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Critical Care Nurse (Leominster) (Per Diem)

Opportunity Criteria

Employment TypeFull Time
Salary Range $0.00 to $0.00
Overview

This role is responsible for providing nursing services in a vascular Office-Based Lab setting. The Cath Lab (otherwise known as Office-Based Lab) Nurse will collaborate with clinical leadership in the performance of the management, clinical, and patient care aspects of his/her duties, and will always act within scope of practice and under the authority of the attending surgeon. This role will perform all responsibilities and duties within the limits established by the physician staff and consistent with the statutes of the Massachusetts Board of Nursing.

This role will report to the Office Manager for operational matters and to the Lead Office Based Lab Nurse for clinical matters.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Uphold the standards of AAAASF
Assist as needed with daily operations of the out-patient endovascular center, including:
Review scheduled cases ahead of time
Maintain Infection control
Stock medications, supplies and equipment
Ensure the center is adequately staffed
Ensure safety standards are maintained throughout the center
Maintain patient and narcotic logs
Responsible for patient care, including:
Oversee patient experience from pre-procedure to discharge
Ensure that patients are called in a timely manner before procedure, are given adequate instructions and their questions are answered
Provide post-procedures call backs to all patients within 24 hours
Ensure patient medical records are comprehensive and complete including medical history
Observe patient vital signs during procedure
Maintain patient records in filing system
Ensure comfort of patient support systems in center, including stocking refreshments and snacks in the waiting room and refrigerator
Assist with management of Quality Assurance Program
Maintain Safety Standards within the center According to AAASF requirements
Assist with overseeing that equipment is maintained and checked according to AAAASF standards, including but not limited to:
Other responsibilities as directed by clinical leadership

Requirements

Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing, minimum of BSN
Registered as a nurse in the state of Massachusetts
BLS and ACLS certification
ICU or ED experience a must
PACU experience helpful
Ability to stand for prolonged periods
Ability to follow oral and written instructions precisely
Willing to be available for local and/or regional assignments as needed
Ability to communicate with patients, visitors and employees within the organization
Ability to adequately use the department's computerized system and its associated devices

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