Here at BIDMC, the Psychiatry Department has a full range of clinical, educational, and research activities. It includes approximately 70 active faculty members, including eight full professors, six associate professors, twelve assistant professors, and 44 instructors. Additionally, more than one hundred faculty teach or supervise in various training programs affiliated with the Psychiatry Department. A multidisciplinary staff of nurses, psychologists, social workers and mental health counselors work in a fully integrated manner with other members of the Department.
The department of Psychiatry, as an integral part of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, complements and enhances the medical center's mission of providing excellent clinical care. Consistent with that mission, the Psychiatric Department offers comprehensive services to patients, ranging in ages of early adults to seniors, serviced by the medical center and surrounding communities.
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 Clinical Nurse II utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct nursing care to patients and families. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department.
Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating theoretical knowledge with practical experience in caring for patients
Coordinates the care of patients and directs assistive personnel in order to provide safe, effective, efficient, equitable and timely, patient-centered care. Demonstrates awareness of environmental forces on health care of patients and their families. Demonstrates the ability to identify resources necessary to implement the plan of care.
Works in a collegial and collaborative relationship with other health professionals to determine healthcare needs of patients and families. Develops relationships with patients and families that maintain and communicate trust and respect. Communicates effectively in the exchange of information. Demonstrate the ability to act as a patient advocate.
Maintains annual mandatory education requirements, which include emergency skills and unit based competencies. Identifies needs for continued growth and development in conjunction with the unit based educator or clinical nurse specialist. Participates in activities that contribute to professional development of self May participate in quality improvement activities.
Demonstrates a commitment to patients, staff, and to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The individual nursing practice reflects the goals of the Medical Center. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own nursing practice and patient safety
Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required. Baccalaureate degree in Nursing strongly preferred.
License Registered Nurse required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.
1-3 years related work experience required.
Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.
Additional Salary Information: Based on internal equity of the department across CN II's with similar experience levels. Can give preliminary quotes.
Internal Number: 38402
About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education. BIDMC is a world-class teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox.
Service to the community is at the core of BIDMC’s mission, exclaiming our "covenant to care for the underserved and to work to change disparities in access to care.” As the first hospital to publish a Patient Bill of Rights, BIDMC remains committed to providing equitable care and access to all, and have implemented a number of initiatives to ensure the delivery of culturally responsive care.