Tufts Medical Center Professional Registered Nurse (flex) in Boston, Massachusetts
Professional Registered Nurse (flex)
Department: Neurosciences Critical Care Unit/SICU
Schedule: Full-Time Regular
Shift: Day Rotation
Bachelor's degree is required
Michael Neely Neuroscience Critical Care Unit (NSCCU)
The Michael Neely neuroscience critical care unit is an 8 bed ICU that focuses on providing patient and family centered care to critically ill Neuroscience patients. This fast paced ICU has high acuity patients who require nurses with strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail as well as the ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams. The NSCCU optimizes patients' outcomes through evidence-based practice and is fully equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring, mechanical ventilation, and related intensive care support systems to provide comprehensive patient care in a critical care setting.
The population served includes acute and chronically ill adult patients with a variety of diagnoses ages 16 years and older. Nursing care on the NSCCU involves a higher frequency and intensity of surveillance, assessment, and intervention than can be provided on a general medical or surgical floor.
The Professional Registered Nurse (RN) possesses and applies the skills and knowledge necessary for the delivery and management of patient care from admission through discharge. The professional registered nurse is knowledgeable of current trends in healthcare including but not limited to advances in technology, pharmacology, treatment care modalities, quality and patient safety. The professional registered nurse serves as a patient and family advocate while facilitating a cooperative and collaborative environment among all health care providers. The professional registered nurse is responsible for the planning, delivery and management of patient/family centered care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to the standards of nursing practice embedded in research, evidence based practice and/or best practices. The professional registered nurse provides clinical excellence, which fosters and supports an environment central to our patient and family centered model of care.
Ability to provide care for a designated group of patients according to unit guidelines and hospital policies, procedures and protocols.
Bachelors' Degree in Nursing
BLS Certification required
Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License
Varies according to unit requirements and needs
Please note: Scheduling may consist of both 8 and 12 hour shifts