• Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge Massachusetts 02139 US
  • Jan 10, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

CHA provides 24-hour emergency care at our Cambridge, Everett, and Somerville Hospitals.  We are one of the busiest emergency services in Massachusetts with approximately 100,000 combined annual visits and have been recognized nationally as one of the most efficient emergency services in the nation. Highlights include a state-of-the-art patient triage and tracking system, a streamlined admission process that helps us get the sickest patients to a hospital bed sooner, rapid assessment protocol to help prioritize our work, a BIDMC tele-stroke program, and an integrated Psychiatric Emergency Services at Cambridge Hospital.

The Emergency Department RN will be responsible for the following - providing quality care to acute patients and their families according to Cambridge Health Alliance standards of nursing practice. Will assess, plan, implement, and document patient care in a professional manner. Will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This is a fast-paced, high-pressure, constantly changing environment with rapid patient turnover.

Qualifications/Experience:  3 years current nursing experience in an acute care environment preferred. 1 - 2 years current ED experience preferred. Basic computer EMR proficiency required. RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current MA RN license. All newly hired RN candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree required or within one year from date of hire. Current American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS, ACLS & PALS certifications required. TNCC preferred. All newly hired candidates must successfully complete a job specific physical agility test.