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Tufts Medicine Registered Nurse, RN - Medical ICU in Boston, Massachusetts

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Tufts Medical Center is recognized by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® for excellence in nursing. Magnet® recognition is the highest and most prestigious credential a health care organization can achieve for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Magnet® recognition signals to nurses that the organization is committed to nursing.

The nurses at Tufts Medical Center are integral to everything we do. They are often the ones patients interact with first, and sometimes the ones they interact with the most. It’s a critically important role, so our nurses are well-supported, well-respected, and very well-appreciated!

There’s an intensity and a pace to be embraced. You will have responsibility and accountability the minute you pull on the scrubs. You need to be the kind of person who gives everything you've got. Our patients deserve the best. Our nurses give it to them.

The Medical Intensive Care Unit is a 10 bed ICU that focuses on providing evidence-based patient and family centered care to critically ill patients. The MICU is fully equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring, mechanical ventilation, and related intensive care support systems to provide comprehensive patient care in a critical care setting. Monitoring capabilities include continuous 5-lead electrocardiogram, pulse oximetry, capnography, and invasive and non-invasive hemodynamics.

Position/Job Title: Prof RN-Per Diem

Home Department: Medical ICU (MICU)

Cluster Departments: Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) / Neuro Critical Care Unit (NCCU) /Proger 5 ICU

Please note: The home unit for this position is Medical ICU (MICU) and it is clustered with Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) / Neuro Critical Care Unit (NCCU) /Proger 5 ICU. You may be scheduled to work on the unit(s) you are clustered to off your home unit.

Job Profile Summary

​This role focuses on providing professional and nonprofessional nursing care services in accordance with physician orders. In addition, this role focuses on performing the following Clinical Nurse duties: Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care needs of a designated group of patients or provides nursing care and identified clinical support tasks within the scope of practice for achievement of the patient’s plan of care as directed. Provides professional nursing care to patients. Requires a nursing license. A professional individual contributor role that may direct the work of other lower level professionals or manage processes and programs. The majority of time is spent overseeing the design, implementation or delivery of processes, programs and policies using specialized knowledge and skills typically acquired through advanced education. A senior level role that requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Typically responsible for: managing projects / processes, working independently with limited supervision, coaching and reviewing the work of lower level professionals, resolving difficult and sometimes complex problems.

Job Overview

The professional registered nurse possesses and applies the skills and knowledge necessary for the delivery and management of patient care from admission through discharge. The professional registered nurse is knowledgeable of current trends in healthcare including but not limited to advances in technology, pharmacology, treatment care modalities, quality and patient safety. The professional registered nurse serves as a patient and family advocate while facilitating a cooperative and collaborative environment among all health care providers. The professional registered nurse is responsible for the planning, delivery and management of patient/family centered care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to the standards of nursing practice embedded in research, evidence based practice and/or best practices. The professional registered nurse at Tufts Medical Center provides clinical excellence, which fosters and supports an environment central to our patient and family centered model of care.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Registered Nurse (RN) license.

  2. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  2. Specialty Nursing certifications.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at careers@tuftsmedicine.org .

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