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Beth Israel Lahey Health Nurse Residency- Farr 9, Medicine Unit in Boston, Massachusetts

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

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Rotating (United States of America)

Job Summary: Utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct nursing care to patients and families

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Job Description

Farr 9 is a Busy 34 bed Med-surg unit with acutely and chronically ill patients with multiple comorbidities. Ages 18-and up. Team is young and enthusiastic and involved in multiple process improvement projects. Staff always learning something new.

As a Clinical Nurse I, you will be automatically enrolled in our Transition to Practice: Nurse Residency Program. This program consists of a 12-month curriculum designed to complement and enhance your unit-based, precepted clinical orientation. Together, these elements empower newly licensed nurses to successfully transition into clinical practice, using a structured, evidence-based approach. The curriculum is a blend of monthly seminars in a classroom setting and hands-on precepted work experiences. The monthly seminar sessions are presented by expert facilitators that will help you develop critical thinking skills and hone your clinical competence. Didactic presentations are blended with opportunities for you to reflect on your own clinical experiences and to receive feedback and guidance as you chart your professional growth.

Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating theoretical knowledge with practical experience in caring for patients

Coordinates the care of patients and directs assistive personnel in order to provide safe, effective, efficient, equitable and timely, patient-centered care. Demonstrates awareness of environmental forces on health care of patients and their families. Demonstrates the ability to identify resources necessary to implement the plan of care.

Works in a collegial and collaborative relationship with other health professionals to determine healthcare needs of patients and families. Develops relationships with patients and families that maintain and communicate trust and respect. Communicates effectively in the exchange of information. Demonstrate the ability to act as a patient advocate.

Maintains annual mandatory education requirements, which include emergency skills and unit based competencies. Identifies needs for continued growth and development in conjunction with the unit based educator or clinical nurse specialist. Participates in activities that contribute to professional development of self May participate in quality improvement activities.

Demonstrates a commitment to patients, staff, and to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The individual nursing practice reflects the goals of the Medical Center. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own nursing practice and patient safety

Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program required. Baccalaureate degree in Nursing strongly preferred.

Experience: 1-3 years related work experience required

License/Certification(s): License Registered Nurse required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.

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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 ( about this requirement.

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