Lahey Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Ambulatory Special Care in Wilimington, Massachusetts
Winchester Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Delivers patient care through the process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation while maintaining professional standards. Provides nursing care for Radiology patients undergoing invasive and non-invasive diagnostic testing.
Exemplifies the values of Winchester Hospital and the PROMISE behaviors.
Complies with all Hospital policies and the Code of Business Conduct. Maintains current license, life support certification, and tuberculosis testing. Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
Utilizes the nursing process to provide all levels of patient care. Performs both complex and routine nursing treatments. Administers medication, blood, and intravenous fluids as prescribed by physicians and as warranted by the patients’ condition. Observes, evaluates, and documents patient symptoms, and responses to treatments/medications.
Provides nursing care for patients undergoing invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing according to established procedures. Collects, interprets and records appropriate data patients’ physical status and behavior.
Administers medications and treatments in accordance with hospital policy.
Makes appropriate triage decisions; provides documentation.
Cares for patients’ needing suction, wound care, central line care, and thrombolytic therapy.
Appropriately manages patients who are in respiratory failure and on isolation precaution.
Collaborates and communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.
Ensures patients’ rights to privacy and confidentiality of results. Maintains patient safety by strictly following departmental infection control procedures and radiation safety procedures.
Performs functions of his/her job in accordance with Radiology’s Quality Improvement Program.
Participates in the following:
Mandatory training requirements as per hospital policy
Continuing education/inservices to enhance knowledge
Performance improvement initiatives
Orientation of new staff, students, and/or volunteers
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited RN program required with a BSN
At least 2 years of experience in special procedures plus orientation and ongoing on-the-job training preferred.
Knowledge of preparation, administration, action and side effects of drugs used.
Knowledge of safety, infection control and quality control standards required.
Excellent communication and customer service skills required.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Massachusetts State Registered Nurses license.
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
20 hours per week - Monday and Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm.
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.