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Berkshire Health Systems Staff Nurse in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

This position is weekends only, every Saturday and Sunday.
  • DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  • Registered Nurse is the designation given to an individual who is licensed to practice professional nursing, holds ultimate responsibility for direct and indirect nursing care, is a graduate of an approved school for professional nursing, and is currently licensed as a Registered Nurse pursuant to M.G.L. c.112. Included in such responsibility is providing nursing care, health maintenance, teaching, counseling, planning and restoration for optimal functioning and comfort, of those they serve. The Registered Professional Nurse functions as a health care team leader responsible for the safe delivery of patient-centered, goal oriented care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Registered Professional Nurse also directs and guides patient teaching and activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Has a thorough knowledge of nursing principles and procedures.

  • Minimum of one year perioperative nursing experience preferred.

  • One year or more med/surg nursing experience preferred.

  • Will accept new grad applicants based on department needs.

  • Education and Training:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing. BSN preferred.

  • CNOR preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process through his/her understanding, judgment and skills.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • RN License - Currently licensed as an RN in Massachusetts

  • CPR

  • ACLS within 6 months of hire

  • Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrates continuing education in accordance with State regulations. Assures compliance with unit-specific scope of practice. Must be able to speak the English language in an understandable manner. Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so the requirements of the position can be fully met.

  • Call Rotation

  • Occasional weekend or evening shifts based on department needs.

  • Knowledge and application of surgical aseptic technique

  • Ability to perform effectively in stressful and emergency situations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process through his/her understanding, judgment and skills.

  • Current liability insurance

  • Other Addendum(s) Requirements:

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