Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 161873-1A
Date Posted: Jul 31, 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.
About the Job
Position Summary: The Stroke Registered Nurse is accountable for care coordination from admission to discharge for patients diagnosed with an acute Ischemic/Hemorrhagic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). The Stroke Registered Nurse functions in concert with the Stroke Team, Patient Care Facilitators and the rest of the interdisciplinary care team and physicians to aid patients through the continuum of care and achieve optimal patient outcomes. The Stroke Registered Nurse acts as a liaison between hospital departments and supports the collection and analysis of data related to patient outcomes and the effective use and access to resources to support patient outcomes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required. Academic training in neurology preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse, BLS Certification
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently and interact professionally with all levels of clinical personnel. Experience working with Microsoft excel and access programs preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience in neurologic, critical and/or emergency care setting.
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.