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RN - Med/Surg I

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
08/16/2017
2017-08-162017-09-14
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Job Details

Cape Cod Healthcare

Department: Med/Surg I
Schedule: 24 Hours per week
Shift: Day/Evening Shift
Hours: 48PP, 7a-7p, rot weekends, rot holidays
Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod.  With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs.  We are currently seeking a dedicated RN to join our team at Falmouth Hospital.

 

Cape Cod Healthcare offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits packages, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.

 

SUMMARY

Coordinates total nursing care for patients.  Participates in patient and family teaching.

Demonstrates leadership abilities by working cooperatively with nursing and other patient care team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing in the clinical setting.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Practices according to entity mandatory requirements.   

Practices according to department expectations.           

Practices with a Customer Service approach to all activities.      

Cares for patients utilizing the nursing process.             

Provides care as part of the interdisciplinary team.                    

Utilizes internal and external resources.              

Provides effective patient/family teaching.                    

Documents according to entity/department guidelines.               

Administers medications safely.            

Provides care according to best practice standards of care in nursing.               

Identifies signs and symptoms of neglect/abuse and reports as required by law.            

Demonstrates proper methods for reducing health care acquired infection.

Cares for the terminally ill patient and family.     

Manages the patient with pain.              

Utilizes chemical and physical restraints as per policy.   

Utilizes techniques of time management effectively.

Provides care respective of patient's advance directives.

Maintains appropriate licenses, certifications, registrations to perform duties of their designated role/positions.

Addresses the age-specific needs of patients, specifically adolescents, adults, ofder adults.

Performs skills safely and according to specific policies/protocols.       

Manages patients with Intravenous Therapy.      

Uses Meditech appropriately and accurately.     

Manages patients receiving epidural analgesia.  

Demonstrates knowledge and skill in administration and assessment of patient response to cardiac medications.

Manages patients on cardiac monitoring system.           

Responds appropriately in emergency/urgent situations.

Provides care to post-operative patients.          

Manages patients with chest drainage devices.  

Cares for patients with acute Coronary Syndromes.

Demonstrates knowledge and skill in hemodynamic monitoring of patients

Performs cardiac assessment.

Performs skills safely and according to specific policies

Provides care for patients undergoing/receiving IV conscious sedation.  

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

2-3 Years recent telemetry experience required.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Maintains BLS certification.

Current ACLS Certification.

Successful completion of Basic Arrhythmia

 

 

 

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