Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 158464-1A
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2019
Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.
Beverly Hospital 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 Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
The Team Leader role is a leadership position in Patient Care Services. Directs and provides developmentally appropriate nursing care to patients. Demonstrates a commitment to and performs in accordance with the philosophy, established policies, procedures, and standards of the Nursing Division and the Hospital. Acts as a role model to staff members, promoting excellence in patient care. Is able to effectively manage team work concept. Remains flexible in response to changes.
Johnson 2 is a 30 bed surgical adult unit. The average length of stay on J2 is 3.4 days with an average daily census of 22 patients. The majority of admissions to J2 are from the postoperative anesthesia care unit (PACU), followed by admissions from the emergency department who have an orthopedic, surgical or gastrointestinal diagnosis. There are 12 private rooms and 9 semi-private rooms that accommodate two patients each.
J2 also has a staff tracking system that is centralized and interfaces with the intercom / call light systems. This allows for two way communication to the staff person needed reducing overhead paging and noise. Patient Population J2 generally accepts patients 18 years of age and older with surgical conditions. Patients cared for on J2 range in age from young adult to geriatric. Patients are generally admitted to the surgical service, or to a hospitalist with the surgeon as consultant. Common Medical/Surgical Diagnoses *Orthopedic Osteoarthritis – knee Osteoarthritis – hip Osteoarthritis - shoulder Fractured hip Other fractures *General Surgery Colectomy / Colostomy Appendicitis Mastectomy *Vascular Surgery Ischemia of foot / legs *Gynecological
36 hours per week, night shift. Every other weekend & holiday required.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Previous experience and BSN preferred. Current Massachusetts RN licensure and BCLS and ACLS required.