Employment Opportunities

Department: Intermediate Care Unit
Schedule: Benefitted Part-time
Shift: Days with rotation
Hours: 32 hr days/every other w/e & rotate holidays-Saints Campus
FTE: 0.60000
Salary:
Job Details:
  • BSN preferred
  • Experience Necessary
  • RN – Critical Care

    Lowell General Hospital -  Saints Campus, Lowell, MA

     

    32 hour day-4 (8) hour shifts with rotation RN position available in our Intermediate Care Unit 

     

    As a Magnet® designated organization our nurses have been at the forefront of advances in patient care and our family-centered quality caring model. Lowell General has created a structure of shared governance councils and decision-making that empowers our nurses to take pride in their contributions throughout the organization. Thanks to our team’s efforts, Lowell General continues to be recognized regionally and nationally for the quality of care we provide, as well as being a best place to work.

     

    To qualify for this position you must be a Registered Nurse licensed to practice in Massachusetts; BSN preferred. A minimum of 2+ years of relevant critical care experience is a requirement. ACLS also required. This position is not available for New Grad RNs.

    Nurses choose Lowell General Hospital because ...

    • Magnet® designated hospital

    • Competitive salaries & benefits

    • Flexible schedules

    • Shared Governance

    • Clinical Advancement Program

    • Tuition reimbursement

    • Per Diem Incentive Program

    • Clinical Mobility Tracks

    • Clinical growth opportunities

    • FREE on-campus parking!

     

    On July 1, 2012, Lowell General Hospital and Saints Medical Center become one combined organization. Together, we now serve the healthcare needs of our community as a single hospital with two primary campuses. Our dedicated employees and physicians are working together to expand the depth and breadth of needed services, from preventive care and wellness to the most advanced clinical services. We are also investing in our facilities, including a historic $95 million expansion at our main campus.

     

    POSITION SUMMARY:

     

    The staff RN under the supervision of the Clinical manager and Director performs/supervises in a designated area according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. The professional staff nurse practices in accordance with the Massachusetts Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association scope and Standards of Practice, Quality Caring Model and professional practice model at Lowell General Hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.

     

     

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Demonstrates accountability for own professional practice by maintaining current licensure and qualifications. Documentation validates 80% of monthly safety and mandatory education within assigned

    time frame, 100% of mandatory education completed within evaluation period.

     

    Maintains a safe care environment for patients, families, and co-workers.  Documents compliance with National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) processes as appropriate in the medical record with two or fewer episodes’ of non-compliance by chart audit.  Is able to discuss NPSG processes implemented at SJCH with Director or designee.

     

    Attends 80% or more staff meetings and reviews information disseminated via GroupWise.

     

    Shows progress in meeting personal and professional goals mutually agreed upon with the Department Director/designee at the time of previous performance appraisal.

     

    Demonstrates participation on unit based council, in unit based quality/safety initiatives and in meeting unit/hospital goals by actively participating in Unit Performance Improvement activities.

     

    Evaluates own practice and participates in opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills.

     

    Demonstrates basic clinical skills. Completion of 100% of Nursing and unit specific orientation, and 100% of annual competencies within annual evaluation period. 

     

    Attends one or more unit in-services per quarter

     

     

    Qualifications:

    Registered Nurse licensed to practice in Massachusetts

    BSN Preferred 

    Minimum of 2+ years relevant critical care experience

    ACLS Required

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