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Beth Israel Lahey Health Registered Nurse-36 Hour/Rotation-Med/Surg-Post-Op Orthopedics 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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Day (United States of America)

Registered Nurse, Full Time, Nights, 36 hours

Patient population of post op orthopedic/spine patients.

New England Baptist Hospital proud of Magnet's recognition. Magnet designation, an award bestowed to our organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest level of recognition achieved for excellence in nursing.

Full time benefits, Sign On Bonus offered, work life balance, assigned parking at a reasonable cost, discounted MBTA pass.

Job Description:

Assures competent, compassionate and individualized nursing care for a group of patients within a unit or other primary area of practice. Ensures that care is safe, efficient, effective, timely, and meets the cultural, spiritual, and ethnic needs of patients and their families consistent with NEBH's mission and core values. Collaborates with other members of the patient care team to plan and coordinate patient care goals and achieve optimal patient outcomes. Recognizes patient care needs and works to establish a comprehensive plan of care. Responsible for maintaining patient confidentiality and privacy, ensuring compliance with HIPAA and NEBH standards, policies and procedures.)

Consistently meets the NEBH Clinical Nursing I and Clinical Nursing II Competencies.

  • Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments to ensure all patient populations are appropriately cared for

  • Designs and implements individualized patient care plans reflective of current nursing practice standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.

  • Demonstrates professional commitment and takes personal responsibility for ensuring patient safety

  • Ensures proper identification of patient when providing care in accordance with NEBH identification policies and procedures

  • Administers medications to patients in accordance with NEBH policies and procedures. Assesses/monitors and documents patient response to medication dosages and therapies, and provides intervention as needed

  • Obtains orders specimens for diagnostic testing ensuring correct labeling of specimens in accordance with patient identification policies and procedures

  • Documents and updates the patient medical records in accordance with NEBH and department-specific policies and procedures

  • Provides pain management ensuring that patient pain is assessed, managed, and documented

  • Admits, transfers, and discharges patients. Coordinates with ancillary departments and needed. Completes and confirms patient admission history using paper and/or electronic medical records.Communicates and collaborates with the patient care team and serves as the patient's advocate when appropriate

  • Effectively delegates appropriate patient care activities to other members of the patient care team with appropriate knowledge and skill levels.Follows patient care pan, updating and documenting changes as they may occur

  • Adheres to infection control standards including, but not limited to hand hygiene, room assignment, isolation precautions, aseptic/sterile techniques, and universal standard precautions. Cleans equipment in accordance with NEBH and departmental policies, procedures and standards.Utilizes and adheres to proper procedures for handling and disposing of bio-hazardous materialsInforms and educates patient of expected outcomes before, during, and after medical procedures

  • Explains patient privacy requirements to patient, families and visitors and maintains patient privacy ensuring compliance with HIPAA and NEBH standards, policies and procedures.Maintains all mandatory education requirements, professional licensure and any required certifications

  • Identifies emergency/crisis situations; communicates such in a timely manner to appropriate patient care team members and responds appropriately

  • Performs services in compliance with established practice standards, policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines, statutes and regulations (example: JCAHO, Fire Code, OSHA)

  • Participates in ongoing educational and professional development activities to enhance clinical knowledge and update requisite skills

  • Participates in hospital and/or unit-based patient safety and quality activities and uses principles to support and improve patient outcomes

  • Maintains a collaborative work relationship with peers and colleagues in order to create a positive and professional work environment

  • Takes initiative to share knowledge and skills willingly with colleagues, students and novice practitioners in a collegial manner

Job Requirements


BSN Required


RN MA license required, American Heart Association ACLS/BLS certification required.


Minimum 2 years nursing experience preferred. Telemetry and IV Skills Preferred. New Graduates are welcome to apply to be considered for

the accredited Nurse Residency Program.

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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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