multilingual skills (beyond that of English) in languages appropriate to the patient populations served by the medical center preferred.
  • Relevant clinical experience and/or specialty, certification required for certain practice areas, e.g., enters total therapy, epidemiology, peri-operative areas.
  • Analytical ability to solve clinical nursing issues and conduct quality improvement research utilization projects.
  • Ability to effectively delegate appropriate patient care activities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills appropriate to the patient populations served.
  • Physical ability to meet the core job responsibilities following practice setting demands for the patient populations regularly served.
  • Ability to effectively manage stress due to critical issues related to patient care, changing organizational climate, and personnel issues.

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