STAFF NURSE / 40 HRS / DAY SHIFT/ MEDICAL SPECIALTIES - FAULKNER CAMPUS
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POST DATE 12/6/2019
END DATE 12/17/2019
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONEXCELLENT CARE TO PATIENTS AND FAMILIES THE BEST STAFF IN THE SAFEST ENVIRONMENT
Nursing at Brigham and Womens Hospital is known for their excellent clinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at the center of all they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationships with patients and their families. Thats why were committed to knowing our patients on a deeper level not just as patients, but as individuals to ensure that they, and their families, feel known and cared for.
At BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiry and a deep commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed and theory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day to achieve our vision to provide excellent care to patients and families, with the best staff, in the safest environment.
Just as we have been able to reinvent health care, we have also transformed health care careers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, awards earned, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents a career with BWH is unlike any other in the health care field. Here you'll find a workplace where collaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception physicians, nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormously fulfilling career, theres no better place to be.
THE STAFF NURSE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Providing nursing support and care to patients within the Medical Specialties practices at BWH Faulkner Hospital.
Ensuring that ambulatory patients are seen in a timely manner by the appropriate clinician(s) and that appropriate coordination of care and communication is maintained with the patients and providers.
Providing clinical telephone and walk-in triage, especially for urgent clinical situations, and general nursing support for patients across the Medical Specialties practices at BWH Faulkner Hospital.
Participating in departmental and organizational quality management and/or quality improvement projects as directed by the leadership team.
Proficient use of the electronic medical record, documenting in a manner that is clear, complete, concise, and in SBAR format when appropriate to remain compliant with nursing standards.
Working in a normal office setting, work entails extended periods of sitting and fast-paced, phone-based care.
Preparing, performing, and documenting the coordination of clinical care including, but not limited to, assisting patients with medication questions, delivering lab results, and providing patient education as needed and requested.
Working collaboratively to provide excellent care to patients and families in the safest environment.
Other duties as assigned by the supervising physician or leadership team.
TO QUALIFY YOU MUST HAVE:
* EDUCATION: Graduate of an approved school of nursing with current registration in Massachusetts. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is required.
Minimum of 2 years of recent (within past 6 months) of clinical nursing experience in an ambulatory clinic/practice setting required.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in one or more ambulatory medical specialty practices required.
Experience providing in-person triage and direct patient care for acute and chronic conditions as appropriate for an ambulatory outpatient setting required.
Experience with telephone triage and telephone-based clinical assessment techniques strongly preferred. This is the safe, effective, and appropriate disposition of health-related problems and includes: assessing severity of symptoms, communicating urgent patient needs to the LIP, referral to appropriate setting or level of care, documenting interventions and an individualized plan of care using an EMR, education of patients and families on their disease process and interventions to promote health and well-being, preliminary interpretation of data, providing home health advice and follow-up, ability to make triage decisions quickly and calmly in emergency situations, and assuring continuity of care.
Diabetes experience and/or certification preferred.
* OTHER: Membership in professional organizations is recommended and certification in Ambulatory Care or ambulatory specialty area preferred.
* Able to work weekend rotation per the MNA contract.
Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.