Critical Care RN Residency - Cardiac ICU at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The New Graduate Critical Care Program is an intensive twelve month continuing education program designed to give registered nurses an extended knowledge base in critical care nursing. The program includes both theory and practice in critical care incorporating clinical judgment, critical care knowledge of path physiologic processes and nursing interventions.

Each module of content includes the ethical basis for nursing action in critical care, as well as negotiation strategies for collaborative interdisciplinary work. New Graduates will also develop knowledge in navigating systems of care and resource utilization.

The components identified above will be interwoven into the didactic / seminar / clinical structure of the program. To enhance critical thinking skills and practice performance in crisis situations, program participants will experience simulated clinical scenarios. A precepted clinical experience in the unit of hire for the duration of the program will assist in the transition of professional critical care nurse. Classes are taught by clinical experts from throughout the MGH.

*New Graduates do not rotate through all of the critical care units. New Graduates are hired into one of the participating units and are salaried MGH employees.

The Cardiac ICU is a patient and family centered 16 bed adult unit serving critically ill cardiac ICU patients. The most common diagnoses and/or interventions are: hemodynamic monitoring, intra-aortic balloon counter pulsation, ventricular assist devices, CVVH, hypothermia after cardiac arrest, recovery from coronary procedures, including percutaneous aortic and mitral valve replacement, recovery from acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock, arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, respiratory failure and/or multiple organ dysfunction/failure. A multi-disciplinary team approach is focused on the psychosocial and emotional support of the patients and their families.


2021 New Graduate RN's with BSN

Completion of a clinical practicum in critical care unit or experience in a patient assistive role in a critical care unit.

A valid MA RN license

EEO Statement

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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