Lahey Health Critical Care - Wound and Skin Innovator - 40 Hours - Day shift in Burlington, Massachusetts
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Responsible to the Manager of the Neuro ICU and PCU Nursing Services, and in collaboration with the Certified Wound/Ostomy/Continence Nurse (CWOCN), the Associate Wound and Skin Innovator (AWSI) practices within the Lahey Clinic Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act, ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and demonstrates Lahey Clinic’s core values that reflect its Mission. The AWSI promotes excellence in nursing practice by providing expert wound and skin nursing care to patients based on current best practice and evidence/research. The AWSI functions as a clinical/educational resource to nursing staff. The nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care. The AWSI facilitates the wound and skin assessment and care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:
Research and evidenced based nursing practice
The AWSI maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organizations. The AWSI complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and maintains current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts.
Education: Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited School of Nursing. BSN or MSN required.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Clinical Skills/Technical Knowledge
*Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies. *Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Experience: 3-5 years of nursing experience with a focus in Wound Care.
The work schedule will be 40 hours with an every 3rd weekend commitment
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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