Nurse Manager Surgical ICU

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 169461-1A
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2021
Category: Nursing

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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: 


SICU Nurse Manager

We are seeking a talented Nurse Manager to manage and grow our Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) / Cardiothoracic ICU (CT ICU). The SICU is a 24-bed acute intensive care area specializing in the care of patients following Level 1 trauma, postoperative multi-system failure and liver or kidney transplants. The experienced and highly skilled nurses in the SICU also provide care to patients following cardiothoracic surgery in the CT ICU. The patient-to-nurse ratio is 1:1 or 2:1 throughout all shifts. Using the latest technologies, nursing staff provide care to patients requiring ventilatory support, hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring, CRRT, IABP and BIVADS, in addition to providing support and comfort to the families of these patients.

 Under the general direction of the Director of Critical Care, the Nurse Manager is responsible for day to day operations, practice development, communicating policies, and evaluates staff job performance.  The Nurse Manager works in collaboration with key stakeholder’s and department leadership to coordinate the delivery of patient care. The Nurse Manager assumes the responsibility for the plan of care, has the authority to make decisions, and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan.

The Nurse Manager practices within the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (LHMC) Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act and ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. The Nurse Manager coordinates and supervises all nursing staff in assigned clinical patient care units/departments to provide quality patient care. 

The Nurse Manager maintains a current level of knowledge with management leadership skills as defined by nursing specialty organizations, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Clinical practice
  • System coordination
  • Quality improvement
  • Human resource management
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Professional growth
  • Self-improvement

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education:  MSN required, or must be currently enrolled in an accredited program with an expected graduation date.  Critical Care experience required.

     Licensure, Certification, Registration:

     Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    Life Support Certification: BLS from the American Heart Association

     Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:    

    Demonstrated  clinical competence in area of nursing practice.

    Experience: A minimum of five years of accumulated in-patient nursing experience and two years leadership experience.


40 Hours Days

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.