Lahey Health Nurse (RN) CCU/ICU 36 HPW - Night 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
Coronary Care Unit (CCU) Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
The CCU/ICU is an acute critical care area that focuses on the care of patients with cardiac disorders, hemodynamic challenges, cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, and hepato-renal failure. The CCU/ICU nurses are a highly trained team that specializes in cardiac devices, ventilator support, and life-saving measures. Additionally, patients may require therapeutic hypothermia, intracranial pressure monitoring, CVVH, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, and ventricular assistance. The CCU/ICU nurses are adept at titrating multiple drips and are keen observers of minute changes in their patients’ status. The nursing team works collaboratively with the Pulmonary Critical Care and Cardiology teaching services, to provide cutting edge treatments and high-quality patient care.
16 beds. Patient to staff ratio 1.1 or 1.2
Current RN MA License.
A minimum of one year of critical care experience required.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS certification preferred.
New graduate nurses and applicants without acute care experience will not be considered.
The work schedule will be 12-hour shifts. The night shift is 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm.
You will be asked to cover shifts every 3rd weekend and 6 rotating holidays.
You may be asked to change to a day/night rotation to support the needs of patients in critical care units if necessary.
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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