RN Cardiac ICU/CCU Staff RN PER DIEM

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 156893-1A
Date Posted: Aug 13, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

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

Lahey believes that the nurse-patient relationship, continuity of care and personal accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.Our exceptional nurses provide extraordinary care to our patients.

As Lahey continues to grow, we are seeking experienced and qualified nurses for our Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The CCU/ICU is a 16-bed acute critical care area that focuses on the care of patients with cardiac disorders, hemodynamic challenges, cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, and hepato-renal failure. The CCU/ICU Nurses are a highly trained team that specializes in cardiac devices, ventilatory support and life-saving measures. Additionally, patients may require therapeutic hypothermia, intracranial pressure monitoring, CVVH, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, and Ventricular Assistance. The CCU/ICU nurses are adept at titrating  multiple drips and are keen observers of minute changes in their patients’ status. The nursing team works collaboratively with the Pulmonary Critical Care and Cardiology teaching services, to provide cutting edge treatments and high quality patient care.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center utilizes EPIC for computerized charting and medication administration. Computerized self-scheduling is available along with every third weekend rotation.

 

Qualificiations

  • Nursing Diploma or ASN, BSN preferred
  • At least 1 year of previous of Nursing experience in acute care or sub-acute setting required
  • Critical Care and Telemetry experience preferred
  • Current Massachusetts registered Nurse license required.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required
  • ACLS certification with American Heart Association preferred
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills
  • Lifting 75 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs

Shift

VARIABLE/PER DIEM/Days, requirements per critical care policy

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.