Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 166696-1A
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2021
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
The Critical Care Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is an acute care area. Highly trained nurses care primarily for medical patients requiring ventilatory support and ECG monitoring. Additionally, patients may require hemodynamic monitoring, intracranial pressure monitoring, and/or CVVH. The MICU patient population also includes patients receiving TPA for stroke and patients with hepatic-renal failure. Working together with the pulmonary team, nurses maintain extensive critical care skills and provide a supportive atmosphere for each other, the patients, and the patients' families. The patient population ranges from young adult to geriatric. Services required may include but are not limited to: pulmonary/critical care, cardiac, neurology, infectious disease, GI/liver transplant, nephrology, and hematology.
The number of patient beds in this area is 12.
The Nurse/patient ratio is either 1/2 or 1/1 depending on the acuity of the patient population.
Current RN MA License.
American Heart Association BLS, ACLS strongly preferred.
A minimum of one year Critical Care experience required. Two years preferred.
Candidates with telemetry skills preferred.
The work schedule will be 12-hour shifts. The day shift is 7:00 am - 7:30 pm or the night shift is 7:00 pm - 7:30 am.
You will be asked to cover shifts every 3rd weekend and 6 rotating holidays.
You may be asked to change to a day/night rotation to support the needs of patients in critical care units if necessary.
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.