STAFF NURSE, ENDOSCOPY, 24 HRS.
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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Registered Nurse is a professional nurse registered in Massachusetts who is responsible and accountable for planning and providing patient care for assigned patients in accordance with Nursing Standards of Care as set forth in the Nursing Departments Clinical Practice Manual. The registered nurse demonstrates initiative, knowledge and clinical skills in caring for the patient with complex needs. The Registered Nurse demonstrates the ability to effectively manage patients by assuming full responsibility for the assessment, plan, implementation and evaluation of patient care and is directly responsible to a designated Nursing Director, or supervisor. Assures the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice.
SCHEDULE: 24 hours, 3- 8 hour shifts, variable start times. Unit hours: Monday -Friday, 6:00 AM-6:30 PM. The RN will work in all phases of care including pre-procedure assessment, intra-procedural care and post recovery caring for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures.
BRIGHAM AND WOMEN\'S FAULKNER HOSPITAL
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 162 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why weve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If youre looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Womens Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.
BSN required. 3 years Med/Surg experience required. BLS and ACLS certification required. IV skills required. Endoscopy experience preferred.
Procedural sedation experience or critical care experience strongly preferred.
Adheres to all IC.A.R.E. standards. The RN must show evidence of the basic analytic thinking necessary to care for a group of patients. Excellent observational skills and the ability to set priorities. Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability function in a hectic environment. Must demonstrate effective skills in applying hospital standards in area of service, team work, communication, respect for others, and time/priority management. Must be willing to participate in the unit council projects and committee work.
Brigham and Womens Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.