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Tufts Medicine Clinical Leader of Medical Surgical Unit, Off shift in Lowell, Massachusetts

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Medical Surgical RN that is ready to take the first step into a leadership position at our 3-time Magnet-recognized, community-based hospital.

Part of the Tufts Medicine Health System, Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. Job Summary: Great opportunity for an emerging RN leader. The Clinical Leader of this Medical Surgical Unit will assist the Clinical Manager with the coordination of clinical activities and patient care for the unit. This is for the off-shift. Works closely with the Clinical Manager in supporting the shared vision for the unit. Develops and sustains an environment that promotes excellence in clinical practice and customer satisfaction, while striving for optimal efficiency, productivity and utilization of all RN staff to meet the needs of the diverse unit. The Clinical Nurse Leader utilizes the nursing process, leadership skills and current evidence based clinical knowledge to assess the needs of the departments, collaborate with health team members to coordinate patient care and set criteria for the quality of patient care. Assists the Clinical Manager in staff development, education and performance improvement. Provides patient and RN staff education, RN clinical supervision, and participates in unit based activities (quality assessment, shared governance, quality review, staff development in-services, simulation drills, etc.) Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with leadership and preceptor experience, with 3-5 years of experience working on a medical surgical unit.

  • RN Massachusetts license required

  • BSN required, MSN preferred

  • BLS and ACLS required

    What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • Shared governance: Nurses are encouraged to participate in our unit based councils or one of the many other council opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 403 (b) retirement plan with company match

  • Clinical mobility tracks

  • Free on-campus parking

    Magnet Designation: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care in October, 2010 and re-designated in April, 2015. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 6.7% of hospitals hold this prestigious designation and only 4% of hospitals receive Magnet Re-designation. About Lowell General Hospital: Part of the Tufts Health System, Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.

Tufts Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.