Baystate Noble, Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 11p-730a 24hrs/week

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Employer
Baystate Health
Location
Springfield, MA
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 28, 2021
Ref
2330897649
Organization Type
Corporate
Category(s): Nursing, Inpatient Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: Third

Summary:

Responsible for the provision of basic nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with current BNH Standards of Care. Administers and monitors therapeutic interventions proficiently. Demonstrates proficiency in applying the nursing process to assigned patients and families. Assumes accountability for the outcomes of nursing care. Collaborates with health team members, patients/families in the provision of care. Provides direct supervision to other health team members in the implementation of the patient care plan. Effectively delegates care to peers, Nursing Assistants, Orderlies and other direct care givers consistent with their level of education and expertise. Acts as an advocate for patients/families/significant others. Assumes accountability for own professional practice and for aspects of nursing care delegated to others. Practices within accepted ethical and legal parameters of nursing. Demonstrates ability to handle difficult and stressful patient situations. Consistently positive performance appraisals in key areas of function and interpersonal skills. Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned. Management has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities at any time. Evidence of a commitment to professional growth through participation in continuing education. Completes mandatory unit, Patient Care Division, and hospital wide in-services and requirements

Job Responsibilities:
1) Demonstrates organizational skills that maintain safe delivery of the standard of care for assigned patients/families; manages own assignment by delegating effectively based on patient needs and skills of team members. Administers medications and treatments according to policy/procedure.

2) Conducts accurate age appropriate, clinical assessments; identifies and prioritizes patient/family strengths, needs and priorities; develops, implements and evaluates the patient's individualized plan of care. Documents all assessments according to policy.

3) Recognizes acute changes in patient status and intervenes appropriately.

4) Develops a comprehensive educational plan for the patient/family, utilizing appropriate resources and documents accordingly.

5) Adheres to practice guidelines specific to the care setting: a) utilizes standards, policies and procedures to support clinical decision making b) seeks guidance from appropriate resources c) demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement initiatives.

6) Demonstrates caring practices that create a compassionate, supportive, and therapeutic environment for patients and staff, with the aim of promoting comfort and healing and preventing unnecessary suffering.

7) Demonstrates respect for patient/family dignity and privacy in all patient/family interactions. Establishes and maintains mutual trust within the nurse-patient/family relationship, engages patient/family participation in care.

8) Addresses patient experience concerns promptly and objectively. Escalates to leadership as needed.

9) Recognizes ethical dilemmas within ones practice area and uses available resources to intervene effectively.

10) Develops a comprehensive discharge plan utilizing appropriate resources and referrals including community resources; communicates plan and collaborates with the patient/family regarding discharge plans.

11) Actively participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds. Documents plan and communicates to patients.

12) Participates in unit/house wide performance improvement initiatives.

13) Successfully completes annual competencies and mandatory education requirements.

14) Participates in shared governance and unit decision making.

15) Demonstrates progress in meeting personal and professional goals.

16) Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes o maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civilly and acceptance toward all employees, patients, and visitors.

Qualifications:

Diploma in Nursing required

Associates Degree Nursing preferred

Bachelor's Degree Nursing preferred

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association required

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Recent Emergency Department Experience

Hours/Schedule: Part time 11p-730a 24hrs/ week

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Nursing Degree, Diploma in Nursing (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Registered Nurse - State of Massachusetts

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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