Registered Nurse II Job Listing at Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Tewksbury, MA (Job ID commonwealthma-J18363)

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Location: Tewksbury, MA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Registered Nurse IIRegistered Nurse II

Agency Name:
Dept. of Public Health
Official Title:
Registered Nurse II
Functional Title:
Registered Nurse II
Occupational Group:
Nursing
Position Type:
Non-Civil Service
Full-Time or Part-Time:
Full-Time
Salary Range:
$53,277.90 to $88,903.62 Annually
Bargaining Unit:
07
Shift:
Multiple
Confidential:
No
Number Of Vacancies:
1
City/Town:
Tewksbury
Region:
NORTHEAST
Facility Location:
Tewksbury Hospital
Application Deadline:
08-21-2014
Apply Online:
No
Posting ID:
J18363
This position is funded from the Commonwealth''s annual operating budget.Duties:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Provides direct care to patients between 20-100+ years of age with chronic medical and nursing needs.

Assesses, plan, implements and evaluates nursing care according to the needs of the individual patient or a group of patients, based on appropriate standards of practice.

Reviews patient data to remain informed and knowledgeable about the dynamics of patient needs strengths, abilities and potentials.

Plans for patients using all data.

Collaborates and cooperates with all disciplines in development of an inclusive plan of care for patients.

Provides meaningful documentation including Patient Assessment, Plan of Care, Progress Notes, Discharge referrals and other required charting to maintain complete and accurate medical records.

Accurately communicates information about patients to appropriate health care professionals (M.D., Social Service, Dietary; other nursing staff, etc.).

Participates in patient care and unit conferences.

Appropriately delegates, assists and supervises work assigned to other staff members.

Participates in quality improvement activities based on hospital, nursing and unit level information/expectations.

Transcribes and appropriately carries out the physician''s orders for patients.

Prepares appropriate assignments for nursing personnel based on patient needs and staff skills.

Participates in change of shift patient reports.

Accepts clinical assignments, hours of work, charge and staff responsibilities.

Assists in the orientation of new personnel.

Uses hospital supplies, equipment and services in a cost conscious manner.

Understands and initiates rules and regulations which govern fire, bomb threat and disaster.

Serves on Nursing and Hospital committees as requested.

Attends required educational seminars to maintain licensure, and other workshops and seminars to enhance own professional development.

Attends required Inservice Programs annually.
Qualifications:
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience as a registered nurse in a recognized hospital, clinic or medical facility, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

I. A Graduate degree with a major in Nursing may be substituted for the required experience .*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LEVELS IN SERIES: Current and valid registration as a professional nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing . *

*Recent graduates from an approved school of nursing must have applied for the first available registered nurse examination.

Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator''s license may be required.
Comments:
Tewksbury Hospital provides comprehensive treatment, care and comfort to adults with chronic medical and mental illness. Tewksbury Hospital serves its patients with dignity and respect, emphasizing active treatment in the least restrictive setting. Set on 800 acres of scenic farmland and historic buildings, the campus grounds provide a natural, therapeutic environment for patients and staff. Approximately 350 patients reside on 13 units; services include: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology and Behavioral neurology, ophthalmology, optometry, dental, podiatry, urology and infectious disease.
As applicable, preference for this position will be given to those candidates who are eligible for Civil Service/ConTest Reinstatement/Reemployment or to those candidates who have passed the civil service examination for this job title, and who respond to the job certification that was recently issued for this location and/or to employees laid off or bumped from this title who are eligible for recall, and in accordance with Article 14 or applicable Collective bargaining requirements.

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

"http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori" http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori, and click on -Information for Job Applicants-

Multiple Shifts

Salary Range is base salary does not include shift differentials, etc.

How To Apply:
Please refer to posting ID # when applying for this position.

Please send 2 copies of cover letter and resume to:

Northeast Area Office of Health- HR
Tewksbury Hospital
365 East Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876

TEL: 978-851-7321 x2155 FAX: 978-851-0133
Agency Web Address:
http://www.mass.gov/dph/Diversity Officer:
Mr. Dennis Johnson, (617) 624-5471
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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