Lahey Health RN Float Pool 36hrs Days in Burlington, Massachusetts
DAYS, every other weekend
Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager/ Clinical Nurse Leader/Tertiary Team Leader, the staff nurse practices within the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act, ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and demonstrates Lahey Hospital & Medical Center's core values that reflect its Mission. The nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.A Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients.The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0, shall bear full and ultimate responsibility for the quality of nursing care he/she provides to individuals and groups. Included in such responsibility are health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and restoration of optimal functioning and comfort or for the dignified death of those they serve. The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care assumes the responsibility for the plan of care and has the authority to make decisions and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan. The registered nurse facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:- Clinical judgment and decision making- Professional Relationships- Clinical leadership- Clinical scholarshipA responsibility and function of the Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care includes Delegation & Supervision in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0 Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse: Board of Registration in Nursing and the ANA Principles of Delegation. The delegating registered nurse at Lahey Clinic bears the full and ultimate responsibility that includes but is not limited to:- Making an appropriate assignment- Properly and adequately teaching, directing and supervising the delegate- The outcome of the delegationThe Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members. The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organization, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse.
2 years experienced required.Education: Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferredLicensure, Certification, Registration: - Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration - BLS certification wth American Heart AssociationSkills, Knowledge & Abilities: Clinical Skills/Technical Knowledgea. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures. See Skill Record.b. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies. See Skill Record.c. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Work for a nationally renowned, world-class Boston area health system without fighting traffic and paying for parking!Lahey believes that the nurse-patient relationship, continuity of care and personal accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.As Lahey continues to grow, we are seeking experienced and qualified nurses for our Float Pool. The Nursing Float Pool consists of experienced Registered Nurses including Critical Care and Rapid Response Nurses, Nursing Assistants, Nursing Associates (a Nursing Associate is a nursing student who is currently enrolled in an academic nursing program) and Unit Coordinators. Within the nursing pool there are benefited positions for all roles, as well as per diem positions. The Nursing Float Pool colleagues are deployed on a shift by shift basis to complement the existing staffing on a nursing unit.Rapid Response Nursing is a team of skilled critical care nurses available 24 hours a day to assist other members of the nursing team with the management of acutely ill or trauma patients in any setting throughout the hospital.