Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 157411-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Beverly 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
Beverly Hospital, A member of Beth Israel 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.
Johnson 4 is a 28 bed medical/surgical and cardiac telemetry Progressive Care Unit. Johnson 4 has the capacity for 28 telemetry patients. The telemetry central monitors are located at the nurse’s station at each end of the hall. There are 16 private rooms and 6 semi private rooms. There are two negative pressure isolation rooms. All rooms have sufficient oxygen and suction outlets.
Patient Population Johnson 4 generally accepts patients 16 years of age or older with cardiac and Medical/ surgical conditions. Patients cared for on this unit generally range in age from young adult to geriatric.
Common Medical Diagnoses · Heart failure · STEMI/NSTEMI · Acute Coronary Syndrome · Syncope · Cardiac Dysrhythmia · Cerebral vascular accident · Circulatory disorder · Chest Pain · Pre and Post Pacemaker/AICD placement · Pre and Post Cardiac Catheterization Common Nursing Diagnoses · Impaired tissue perfusion: myocardial · Impaired tissue perfusion: cerebral · Impaired gas exchange · Dyspnea · Self care deficit · Activity Intolerance Nurse Staffing
A modified primary care nursing model is utilized on Johnson 4. Each patient has a Registered Nurse (RN) who is assisted by a Clinical Assistant. The nurse to patient ratio is most often 1:4. Each patient is assessed by a RN who identifies nursing problems, and then develops, implements, and evaluates an individualized plan of care. There is an identified Team Leader or Charge Nurse for each shift. The Charge Nurse helps to decide staffing based on patient needs and determines the amount of staff on a given shift.
Per diem, hours assigned as needed.