MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaï¿½s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
Under general supervision reporting to the Nurse Coordinator of Radiology Nursing and according to established standards, policies and procedures, assesses, provides, correlates and manages professional nursing care to patients within the Department of Imaging Services. Duties and responsibilities may vary depending on the Radiation Section and type of procedure the patient is undergoing.
ï¿½The Nursing process including, but not limited to, assessment planning implementation, evaluation and monitoring. Functions as patient advocate. Develops, implements and monitors goal-directed care based on medical diagnosis and patient outcome. Initiates appropriate interventions as indicated. Assists physicians in delivery of care, evaluated patient response to intervention and modifies care as appropriate.
ï¿½Documentation including charting, referrals, variance reporting and departmental CQI, utilizing verbal, written and computer skills.
ï¿½Collaboration with appropriate healthcare professionals in the delivery of patient care. Maintains communication with physicians, radiologists, patients, family and other members of the healthcare team regarding patient status, treatment and outcome to facilitate the continuity of patient care. Provides emotional support.
ï¿½Maintains up-to-date knowledge of appropriate nursing skills and technology relevant to the field of Imaging Services. Develops resource information to facilitate the teaching process for patient and family, personnel and other healthcare members, internal or external resources and acts as an educational resource individual.
ï¿½Maintains skills and knowledge of technology relevant to radiation safety and works to ensure a clean, safe environment at all times for patients and other staff members. Maintains current knowledge and expertise in safety issues, uses universal precautions, handles waste and disposal of hazardous waste as warranted.
ï¿½The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of an Associate or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
ï¿½Current licensure as a registered nurse in Massachusetts
ï¿½Minimum of 18 months experience within a critical care nursing environment
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 1905047308
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
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