Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 159124-1A
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2020
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.
Thirty Six Hour - Days
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.
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISOR- NURSING SUPPORT SERVICES
Position Summary: Under general direction of the Nurse Manager, patient Flow and Nursing resources, in collaboration with Nurse Managers and within the Lahey Clinic Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act and ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, manages and supervises patient flow and human resource allocation for medical-surgical units, all critical care areas, ED and for outpatients requiring admission during the evening and night shifts.. Responds to calls from LC physicians for assistance in expediting the transition of a patient whose level of care has changed. Responds to calls from referring physicians and facilities requesting access to tertiary care for patients. Collaborates with Admitting Department, critical care intensivists and ED physicians to insure that patients receive the appropriate level of care. Collaborates with Environmental Services to facilitate patient room turn around and to maintain the defined standard of environment of care.
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through completion of an accredited program in professional nursing in order to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Requires current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Requires knowlodedge Nursing’s and Lahey Clinic’s policies and procedures, Clinic’s philosophy, goals and objectives in order to coordinate diverse organizational activities during evening and night hours.
Experience: Five to seven years of medical/surgical nursing experience, preferably at a tertiary care facility. Approximately two to three years Lahey experience necessary in order to learn Clinic policies and procedures, philosophy and objectives, in order to coordinate diverse organizational activities during evening and night hours.