October 19, 2016

Registered Nurse

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Needham, MA

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  • Company
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Location
    Needham, MA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Associates Degree
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  • Hours/Week

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is responsible for direct and indirect nursing care, health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and rehabilitation.

The Registered Nurse collaborates with physicians and other disciplines to ensure quality, cost effective patient care.


* Mutually formulates outcome with the patient, significant others and health care team when appropriate

* Effectively delegates appropriate patient care activities to co-workers with appropriate knowledge and skill level. Holds co-workers accountable for completing delegated tasks in a timely manner

* Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the population groups of patients regularly served; seeks assistance from resources if other population groups need care.

* As required, performs patient teaching and provides care to patients in accordance with plan of care and practice standards

* Provides care in a non-judgmental manner that respects patients' rights, autonomy, dignity and confidentiality

* Identifies quality improvement opportunities and participates in improvement initiatives.


* Associate's degree required .

* License required: Nursing License

* 0-1 years related work experience required.

* Previous experience preferred

* Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.


* WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS:Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.

* ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

* KNOWLEDGE:Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.

* TEAM WORK:Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

* CUSTOMER SERVICE:Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the linked poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf