ED Psych Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Mass General Brigham
  • WDH Main Hospital 789 Central Ave Dover 03820
  • Mar 14, 2022
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Job Duties:

Clinical Judgement:

  • Appropriately assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care, specific to population served
  • Follows policies/procedures, clinical practice standards pertinent to care, including emergency situations
  • Matches formal knowledge with clinical events to make decisions
  • Demonstrates the ability to provide competent, effective care
  • Seeks validation for clinical decisions, integrates input from other clinicians for decision making
  • Prioritizes and organizes work appropriately to effectively meet patient needs
  • Appropriately delegates to and supervises team members based on assessment of competencies, within scope of practice to ensure appropriate implementation of care
  • Collaborates & communicates relevant patient data to appropriate persons clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing (e.g. handoffs)
  • Effectively develops teaching plan and regularly integrates teaching into patient care

Systems Thinking:

  • Recognizes available resources/tools for meeting patient/family needs
  • Completes assignments in an efficient and timely manner, requesting and utilizing resources appropriately
  • Documents patient assessment, plan, interventions and response in accordance with applicable policies and procedures
  • Communicates with Nurse Manager/ or designee about availability and management of supplies, system equipment and personnel resources at unit/department level
  • Demonstrates contribution to unit-based programs and strategies to monitor and continuously improve the quality of patient care
  • Optimizes use of staff (overtime, agency, skill mix, etc.) based on unit census and patient acuity


Clinical Inquiry:

  • Shows commitment to learning new knowledge and skills to enhance service to patients/ families and achieve organizational goals
  • Implements and validates practices based upon current nursing evidence
  • Advances the profession by assisting in clinical education and orientation of other staff and students; may function as preceptor for new staff
  • Uses available resources to answer questions in regards to best practices, reflects upon practices on an on going basis
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in processes of care and other improvements at a unit level
  • Actively participates in the collection and use of data and/or evaluation relative to unit-based performance improvements

Unit Specific Responsibilities:

  • Participates in selection of and completes all unit-specific competencies
  • Articulates Nusing Sensitive Indicators and quality goals for unit and describes role in accomplishing expectations; describes role and participates in quality improvement initiatives.
     

 

Job Requirements

Experience Minimum Required
•    Graduate of accredited nursing program with RN licensure.

Experience Preferred/Desired
•    1 + years ED experience
 

Education Minimum Required
•    AS, RN program completion into ED
•    Education Preferred/Desired
•    BSN or enrollment in BSN program
  
Special Skills Minimum Required
•    BLS
•    ACLS within 3 months of hire or transfer into ED
•    ENPC within 6 months of hire or transfer
•    PALS within 12 months of hire or transfer