Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 158776-1A
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2019
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center we utilize complete computerized charting (EPIC) for patient assessment and care documentation, and to electronically record medication administration for the delivery of all medications provided to their patients. Computerized self-scheduling is available.
Along with excellent critical thinking skills, a desire to exceed patient expectations and good interpersonal skills, we require:
Maintains extensive clinical knowledge of the patient population and possesses current clinical and leadership skills as defined by nursing specialty organizations and in compliance with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required. Masters of Science, Nursing or equivalent advanced degree in health related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in order to have full understanding of Nursing leadership and Education functions is preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Possesses analytical ability to define unit or service procedures, to independently oversee the application of methods guides and processes, to apply sound judgment in choosing proper course of action among multiple options, to interpret policies to assists in planning short to mid-range goals and determining measures and to assess and monitor progress toward unit goal attainment. Advanced critical-thinking skills, and the ability to identify improvement in clinical operations. Conflict resolution skills, including diplomacy, tact and listening skills, are required. Ability to prioritize in order to optimize time most effectively and efficiently and problem solve various situations. Must exhibit advanced interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal. Ability to lead, teach, mentor and develop staff. Ability to motivate others. Ability to present information that is easily understood by learner and able to select and modify materials provided to patient and other health care staff based on the learners ability. Computer competency: Shows how to use a standard desktop and windows based computer system, including a basic understanding of email, e-learning, intranet and computer navigation. Competency in the use of spreadsheets, databases, and functions of the job.
Experience: Progressive experience in health care including involvement in direct patient care, staff education, and problem solving of unit or organizational issues. 5 years current, relevant nursing experience is required. An additional 1-3 years of training and education experience is required, preferrably in a healthcare setting.