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Registered Nurse - Joint Replacement Center at Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH) in Northampton, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Type: Part Time

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Registered Nurse directs and coordinates all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards and collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

The Joint Center/Medical-Surgical Nurse is responsible for the coordination of care for a group of patients, direct patient care and supervision of the LPN and nonprofessional personnel in both the Joint Center and on Medical-Surgical units. She/he is responsible for all aspects of care.

This position is part of the Massachusetts Nurses Association Bargaining Unit at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

This position reports to the Nurse Manager/Director and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required, BSN preferred

* Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse (RN) required

* BLS certification required

* One (1) year medical/surgical nursing experience required, orthopedics experience preferred.
* Demonstrated excellent technical, interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills required.

It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.