Registered Nurse - Critical Care, per diem

  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)
  • Northampton, MA, USA
  • Nov 21, 2021

Job Description

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.

The Critical Care Nurse provides care to patients with critical or life threatening illness. The Critical Care Nurse monitors and interprets rhythms, provides care for patients who are incubated and/or receiving mechanical ventilation, monitors patient's hemodynamic statuses and those receiving peritoneal dialysis.

The Critical Care Nurse is expected to recognize and assist patients in shock or those with other, life threatening, complications. The Critical Care Nurse assists with emergency and elective cardio versions as well as the insertion of temporary pacemakers.

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
  • ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment or transfer into position.
  • Critical care experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent technical, interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills required.
  • Additional unit-specific education and experience requirements are outlined in the Addendum for each unit.


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.