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 Ambulatory Setting at 75 Francis Street and 221 Londwood Ave
Working collaboratively to provide excellent care to patients and families in the safest environment.
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.
Minimum of 2 years of recent (within 12 months) clinical nursing experience in an ambulatory clinic / practice setting and/or emergency room setting required.
Experience with telephone triage and telephone-based clinical assessment techniques required. This is the safe, effective, and appropriate disposition of health-related problems and includes: assessing severity of symptoms, communicating urgent patient needs to the LIP, referral to appropriate setting or level of care, documenting interventions and an individualized plan of care using an EMR, education of patients and families on their disease process and interventions to promote health and well-being, preliminary interpretation of data, providing home health advice and follow-up, ability to make triage decisions quickly and calmly in emergency situations, and assuring continuity of care.
Experience providing in-person nursing triage and direct patient care for acute and chronic conditions as appropriate for an ambulatory outpatient setting required.
Clinical nursing experience in multiple ambulatory specialties strongly preferred.
Previous experience and demonstrated skill with IV placement preferred.
Case Management experience preferred.
Nursing certification in Ambulatory Care or ambulatory specialty area preferred.
Flexibility and ability to adapt to multiple specialty clinics and unpredictable situations in the work setting.
Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.
Other: Membership in professional organizations is recommended and certification in a specialty area is encouraged.
Able to work weekend rotation per the MNA contract
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
:MA-Boston-BWH Boston Main Campus
:BWH Boston Main Campus75 Francis StBoston02115
:Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
:RegularRecruiting Department:BWH Nursing / Patient Care Services