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Beth Israel Lahey Health RN - Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) (24/D/E) in Plymouth, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

24

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

24hpw; 7a-7:30p, rotating weekends and holidays

Job Description:

Unit Description:

The Clinical Decision Unit is designed to hold patients whose medical conditions require specific clinically defined hospital-based services that include short term treatments, assessments and reassessments through periodic monitoring by staff who evaluate whether the patient can be discharged from the hospital or require inpatient status/admission. Patient expected Length of stay is 8-48 hours, therefore the admission/transfer/discharge activity, (ADT), of this unit is expected to be high and therefore fast paced. This clinical area features a pace similar to the Emergency Room with diagnostic work ups and care needs in a telemetry setting.

Responsibilities:

The nurse will assess, plan, implement, evaluate, educate and document the nursing care of patients set forth by organizational policies and in accordance with the standards of professional nursing practice. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgement, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, as well as, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the patient to facilitate a safe discharge.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current Massachusetts RN License

  • Evidence of Continued Education

  • 12 months of recent Acute Care RN experience preferred

  • Current Telemetry experience preferred

  • Current AHA BLS certification

  • Utilizes appropriate time management skills. Communicates effectively

Recommended Requirements

  • Documented Professional Development activities

  • Knowledge of Critical Paths

  • Charge Nurse experience preferred

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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