RN - Emergency Department Per Diem
Posted on Jun 13, 2019 by Cambridge Health Alliance
Department: Emergency Department - WH
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Union
Union Name: WH MNA - WH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Days: Various hours / shifts includes wkends & holidays
Date Posted: 06/12/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-90252
- 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. EH 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: RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current MA RN license required. All newly hired RNs are required to have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or within one year from date of hire. Will consider a new BSN grad with at least 6 months of current emergency medicine experience. American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications required. TNCC preferred. Basic computer EMR proficiency required. All newly hired candidates must successfully complete a job specific physical agility exam.