Registered Nurse (Reg)/ 30hr Days-Emergency Department at Newton-Wellesley Hospital(NWH) in Newton, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 4 days ago.





Job Description:

The registered nurse renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients. The registered nurse provides direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Oversees other assigned team members and collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to provide population specific care in accordance with the BORN regulations and professional standards of care.



Qualifications

Current MA RN license required. Minimum of 1-2 years nursing experience is required.



Job Knowledge and Skills



Strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, and conflict management skills required



Education
and Experience



Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor degree in nursing, preferred. 2 years ED experience required.



Training
Certifications and/or Registrations



CPR Training required within first 3 months of employment. Evidence of continued education and professional development. ACLS, PALS, and CPI required within first year of employment. CEN or CCRN preferred



Physical Environment:



The RN works in a variety of patient care environments where there may be exposure to communicable diseases and hazardous materials such as chemotherapeutic agents, radioisotopes, and radiation. Caring for patients also involves exposure to human waste and other unpleasant elements. Other duties may include general cleaning with exposure to dirt, odors, cramped quarters, etc. RN's may work with angry, agitated, and combative patients.



Physical Standards of Job Description:





  • Constantly - 75% or more of the worker's time is spent in the activity

  • Frequently - 25% to 75% or more of the worker's time is spent in this activity

  • Occasionally - 5% to 25% or more of the worker's time is spent in this activity

  • Rarely - under 5% or more of the worker's time is spent in the activity

  • N/A - not applicable




Basic activity being performed




C




F




O




R




N/A




Comments



Walking


X


Device Clinic RN 10%


Standing


X


Device Clinic RN 10% _Pt care


Sitting


with back support


X


Device Clinic RN 65% w/ Back support, 5% without


without back support


X


Reaching


Overhead


X


Forward


X


Lateral


X


Low


X


Stooping


X


Bending at waist


X


Crouching


X


Bending at knees


X


Kneeling


X


Climbing


X


Crawling


X


Twisting


X


Balance


X


Pushing Tasks by weight


5 lbs


X


5-15 lbs


X


15-40 lbs


X


40-75 lbs


X


75-100 lbs


X


Pulling Tasks by weight


5 lbs


5-15 lbs


X


15-40 lbs


X


40-75 lbs


X


75-100 lbs


X


Lifting Tasks by weight


5 lbs


X


5-15 lbs


X


15-40 lbs


X


40-75 lbs


X


75-100 lbs


X



Sensory Requirements




Yes




No




Comments



Visual Activity


Close paper work


X


CRT used


X


Color vision required


X


Visual monotony


X


Hearing Activity


Conversation


X


Monitoring Equipment


X


Telephone


X


Transcription


X


Background Noise


X


Sensory Discrimination


Hot/Cold


X


Sharp/Dull


X


The above is intended to describe the general contents and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or skills of personnel so classified.



EEO Statement

Newton-Wellesley Hospital will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, veteran or active military status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.
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