Tufts Medicine Registered Nurse, RN, Special Care Nursery in Lowell, Massachusetts
This is an exceptional opportunity to join the region’s most trusted birthing center, including a Level II Special Care Neonatal Nursery. Lowell General Hospital is a 3-time Magnet-recognized, community-based hospital. Work close to home and save time commuting. Lowell General Hospital is a great place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. As a Lowell General nurse, you can take part in our 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.
Hours: Per Diem, Day/Evening Shifts Position Summary: This Level IIB Special Care Nursery has a 10-bed capacity. The unit provides comprehensive care to critically ill full term and premature infants with various medical conditions. In addition, it provides continuing care to stable, pre-term neonates and chronically ill neonates prior to discharge to home. All infants in the SCN require close cardio-respiratory monitoring and ongoing assessments during their stay. Family education is a large part of the interdisciplinary care in the SCN. Our Special Care Nursery operates on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week. The selected RN will provide comprehensive, collaborative, evidence-based care to infants requiring stabilization, ongoing assessment, and/or long-term care. Will provide a compassionate and safe environment for our patients, their parents and families, and will continuously monitor and improve performance and customer satisfaction. This position also cross trains to cover in the Mother Infant Unit. Qualifications: - BSN preferred, BLS required, NRP required - Telemetry monitoring experience required - SCN experience required, 2 years minimum, 5 years preferred, level 3 - MCH experience - Ability to work every other weekend and every other Holiday
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 Tufts Medicine 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.
Tufts Medicine / Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.