RN, Med Surg

RN, Med Surg

Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. | Plymouth, MA, 02361, US
Salary Range:$70,000 – $82,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

* Properly utilizes the nursing process in caring for patients by maintaining relevant, accurate and current patient records as evidenced by Nursing PI activities.
* Provides documentation of assessment of the patient throughout the Hospital admission including physical, psychological, social dimensions and discharge plans. Summarizes assessment data and initiate plan of care with communication of pertinent data to allied patient care providers as evidenced by Nursing PI activities.
* Understands, assumes, and demonstrates proficiency in the role of charge nurse.
* Demonstrates proficiency in Computerized Nursing Informatics (information systems).
* Assumes role of resource person regarding patient care, orientation and teaching staff.
* Participates in at least four-unit staff meetings per year, attends mandatory programs and obtains three hours of Patient Care Assessment Committee (PCAC) credit per year.
* Participates in identification of the aspects of care for the patient, indicators used to monitor the quality and appropriateness of care, and the evaluation of that care. Adheres to safety, blood/body fluid policies and procedures.
* Assesses personal learning development needs. Maintains documentation of current and ongoing professional development activities. Regularly up-dates knowledge of techniques and regulations appropriate to the age of the patient served. Shows a willingness to participate on Nursing Committees.
* Represents hospital in the community and within the hospital by maintaining confidentiality regarding patients and hospital matters and by presenting the hospital in a manner that will best market the services provided.
* Performs other work-related duties and activities as assigned or requested his/her immediate supervisor.
* Must read, write and communicate in English
* Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
* Basic Life Support Certification required
* Successful passage of CCH's Pharmacology exam
* Successful passage of Basic Arrhythmia Program challenge exam or Course within 6 months of new position
* BSN preferred
* Med/Surg. experience in an acute care facility within the last 2 years, experience in the management of cardiac patients preferred
* Med/Surg. certification preferred
* ACLS required for North 3 Units (old North 3 and North 3A) within 6 months of new position and must maintain certification
* Telemetry experience required, experience in the management of post Cardiac Surgery/telemetry patients and post Cardiac Intervention patients including femoral sheath monitoring preferred for North 3 Units
* Completion of the PCI (Cardiac Cath) class within three months for North 3 Units
* Experience with post Cardiac Cath and post pacer patients for North 3 Units (old North 3 and North 3A) preferred