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Nurse, Staff, 32 hrs, Bilingual Spanish preferred

Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

The staff nurse is a registered nurse who is responsible for assuring competent, compassionate nursing care for

specific patients and families, including delegation to and supervision of non-professional and support staff.

The staff nurse, as primary nurse, is responsible and accountable for the overall nursing care management of a designated group of patients. She/he collaborates with the primary physician, members of the patient care team, support staff and nurse manager to achieve optimal patient outcomes. She/he also collaborates with the patient toward efficient and effective personnel and unit management.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides competent, compassionate nursing care based on scientific principles and the use of nursing

process and a primary nursing model.

  • Provides and maintains a therapeutic environment for patients and families.

  • Articulates the primary nursing role to the patient, family and health team members.

  • Identifies, facilitates, and evaluates outcomes of nursing care for an individual patient or

group of patients.

  • Coordinates involvement of the patient, family and health team members in patient care,

including patient/family teaching.

  • Documents relevant patient information in patient record.

  • Communicates the plan of care and other pertinent information to/from other health team members.

  • Helps define standards of excellence for patient care; participates in improvement of patient

care services in a cost-effective way.

  • Performs specific functions as described in the unit Scope of Service.

  • Participates in and contributes to performance improvement activities for the unit.

  • Provides care appropriate to age group of patients on assigned unit(s) as described in the relevant unit Scope

of services.

Collaborates with other professionals and non-professional staff in maintaining recognized standards.

  • Participates in teaching, education and directs all nursing personnel for whom she/he is responsible if applicable.

  • Participates in orientation of new permanent and temporary staff members - includes nurses, NP's and

Medical assistants.

  • Appropriately utilizes nursing resources.

  • Interprets hospital and departmental policies and procedures to nurses and other health

team members.

Participates in daily operational activities necessary for safe patient/staff environment.

Utilizes resources efficiently to facilitate optimal patient care.

  • Provides input to the Ambulatory Nurse Manager/Nurse Coordinator regarding unit needs.

  • Participates in unit and departmental committees for formulation of nursing practice, hospital policies and procedures and improved patient outcomes.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Prefer someone who is bilingual in Spanish

Interest in Community Health

Experience with EPIC

Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current nursing education practices.

Adheres to Department of Nursing requirements for required training.

Identifies own learning needs and goals and develops a plan to meet them.

Maintains and develops professional practice through continuing educational programs

and appropriate learning experiences.

Contributes to relevant committees, professional meetings, continuing educational and/or formal

academic programs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Outpatient practice setting at a Community Health Center

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:supervised.

None

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:

N/A

Qualifications:

Current Massachusetts licensure as a registered nurse

OB/Gyn experience preferred

Keywords: Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea , Nurse, Staff, 32 hrs, Bilingual Spanish preferred, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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