Lahey Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg in Beverly, Massachusetts
Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.
Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
Johnson 3 is a 30?bed medical, respiratory, geriatric and medical telemetry unit. Johnson 3 has the capacity for eight telemetry patients. The average patient days is 814 with a monthly average admission rate of 191 patients. There are eighteen private rooms and 6 two-bed rooms. There is one negative pressure isolation room.
Additionally, the windows and are secured for patients on suicide precautions. All rooms have sufficient oxygen and suction outlets. There is also a call light and intercom system to provide for communication of patient needs.
Services provided by the staff of Johnson 3 include, patient education (including, diabetic teaching, respiratory care, discharge planning instructions), care of the patient with self limiting and chronic conditions. Patient Population Johnson 3 generally accepts patients 18 years of age or older with stable cardiac and medical conditions. Patients are admitted from a number of services including cardiology, internal medicine, family practice, pulmonary medicine, infectious disease and general surgery. Common Medical Diagnoses . Pneumonia .COPD . Known stable cardiac arrhythmia . Cerebral vascular accident/ r/o TIA . Heart failure . Renal failure . Self care deficit
Each patient has a Registered Nurse (RN) who is assisted by a Clinical Assistant. The nurse?to?patient ratio ranges from 1:5 to 1:6 depending upon shift and patient acuity. There is an identified Charge Nurse for each shift. The Charge Nurse determines the amount of staff required on a given shift based on patient needs.
36 hours per week, variable, night shift. Every other weekend & holiday required.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
MA RN required
Telemetry Experience preferred
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