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Wellforce Registered Nurse, RN, Emergency Department Observation Unit in Lowell, Massachusetts

This is an exceptional opportunity to work close to home in a fast paced, Level 3 Trauma Center and to join a 3-time Magnet-recognized, community-based hospital.

Seeking highly skilled and motivated nurses to join a team of caring Emergency Medicine healthcare professionals. The Emergency Department (ED) Observation area will be fast paced with high intensity of services and deliver the highest quality of care to our patients. Patients in this 8 bed observation unit located in the Main Campus ED will be med surg, med surg tele and step down levels of acuity with an anticipated length of stay less than 48 hour length of stay. This is a great opportunity for registered nurses with strong med surg, med surg tele and step down experience who would like to join an Emergency Department Environment. Qualifications:

  • RN Massachusetts license required

  • BSN strongly preferred

  • 1-2 years Medical Surgical experience, telemetry experience strongly preferred

  • Must have excellent time management and communication skills

  • RN candidates must be able to use electronic based charting systems. Cerner experience is preferred.

  • BLS required and ACLS preferred

  • Additional education will be provided to all nurses hired into this role including CPI and TNCC. Further growth opportunity to ED RN is accessible through this professional tract

Hours: 36 hours per week: evenings. Every third weekend

About Lowell General Main Campus Emergency Department, ER:

  • This is an exceptional opportunity to work in a fast paced, Level 3 Trauma Center and to join a Magnet-recognized, community-based hospital.

    • 60,000 visits annually
  • 50 licensed beds, with 5 different care areas

  • Pediatric ED

  • Staffed with board certified Emergency Medicine Pediatricians

  • Behavioral Health section of ED

  • Verified American College of Surgeons Level 3 Trauma Center

  • Certified Stroke Center

  • Primary Angioplasty program

  • DPH SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) program

Our ER uses a multidisciplinary team of staff including: Registered Nurses, ED Techs, Mental Health Techs, Board Certified Emergency Department Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapy, Phlebotomy, Radiology and CT Techs and Security staff

Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. We offer a Clinical Advancement Program which recognizes nurses who consistently expand their roles by providing exceptional patient care. We have competitive salaries & benefits, shared governance, tuition reimbursement, clinical mobility tracks and free on-campus parking. Staff are encouraged to participate in our unit based council or one of the many council opportunities. Magnet Designation: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020. 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 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd Magnet designation.

About Lowell General Hospital: Part of the Circle Health network, 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.
As a proud member of Wellforce, we work with affiliates Tufts Medical Center, Hallmark Health and NEQCA to provide the highest quality care to communities throughout Massachusetts. Circle Health / Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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