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Category: Registered Nurse
Somerville, MA

Department: Rheumatology
Employment Type: Per Diem
Job Type: Union
Union Name: SH MNA - SH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Day/Evening with Variable Start Time
Work Days: M-F 8 hour shifts
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 08/07/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-77132

Job Details

  • Job Purpose: The Purpose of the job is to provide specialized nursing care to patients referred to the Orthopaedic, Rheumatology and Physiatry departments, including diagnostics, patient education, procedures and treatments as indicated. Essential job functions are focused on patient experience of care, effective use of resources, teamwork, innovation and quality. The job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to patient assessment, review of diagnostic, medical and other information, nursing treatment and procedures, assistance with provider procedures and injections, application and removal of splints, casts, assistive device training, triage, prescription refill line, patient education, coordination of care, including authorizations, referrals to other agencies, services and providers, maintenance of clinic flow, equipment, supplies and resources, while adhering to service standards and communicating effectively with all team members and patients.

    Qualifications: RN, MA licensure, AHA BLS certification required. BSN required for newly hired. Current orthopedic clinic experience within the last year required.

    Linguistic Capabilities: Knowledge of a second language preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of two (2) years current ambulatory clinic experience in Rheumatology and Orthopedics required.


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