Nurse Manager - Special Care Nursery

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 170966-1A
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

We are seeking a Nurse Manager with at least 5 years of NICU/SCN experience, as well as leadership experience. The most qualified candidate will possess a Masters Degree in addition to a BSN, and will be able to demonstrate a track record of positive leadership.

The Nurse Manager maintains 24-hour accountability for the clinical and management functions, as well as monitoring and evaluation activities pertinent to the operation of the department. Emphasis is on the supervision of the staff who are providing direct patient care through the nursing process. Care is rendered to age-appropriate populations on each patient care unit. He/She is responsible for maintaining established standards, managing and coordinating the care and services provided by ancillary and other professional personnel. This position is responsible for maintaining ongoing collaborative and collegial relationships with Medical Staff, clinical and support departments. The Nurse Manager demonstrates clinical skill and competence as necessary.

The Special Care Nursery (SCN) is a twelve-bed level IIB unit that provides care for high risk newborns who were born prematurely or with medical complications. Patients in the SCN include both infants born at Beverly Hospital and transfers in following treatment at tertiary care facilities. The SCN Registered Nurses and Board Certified Neonatologists provide care for infants 32 weeks gestation or greater who require the following clinical care: frequent observation; cardiorespiratory monitoring; oxygen therapy; intravenous hydration and medications; gavage feedings blood transfusions and/or exchange transfusions. As a Level IIB nursery, the SCN can care for infants who require respiratory support including Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). Special procedures include lumbar puncture, umbilical vessel catheterization, endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, chest tube insertion, and emergency resuscitation. Infants requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation, emergent neonatal surgery, or pediatric subspecialty consultation not available at Beverly Hospital are transferred to a tertiary care center after stabilization.

Scheduled Hours

40 hour, exempt position

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.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

BSN required.

Masters degree preferred.

Minimum of 5 years experience in Special Care Nursery specialty.

Previous leadership experience required.

Experience in Level II or Level III NICU.

Certification/License:

Current Massachusetts license as RN. BCLS and NRP.