Registered Nurse

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

Job Description

Job Duties: 

 

CLINICAL JUDGMENT

  • 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 ongoing 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 Nursing Sensitive Indicators and quality goals for unit and describes role in accomplishing expectations; describes role and participates in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Call rotation responsibility as assigned. Provides alternate coverage for planned time off.
  • Provides care for patients under all areas of Cardiovascular Services

 

Job Requirements

Experience Minimum Required

  • More than 1-year RN, with > 2000 hrs work experience.
  • Graduate of accredited nursing program with RN licensure. Experience Preferred/Desired
  • One-year RN in acute care hospital setting. Prior Critical Care Experience.


Education Minimum Required

  • RN program completion with Registered Nurse License (NH).
  • Education Preferred/Desired
  • BSN or enrollment in BSN program


Special Skills Minimum Required

  • IV Therapy proficiency


Special Skills Preferred/Desired

  • On Call Experience, CCRN, RCIS