Registered Nurse - North 4 Surgical Unit at Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Location: Northampton, Massachusetts





Job Description:

**Ask about our new pay rates and opportunities for multiple pay raises each year **



Cooley Dickinson is the hospital for nurses to learn, grow and accelerate their career. We are seeking professionals who are committed to the highest quality patient care and will contribute to our on-going pursuit of excellence.


Our Nurse Residency Program and Specialty-specific orientation programs provide our new nurses with increased clinical support and education during orientation.



About Us

With energy and purpose, Cooley Dickinson Health Care, a member of the Mass General Brigham system, is advancing health care in western Massachusetts, and has been since 1886. Our network employs more than 2,000 medical professionals and support staff, at our main Hospital campus in Northampton and additional locations in twelve towns throughout the Pioneer Valley. Cooley Dickinson's VNA & Hospice is also a vital part of our network, providing home-based services throughout Hampshire and Franklin counties.



Accolades and Recognition

Our staff has been consistently recognized for the quality of care and commitment to patient safety provided on a daily basis. Some of these awards include:


  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 5-star rating

  • The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Beacon Award for Excellence

  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader designation

  • The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) awarded a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA)

  • Baby-Friendly USA designated Baby-Friendly Hospital

  • Cooley Dickinson has earned seven consecutive 'A' Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade and the Top General Hospital award


Our Benefits

In addition to competitive pay, all Cooley Dickinson employees who work 20 hours or more per week have access to the following benefits with no waiting period:


  • a range of health, dental, vision, prescription and life insurance benefits

  • a generous and flexible Earned Time Off program starting at six weeks accrual per year

  • 403(b) retirement plan with various investment options

  • opportunities and support for continued education including tuition reimbursement



As an integral member of our Nursing Team, the successful RN candidate will be focused on patient advocacy and delivering the highest quality of care to all patients.


Working in a fast-paced environment that demands excellence every day, you will provide exceptional pre- and post-operative nursing care to our patients and their families in the inpatient care setting.


The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Registered Nurse directs and coordinates all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards and collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.


This position is part of the Massachusetts Nurses Association Bargaining Unit at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.


This position reports to the Nurse Manager/Director and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.



Qualifications


  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required; BSN preferred

  • Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse (RN) required

  • BLS certification required

  • Previous inpatient surgical nursing strongly preferred

  • EPIC knowledge preferred

  • Strong patient centered approach with emphasis on providing exemplary customer service required

  • Demonstrated excellent technical, interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills required

  • Meticulous attention to detail required

  • Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment

  • Active participation in process improvement and seeking solutions to problems






EEO Statement

It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.
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