Wellforce Registered Nurse, RN, Intermediate Care Medical Unit in Lowell, Massachusetts
This is a great opportunity to work close to home at a 3- time Magnet recognized, community hospital and to grow your critical care skills in a fast-paced unit that cares for patients with a wide range of conditions. We are seeking an RN for this Intermediate Medical Care Unit on our Saints Campus. This is a fast-paced unit with 24 beds and a strong team that supports each other. Looking to hire a strong RN that is interested in learning and growing their critical care skills, and who thrives in a fast-paced unit, and wants to be part of a strong, cohesive team.
This unit provides intermediate level of care in an all private room model. The patient population covers a wide range of conditions including chest pain, new onset A-fib, congestive heart failure, post cardiac catheterization patients without intervention, COPD, patients requiring high flow oxygen therapy or bipap, GI bleed patients not requiring immediate intervention and substance abuse patients requiring telemetry monitoring. The all RN staff is supplemented by nursing assistants and unit coordinators. Patient care is approached as a team to generate quality outcomes for patients and families. Hours: 24 hours: Rotates between days and evenings, 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm or can work 11am- 11pm
Strong Medical Surgical experience required, step down experience a plus
Able to read and interpret Tele strips is a plus, opportunity to learn
Excellent time management skills
ACLS required within six months of hire
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
Clinical Advancement Program which provides advancement opportunities and financial rewards
403(b) retirement plan with match
Shared governance: Nurses are involved in all decisions.
Clinical mobility tracks
Free on-campus parking
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:
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.
We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.