Beth Israel Lahey Health Registered Nurse- Cardiac ICU, 36 hours/ week 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.
Rotating (United States of America)
The CCU is an 8-bed cardiac intensive care unit that uses advanced therapies and technologies to care for acute patient populations. The staff works together to address complex patient needs in a supportive environment. We are seeking candidates interested in advancing their nursing practice and learning alongside outstanding clinical mentors. As a multidisciplinary unit within a major academic medical center, extensive training is provided to our nurses to grow their skills via a phased approach.
The team works with patients with acute coronary syndromes, arrhythmias, and those who’ve experienced cardiac arrest. The CCU is also involved in caring for individuals with congestive heart failure, including patients implanted with a ventricular assist device (VAD) or other heart pumps. Mechanical circulatory support in the CCU will soon include the use of ECMO. In addition, CCU nurses manage patients requiring invasive monitoring, vasoactive medications, continuous renal replacement therapies, and ventilator support.
In spring 2023, the unit will move into a new inpatient building, a state-of-the-art patient care environment. The spectacular new space is designed to optimize the experience for patients and providers and includes a rooftop healing garden for patients, families, and caregivers
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.
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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