Location: Lexington, MA
Job ID: 156123-1A
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2019
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center 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
The Lahey Lexington Neurology & Multiple Sclerosis Clinic is seeking an experienced registered nurse to join our team. This clinic offers comprehensive and multidisciplinary care to both our MS and general neurology patient populations. The role of the nurse is to oversee the care for the patients in the clinic, in conjunction with the provider team, provide patient education, managing symptoms, managing medications and a variety of MS therapy options, and triaging urgent patient needs.
The Ambulatory Registered Nurse assumes the responsibility for the plan of care and has the authority to make decisions and is held accountable for decisions
specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan. The registered nurse facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:
- Clinical judgment and decision making
- Professional relationships
- Clinical leadership
- Clinical scholarship
Licensure, Certification, Registration
- BSN Strongly preferred
- Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration
- BLS certification with American Heart Association
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
-Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients
according to Nursing Policy and Procedures.
-Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the
clinic specific competencies.
-Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
-Minimum 1 year of Nursing Experience
-Preferred Neurology experience with strong interest in MS patient population
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.