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Registered Nurse, RN, Intermediate Care

Company: Lowell General Hospital - Main Campus
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

This is a great opportunity for an experienced critical care RN to join an Intermediate Care Unit specializing in cardiac patients, at a 3-time Magnet recognized, community hospital. If you are a Registered Nurse that is looking to grow your critical care experience, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!Hours: 32 hours per week, Evening Shift

Position Summary:
D4 is a 30 bed intermediate care/stepdown unit. This unit cares primarily for cardiac patients in need of cardiac catheterizations, post STEMI/angioplasty, NSTEMI, post pacemaker insertion, CHF patient's, Atrial Fibrillation or other cardiac arrhythmia's and hyper/hypotensive patients, not meeting ICU admission criteria.

The RN is responsible for administering and monitoring drips independently. Care for vascular patients pre/post-surgery including carotid endarterectomies and Fem-pops and other diseases/diagnosis's requiring close monitoring; such as sepsis, respiratory patients requiring BIPAP or High-flow oxygen, renal disease with/without HD, Neurological diagnosis's, patients withdrawing from substance abuse and OB emergencies.

Qualifications:

  • Critical care experience required
  • Able to read and interpret Tele strips independently
  • Must have excellent time management skills
  • Use of electronic based charting systems. Cerner experience is preferred.
  • BSN preferred
  • Valid BLS and ACLS required, PCCN or CVRN certifications preferred
    What We Offer:
    • Clinical Advancement Program which provides advancement opportunities and financial rewards
    • Competitive salaries & benefits
    • 403(b) with company match
    • Shared governance: Nurses are encouraged to participate in our unit based councils or one of the many other council opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Clinical mobility tracks
    • Free on-campus parkingMagnet Designation
      The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd Magnet designation.About Lowell General Hospital
      Part of the Tufts Medicine network, Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.

      Location: Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital - Intermediate Care Unit D4
      Schedule: Full Time, Evenings

Keywords: Lowell General Hospital - Main Campus, Lowell , Registered Nurse, RN, Intermediate Care, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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