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APN - NP (T2)

Boston, Massachusetts

Department: Anesthesia

At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center our nurses make a difference each and every day. Here you will work in a collaborative environment where our patients come first. You are a patient advocate delivering compassionate care while ensuring safe nursing practices. We are Harvard with a heart and strive to build on our legacy of nursing excellence.

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Success Profile

  • Team Player 10
  • Adaptable/Flexible 9
  • Patient Focused 8
  • Self Confident 8
  • Dependable 7
  • Compassionate 7
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Additional Traits

  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Positive
  • Motivated
  • Committed
  • Self-Starter

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Quote

Let me just give you a quick overview of why it's different here. You'll be heard, respected, valued. Your ideas will be sought, your input welcomed. There's a real commitment to keeping it collegial and collaborative.

-Marsha M., RN, MS, Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services CNO

Rewards

  • Collaboration

  • 401k/Retirement Savings

  • Continuing Education

  • Amenities

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • $5 Red Sox Tickets

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Responsibilities


Department Description: 1. Provides care to the patient in a manner that incorporates the principles of patient satisfaction and delivery of cost-effective care.

Provides ongoing individualized patient orientation to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Provides consultation to other members of the healthcare team.

Seeks consultation from the consulting physician and other members of the healthcare team. Makes appropriate referrals as indicated by patient need.

Demonstrates accountability that patients have information understandable to them in order to care for and manage their healthcare needs.

Provides leadership and/or participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of standards of practice within specialty area.

2. Collaboration and Program Development

Collaborates with colleagues in the hospital and community to develop an effective patient care program. Maximizes available resources and incorporates multi-disciplinary services into program design and implementation.

Maintains an interdisciplinary approach for planning and communicating information for appropriate patient care.

Demonstrates appropriate collaborative and consultative relationships with other providers within the institution and the community.

Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient care and/or related systems.

3. Education

Shares information pertinent to the advancement of nursing practice through publication in professional journals and/or addressing professional or community groups.

Identifies self-learning needs and updates clinical knowledge and skills through formal and informal education and review of current literature.

4. Research

Participates in and supports nursing and anesthesia research by identification of pertinent problems for investigation.

Remains aware of and utilizes current research findings for clinical practice an determines efficacy for current practice setting.

5. Leadership

Provides leadership that supports hospital and departmental policies and goals, and influences change in the healthcare delivery system.

Interprets issues related to healthcare and its delivery to nursing staff, patients, and the community.

Proposes and implements strategies to assist nursing staff and Department of Anesthesia with organizational change.

Participates in the management of the preoperative clinic in collaboration with the Director and in conjunction with other staff.

Job Location: Boston, MA

Req ID: 31254BR


Job Summary: The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. This position provides direct patient care relative to physical diagnosis and therapeutic management in an ambulatory and/or inpatient setting to patients with complex medical conditions or surgical patients. Works closely with faculty, fellows, residents and nursing staff to develop and coordinate a plan of care to meet the needs of the patient and their families. Some off-hour, weekend and on-call maybe required of this position. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department.

Essential Responsibilities:
  1. Performs history and physical examinations, formulation of care plans, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests and provides education to patients and their families.
  2. Acts as an educator and serves as a clinical resource for staff through consultation formal and informal education, review of literature and participation in seminars and conferences.
  3. Coordinates the care of patients in order to provide safe, effective, efficient and timely patient centered care. Liaises between visiting nurses, clinical staff and consult services. Care plans and execution of those plans should encompass the entire service to tie the service together. Consults with physicians or surgeons regarding the care of patients for more complex diagnosis.
  4. Document clinical encounters clearly, precisely and in a timely manner.
  5. Works in a collaborative relationship with other health professional to determine health needs of patients and families. Demonstrates and role models an interdisciplinary collaborate approach to patient care.
Required Qualifications:
  1. Master's degree in Nursing required.
  2. License Nurse Practitioner License required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.
  3. 0-1 years related work experience required.
  4. MA Board authorization to practice as an APRN NRSG
  5. Valid prescriptive authority from both the MA DPH-DCP and Federal DEA
  6. American Heart Association - Basic Life Support Certificate
  7. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Experience in a teaching hospital and speciality area expertise.
Competencies:
  1. Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by precedents, policies and objectives. Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area.
  2. Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring, requiring staff input, innovative, creative, and Lean diagnostic techniques to resolve issues.
  3. Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.
  4. Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
  5. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
  6. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
  7. Team Work: Ability to lead collaborative teams for larger projects or groups both internal and external to the Medical Center and across functional areas. Results have implications for the management and operations of multiple areas of the organization.
  8. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

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