MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaï¿½s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the director, assumes a leadership role in the overall functioning of the unit. An experienced Registered Nurse, who in addition to providing direct patient care, is accountable for facilitating an interdisciplinary approach to patient care, patient flow, staffing, resource utilization, and problem solving. Assists the director in monitoring and evaluating staff performance based on established standards of care.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assists staff in applying the nursing process in the management of patients with complex needs.
2.Demonstrates accountability for patient care delivery and promotes accountability among all staff.
3.Promotes high work standards and quality performance of self and other staff members. Holds self and others accountable.
4.Provides expert nursing care to a select group of patients. Acts as a resource to nursing staff and students.
5.Supports and participates in collaborative rounding within an interdisciplinary framework of care
6.Assists in identifying educational needs of the unit staff and works collaboratively with Professional Practice Department.
7.Responds to changes in the internal and external environment that impact patient care
8.Participates in annual competency development
9.Up-dates nursing policies to reflect current practice
Patient and Family Centered Care
1.Demonstrates the principles of exceptional patient experience that has the following characteristics:
ï¿½Safe, effective and timely
ï¿½Equitable and efficient
ï¿½Communication and shared information
ï¿½Partnership with patient and family that enhances their independence and control
2.Anticipates and solves patient clinical and customer service needs while addressing long term solutions
3.Facilitates communication and collaboration with co-workers, other disciplines and other departments in identifying customer service needs.
4.Ensures staff acknowledge the patients, makes amends and promotes service recovery.
5.Implements action plans that will improve or enhance the patient experience.
6. Conducts medical record reviews and patient care rounds to ensure that population specific care is delivered to patients.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Associates Degree/Diploma with certification in area of specialization or matriculation in a BSN program, BSN preferred
2 years of clinical nursing practice
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005036899
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
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