Registered Nurse (RN) - Post Operative

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 152693-1A
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Johnson 2 is a 30 bed surgical adult unit. The average length of stay on J2 is 3.4 days with an average daily census of 22 patients. The majority of admissions to J2 are from the postoperative anesthesia care unit (PACU), followed by admissions from the emergency department who have an orthopedic, surgical or gastrointestinal diagnosis. There are 12 private rooms and 9 semi-private rooms that accommodate two patients each.

J2 also has a staff tracking system that is centralized and interfaces with the intercom / call light systems. This allows for two way communication to the staff person needed reducing overhead paging and noise. Patient Population J2 generally accepts patients 18 years of age and older with surgical conditions. Patients cared for on J2 range in age from young adult to geriatric. Patients are generally admitted to the surgical service, or to a hospitalist with the surgeon as consultant. Common Medical/Surgical Diagnoses *Orthopedic Osteoarthritis – knee Osteoarthritis – hip Osteoarthritis - shoulder Fractured hip Other fractures *General Surgery Colectomy / Colostomy Appendicitis Mastectomy *Vascular Surgery Ischemia of foot / legs *Gynecological

Scheduled Hours

36 hours per week, day shift.  Every other weekend & holiday required.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • BSN preferred
  • MA RN Required
  • BLS required
  • Current experience on a post- operative unit preferred