Registered Nurse (RN) - Senior Adult Unit

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Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 156089-1A
Date Posted: Jul 31, 2019
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

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Addison Gilbert Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Addison Gilbert Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

The Senior Adult Unit (SAU) provides acute inpatient psych/med care for older adults. Average lenghth of stay is 10 days. This is a voluntary, restraint free unit which is licensed by DPH. It is not considered a mental health unit licensed by DMH.

The primary goal of the program is the stabilization of symptoms through interventions of:

medical and psychiatric evaluation
pharmacologic assessment
patient and family education
physical rehabilitation

group and individual therapy
nutritional assessments

supportive case management

The Senior Adult Unit is an ACE (Acute Care of the Elderly) program which aims to improve clinical outcomes by providing multidisciplinary care in a safe and comfortable environment. The SAU team' is trained in the specialized care of the elderly. The unit serves as the hub of Beverly & Addison Gilbert's Hospitals (members of Beth Israel Lahey Health) NICHE Exemplar recognized program.

Scheduled Hours

24 hours per week, day shift.  Every other weekend & holiday required.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and a current Massachusetts Registered Nurse licenser.  BSN preferred, BCLS required.