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Nurse Specialist

Boston, MA


Hiring Company

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Positions Available

Part Time

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Position Description

Department Description: Interventional cardiology at BIDMC is an exciting, progressive, and dynamic environment focused on all aspects of percutaneous coronary intervention procedures. Our team is nationally and internationally recognized, performing over 6000 procedures annually. We are leaders in developing and evaluating novel technologies for the treatment of complex cardiovascular disorders.

Our interventional suites consist of 4 cardiac catheterization rooms, three hybrid ORs, three electrophysiology labs, and a 15 bay cardiac holding area. We support state-of-the-art catheter-based clinical and investigational treatments, perform peripheral angiography and highly complex EP interventions, including 3D mapping, sophisticated ablation techniques, device implants, and lead extractions.

The structural heart program is a national leader in transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR), valvuloplasty, PFO, ASD and VSD repair.

Our fast-paced Interventional Cardiology unit performs cardioversions and TEE procedures and provides highly specialized pre and post-procedure care.

Job Summary: The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Nurse Specialist (T1) acts as a clinical leader with the primary goal of continuous improvement of patient outcomes and safe nursing practice. Partners with the Nursing Director in leading the professional practice at BIDMC. Maintains current professional knowledge/competencies and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice at the unit, system, local, and/or national level. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Acts as a clinical leader who supports the development of staff utilizing the latest evidence-based practice relative to safe, cost-effective, and optimal nursing care.
  2. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to integrate the holistic nursing approach into a comprehensive plan of care for the patient/family. Identifies and prioritizes nursing care needs for a select population of patients/families.
  3. Develops and implements care conferences or programs for individual patients or populations of patients. Designs and evaluates innovative educational programs for patients/families, the community, and other healthcare providers.
  4. Creates and updates nursing policies, protocols, and procedures using evidence-based data to develop nurse-sensitive indicators in order to achieve positive outcomes.
  5. Collaborates with nurse specialists, unit based educators, and nursing directors on the creation and implementation of orientation, clinical competencies, and other clinical educational program development. Mentors nurses in the acquisition of new skills, the effective incorporation of evidence into practice, and in career development.
  6. Participates in the identification, selection, implementation and evaluation of products and equipment.
  7. Collaborates with nursing colleagues and other health care professionals in conducting research and publishing scholarly works, representing BIDMC, locally and nationally.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Nursing required.
  2. License Registered Nurse required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.
  3. 3-5 years related work experience required.
  4. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Five years of successful work experience in nursing with two years in a specialty area.
  2. Current Clinical Nurse Specialist certification. Current Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) license to practice in Massachusetts.
  3. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

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