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Clinical Nurse Leader SICUJob ID 148399 Date posted 05/23/2018
Work for a nationally renowned, world-class Boston- area health system without fighting traffic and paying for parking!
Lahey believes that the nurse-patient relationship, continuity of care and personal accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.
As Lahey continues to grow, we are seeking experienced and qualified nurses for our Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) / Cardiothoracic Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (CT PACU). The SICU is a 24-bed acute intensive care area specializing in the care of patients following major trauma, postoperative multi-system failure and liver or kidney transplants. The experienced and highly skilled nurses in the SICU also provide care to patients following surgery in the CT PACU. The patient-to-nurse ratio is 1:1 or 2:1 throughout all shifts. Using the latest technologies, nursing staff provide care to patients requiring ventilatory support, hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring, CRRT, IABP and BIVADS, in addition to providing support and comfort to the families of these patients.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center utilizes complete computerized charting (EPIC) for patient assessment and care documentation, and to electronically record medication administration for the delivery of all medications provided to their patients. Computerized self-scheduling is available.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a Tufts teaching hospital with a staff of over 4,000 and 317 beds Conveniently located in Burlington, MA - north of Boston and south of Manchester, NH with free parking; the Burlington Mall and many great restaurants are next door. This is the perfect location if you want the fast pace and expertise of Boston without the traffic and parking challenges.
Areas of responsibility include:
- Clinical Practice and Leadership
- Staff Development
- System Coordination
- Quality Improvement
- Resource management
- Information Systems and Technology
- Professional Growth/Lifelong learner
Maintains extensive clinical knowledge of the patient population and possesses current clinical and leadership skills as defined by nursing specialty organizations and in compliance with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Masters of Science, Nursing or equivalent advanced degree in health related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in order to have full understanding of Nursing leadership and Education functions is preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
- Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- Life Support Certification: BLS with American Heart Association
- ACLS certification preferred with American Heart Association
- At least 1 year of previous of Nursing experience in acute care or sub-acute setting required
- Critical Care and Telemetry experience preferred
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