East Boston Neighborhood Health Center RN in East Boston, Massachusetts
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A registered nurse holds ultimate responsibility for direct and indirect nursing care, including assessment, planning, coordination and evaluation of care toward the goal of maintenance and restoration for optimal functioning and comfort. This includes the ability to conduct a comprehensive assessment that incorporates integration of clinical information and the ability to translate that into a plan of care for the patient/family/care team.
This position requires universal skills and proficiencies which include demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the Health Center’s mission and core values--compassion, diversity, innovation, respect, and teamwork--and the department’s immediate needs and long-term goals. In addition, the registered nurse demonstrates initiative, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership qualities, and effectively engages with the clinical team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Demonstrates sound clinical judgment/decision making when triaging patients.
Manages medication refills with appropriate authorization by the provider.
Provides thorough and concise documentation of patient’s histories, assessments, plans, and treatments. Enters messages as staff messages or telephone encounters in the computer. Enters and views patient letters in the computer. Enters exam encounters in the computer.
Follows protocols for management of patients with chronic/acute conditions and transitions of care.
Consistently participates in the activities in the transition of care, recalls, high risk management, in basket management, and vaccines.
Interacts with patients and families in a professional and respectful manner, which reflects the needs and concerns of the individual. Uses communication devices appropriately.
Understands organizational structure of the department and unit routine and adheres to EBNHC policies
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
Reads, understands and complies with all Standards of Conduct, TJC Policies and all laws related to position responsibilities and employment at EBNHC.
Upholds procedures and systems to safeguard the confidentiality of all patient and employee information.
Upholds policies, practices, and procedures including safety, fire safety, infection control, electrical safety, proper body mechanics and material handling, office/ergonomic safety and other employee safety measures.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Graduate of an Accredited Nursing Program. Licensure in Massachusetts as an RN.
BLS certification Bilingual skills preferred
1 year relevant nursing experience in a community health and/or ambulatory care setting preferred
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Familiarity with the use of a personal computer in a Windows environment preferred.
MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION COVERAGE
LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE
401(K) RETIREMENT PLAN
FLEXIBLE SPENDING AND TRANSPORTATION ACCOUNTS
PAID HOLIDAYS, VACATIONS, SICK, AND PERSONAL TIME
GENEROUS STAFF DEVELOPMENT BENEFIT
EXCELLENT MALPRACTICE COVERAGE
AND MUCH MORE
For the 8th time, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe! This award recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best — their employees
There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.
Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.
Medical & Dental Coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers
401(K) Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts
Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time
A Generous Staff Development Benefit
Excellent Malpractice Coverage
A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support
And Much More…