RN Emergency Department 36 hrs. Mid-Shift $10K Sign On
Company: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Posted on: January 7, 2022
$10K Sign-on BonusBrings with it a 1 to 2 year employment
commitment GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the unit's
nursing management, performs duties to ensure quality patient care
through the health care continuum. Ensures quality and safe
delivery of care to patients in the following age groups: All ages;
Neonate; Infancy; Toddler, Preschool; School age; Adolescent;
Adult; Geriatric.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. CLINICAL
PRACTICE: Performs all aspects of clinical practice according to
standards of care, including, but not limited to: assessment,
planning, implementing, evaluation, intervention, organization of
work, priority setting, decision making, follow up, activities of
daily living, IV Therapy, EKG's. *Demonstrates clinical judgment in
assigning duties to nursing staff consistent with documented level
of competency. Participates in unit based quality control
initiatives, identifies opportunities for performance improvement,
and takes appropriate action.*2. LEADERSHIP: Delegates tasks to
subordinates to ensure efficient and effective work flow. Provides
input into hiring and evaluations and participates in the
interviewing process. Resolves conflicts. Assures current and
quality nursing practice is maintained through participating in and
keeping informed of unit/Hospital committees, staff meetings, and
other related activities. Collaborates with members of
interdisciplinary team to facilitate accomplishment of unit
objectives in the provision of quality care and service to
patients, families, physicians, and payers. Demonstrates initiative
and good judgment in making decisions. Takes responsibility for
patient care assignments.* Maintains currency with nursing skills
and knowledge base.3. RESOURCE UTILIZATION: Selects and utilizes
appropriate teaching tools and/or makes requests for new tools.
Collaborates effectively with the multidisciplinary team; i.e.,
physicians, diabetic educator, pastoral care, interpreters, social
workers, case managers, wound care nurses, and community resource
groups and services, to benefit the patient. Utilizes appropriate
unit-based resource nurses for assistance as appropriate.4.
DOCUMENTATION: Completes documentation using approved MWMC forms
according to established legal and MWMC policy and procedure.
Includes, but is not limited to, SNAP tool, patient teaching forms,
PIE notes, CBE notations, and incident forms. Transcribes and
inputs physician orders accurately and in a timely manner, using
the nurse order entry system.5. COMMUNICATION/THERAPEUTIC
RELATIONSHIPS; Communicates and collaborates with all health team
members, patients, and families face to face, using the telephone,
or with written adjuncts. Ensures patient care needs are met in a
timely manner and follow through is initiated and/or completed. May
act as a patient advocate. *Remains informed of discharge plans.
Encourages open communication to foster a positive, professional
environment. Incorporates the care model into patient care.
Utilizes systems to remain apprised of patient status/needs and of
facilitating information to physicians and oncoming shifts.*6.
TEACHING/COACHING SKILLS: Provides patient/family teaching using a
variety of audio-visual aids and written instructional materials.
Uses child/adult learning principles in teaching. Provides mini
in-services to new staff as appropriate. Supervises new staff in
skills. Is accessible and responsive to other staff. Identifies
opportunities to offer support to staff.WORKING CONDITIONS:1.
Patient care environment. Moderate to heavy lifting; prolonged
standing and walking; bending and stooping. Potential contact with
blood and body fluids.The above statements are intended to describe
the general nature and level of the work being performed by people
assigned this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all
duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities
associated with the position.*Additional duties when Charge Nurse
role assumed Onboarding Process: Please be advised that candidates
must successfully complete a background check and pre-employment
health screening which includes a drug screen.
Qualifications:KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:1.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts.2. Minimum of six months to one year of experience in
specialty area preferred.3. BLS, ACLS, and PALS required from the
American Heart Association#LI-JS2Job: ERPrimary Location:
Framingham, MassachusettsFacility: MetroWest Framingham Union
HospitalJob Type: Full-timeShift Type: DaysIf Other Shift, Specify:
Every Other Holiday & Weekend RequiredShift Begin: 11:00 AMShift
End: 11:00 PMEmployment practices will not be influenced or
affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will
make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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