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Tufts Medicine Registered Nurse, RN - Operating Room 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.

Join our Professional Nursing Team in Surgical Services at Tufts Medical Center. We offer newly renovated operating rooms at a large academic medical center with a community feel. We have 23 ORs with 1 Hybrid OR to treat a variety of surgical specialties including transplant, robotic surgery, and trauma.

We offer flexible scheduling , days, evenings and 8–12-hour shifts. Self-scheduling opportunities available and individualized orientation programs.

We provide opportunities for advancement to our nursing professionals through continued education and weekly learnings. We have career ladders identified to drive professional growth and certifications. Full-time employees qualify for up to $4,000 of tuition and certification reimbursement annually. Our team offers unit-based councils for staff engagement.

Available Operating Rooms: 23, including 1 Hybrid OR

Patient Types: Tufts Medical Center Operating Room offers a full range of outpatient and inpatient surgical services for patients throughout their lifespan. The organization is a Level 1 Trauma Center and routinely provides care to patients in need of urgent and emergent surgical intervention.

Surgical Specialties Offered:

· General Surgery·

· Trauma

· Vascular

· Neurosurgery

· Colorectal

· Renal Transplant

· Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiac Transplant

· Otolarygology

· Oral Maxillo Facial

· Orthopeadic

· Plastic and Oncoplastic Surgery

· Surgical Oncology

· Ophthalmology

· Bariatric

· Gynecology

· Urology

· Robotic Surgery

· Invasive Pulmonology

· Liver Transplant Program

Position/Job Title: Prof RN-Evenings

Home Department: Operating Room

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 .