Department Description: Our CVI operating rooms boast 2
state-of-the-art Endovascular Suites and a Hybrid Cardiac OR along
with standard cardiac, vascular and thoracic operating rooms. We
care for patients undergoing highly complex cardiac and
vascular/endovascular and thoracic surgery procedures. In addition
to our standard procedures we have an established Transcatheter
Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) program and an Endovascular
Aneurysm program (TEVAR, EVAR). Our focus on providing outstanding
patient care has helped establish BIDMC as a leader in health care
quality, safety, reform and transparency. Our nurses are highly
regarded for the superb care and compassion they provide every
patient who walks in to our hospital.
Staff work 8 and 10 hour shifts and cover in house 6:45 AM - 730
PM. Staff also cover 4,12, 24 hour CVI call on the off shifts,
weekends and holidays.
As part of an unprecedented organizational initiative, Beth
Israel Deaconess Medical Center is now offering up to $10,000 in
sign on bonuses for various positions within Perioperative
Services. OR Nurses must be licensed with at least one year of
perioperative nursing experience in the areas mentioned for CVI
Bonuses are paid out within the first 30 days of employment and
are subject to applicable taxes. Full time status at BIDMC is
considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per
week; part time status is 20 to 29 hours per week Please note, per
diem employees are not eligible for sign on bonuses.
Job Location: Boston, MA
Req ID: 34274BR
Job Summary: Utilizes the nursing process as the frame of
reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and
provides direct nursing care to patients and families
Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing
judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care
needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care
plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability
for decision making by integrating theoretical knowledge with
practical experience in caring for patients
Coordinates the care of patients and directs assistive personnel
in order to provide safe, effective, efficient, equitable and
timely, patient-centered care. Demonstrates awareness of
environmental forces on health care of patients and their families.
Demonstrates the ability to identify resources necessary to
implement the plan of care.
Works in a collegial and collaborative relationship with other
health professionals to determine healthcare needs of patients and
families. Develops relationships with patients and families that
maintain and communicate trust and respect. Communicates
effectively in the exchange of information. Demonstrate the ability
to act as a patient advocate.
Maintains annual mandatory education requirements, which include
emergency skills and unit based competencies. Identifies needs for
continued growth and development in conjunction with the unit based
educator or clinical nurse specialist. Participates in activities
that contribute to professional development of self May participate
in quality improvement activities.
Demonstrates a commitment to patients, staff, and to Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center. The individual nursing practice reflects
the goals of the Medical Center. Demonstrates responsibility and
accountability for own nursing practice and patient safety
Required Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited Nursing
Program required. Baccalaureate degree in Nursing strongly
License Registered Nurse required.
1-3 years related work experience required.
American Heart Association - Basic Life Support Certificate
Must have at least one year OR Nursing experience.
Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic
level within web-based applications.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a teaching hospital and
specialty area expertise
Competencies: Written Communications: Ability to communicate
clearly and effectively in written English with internal and
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in
English to communicate effectively with medical center staff,
patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of
standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the
ability to use them in varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or
work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team
environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the
operations of one or more departments.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer
service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a
professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in
active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care
to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Young
adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and
or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature
and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority
of their shift.