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Tufts Medicine Clinical Nurse - RN - Physician Practice in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Hours: Four 10-hour shifts - Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri.

The Clinical Nurse performs/supervises in a designated area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. The professional clinical nurse practices in accordance with the Massachusetts Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association scope and Standards of Practice, Quality Caring framework and professional practice model at Lowell General Hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care. Physician Practice Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Triage and interpret patient information and make critical decisions about needed actions. Provides clinical guidance to non-clinical staff members regarding patients.

  • Offers advice of medication and home health to patients/family after exam or minor procedures in office.

  • Assist in preparing patients for routine diagnostic procedures and performing screening test (urine dipstick, pregnancy test, rapid strep).

  • Administer medication and vaccinations, dress wounds, assist with minor surgeries at providers discretion.

  • Coordinates care, in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals.

  • Submits documentation in a timely, accurate, legible and concise manner.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing conflicts. Will help cover at other employed physician practices as necessary.

    Skills/Knowledge/Ability:

  • MA RN license

  • Cardiology experience required

  • BLS and ACLS required

  • Thorough medical knowledge in cardiology, critical care and adult medicine.

  • Adept at IV placement.

  • Ability to remain calm and poised in urgent/stressful situations.

  • Maintain patient confidentiality

    What We Offer:

    Not only is Lowell General Hospital an exceptional place to work, offering a culture of recognizing and valuing employees, we provide amazing opportunities for our staff:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • 403(b) retirement plan with hospital match

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

    About Lowell General Hospital:

    This is a great opportunity to be part of a 3-time Magnet Recognized, community 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 and are proud to be a Magnet hospital. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care for a 3rd designation. 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 their 3rd Magnet designation.

    We are a proud member of Tufts Medicine and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM

    Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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