and competency level.
Supports the ongoing development of staff through coaching, mentoring and role modeling.
Collaborates with other members of leadership team in providing appropriate educational opportunities for licensed and unlicensed personnel.
6. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Participates in and provides leadership to departmental and hospital committees as requested.
Assists in the development of practice initiatives through unit-based group activities.
Enhances own professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, keeping current with literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
7. PATIENT/FAMILY EDUCATION
Supports and facilitates patient/family age appropriate education into orientation, in-services, and continuing education.
Develops and implements patient/family teaching protocols and materials if appropriate.
8. CONTINUUM OF CARE
Facilitates patient information across departments, systems, and other facilities using the electronic health system and other resources.
Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities (Y/N): Yes:
Evaluates non-licensed staff
Includes Budgetary Responsibilities (Y/N): Yes
Assists in gathering and assessing data to inform recommendations for fiscal management/planning.
Leads appropriate resource management on the unit.
Schedule: Primarily day shift, 5 8-hour shifts with 7am start time but may occasionally work evening hours, 10 or 12 hour shifts based on the needs of the unit. No call requirement may pick up call shifts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday day shift only.
About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home
Exemplifies all I.C.A.R.E. standards.
Demonstrated expertise in evidence-based Perianesthesia nursing practice.
ASPAN membership preferred. Current CPAN certification preferred or willing to obtain within 1 year of hire required. Must maintain certification for duration of role.
Demonstrated history of:
High level of skill coordinating direct care activities among clinical staff to facilitate collaborative care for patients.
Collaborating with nursing and interdisciplinary team members to ensure safest, most efficient patient flow through all perioperative and perinesthesia areas.
Leading development and supporting maintenance of a healthy work environment.
Leadership in innovative design, planning and implementation of successful quality/process improvement initiatives.
High level of proficiency and innovation in use of electronic health record.
Use of information systems and technology to enhance patient care outcomes and satisfaction.
High level of accountability and pro-activeness in individual and group work.
Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively
Displaying a positive attitude and acting as a positive agent for change.
Cultivating and maintaining strong, positive collaborative relationships with leadership, nurse and interdisciplinary colleagues.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Strong, positive mentorship, coachingincluding the ability to adjust teaching style to the learning needs of new and current team members to facilitate success.
Ability to complete assigned tasks, juggle multiple priorities in stressful situations.
Excels at demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients in the relevant area of nursing practice.
Demonstrates leadership skills appropriate to position’s responsibilities.
Education requirements for this position (Y/N):
MSN or relevant level of clinical expertise in a health-related field preferred in health or leadership related field preferred
License, Certification or Registration is required by law or regulation. (Y/N): Yes:
Massachusetts Registered Nurse Licensure
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) required
Other certifications or registrations are required by the hospital. (Y/N): Yes:
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
CPAN Certification preferred or willing to obtain within 1 year of hire.
Experience requirements for this position (Y/N):
2+ years of experience in Post Anesthesia Care Unit.
Recent demonstrated history of successful functioning in the charge role.
Acuity of work history may be considered.
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee’s protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.