Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
11/29/2019
Job Category:
Nursing
Staff Nurse/ 40 Hours/ Variable rotating Shift/ BWH...
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Job Description

Excellent Care to Patients and Families - The Best Staff - In the Safest Environment

Nursing at Brigham and Women's Hospital is known for their excellent clinical practice and for keeping patients and their families at the center of all they do. We understand that great care is shaped by relationships with patients and their families. That's why we're committed to knowing our patients on a deeper level - not just as patients, but as individuals - to ensure that they, and their families, feel known and cared for.

At BWH, we proudly work together with a spirit of inquiry and a deep commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-informed and theory-guided care in an inclusive environment. We work each day to achieve our vision - to provide excellent care to patients and families, with the best staff, in the safest environment.

Just as we have been able to reinvent health care, we have also transformed health care careers. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, awards earned, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents - a career with BWH is unlike any other in the health care field. Here you'll find a workplace where collaboration and teamwork are the norm, not the exception - physicians, nurses, technicians, staff and management form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients. If you want an enormously fulfilling career, there's no better place to be.

The Staff Nurse will be responsible for:

* Providing care for patients in primary care
* Working collaboratively to provide excellent care to patients and families in the safest environment.
* This position may be asked to float to any of our clinics in Foxboro, Norwood and Westwood as staffing needs dictate.

To qualify you must have:

Education:

* Graduate of an approved school of nursing with current registration in Massachusetts. Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing is required.

Experience:

* Recent Ambulatory Care experience required (surgical/procedural excluded).
* Three years of Primary Care experience preferred.
* Previous experience with medical residents preferred. Desire to work with nursing students and medical trainees is essential.
* Bilingual: Spanish/English speaking preferred.
* This position may be asked to float to any of our clinics in Foxboro, Norwood and Westwood as staffing needs dictate.

Other:

* Membership in professional organizations is recommended and certification in a specialty area is encouraged.
* Able to work weekend rotation per the MNA contract

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must meet all skills and abilities requirements on the BWH RN job description and additionally:

* Clinical knowledge and expertise includes basic health teaching, family planning education, knowledge of advanced care directives, care for common illnesses.


* Experience with adult populations required.


* Demonstrated knowledge of hospital-based and community-based care.


* Community-based care experience desired.


* Excellent communication skills, professionalism and organization required, demonstrates patience, compassion.


* Excellent analytical, judgmental, and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with patients, families and co-workers


* Certified Diabetic Educator preferred /Interest in becoming a CDE


* Motivational interviewing/Health Coach Certificate preferred /willing to achieve within two years of hiring.


* Technical dexterity, in addition to Epic, must possess a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of information systems and databases, including but not limited to: MS, Access, Excel - required


* Ability to be flexible and maintain equanimity in a fast paced, rapidly changing clinical setting - required.


* Must have the ability to function at the highest level professionally and clinically and further possess excellent interpersonal skills.


* This position may be asked to float to any of our clinics in Foxboro, Norwood and Westwood as staffing needs dictate.

About Partners HealthCare System

Partners HealthCare, founded in 1994 by MGH and BWH, offers patients a continuum of coordinated, high-quality care. Partners includes primary care and specialty physicians, community hospitals, the two founding academic medical centers, specialty facilities, community health centers, and other health-related organizations. Partners is a non-profit organization supported in part by charitable contributions.