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Registered Nurse, RN, Intermediate Care, Oncology

Company: Lowell General Hospital - Main Campus
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This position is eligible to up $10,000 sign on bonus.This is a great opportunity for an experience critical care RN with an interest in Oncology to work close to home at a 3-time Magnet recognized community hospital, that delivers on our promise to provide Complete Connected Care. If you are an RN that is looking to grow your critical care experience, we would love to speak to you about joining our team!Unit Summary:This Oncology Intermediate Care Unit is a 16- bed critical care unit that consists of 2 private rooms and 7 semi-private rooms. OCU cares for adult acute care patients who have a wide variety of diagnoses and co-morbidities providing comprehensive care according to the scope of care defined by the hospital, Massachusetts Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association scope and Standards of Practice, and Quality Caring framework and professional practice model at Lowell General Hospital. Diagnoses include but are not limited to; chest pain, congestive heart failure, new onset A-fib, post cardiac catheterization patients, COPD, patients requiring high flow and bipap, GI bleed, and we specialize in oncology/hematology which includes administration of chemotherapy. The nurse:patient ratio is less than on the medical surgical floors, allowing patients to be more closely monitored.Hours: 24 hours per week: 11pm- 730amJob Responsibilities:
The Staff nurse individualizes the patients care and provides complete connected patient centered care while promoting quality and safety. The Staff nurse will work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure patient needs are identified and met. This candidate must show enthusiasm, have excellent communication skills and strive for patient satisfaction and a positive patient experience. With specialized training nurses administer chemotherapy, implement new methods of symptom treatment and monitor their patients' progress in a supportive environment.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a strong team of nurses working close to home in a community setting.

Hours: 24 hours per week: 7am-330pmQualifications:

  • BSN preferred
  • Massachusetts RN required
  • BCLS required
  • Oncology and telemetry experience preferred, will train if needed
  • ONS chemotherapy biotherapy provider an advantage
  • Medical Surgical Certification an advantageWhat We Offer:
    • Clinical Advancement Program which provides advancement opportunities and financial rewards
    • Competitive salaries & benefits
    • 403(b) retirement plan 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 - Oncology Care Unit LMC
      Schedule: Part Time, Nights

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

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