RN - Emergency Department - BSN Preferred
Department: Emergency Department - WH
Employment Type: Part Time
Job Type: Union
Union Name: WH MNA - WH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Nights
Work Days: 7pm-3:30am; including e/o wkend & hol as assigned
Date Posted: 06/22/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-71846
CHA provides 24-hour emergency care at its Cambridge, Everett and Somerville Hospitals. We are one of the busiest emergency services in Massachusetts with approximately 100,000 combined annual visits and have been recognized nationally as one of the most efficient emergency services in the nation. Highlights include a state-of-the-art patient triage and tracking system, a streamlined admission process that helps us get the sickest patients to a hospital bed sooner, rapid assessment protocol to help prioritize our work, a BIDMC tele-stroke program, and an integrated Psychiatric Emergency Services at Cambridge Hospital.
CHA Everett Hospital is a busy community hospital, offering inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital operates 112-beds and provides intensive care, telemetry, behavioral health, and medical-surgical services. WH has a (2) room OR and one (1) endoscopy room. A 24-hour emergency service is also on site. Outpatient care at this campus includes surgery, orthopedics, rehabilitation, specialty care, and behavioral health programs.
The Emergency Department RN will be responsible for the following: Will provide quality care to acute patients and their families according to Cambridge Health Alliance standards of nursing practice. Will assess, plan, implement, and document patient care in a professional manner. Will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This is a fast-paced, high-pressure, constantly changing environment with rapid patient turnover.
Qualifications/Experience: Applicants will have 3 years current nursing experience in an acute care environment (required). 1 - 2 years current ED experience. Basic computer EMR proficiency required. RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current MA RN licensure. Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred. Current American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS, ACLS & PALS certifications required. TNCC preferred. Will consider a new RN, BSN graduate with an active paramedic license and 3 – 5 years paramedic experience. All newly hired candidates must successfully complete a job specific physical agility test.