Lahey Health Registered Nurse (RN) Endoscopy in Burlington, Massachusetts
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part ofa vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
As our Endoscopy Department continues to grow, we are seeking experienced and qualified nurses to join our team. Endoscopy provides comprehensive gastrointestinal endoscopic service to our patients. More than 17,000 procedures are performed annually. We are in the process of designing a new Endoscopy Suite. We will be expanding to a nine procedure room unit. Our nursing team provides comprehensive pre, intra, and post care to patients undergoing a wide variety of endoscopic procedures such as:
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for the evaluation and management of bile duct obstruction and gallstones.
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal submucosal tumors and staging of esophageal cancer, treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding using the latest hemostatic techniques, and expandable stent placement for treatment of strictures of the esophagus, duodenum and colon.
Radiofrequency Ablation and Cryotherapy
Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
Routine endoscopies such as colonoscopy for colorectal screening and polyp surveillance and upper endoscopy for the evaluation for ulcers and acid reflux disease
Our active esophageal motility laboratory performs esophageal manometry, and both catheter-based and Bravo-capsule based ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring.
Current Massachusetts registered Nurse license required.
Current BLS and ACLS certification with American Heart Association requiredBSN preferred
Minimum 1 year of previous of Nursing experience in acute care or sub-acute setting required
Telemetry experience required, critical care preferred
Demonstrate critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills
DAYS 3 ten hour shifts, 1 Major Holiday, 1 Weeknight On Call per Month, 1 Weekend On Call Every 10 to 12 weeks
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.