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Baystate Health Program Coordinator Acute Care for Elders Unit NICHE Program in Springfield, Massachusetts

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Medical Center (BMC), a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence is looking for a Program Coordinator for NICHE, Nurses Improving Care for HealthSystem Elders.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

  • Daly 6A is a dedicated, growing team, with an engaged Manager, committed to the professional growth and development of her team, and dedicated to patient experience.

  • Providing care for the older adult patient population with 39 beds, 16 semi- private rooms, and 5 rooms for end of life care.

  • This unit offers participation in nurse driven change projects, great nursing ratios , and optimal support staff.

In this role you will:

  • Develop/facilitate systems approach to care delivery for a given patient population across the care continuum, specifically using NICHE and other Geriatric resources to provide the best care for this population.

  • Assume a leadership role in planning and implementing clinical initiatives that improve quality, efficiency, and cost of care delivery.

  • Partner closely with multidisciplinary teams and identified physician leaders to optimize patient outcomes and evidence-based practice. Reports to nursing or service line director.

  • Develop and provide clinical education to direct care clinical staff, round on units to assess, advise, and evaluate difficult cases.

  • Implement, coordinate, and analyze in-service nursing education and training programs. Liaisons with educators.

  • Collecting appropriate date to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.

  • Identify high-risk patient care issues.

SCHEDULE:

  • Full Time days- Monday-Friday

  • Location: Baystate Medical Center Springfield

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation

  • High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance

  • Certification and continuing education reimbursement

  • Nursing forgivable loan program

  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service

  • Life insurance

  • First time homebuyer program

  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional

  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to: gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successfully passed Board of Registration in Nursing Examination and is licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Experience: Five years of relevant acute inpatient experience

  • Education: BSN required; Masters of Nursing preferred.

  • Gerontological Nursing Board Certification (GERO-BC) preferred

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Nursing Degree (Required), Master of Nursing, Master of Science

Certifications:

Gerontological Certificate - American Nurses Credentialing Center, Registered Nurse - State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Ab out Baystate Health

Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $1.4 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer

  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield

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